Thursday, November 19, 2015

Santa Theme Week Stocking Card

The Stampendous theme this week is Santa.  I know this isn't technically a Santa card, but I can imagine that this stocking, hung with care, waiting for Santa, is just the type of stocking that Santa would actually wear himself.  That seemed to follow the theme well enough for me.  Stampendous team members are also showing Action Wobbles cards, but this is not one of them.  This card was created with a little stamping, some die cuts, and some embossing powder.  

Cardstock by Bazzill Basics Paper®
May Arts Ribbon
Small Queen and Co. Rhinestones
Xyron X Adhesive
Scotch Brand 1/2 inch Adhesive Tape
Die Cut Machine (I used Cuttlebug)
Big Bite
Embossing Heat Tool
Paper Trimmer


  1. The base card stock size was 4 1/2" by 11" and it was folded on the top edge.
  2. Use the Jumbo Acrylic Handle and the Snowflake Sky Stamp to stamp red card stock with Versamark Ink.
  3. Generously pour Opaque Winter Wonderland Embossing Powder over the stamped snowflake image and shake off the excess.
  4. Use the heat tool to heat emboss the powder.
  5. Stamp white card stock with the sentiment in Memento Tuxedo Black Ink.
  6. Use your die cut machine and the Nested Stocking Die to cut the stocking shape from the embossed card stock, the stocking top from Sticky Panels and the Holly Die from green card stock.
  7. Remove the paper from the top of the die cut Sticky Panel and generously pour the 3D White Glitter Embossing Powder over it.  Shake off the excess.
  8. Use your heat tool to emboss the powder.
  9. Cut close to the sentiment image and then cut a thin red mat for behind it.
  10. Cut red card stock to match the front of the card.
  11. Cut dotted green card stock to fit inside the red.
  12. Adhere down the stocking, stocking top and holly on the dotted green card stock, leaving room for the ribbons.
  13. Run two pieces of ribbon through your Xyron "X" machine to get adhesive on the back.
  14. Adhere the red mat (the one that will go behind the sentiment) to the dotted green card stock.
  15. Place the adhesive backed ribbon on the green dotted card stock, starting with the bottom ribbon and wrapping a little under the sides.
  16. Adhere the sentiment inside the white rectangle.
  17. Use the Crop-a-Dile to create two small holes on the top of the stocking.
  18. Run ribbon through the holes and tie.
  19. Adhere the large red card stock to the card.
  20. Adhere the green dotted card stock inside the red card stock.
  21. Attach rhinestones.
Here are all the links for today:

Stampendous Blog

Kristine Reynolds (Wobbles, DW and Santa)
Pam Hornschu (Wobbles and Dreamweaver Stencils)
Laura Drahozal (DW and Santa)
Louise Healy (DW and Santa)
Pam Bray (DW and Santa and Wobbles)
Lea Fritts (DW and Wobbles)


  1. Super cute! The ribbon was a nice finishing touch!

  2. What a wonderful traditional card, Laura. The snowflake covered stocking is so pretty. Thanks for sharing with us for Dreamweaver Thursday.

  3. This is a cute card. I love Christmas stockings. That snowflake stamp makes such a pretty background.

  4. That stocking is beautiful. ♥

  5. FABULOUS card!!!
    LOVE your stocking, it must look AWESOME in real life with the embossed snowflakes and sparkling white cuff!!!

  6. Cute card!! Your stocking is beautiful!! TFS!