Christmas Inspiration from Stampington Magazines

Christmas Inspiration from Stampington Magazines

Our Stampington magazines are always a treasure trove of beautiful artful living ideas, but this time of year, we search for holiday projects to inspire your season of merriness. Whether you’re a doll artist, card maker, or party aficionado, these magazines have ideas for making your holidays merry and bright with tons of artistic flair!

 

Christmas Inspiration from Stampington Magazines

Holiday Cheer and Gift Wrapping by Christen Hammons and Danielle Mohler

To get ready for the busiest season of the year, Christen Hammons and the Stampington & Company staff got together for some gift wrapping and holiday cheer.

See how they transformed the traditional Christmas color scheme with pops of magenta inside Mingle.

 

Christmas Inspiration from Stampington Magazines

Influenced by the Past by Scott Smith

“I see this fellow as being the old spirit of the holiday, spreading goodwill and cheer to all.” — Scott Smith

Discover how Scott Smith used antique paisley textiles to create a variation of the jolly old elf inside Art Doll Quarterly.

 

Christmas Inspiration from Stampington Magazines

Wooded Picnic by Melanie Beilner

Before leaving their lifelong home in the Pacific Northwest, these newlyweds headed off to the woods for a picnic in nature. Melanie Beilner used natural elements and a rustic wood crate to pack a quiet outing for this couple.

Read about this rustic picnic inside Mingle.

 

Christmas Inspiration from Stampington Magazines

Flannel, Figs & Fur Party by Britt Fluth

Britt Fluth celebrated the rustic woods, warm hearts, and community of Minnesota with this dinner party. She captured the joys of the winter season with wood-burning fireplaces, lumberjack flannels, fancy furs, and the tradition of gathering around the warm table for a meal.

Explore this party inside Mingle.

 

Christmas Inspiration from Stampington Magazines

Extraordinary Recycled Crystal Ornaments by Melinda Barnett

Using odds and ends from costume jewelry, Melinda Barnett created these ornaments for more than just the Christmas tree. The repurposed chandelier pendants catch light well, so these make lovely sun catchers, door hangings, or anything else you can imagine.

See the transformation from costume jewelry to holiday ornaments inside GreenCraft Magazine.

 

Christmas Inspiration from Stampington Magazines

Merry Christmas by Lynne Moncrieff

Using soft mauve and pink inks and paints, and layering lacy fabrics and doilies, gives each card a feminine feel, like a glittering vintage faux Christmas tree. For a handmade, mixed-media look, simply tear a page form a watercolor paper journal as Lynne Moncrieff did.

Explore the rest of the collection inside The Stampers’ Sampler.

 

Christmas Inspiration from Stampington Magazines

Winter Wishes by Lynne Moncrieff

Create a wintery look with Kraft paper and dry-brushed gesso. Iridescent texture paste adds some shimmer and texture to the background and mica flakes highlight key features of the card.

Explore these inventive holiday cards inside The Stampers’ Sampler.

 

Christmas Inspiration from Stampington Magazines

Hanging with Tradition by Renee Stien

To keep the tradition alive and honor her mother, Renee Stien made these ornaments by hand for each of her family members. These mixed-media pieces carry on the tradition and bring artwork to the Christmas tree.

Discover ideas for holiday ornaments inside Somerset Holidays & Celebrations.

 

Christmas Inspiration from Stampington Magazines

Holiday Mitten Gift Pockets by Rebecca Lynn Shuman

Start these holiday-themed mittens with one large piece of Kraft paper. Apply paint in large, sweeping motions and add collaged pieces or bits of ephemera. Then, these mittens can be cut out, sewn together, and used as gift toppers for the holiday season.

Learn how to use mixed-media techniques in your holiday décor inside Somerset Holidays & Celebrations.

 

Christmas Inspiration from Stampington Magazines

Sweet Holiday Carolers by Kelly Dally

With plenty of whimsical patterns, this card layers circles and patterns to create a dimensionally designed Christmas card.

Discover 120+ holiday cards inside The Stampers’ Sampler.

 

Christmas Inspiration from Stampington Magazines

Shopping Bags Undone by Frances Peets

Embrace the mantra “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle” with these upcycled shopping bags. Frances Peets created ornaments, tree toppers, gift bags, and more with just a dab of metallic paint and plenty of patience to disassemble bags from her holiday shopping trips.

Explore her other repurposed shopping bag projects inside GreenCraft Magazine.

 

Christmas Inspiration from Stampington Magazines

Quilted and Stuffed Ornaments by Melony Miller Bradley

Make these bright and joyful holiday ornaments with mixed scraps of fabric. The free motion stitching gives these ornaments a mixed-media look to add a festive touch to your tree.

Find more mixed-media sewing projects inside Sew Somerset.

 

Christmas Inspiration from Stampington Magazines

Christmas Magic by Lynne Moncrieff

Create this mixed-media card with scraps of fabric, decorative tape, lace, and muslin. Lynne Moncrieff used Dina Wakley’s Scribbly Bird stamp set to create this grungy card that is full of Christmas magic.

See the rest of the holiday challenge results inside The Stampers’ Sampler.

 

Christmas Inspiration from Stampington Magazines

Believe by Lynne Moncrieff

This card uses watercolor crystals to create a lovely mottled effect and frayed mulberry paper to mimic the appearance of snow.

See the rest of Lynne Moncrieff’s True Blue Christmas cards inside The Stampers’ Sampler.

 
 

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  1. I so enjoy your magazines and all of the creativeness your showed today. Thank you so much for the inspiration.

  2. Colleen Bammann says:

    Thank you for sharing all the wonderful ideas.
    Merry Christmas.

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Christmas Inspiration from Stampington Magazines

Our Stampington magazines are always a treasure trove of beautiful artful living ideas, but this time of year, we search for holiday projects to inspire your season of merriness. Whether you’re a doll artist, card maker, or party aficionado, these magazines have ideas for making your holidays merry and bright with tons of artistic flair!

 

Christmas Inspiration from Stampington Magazines

Holiday Cheer and Gift Wrapping by Christen Hammons and Danielle Mohler

To get ready for the busiest season of the year, Christen Hammons and the Stampington & Company staff got together for some gift wrapping and holiday cheer.

See how they transformed the traditional Christmas color scheme with pops of magenta inside Mingle.

 

Christmas Inspiration from Stampington Magazines

Influenced by the Past by Scott Smith

“I see this fellow as being the old spirit of the holiday, spreading goodwill and cheer to all.” — Scott Smith

Discover how Scott Smith used antique paisley textiles to create a variation of the jolly old elf inside Art Doll Quarterly.

 

Christmas Inspiration from Stampington Magazines

Wooded Picnic by Melanie Beilner

Before leaving their lifelong home in the Pacific Northwest, these newlyweds headed off to the woods for a picnic in nature. Melanie Beilner used natural elements and a rustic wood crate to pack a quiet outing for this couple.

Read about this rustic picnic inside Mingle.

 

Christmas Inspiration from Stampington Magazines

Flannel, Figs & Fur Party by Britt Fluth

Britt Fluth celebrated the rustic woods, warm hearts, and community of Minnesota with this dinner party. She captured the joys of the winter season with wood-burning fireplaces, lumberjack flannels, fancy furs, and the tradition of gathering around the warm table for a meal.

Explore this party inside Mingle.

 

Christmas Inspiration from Stampington Magazines

Extraordinary Recycled Crystal Ornaments by Melinda Barnett

Using odds and ends from costume jewelry, Melinda Barnett created these ornaments for more than just the Christmas tree. The repurposed chandelier pendants catch light well, so these make lovely sun catchers, door hangings, or anything else you can imagine.

See the transformation from costume jewelry to holiday ornaments inside GreenCraft Magazine.

 

Christmas Inspiration from Stampington Magazines

Merry Christmas by Lynne Moncrieff

Using soft mauve and pink inks and paints, and layering lacy fabrics and doilies, gives each card a feminine feel, like a glittering vintage faux Christmas tree. For a handmade, mixed-media look, simply tear a page form a watercolor paper journal as Lynne Moncrieff did.

Explore the rest of the collection inside The Stampers’ Sampler.

 

Christmas Inspiration from Stampington Magazines

Winter Wishes by Lynne Moncrieff

Create a wintery look with Kraft paper and dry-brushed gesso. Iridescent texture paste adds some shimmer and texture to the background and mica flakes highlight key features of the card.

Explore these inventive holiday cards inside The Stampers’ Sampler.

 

Christmas Inspiration from Stampington Magazines

Hanging with Tradition by Renee Stien

To keep the tradition alive and honor her mother, Renee Stien made these ornaments by hand for each of her family members. These mixed-media pieces carry on the tradition and bring artwork to the Christmas tree.

Discover ideas for holiday ornaments inside Somerset Holidays & Celebrations.

 

Christmas Inspiration from Stampington Magazines

Holiday Mitten Gift Pockets by Rebecca Lynn Shuman

Start these holiday-themed mittens with one large piece of Kraft paper. Apply paint in large, sweeping motions and add collaged pieces or bits of ephemera. Then, these mittens can be cut out, sewn together, and used as gift toppers for the holiday season.

Learn how to use mixed-media techniques in your holiday décor inside Somerset Holidays & Celebrations.

 

Christmas Inspiration from Stampington Magazines

Sweet Holiday Carolers by Kelly Dally

With plenty of whimsical patterns, this card layers circles and patterns to create a dimensionally designed Christmas card.

Discover 120+ holiday cards inside The Stampers’ Sampler.

 

Christmas Inspiration from Stampington Magazines

Shopping Bags Undone by Frances Peets

Embrace the mantra “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle” with these upcycled shopping bags. Frances Peets created ornaments, tree toppers, gift bags, and more with just a dab of metallic paint and plenty of patience to disassemble bags from her holiday shopping trips.

Explore her other repurposed shopping bag projects inside GreenCraft Magazine.

 

Christmas Inspiration from Stampington Magazines

Quilted and Stuffed Ornaments by Melony Miller Bradley

Make these bright and joyful holiday ornaments with mixed scraps of fabric. The free motion stitching gives these ornaments a mixed-media look to add a festive touch to your tree.

Find more mixed-media sewing projects inside Sew Somerset.

 

Christmas Inspiration from Stampington Magazines

Christmas Magic by Lynne Moncrieff

Create this mixed-media card with scraps of fabric, decorative tape, lace, and muslin. Lynne Moncrieff used Dina Wakley’s Scribbly Bird stamp set to create this grungy card that is full of Christmas magic.

See the rest of the holiday challenge results inside The Stampers’ Sampler.

 

Christmas Inspiration from Stampington Magazines

Believe by Lynne Moncrieff

This card uses watercolor crystals to create a lovely mottled effect and frayed mulberry paper to mimic the appearance of snow.

See the rest of Lynne Moncrieff’s True Blue Christmas cards inside The Stampers’ Sampler.

 
 

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