Elegant Homemade Christmas Cards

It can be super easy to make elegant homemade Christmas cards! Today’s project uses simple stamping, some designer series paper, and gorgeous velvet ribbon!

This card is made with the Dashing Deer Stamp Set and the Joyous Noel Designer Paper. The deer is just so elegant with the damask pattern. This image paired with the copper elements and luscious ribbon make for a simple yet gorgeous card. As part of my holiday cards Stamp-a-Stack, participants got to make a set of three of these elegant homemade Christmas Cards. There were two other designs as well. Participants made 3 each of the 3 designs. Photos of the other projects are shown later in this post.

Learn how you can get this Holiday Cards Stamp-a-Stack for FREE later in this post!

Making elegant homemade Christmas cards can be easy and quick. Today's project was part of my Holiday Cards Stamp-a-Stack and includes simple stamping.

The Dashing Deer Stamp Set has a coordinating set of dies called the Detailed Deer Thinlits.

The dies cut out a variety of fun coordinating shapes.  The stamp set and dies can be purchased as a bundle for a 10% discount. The bundle is only available through 1/2/19, or while supplies last!

Some project details:

  • The deer has a rhinestone embellishment which is colored using the Bronze Blends Alcohol Marker. The Bronze color goes really well with the copper elements on this card.
  • The Tranquil Tide Velvet Ribbon is attached using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

Here’s a close up so you can see the finer details of this card:

Making elegant homemade Christmas cards can be easy and quick. Today's project was part of my Holiday Cards Stamp-a-Stack and includes simple stamping.

This Holiday Cards Stamp-a-Stack was part of my Creative Escape Day event which is an all-day event including two classes, guided creative play time and a little BINGO too! This has become an annual event and it’s so much fun!!!

I offered an Early Bird Registration Bonus for this event, which included a special inside. Isn’t this a fun surprise for the inside of this card?

Here’s a photo of the inside:

Making elegant homemade Christmas cards can be easy and quick. Today's project was part of my Holiday Cards Stamp-a-Stack and includes simple stamping.

Making elegant homemade Christmas cards can be quick and easy but when you add an inside element like this one it will take a bit more time. That said, my customers that earned the early bird bonus loved this extra special inside element!

I hope you’ve enjoyed my project today! Ahead you’ll find a complete supply list and project dimensions as well. I’ve also created a quick video tutorial which you’ll find below.

Check out some past blog posts featuring other elegant homemade Christmas cards here:

  • Click HERE to check out my Starlight Card with Custom Colored Glimmer paper.
  • Check out some past team Make n’ Take projects featuring two elegant homemade Christmas cards by clicking HERE.

Both of these projects are on my old blog. While I’m not posting new projects there anymore, there are lots of fun projects to check out if you want to explore.

Thanks for spending some time with me today!

Happy Crafting!!!

Melissa 🙂


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Holiday Cards Stamp-a-Stack Class-to-Go

  • The class includes materials to make 9 cards, 3 each of 3 designs. Cardstock and designer paper pieces are cut, die-cut or punched as needed for each card. Embellishments are also provided.
  • PDF’s with Supply Lists and Dimensions will be provided plus video tutorials.
  • You’ll need to provide your own stamps, ink, tools, and adhesives.
  • Get this class for FREE when you purchase $75 in merchandise in my Online Store using the current hostess code. Do NOT use Hostess Code IF your order is $150 or more!
  • Once you’ve placed your Online Order send an email to melissakerman@gmail.com with the subject line: 2018HOLIDAYSAS
  • Class-To-Go Kits are only available WHILE SUPPLIES LAST!
  • This offer can’t be combined with any other offer.
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Here are photos of the other two projects:


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Project Dimensions:

  • Card Body in Merry Merlot: 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″
  • Tranquil Tide Layer: 3-1/2″ x 4-7/8″
  • Copper Foil Layer: 2-15/16″ x 3-15/16″
  • Whisper White Focal Piece: 2-3/4″ x 3-3/4″
  • Joyous Noel Designer Series Paper: 2-3/8″ x 4-1/4″
  • Whisper White Inside Piece: 3-7/8″ x 5-1/8″ OR…
  • Alternative Inside Piece: 5-1/4″ x 10″ Scored @ 2″, 3″, 4″, 5″, 6″, 7″ & 8″

Product List:

(Please note: The Joyous Noel DSP has been discontinued. It has been so popular that Stampin’ Up! couldn’t keep up with the backorders!)

About Me Page

I am a seeker of that crazy, excited feeling that comes when you've created something that’s unique, beautiful and expresses who you are in some small way. It’s like making a new discovery, when you find a unique combination of color, layout, dimension and texture. I call it a creative spark and it makes me giddy! Through sharing and teaching I hope to help others find this amazing feeling of creative bliss!

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    • I did use a swap card to inspire the card in this post. The card I CASED was from a swap organized with fellow demonstrators on the Alaska incentive trip. Were you on the Alaska incentive trip? If so, then maybe you inspired my card and if so I thank you!

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