Posted on July 16, 2016 in LO MAS RECIENTE, Navidad, Tarjetas

Hey, crafty friends! Anyone in the mood for a fun blog hop and giveaway? Imagine and StencilGirl eamed up to create this fun Christmas in July Blog Hop filled with tons of inspiration to get you started on those Christmas cards.

I made two Christmas cards and used three wonderful stencils from Stencil Girl combined with our amazing Imagine Products. Take a look at my cards:


In this card I used Urban Insider Square Stencil to create the background inked with Golden Glitz Delicata Ink. Then I stamped a text background using Celestial Cooper Delicata Ink and then with the Starlight Mini Stencil and the Dark Brown Shimmer Delicata Ink I created the rest of the distress. To finalize the design I used a Merry die cut word that I cut from White card stock and inked with VersaMark and covered with Red Candy Embossing Powder that I melted with the heat tool to create the shiny look. To get more dimension I paste it over the same word but cutting in white fun foam. As complement I stamped stamped the word Christmas over a little piece of whisper white card stock using the same Imagine product.


For my second card I used the Pressed Leaves Stencil and Kaleidacolor Tomato Vine Ink applied color by color.


To finalize the decoration I used the Peace die cut word and On Earth sentiment stamped and covered with VersaMark and Verdigris Embossing Powder, melted with the heat tool.


What would a Blog Hop be without a GIVEAWAY??!!!


We’ll be picking one lucky winner
to receive $100 in Gift Certificates – a $50 Gift Certificate for StencilGirl Products and
a $50 Gift Certificate for Imagine Crafts!

Take your time and visit each blog showcased July 9, 16, & 23 and leave your comments.

The more blogs you comment on, the more chances you have to WIN!

One comment per blog please.

You will have until Saturday, July 30th at 11:59PM Central Time to leave your comments.

The winner will be notified by email and announced on

StencilGirl’s Facebook page on Sunday, July 31st.

Blog Hop Order

July 9:
StencilGirl Talk
Mary C. Nasser
Kristie Taylor
Karen Gaunt
Neva Cole
Nadine Carlier
Monica Edwards

July 16:
StencilGirl Talk
Janet Joehlin
Cindy Giltrap
Anna Friesen
Alison Heikkila
Martha Lucia Gomez
Roni Johnson

July 23:
StencilGirl Talk
Gwen Lafleur
Carolyn Dube
Carol Baxter
Mark Melnick
Jowilna Nolte
Terre Fry


  1. Both of these are wonderful holiday cards.

  2. Gorgeous cards Martha. Love the ‘organic’ look of the second one. Very nice job!

  3. Such beautiful cards. Thanks for sharing.

  4. Stunning cards!!

  5. The embossing powder makes the words pop. Very pretty!

  6. The layering!!! Super nice and so inspiring! Thanks so much.

  7. Wonderfully simple cards!

  8. Love that leaf card, n i have got to have that starlight mini stencil!!

  9. Lovely cards, I would be happy to get either of these as a holiday greeting!

  10. These are beautiful cards and I love the stencils.

  11. Pooh love these stencils. Great cards.

  12. Martha!!! I’m delighted you chose to use my Pressed Leaves stencil on your Peace on Earth greeting card — and I’m even more delighted with how beautifully you used it! May I have your permission to post this on my blog?–giving you full credit, of course!

    • Dear Cecilia thank you so much, your comment made my day. Will be a honor if you share my card. It is yours. A big hug! Martha Lucia

  13. I love that Urban Insider Square stencil..Great cards.

  14. love, love, love these! Beautiful!!

  15. Delightful Christmas cards!

  16. Beautiful cards. Both are so lovely.

  17. Oo-ing and ah-ing here. Pretty cards!

  18. Very. Nice cards, thanks for sharing.

  19. Very nice cards. I especially like the PEace one.

  20. Beautiful cards, I just love how you did them!

  21. Love how you used the leaves stencil

  22. These cards are absolutely gorgeous! Pine cones are a favorite of mine, and I really love how you combined non-holiday stamps to make a very holiday card. Well done!

  23. Pretty cards – I love the one you made with the pressed leaves stencil!

  24. Can a Christmas in July project get any more inspiring? I don’t think so. Your designs are exquisite. I love the atypical color scheme on the peace card very tasteful and sets a peaceful mood just looking at the design. My hat’s off to you!

  25. Gorgeous cards! I love the layered and dimension! Great colors and designs!

    • layered designs!

  26. Beautiful card, love your layering techniques.

  27. Delightful cards. I especially loved the “peace”one!

  28. The cards are beautiful.
    Love that bright red Merry
    The shading on the leaves is great.
    thanks for sharing
    txmlhl(at)yahoo (dot com)

  29. What gorgeous layers of color

  30. I love your cards. Especially the Merry Christmas one. Have never made a card so I clicked on most of what you used to learn as much as I could. Love how you used Seth Apter’s Urban Insiders Square stencil. Did not recognize it. Thank you so much. Thanks. cbfigiel(at)gmail(dotcom)

  31. I love your cards! Thank you for sharing and inspiring me! I really like how you used the pressed leaves stencil – so original and creative…thanks!

  32. Oh my, you are so talented! These cards are so special that they should be on display all season long in the home of the recipient! How lucky to be one to receive it in the mail. Thanks for the ideas!

  33. Your cards are beautiful!

  34. Very simplistic designs with lots of white space. Just my style!!mcsuetexas(at)yahoo

  35. Oh, my! Such lovely work!

  36. Preciosas ambas tarjetas!!
    Maravilloso uso de los stencils…han quedado muy originales y la de las ramas es muy fina!!.
    Gracias por la inspiración para Navidad…habéis empezado muy pronto…Jijiji….yo haciendo tarjetas veraniegas aún!!.
    Un abrazo.

  37. Love the pressed leaves stencil. Lovely cards..

  38. Love your fantastic cards. Beautiful work.

  39. Great cards. I really love the Merry Christmas card. Very elegant. You are very talented, to be sure. Thanks for sharing your creativity.

  40. I love both of your cards, especially with the raised words.

  41. love the cards what cool stencils

    • I forgot to add my email BHaig3553(at)gmail(dotcom)

  42. Love your cool layering on these projects!

  43. Very talented, thank you for sharing.

  44. Wow! Both of these cards are so beautiful!!

  45. Your cards are totally awesome. I finished studying your first one thinking that the second would never compare in beauty and creativity….but I was wrong. Can’t choose a fave between them. Fabulous work!!!
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com

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