Let The Stickers Be The Stars – Clean And Simple Christmas Cards

(This post is part of my Frosty Festivities 2015 Blog Event – see a list of all the posts HERE)

I’ve got quite a quick post for you today, about these ‘Let The Stickers Be The Stars’ Clean and Simple Christmas Cards:

Let The Stickers Be The Stars - Clean And Simple Christmas Cards at Jennifer Grace Creates

I decided to use up some Christmas stickers by planning my cards around them and letting them be the stars of the show!

First I found a pile of Christmas stickers, plus some enamel and metallic dots, some 6×6 patterned paper and scraps, and 3 card blanks:

Let The Stickers Be The Stars - Clean And Simple Christmas Cards at Jennifer Grace Creates

I chose a few of the stickers in different colour tones, and pick a couple of sheets of paper each to match. The left-hand stickers were bright red & green, the middle stickers were pale blue and red, and the right-hand stickers were a more dull, vintage style red and green:

Let The Stickers Be The Stars - Clean And Simple Christmas Cards at Jennifer Grace Creates

I layered the two patterned papers for each card on top of each other, with a rectangle of white card on top too. All the edges were inked with a gold ink pad. The white rectangle was a slightly different size on each card, depending on how much I wanted the patterns below to be showing:

Let The Stickers Be The Stars - Clean And Simple Christmas Cards at Jennifer Grace Creates

Then all I had to do was arrange my stickers in a pleasing manner! I even used stickers for the sentiments. A couple of the sentiments were stuck on with foam dots to stop it all looking too flat:

Let The Stickers Be The Stars - Clean And Simple Christmas Cards at Jennifer Grace Creates

I also added glitter tape to the left-hand card to give the reindeer something to stand on!

Be Inspired:

Make a project where you plan it around a sticker or two

Create a set of 3 clean and simple Christmas cards or tags

Add dots and stars close to an icon for a sprinkling of magic

Which card is your favourite?

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I’ll see you again tomorrow!

Jennifer x

  • Love love love these, Jennifer!! Hard to pick a favorite because they each are so bright, cheery and festive. Love the idea of layering the patterned paper to make a pretty border. The white panel makes things so clean and fresh and ready for the seasonal stickers. Thank you for all the wonderful inspiration!!!
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com

    November 25, 2015 at 6:52 pm
  • Another fabulous idea! They look really good – like how the pop dots ad dimension, too….. my fave is a no brainer. Glitter all the way, here….& that deer is such a cutie….. 😉

    November 25, 2015 at 8:20 pm
  • Shelley

    Cute cards. My favorite is the card with the hot cocoa!

    November 26, 2015 at 12:33 am
  • Great idea to get the push and get some cards done… Love the deer one……sooooooo into deers at the moment!

    November 26, 2015 at 2:52 am
  • I think I like the middle one with the mug – it’s very playful & unexpected! Fun idea

    November 26, 2015 at 6:16 am
  • Julia

    This is definitely something I can make with the amount of stickers I have! Thanks for a great idea x

    November 26, 2015 at 8:02 am
  • I love how you’ve used the stickers….although I use stickers fairly easily on layouts….I’m often at a lose at how to use them on cards….so these are a great inspiration for me. Using the white card is perfect.

    November 26, 2015 at 3:15 pm
  • KT Fit Kitty

    Oh I like the idea of using stickers! These are adorable! My favourite is the hot cocoa card – I wish I had that hot cocoa sticker!

    November 26, 2015 at 5:01 pm
  • ohhh these are so cute! I love how easy stickers make cards when you are out of time!

    November 26, 2015 at 5:08 pm
  • Denise Bryant

    These are really pretty! I love the layered papers you chose to go along with the stickers!

    November 26, 2015 at 5:10 pm
  • Annie

    These are fab Jennifer, and they look so easy to do – great way to use up some of that lurkig stash left over from Christmases past! I think my fave is the hot chocolate one, but they’re all very cute :o)

    November 26, 2015 at 9:35 pm
  • Dawn F.

    I’m going to dig out my holiday stickers for a few cards!

    November 27, 2015 at 1:28 am
  • Jackie Edwards

    Love your cards….you always make them look so good with just a few bits!! The reindeer is my fav….love how he is sniffing the stars!! LOL

    November 27, 2015 at 11:57 am
  • Great inspiration as I have plenty of stickers, but they seldom get used! >.<

    November 27, 2015 at 1:10 pm
  • Oh what a dear deer! I collect Christmas reindeers.All your cards are beautiful. Today I’ve used left over alpha stickers to create a card.

    November 28, 2015 at 12:51 am
  • karenladd

    This is something that I really need to start doing…using stickers on my cards! I have quite a collection but always grab a stamp first. Love these CAS cards so much!

    November 28, 2015 at 7:30 am
  • I am sure I have a load of Christmassy stickers that will make great cards – thanks for the inspiration. My favourite of the three you made is the deer one – but I’d be very happy to send or receive any of them.

    November 30, 2015 at 3:20 am
  • Loved the way you used stickers and stars

    December 4, 2015 at 1:26 pm
  • gosh just realised that I haven’t commented on so many posts or uploaded any projects! Love the idea of using more stickers on cards and other projects

    December 6, 2015 at 6:29 pm

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