Leaves of Holly Bundle - Stamping With Friends Blog Hop

Version 1 - All Ink! Vs. Version 2 - Mostly Die-Cuts

Leaves of Holly Bundle

Stamping With Friends Blog Hop

Hello my stamping friends.

Okay, today we are blog hopping and using items that will soon be retired from the Fall Mini Catalog.  I am sharing a project that features the Leaves of Holly Bundle.  And I made the project two ways.  One is stamps and ink and the other is mostly cardstock & dies.  The layout is fairly simple, the inked version was actually more time consuming than the die-cut version.  But whatever your pleasure in paper crafting, both are fun and festive for the holiday!

Done with Ink & Stamps


Done with Cardstock & Dies

Below I have a photo tutorial for both versions for you if you are interested in how I completed both projects.

Hope you enjoy my project for the blog hop today.  Leave me a comment, let me know which way you like it better - stamped images vs. die-cut images!  Then use the links below to visit the other paper crafters today.

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Thanks for visiting my project today.

Happy Stampin,


Pumpkin Hill Stampers

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Leaves of Holly Bundle      159608

Ink: Shaded Spruce, Real Red, Basic Black Blend, Blender Pen

Paper: Shaded Spruce, Real Red, Basic Black, Basic White, Soft Seafoam

Tools: Simply Scored Tool, Stampin’ Trimmer, Bone Folder, Cut & Emboss Machine

Adhesive: Dimensionals, Multipurpose Glue

Photo Tutorial

Okay for this all inked version of the project, I did some masking of the Basic White panel with post it notes.  Used the Basic Black Blend to edge the stamped areas, and then simply stamped the sentiment in the open space between the top and bottom sections that were stamped.  I also used a Blender Pen to blur and blend some of the Shaded Spruce ink into the white area of the holly leaves.  The one image I could improve on the next stamped area would be to not have the black line through the area where the red berries are stamped.  Here are the photos!

Okay, now for the die-cut version of the project…

So, this one was actually a little bit quicker to craft than the stamped version. 

  • Simple die-cut the full leaves in Shaded Spruce cardstock.  Then the detailed die-cuts with Soft Seafoam cardstock.  I used liquid adhesive to put them together.  Then layer them onto the Basic White cardstock panel.

  • Next stamp the sentiment on a 1 x 4 piece of Basic White cardstock. Then layer that onto a 1 ⅛ x 4 piece of Basic Black cardstock.  This then gets layered onto the top of the die-cut leaves.

  • Now die-cut from Real Red cardstock of the two holly berry dies.  Again adhere them together with liquid adhesive.  Then add them to the project!

Here’s a photo of the die-cuts before they were all assembled.

Leave me a comment, let me know which way you like it better - stamped images vs. die-cut images!