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Nov 22, 2020

NBUS#20 and a Non-Traditional Christmas Card


Today's card is showcasing a brand new set,

 Joy Stamp & Cut (Hero Arts).

So I'm entering this for NBUS #20

I've been wanting a set with a Word Die and this one is so neat.

Here is my card.  I also based this off a previous

Mojo Monday Sketch #549

I wanted to do some non-traditional colors so here is what I came up with.


 Details: Card Stock: Cherry Cobbler, Blushing Bride (SU) Textured Turquoise (Retired SU) Textured Garden Green (Retired SU) and Designer Paper (source unknown) I've had it in my stash forever.

Stamp Set & Die (Hero Arts)

Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black 

Punch: Scallop Trim Border Punch (Retired SU)

Nestabilite Circle Dies

Other: Glitter & Quickie Glue Pen & a Red Gem for the dot on the J.


  1. I love this. They may be non traditional colors but the definitely work together.

  2. I love the cheerful colors and pattern behind the big "joy"!

  3. It's perfect in my favorite part is the word Joy

  4. Beautiful, Ida! Lots of layers and colors -- plus that adorable gem, very nice

  5. Gorgeous - who says we can't start our own traditions?

  6. You picked out a great sketch for your new set! Loving the patterned paper and the SU textured paper. I was sorry when they discontinued the textured paper. The nontraditional colors are fun! ps: Thank you for the awesome Thanksgiving card you sent! It is now part of this year's Thanksgiving decor. Love it!

  7. Pretty...love that die cut JOY. Thanks for the inspiration-I need to get mine out! ♥ Sue