Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Christmas in July: Santa Stops Here

Well happy July!!! We here at Hampton Art, in beautiful NC are experiencing our 4th day in a row of over 100 degree heat, so we decided to think happy thoughts of cooler weather by doing a month of Christmas projects! Go ahead and get a jump start on your Christmas cards and enjoy the inspiration!

Christmas in July


We will also be doing an AMAZING CHRISTMAS GOODY GIVEAWAY on

Friday, July 29th! 


1. Check the blog DAILY to see the awesome Christmas inspiration.

2. Keep your eyes out for a few “non-Christmas” projects that sneak their way into the mix.

3. Thursday, July 28th email us with at least 2 different days that you didn’t see us in the Christmas spirit and you will be entered for a chance to win one of our 3 goody boxes full of Hampton Art, Ki Memories, Graphic 45, and Hot Fudge Studio Christmas stamps!!!

Don’t worry about the details now… just hop on the sleigh and enjoy the ride!  Our first project is a precious card from designer Nina Yang

Santa Stops Here card

Santa stops here

Supply List:


Hampton Art wood-mount stamp: Santa Stops (PS0493A)


Ink by Hampton Art: Red (SP7004)

Other Supplies

Cardstock: White, Red and Kraft

Label Dies


Foam adhesive

White gel pen


Designer Notes:

Do you make a bunch of Christmas cards every year? Me too! We want it to be quick and easy, right? Red, white and Kraft is a safe color combination that works for any age. A cute stamp like “Santa Stops” works for both genders. I stamp it on some scrap and die cut it out with a label die. I just hand cut the red label - it does not need to be perfect - no one will notice it but the extra layer adds a lot more detail to the outline and makes the stamped image pop. Tickled? It is never too early to start making Christmas cards :) Happy Crafting!

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