Simon Says Stamp Stamptember Party | Card idea using Big Picture Book Labrador die

Hi friends, welcome to a fun blog party for celebrating Simon Says Stamp Stamptember 2018!

For today, I made a winter / Christmas card using the Big Picture Book Labrador die. I think it is my first Christmas card for 2018 and it is white on white with red accents. One of my favorite Christmas color combo. And I did something quite fun with the cute Santa hat on this adorable pup {inspired by Santa Paws}. Check this out:

To make this fun card I die cut the puppy out of white cardstock and also its ears. I also die cut puppy’s face from black cardstock for the eyes and the mouth. I also used some printer paper traced the puppy die for its outline and fussy cut it out making sure to cut inside the outline. Using this as my guide, I adhered all the pieces of the puppy’s face and also its ears.

Next I worked on the Santa cap – I used the rainbow die for the red part. This die came from an older Simon Says Stamp die set – Color & Sunshine. :-) Next I used some white felt and die cut it twice with just the top part of the puppy’s head. That way it looks just right for the puppy. On top of the hat I added a half cut white, glittery pom-pom :-)

To make my puppy little more realistic, I added a white part to his eyes and also added Wink of Stella to the nose which makes it look wet. Once my puppy was all set, I adhered it to my cardfront and added two stripes of patterned paper – one with the sentiment that says, “season’s greetings” and another with candy cane stripes.

To pull all the red, white and a little bit of silver together I added matching sequins + silver stars and called this project done.

A big shout out to Simon Says Stamp for sending me this Big Picture Book Labrador die. And also a huge thanks for letting me share this coupon code with all of you my dear friends:

 

Giveaway

To celebrate STAMPtember 2018, I will be hosting a giveaway on my blog!  This giveaway is sponsored by me. For your chance to win a $20 gift card to Simon Says Stamp, leave a comment on any of my Stamptember 2018 posts by 11:59pm CST on 09/15/2018. :-) (The winner’s name will be randomly selected and emailed after the giveaway closes. International folks are eligible, too!)

Stamptember Blog Party

Simon is hosting a huge blog party for Stamptember – with lots of folks participating sharing inspiration, ideas and even giveaway. Click here to get the full scoop.

Supplies List

For your convenience, I am sharing links to the supplies I’ve used for these cards – click on the picture or link to go directly to the product. Wherever available, I have used affiliate links, which means when you make a purchase, I receive a small commission (at no extra cost to you) which I use to run this blog. I truly appreciate your support!


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~Varada

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Comments on Simon Says Stamp Stamptember Party | Card idea using Big Picture Book Labrador die

  1. Jackie S says:

    Super Christmas card. Love that you went outside the box with it

  2. Bonnie Eng says:

    LOVE how you used the dog die and made it into a festive card! So cute!

  3. Denise Terry says:

    Wasn’t sure if I wanted the Labrador die but after seeing this, I think I have to have it!

  4. dotjiris says:

    Super clever and cute!!!

  5. Peggy M says:

    Love the puppy card! Thank you for sharing!

  6. Dee Earnshaw says:

    so cute:)

  7. Patty Eifert says:

    Truly adorable card!! Love the added embellishments!

  8. Christina Tobar says:

    Adorable!! I think I need to start on. Christmas cards

  9. Heidi Rees says:

    The puppy die is too cute! I love the Christmas touches, so cute!

  10. Siobhan Burtlow says:

    Love this!

  11. Tammy Davis says:

    Your card is adorable!!! Would be so cute if you were giving a child a Christmas puppy! Love your designs!

  12. zeezee1 says:

    Your card is adorable! I love this Lab die!

  13. Dawn Young says:

    Very adorable card! And might I say very ingenious santa hat!!

  14. joyce mc says:

    Cute card. I love the new big picture book dies.

  15. Cathy Jordison says:

    Cute Christmas card! Love these storybook character dies!?

  16. Karen Ramsey says:

    Great job showing how to use this adorable die as a Christmas card!! Very playful and fun!!

  17. Cute creation with embellishing. Of all the new picture book dies I like the dog the best. I have a Lab/Retriever Mix.
    Melissa
    “Sunshine HoneyBee”

  18. Brenda Kuder says:

    Very cute Xmas card for all of the dog lovers.

  19. Darlene Fellows says:

    Such a fun card!!

  20. Jodi Warren says:

    Love the snow puppy, great job. Love it.

  21. Peggy says:

    I love how you used a textured background with the smooth paper for the Big Picture Labrador. My other favorite card you created is the cupcake card shown in your April 8th post.

  22. Judith says:

    What a cute card!

  23. Toni L says:

    I concur with others–must have this too!

  24. Beverly Jordan says:

    Oh how sweet is this stinkin’ cute puppy!!! LOVE the glitz to add pizzazz!!

  25. Terry D. says:

    Adorable Christmas card

  26. Gayle Bartholomew says:

    All of the Story Book dies are great and you made such a cute Christmas card with this one.

  27. Sandra W says:

    Oh my goodness! That Christmas lab is adorable.

  28. Lee says:

    Absolutely adorable and full of good ideas. I never would have thought of doing this in all white but it’s fabulous with the black eyes and nose and as for the red cap! Too cute and so imaginative. Thank you so much for all the good ideas to use with story book dies.

  29. Katie V says:

    The doggie is so cute!

  30. Roberta S. says:

    Very cute card. Thank you for sharing.

  31. S Jameson says:

    I love the clean, simplistic look of this card – it really makes the cute Lab shine.

  32. Linda Carson says:

    I agree about red/white combo for Christmas! You’ve overloaded this adorable dog with cute details! Love the wet nose and especially the pom pom!!

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