All the Trimmings Blog Hop


Welcome to the All the Trimmings release blog hop for Catherine Pooler Designs.  The Creative Team has been sharing projects introducing you to the new products over the past few days.  If you've missed the Instagram and video hops, head to Catherine's website for all of the details!

We have new stamps, dies and inks hitting the store tomorrow.  Today I'll show you two of the projects that I made with the newest goodies.


Here I've used the little mug image from the new Holiday Charms stamp set to stamp my background.  This is a great way to use a line stamp for non-colorers.  I also used the new Nested Label die for my die cut sentiment.  


My next card also uses the Holiday Charms stamp set but this time I've also used the coordinating dies, the Santa Approved stamp set and the NEW Love, Doves and Poinsettias patterned paper.


I'm absolutely in love with the patterns in the new patterned paper pack; Love, Doves & Poinsettias.  Such a fun variety of patterns that work with so many different styles.  And now holiday patterned paper that coordinates perfectly with our inks.  WOOT!

The Holiday Charms stamp set has so many adorable little images that can be used as accents or focal points on your cards.  Having the candy canes turned in all direction here gives flow and the illusion that they are being poured out of a bag.  To make the sentiment from the new Santa Approved stamp set pop, I heat embossed it in white on Midnight card stock.

I hope you liked my projects today!  Time to hop along now.  Make sure you leave comments.  One luck commenter will win a $25 gift certificate to the Catherine Pooler Designs store.


Maureen Merritt  {You are here!}

53 comments:

Ashlea Crafts said...

The little gems in the center of the coffee cups is genius! Love it!

Wanda Radler said...

Beautiful, bright cards!

Ellen C said...

Gorgeous cards. The patterned paper looks amazing.

Susan Powell said...

Love that idea of using one image to create a background - especially in that color combo.

Jill D. said...

Great cards. So bright and cheery.

Melissa said...

Such gorgeous CAS card, Maureen!! <3

Mrs. Lowry said...

Beautiful cards! I love the soft tan color with the bright red ink! And your second card is so festive and happy!

Joanne G said...

Great cards! Love how you used the patterned paper on the last one. It's so bright and cheery! Thanks for sharing.

Sharon Perehudoff said...

Gorgeous cards! Love the centres of those hot chocolate cups such a wonderful idea. Thanks for sharing your beautiful cards and being a part of this amazing blog hop.

sharon g said...

The kraft mugs are just adorable. I LOVE the effect

Becca Yahrling said...

These are both just darling. I love the cups of cocoa and
the beautiful red, white & kraft color combo.

JoAnn said...

Great cards. Love the stamped cup background on kraft.

Michelle Allison said...

Maureen, we’ve missed you! Glad you’re a part of the hop.

Avra Williams said...

Perfect clean and simple cards!

Beth B. said...

Craft cardstock reminds me of gingerbread, especially this time of year. The red gems would be the cinnamon red hots.

Karen K. Creates said...

I love that repeating mug on kraft paper! I think I'm going to have to get the flourish background stamp and patterned paper for sure! This release has so many goodies!!

Jean said...

Beautiful! Love the kraft!

Maria Auxiliadora Valladares said...

love how clean and the word Joy just jumps at you!

Cindy said...

Love your adorable cards!

M in Oregon said...

Thanks so much for sharing these examples. It is gonna be fun to have the candy canes to play with!

Linda Anderson said...

The little stamps in the Holiday Charms set are so versatile and fun! Love the way you used them on the first card. So many great icons to play with.Thanks.

Priscilla S said...

Hello, my name is Priscilla and I am a "non-colorer" This card is for me. I shy away from any line art because I haven't developed that skill just yet. Love the pop of color on the mugs!!!

Suna Stirk said...

Beautiful cards! Just love this new release!

TheWinstonFamily said...

Very cute cards.

Teresa DeWitt-Pierce said...

I really like your card with the patterned cup background - the little embellishments on each cup are a very nice touch!

Diane Loughrey said...

I think that mug is my favorite out of the whole collection.

canadian_liner said...

Love the combo of the holiday paper and the icon images in matching ink!!! Festive and bright :)

Denise Mlady said...

Great way to use the small images on your cards. This idea can be adapted to so many different stamps. This paper pack has great patterns in it.

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

Love these cards!

Trina said...

Cute cards.

Dana M said...

Such sweet and happy cards. Love your designs.

ann greene said...

CAS cards always inspire me. These are no exception, Mo. Thanks for the ideas.

Amy McCue said...

I love how you used the small cup to make a background!

Janette said...

As always love your cards very classy.

Nana Griffin said...

Love how you used the cups and candy canes.

Craftydancer said...

Maureen, both your cards are amazing! I especially love the first one. The colors you used look so nice together.

Rosemary Lettieri said...

Oh wow. The cup image on the tan paper with red is such a great idea. The gems add such pop.

Marianne said...

Such fun cards, Maureen. I particularly love the first one.

Veronica Klatt said...

Your cards are bright and cheerful. Nice job!

Cyndi Morris said...

Beautiful, colorful, sweet cards. Love them all.

Linda Kaucher said...

Thanks for the ideas! Love sharing!

Jan Arnold said...

Such cute Cardstock! This paper pack is filled with adorable designs! Thanks for sharing your creativity!

Jeanne Beam said...

Such cute, adorable cards.
Thanks for sharing...

Jo Herbert said...

I love both these cards. The Kraft , white and red looks stunning. Hugs Jo

TrainWithMeghan said...

I love the little coffee cups card! Great colors and so simple and sweet!

Denise Bryant said...

Adorable cards! Love the mug and the candy canes! Such cute images!

Victoria Coyne said...

Love the Colors

Mary Holshouser said...

The mugs are sweet. Love
the background paper that
mimics the colors in the
candy canes. thanks for
sharing.
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Kelsey Thomas said...

Those candy canes are so cute! :)

Peggy M said...

Very cute cards! Thank you for sharing!

Leanne said...

So pretty!!!

Sue D said...

cute cards. Love the mug background on the first one.

Tafia Network said...

Amazing. Wow. so beautiful.. This is very creative, more like spriee does their reviews.


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