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Beyond the Holidays: Stretching Holiday Stamps

Hello! It is that time of year when crafty companies are releasing lots of holiday products. So I thought it would be fun to share ideas to stretch these stamps and dies and use them for non-holiday cards.

Beyond the Holidays Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

[All supplies are linked to multiple sources in the thumbnails at the end of this post. Multiple stores are also linked in the parentheses following the product name. Compensated affiliate links may be used at no cost to you.]

Getting new looks from your stamps is always fun. But being able to use your holiday stamps all year is even better! Be sure to watch my video for all the ideas.

Here are the cards from my video along with the main products features. For the full supply, scroll down to the thumbnails at the end of this post.


PEACE ON EARTH
Featuring:
Concord & 9th Merry Shapes Stamp Set (SSS | C9)
Concord & 9th Sew Merry Dies (SSS | C9)
Concord & 9th Silent Night Stamps (SSS | C9) – for sentiment
Concord & 9th Mistletoe Message Dies (SSS | C9) – for bow
Lawn Fawn Large Cross Stitched Dies

Beyond the Holidays Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink Beyond the Holidays Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink


LOVELY – Using holiday trees to create pattern… with layering white pigment ink and dye ink.
Featuring:
Concord & 9th Merry Shapes Stamp Set (SSS | C9)
Concord & 9th Holly Berry Dies (SSS | C9) – for the frame
Concord & 9th Holly Berry Dies (SSS | C9) – with “season’s greetings” cut out.
Concord & 9th Lovely Blossoms Dies (SSS | C9) – for “you are lovely”
Concord & 9th Woven Stripes Stamp Set (SSS | C9) – for stripes
Hero Arts Unicorn White Ink (SSS | HA)

Beyond the Holidays Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

Beyond the Holidays Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink


ADORE HIM – Offset turnabout stamping with white pigment ink and dye ink.
Featuring:
Concord & 9th Holly Berry Turnabout Stamp Set (SSS | C9)
Concord & 9th Silent Night Stamps (SSS | C9) – for sentiment
Concord & 9th Holly Berry Dies (SSS | C9) – for the frame
Hero Arts Unicorn White Ink (SSS | HA)
Studio Katia Gold Sparkle Crystals

Beyond the Holidays Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

Beyond the Holidays Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink


YOU’RE WONDERFUL – Offset turnabout stamping with white pigment ink and dye ink.
Featuring:
Concord & 9th Holly Berry Turnabout Stamp Set (SSS | C9)
Concord & 9th Holly Berry Dies (SSS | C9) – for the frame and leaves
Concord & 9th Toucan Paradise Stamps (SSS | C9) – for the flowers
Hero Arts Unicorn White Ink (SSS | HA)
Pinkfresh Studios Essentials Jewels (SSS | PF)
Sakura Stardust Glitter Pen

Beyond the Holidays Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink Beyond the Holidays Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink


BIRTHDAY GREETINGS – Offset turnabout stamping with white pigment ink and dye ink.
Featuring:
Concord & 9th Holly Berry Turnabout Stamp Set (SSS | C9)
Concord & 9th Holly Berry Dies (SSS | C9) – for the frame and “greetings”
Concord & 9th Mistletoe Message Dies (SSS | C9)
Concord & 9th Happy Plaids Stamp Set (SSS | C9) – for “birthday”
Hero Arts Unicorn White Ink (SSS | HA)
Mini Glossy Accents

Beyond the Holidays Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

Beyond the Holidays Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink


O COME LET US ADORE HIM
Featuring:
Concord & 9th Silent Night Stamps (SSS | C9)
Concord & 9th Hello Sunshine Turnabout Stamp Set (SSS | C9) – for the rays
Pink and Main Thin Fish Tail Banner Dies (SSS | P&M) – for banner
Hero Arts Unicorn White Ink (SSS | HA)

Beyond the Holidays Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

Beyond the Holidays Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink


ADORE YOU
Featuring:
Concord & 9th Silent Night Stamps (SSS | C9) – for “adore”
Concord & 9th Flower Patch Turnabout Stamp Set (SSS | C9) – for background and “you!”
Concord & 9th Silent Night Dies (SSS | C9) – for leaves
Pinkfresh Studios Essentials Jewels (SSS | PF)
• Old flower die cuts that I found in my scrap drawer 🙂

Beyond the Holidays Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink Beyond the Holidays Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink


RELATED VIDEOS

Here are a few other videos that may be helpful:

NEW RELEASE & FREE GIFT

In my video I mention that I think this new Concord & 9th release is the best holiday release ever. It is so clever and can be used in many ways. Be sure to check it out HERE at Simon Says Stamp or HERE at Concord & 9th.

Get the Jolly Die Set FREE with a $60+ purchase at Concord & 9th. While supplies last! Shop HERE.

(Please know that I do not work for C&9 nor am I on their design team. I am just a huge huge huge fan.)

HURRICANE RELIEF

Be sure to check out my updated Crafty Hurricane Relief post. I have added more ways to give! Find it HERE.

SUPPLIES

Want to find the products I used? I have listed them below. (Compensated affiliate links used at no cost to you. Thank you for your support! Affiliate and product disclosure can be found here. All products were personally purchased except the Concord & 9th products which were received from the company with no expectation. As always, I was not paid to do this post. I only use products I love!) Click on the icons below each product picture to go to a favorite store.

Concord & 9th Holly Berry Turnabout…
[ C&9 | SSS ]
Concord & 9th Holly Berry Dies
[ C&9 | SSS ]
Concord & 9th Holly Berry Bundle
[ C&9 ]
Concord & 9th Mistletoe Message Dies
[ C&9 | SSS ]
Concord & 9th Silent Night Stamps
[ SSS | C&9 ]
Concord & 9th Silent Night Dies
[ SSS | C&9 ]
Concord & 9th Silent Night Bundle
[ C&9 ]
Concord & 9th Merry Shapes Stamp Set
[ C&9 | SSS ]
Concord & 9th Sew Merry Dies
[ C&9 | SSS ]
Concord & 9th Sew Merry Bundle
[ C&9 ]
Concord & 9th Stocking Stuffers Bundle
[ C&9 ]
Concord & 9th Woven Stripes Stamp
[ C&9 | SSS ]
Concord & 9th Happy Plaids Stamp Set
[ SSS | C&9 | ELH ]
Concord & 9th Toucan Paradise Stamp Set
[ SSS | C&9 | ELH ]
Concord & 9th Hello Sunshine…
[ C&9 | SSS ]
Concord & 9th Flower Patch Turnabout…
[ C&9 | SSS ]
Concord & 9th Lovely Blossoms Dies
[ C&9 | SSS ]
Lawn Fawn Large Cross Stitched Dies
[ SSS ]
Pink and Main Thin Fish Tail Banner Dies
[ SSS | PNK ]
MISTI Stamping Tool
[ SSS | ELH ]
Concord & 9th Turnabout Jig
[ C&9 | SSS ]
Neenah Desert Storm Light Kraft…
[ SSS ]
Hero Arts Unicorn White Ink
[ SSS | HA | ELH ]
Gina K Designs Ink
[ SSS | GNK ]
Hero Arts Shadow Ink
[ SSS | HA ]
VersaMark Ink
[ SSS | HA | ELH ]
Hero Arts Gold Embossing Powder
[ SSS | HA ]
Hero Arts Heat Gun
[ SSS | HA | ELH ]
Flush Wire Cutters
[ SSS ]
Neenah Classic Crest 110lb Cardstock
[ SSS | SSS ]
Connect Glue – Gina K Designs
[ GNK ]
Therm O Web Purple Tape
[ SSS ]
Mini Glossy Accents
[ SSS ]
Sakura Stardust Glitter Pen
[ SSS ]
Studio Katia Gold Sparkle Crystals
[ SSS ]
Pinkfresh Studios Essentials Jewels
[ SSS | PNK | ELH ]
Microfiber Cloth
[ SSS ]
Spellbinders Platinum 6 Die Cut Machine
[ SSS | SPL ]