Simon Says Stamp | Holiday Candy Canes with CZ Holiday Silhouettes

Simon Says Stamp | Holiday Candy Canes with CZ Holiday Silhouettes

Hello, friends! With our Christmas tree up (still no ornaments on the tree, just the lights) and the gifts wrapped under the tree, I am sooo tempted to start opening the advent calendars early.

Every year I get an advent calendar for my mom, usually a beauty or skincare one. My mom loves them, but she has no patience and usually begins opening them a day or two early, she needs to take a peek at the gifts, to read the description on the back of the calendar so that she knows exactly what’s coming. This year I got her a slightly fancier calendar and surprise, surprise – the box doesn’t list the contents. She searched everywhere to read what was actually included but didn’t find any specific info (no product names). Moreover, one of the products spilled nearly completely (it was a pillow mist), and the entire box smells heavenly. So you can imagine how tempted she is to begin opening the advent early, and I bet she already peeked at more than one drawer. Are you like too? Or do you patiently wait to open the gift when it is time?

Simon Says Stamp | Holiday Candy Canes with CZ Holiday Silhouettes

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CARD DETAILS

My today’s Christmas card features a rather simple, back to basics, design. Repetition is a great technique and one I forget about often. To create this card I repeated the candy cane 6 times to create a festive design.

Simon Says Stamp | Holiday Candy Canes with CZ Holiday Silhouettes

I stamped the candy canes with Simon Says Stamp Watermelon ink and shaded the inner portion with Lipstick Red. I die-cut the candy canes out and arranged 3 in a row on an A2 card. I didn’t want to add a fancy sentiment, so instead a stamped a skinny one along the edge of the last candy cane, at an angle. It looks different and fresh, I like it.

Simon Says Stamp | Holiday Candy Canes with CZ Holiday Silhouettes

The candy canes were all foam mounted onto a 3 3/4 x 5″ white cardstock panel and the panel was foam mounted onto an A2 card base, so I have a lot of dimension going on here. I also stamped little holly leaves in Simon’s Pearfection and Limelicious inks and created red berries using Spellbinders gems in red.

Simon Says Stamp | Holiday Candy Canes with CZ Holiday Silhouettes

To fill the background in a bit, I stamped several stars in black and added a few more gems.

Simon Says Stamp | Holiday Candy Canes with CZ Holiday Silhouettes

Have fun stamping!

SUPPLIES

I’m listing the products I used below. Click on the link to go directly to the product. Where available I use compensated affiliate links which means if you make a purchase I receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. Thank you so much for your support!

CZ Design Clear Stamps Holiday Silhouettes
CZ Design Clear Stamps Holiday Silhouettes
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CZ Design Wafer Dies Holiday Silhouettes
CZ Design Wafer Dies Holiday Silhouettes
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CZ Design Stamps and Dies Holiday Silhouettes
CZ Design Stamps and Dies Holiday Silhouettes
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Neenah 80lb Solar White Cardstock
Neenah 80lb Solar White Cardstock
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Simon Says Stamp White A2 Top Fold Scored Cards
Simon Says Stamp White A2 Top Fold Scored Cards
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Tsukineko Versafine Onyx Black Ink
Tsukineko Versafine Onyx Black Ink
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Mini MISTI Stamping Tool
Mini MISTI Stamping Tool
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Simon Says Stamp Pawsitively Saturated Ink Pad Pearfection
Simon Says Stamp Pawsitively Saturated Ink Pad Pearfection
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Simon Says Stamp Pawsitively Saturated Ink Pad Limelicious
Simon Says Stamp Pawsitively Saturated Ink Pad Limelicious
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Simon Says Stamp Lipstick Red Ink Pad
Simon Says Stamp Lipstick Red Ink Pad
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Spellbinders Platinum Die Cutting Machine
Spellbinders Platinum Die Cutting Machine
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Spellbinders Red Mix Color Essentials Gems
Spellbinders Red Mix Color Essentials Gems
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White Foam Squares
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Simon Says Stamp Watermelon Dye Ink Pad
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