Winter Wonderland Blog Hop

Hello everyone! Welcome to the Webster’s Pages Winter Wonderland Blog Hop. We are SO excited to have you join us as we celebrate the holidays with the official launch of our brand new Webster’s Pages/Unity Stamps Holiday Stamp Collection!

If you are joining me from inspireME, I am so happy to see you here. If not, you might want to start here so as not to miss a single detail of all the fun we have in store for you.

To say that I was beyond thrilled when I heard about our new stamp release is a bit of an understatement. I began my paper-crafting venture years and years ago as a stamper, and to this day, I still love them. And the new Webster’s stamps hold a near and dear spot in my heart. You are going to love working with these. Made out of high quality, etched red rubber, these stamps are sure to become a must have for your growing Webster’s Pages product collection!

I used several images from the holiday sets, along with beautiful papers from the Sweet Season Collection, to make a festive card for design team member Jaz Lee.

I love the colors of the Sweet Season Collection, and used lots of layers of color here to add depth and detail to my design, just perfect for a fun Christmas flair.

A simple cream cardstock base lends a sense of calmness to the color palette, and works well with the lacy paper doily and neutral patterned paper. I love stamping directly on patterned paper as a fun alternative to plain cardstock, like I did here with the framed tree and sentiment. The little bit of pattern adds even more subtle detail to the overall design.

I absolutely love the classic elegance of this framed tree stamp from the Merry Christmas Home set, and used it as the main focal image in my design. I applied two colors of ink directly onto the image using small cat’s eye ink pads, specially designed for ideas like this. Added lots of icy sparkle with ultra-fine crystal clear glitter. I even added some subtle blue snowflakes around the tree using the same set. It’s easy to do by just inking the snowflake portion of the stamp using the small cat’s eye ink pads.

I created the sentiment by cutting out the Merry Christmas greeting from the Christmas Delivery stamp set. I added more glittered detailing and a sweet bow made from our Vintage Inspired Netting and an Olive Bloomer.

I hope you love the new stamps sets as much as I do! Are you interested in winning one? Simply leave me a comment telling me which new set is your favorite, and it could be yours. The winner will be announced Monday, Dec 13th at 6pm PST/9pm EST! at our LIVE CHAT and here on my blog on Tuesday. And don’t forget, each design team member along the hop is offering a free stamp set. That’s 10 chances to win!

Next stop along the hop is Jaz Lee! I can’t wait to see what she has done with the new stamps. I know it will be just amazing. Thanks so much for stopping by everyone.


150 thoughts on “Winter Wonderland Blog Hop

  1. :ove the stamp! Love the card!! Love the frog that you have it in. I have a long one…that I have the tag I made earlier this week in ; )
    I am so happy you joined me on my blog. SO sorry you had issues getting there.
    A Very Happy Friday to you!!

  2. Oh gosh…I loooove all the Stickles and glitter you used here. It makes your card look absolutely fabulous! The Sweet Season has to be my fav stamp set ever.

  3. OOh, Audrey this is incredible!! I love all of the glitter you added!! It’s amazing that we both used that same stamp with a doily behind it and how different our cards are. You captured the shabby look so perfectly!!

  4. Very pretty, love all the layers. And the tree is just beautiful with the touch of snow. And love the little holder for the sentiment.

    And who wouldn’t love that Webster’s stamps set!

  5. I love your card, it’s just gorgeous. My favorite of the new stamp sets is the one you used, Merry Christms Home. Of course, I’ve already bought that one! My second favorite is Believe in Miracles.

  6. Oh my. That is one card that I would be absolutely thrilled to find in my mailbox!!!!!!!!!! I would frame it and hold it dear, so lucky is the recipient. Brilliant work!!

  7. absolutely STUNNING work Audrey (as always!!!) I just adore the colors and texture in your card… gorgeous!!!
    i have a tie for favie new stamp set… can’t decide between Christmas Delivery and Merry Christmas Home. πŸ˜‰
    off to hop some more, this is awesome!! hugs!!

  8. Beautiful card! I especially love the “snow” on the tree! πŸ˜€ I love that you added the clear glitter to the frame as well. I can’t really say which of the stamps is my favorite. I love them ALL!!! If I have to name just one though, I’d have to say Believe in Miracles…but don’t be surprised if I say a different one on every blog! lol

  9. This tree is wonderful, and I love your pairing of it with the doily! Thanks so much for the inspiration! My favorite set? It’s a tie between this Merry Christmas Home and Believe in Miracles. Thanks for the chance!

  10. just beautiful, audrey! i love your card. jaz will LOOOVE it too! pretty colors and i love the cream cardstock base with the glittered up tree. love all the WP new stamps. so many things to add to my wishlist :).
    i hope to go backwards and check out everyone else in the blog hop.
    hope you have a happy aloha friday and weekend!
    *hugs* steph πŸ™‚

  11. What a lovely card!! I love the snowy accents on the tree, they’re almost real!!

    My favorite set must be: Believe in Miracles!!

  12. I love the new stamps! I think my favorite is Merry Christmas Home. I love the colors and added details here! Lovely card!

  13. Fabulous card–I have this set and made a similar card using the tree. LOVE it! My favorite set (that I don’t have) is “Christmas Delivery”.

  14. I don’t know where to find the stamps so I can tell you my favorite, but I love the one you used here!
    Great card!

  15. I love anything christmas so the tree would be tops on my list of things to look for. I love the card. It puts me in the mood to start making my gift tags.

  16. What a stunning card Audrey! I loved how you used the glitter on the tree and to outline around it. To choose one of the 5 stamp kits is such a hard decision, but I’d have to say my favorite would be the “Believe in Miracles” stamp kit.

  17. I’m loving the look of the Merry Christmas Home stamps! The card is beautiful. I especially love the snow on the tree branches.

  18. Breathtakingly beautiful. The stamps really compliment the papers- but your exquisite colouring and that gorgeous snow you have created really makes it ‘POP’ and gives a truly magical scene

  19. I love it!!!! That is a card I would be willing to spend good money on. Way to impress. I have a stamp kind of like that tree and it is my go to stamp every year.

  20. Sorry…I forgot to tell my favorite set….that is a hard choice seeing as they are so great…but the one with the hot air balloon. I am sorry but I don’t know the names of them yet.

  21. goodness, what gorgeous card you made. wow, totally blew me away.

    it’s hard to pick between all the stamps…they’re all so pretty…I think I like the handmade holiday…maybe the sweet season one…OK, they’re tied! LOL

  22. Wow, your card is so beautiful with all the pretty glitter and of course anything “Tim Holtz” is always a great addition to cards and layouts. I love these new stamps!

  23. This is INCREDIBLY GORGEOUS!!!!!!!!! And this IS my favorite stamp set so much, that it’s on it’s way to me, hopefully it will be in my hands soon, and thank you for the STUNNING inspiration!!

  24. Such a lovely card, and so much work. It would take me days to make just one! I like the Believe in Miracles set, the little deer is so darn cute. Thanks for sharing your creativity and inspiration.

  25. I love all the WP sets from Unity. As a longtime customer of theirs I know the quality so I was excited when you teamed up with them. This set Merry Christmas is the one I’m dying for. Wish I had a money tree… winning them would be almost as good lol

  26. Stunning card. I love all the little details that you added to the tree.
    My favorite is the Handmade Holidays stamp set.

  27. Ahhh wow that card is absolutely gorgeous. that is the best christmas card by far I have seen yet online. That is no joke. I love the pine tree stamp you used. That would absolutely have to be my favorite collection. I love how yo put the glitter just on the top part. makes it look so real like the snow hitting that part. beautiful. thanks for sharing and thanks for the chance to win some stamps and good luck to everyone and happy holidays to all

  28. This is absolutely gorgeous. I can’t wait to get these stamps and get started. I love the beautiful vintage palette.

  29. I love the glitter on your card – beautiful! Loved the past week of inspiration also at Websters. Thanks for the inspiration.

  30. Gorgeous card, I love the tree and the colors. Merry Christmas Home is actually my fav πŸ™‚ I’m not a very good stamper, but this card is definitely very inspiring!

  31. Love the dimensional features on the trees, sign etc.. Love cards that grab you from the beginning and yours did.

  32. Audrey, your card is gorgeous. I love the soft colors and all the glitter and embellishments.

    If I have to chose one it is Merry Christmas Home. I think it is dreamy. Thanks for the chance to win this beautiful set.

  33. I love stamps! And I really love the new stamp sets especially Merry Christmas Home with Believe in Miracles a real close second. Your card is beautiful, the tree with glittery snow, the vintage netting, doily and bloomer all gorgeous. Thanks for the inspiration.

  34. Your card is absolutely stunning, you’re right, the colours are very calming (I even feel less stressed about my Christmas shopping…Nope stress is still there, I need to look a bit longer πŸ˜‰

  35. Wow I love vintage style and all things beautiful and this card sure fits both categories. I don’t know the names of the stamps yet but my favorite is the hot air balloons- they just say” Come fly with me” Gorgeous work! Can i beg , pick me!

  36. Wow love your card, true vintage style with a sprinkle of sparkle. Lovely.

    My fav stamp set is “Believe in Miracles”, I am a nature girl and cannot resist that sweet melodious fawn.

  37. What a wonderful, magic project you’ve made! Love all the gorgeous details, and the colors!

    Now, if I win, I would like the “Believe in Miracles” stamp set.

    Have a happy sunday!

  38. Love that Christmas tree so the Merry Christmas Home set would be my pick. Your card is beautiful. The layers, the colors look so rich. Thanks for giving some directions too.

  39. LOVE your card Audrey, love the soft Christmas look of it and of course all the glittery touches! All the new stamps are beautiful but I think I like the Believe in Miracles set the best!

  40. Your card is so amazing! I love all the different shaped layers and the doily! My favorite New Webster/Unity stamp set is Christmas Delivery with that fabulous balloon!

  41. I have two favorites from the new stamps. The Christmas tree you used and the cupcakes. Couldn’t pick between the two. I love the card you created. Very elegant.

  42. Love your card!!! And that is my favorite stamp from all of them!!! Thank you for sharing and thanks for the giveaway!!!
    best regards,

  43. I love, love, LOVE all the stamps! I am soooo excited to finally see the beautiful Webster’s designs in stamp form so I can use the beautiful images over and over again!! I have to say that Christmas Delivery is my fave set! And I totally love your card! That Christmas tree looks fabulous!

  44. i am a newbie at card-making, moreso with christmas cards. i literally let out a sigh when i viewed your creation. whew! i love all WP stamps and would really, really scream if i win the Believe in Miracles or Christmas Delivery stamps.

  45. I have been sick, sleeping all day, my first time up and on here, and this makes me so happy to see such beautiful work. it makes me think I wish it were Christmas every day.

  46. wow what fun. a blog hop. you crafty ladies think of everything. I love that card too. I think I already told you that. thanks for sharing

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