The Greetery

The Greetery: ‘Tis the Season of Joy

It’s an exciting time with the Greetery this week as we reveal the holiday products this month from the new Christmas Time collection!

And I’m going to start it off with one of my favorite set of products from this release, the Winterberry Bouquet Stamp & Stencil. I love, love, love these stamp and stencil combination products and this one is just absolutely beautiful when completed. I decided to go for a untraditional pastel color combination for my cards today used Tattered Rose, Worn Lipstick, Salvaged Patina, and Pine Needle distress oxides to create my floral images here.

The large ‘JOY’ is also a new product called Abundant Joy Die. It’s a two piece die so I used the same ink blended colors on the word and die cut out the halo frame with vellum. The vellum hards a beautiful soft look to the word.

The front part of the sentiment comes from the new Opposites Attract Holiday stamp set. The words are die cut out using the Opposites Attract Holiday Script. I just know this sentiment set is going to be part of my holiday cardmaking staples. I just love this set so much and you’ll definitely see me use a lot!

This next card features the Cathedral Stencil and Cathedral Die. Used the same distress oxide colors as my previous card for all the window panes, using different pairings for blending each of the layers to create variety. No masking was needed. The several layers of stencils will provide you the layout for alternating your ink blending to create variety!

I let the product itself inspire me to create a clean and simple card here. It just felt right. I die cut the Cathedral Die twice and adhered them over my ink blended piece. I trimmed it down just a 1/4″ from each side and adhered it onto a base card over foam.

The sentiment comes from the Opposites Attract Holiday stamp set and I used both the Opposites Attract Holiday the Opposites Attract Holiday Script dies to die cut the words out. I added some light splatter and a few iridescent sequins to complete the card.

The release will be available in the shop tomorrow Thursday, October 7th at 10am EDT! For more information and inspiration of the Christmas Time Collection check out the Greetery blog along with the rest of the design team linked below.

Keeway Tsao (You’re here!)

Angelica Conrad

Laurie Willison

Wanda Guess

Dawn McVey

Heather Nichols

Kelly Lunceford

Norine Borys

188 comments

  1. The color palette you used is exquisite!

    1. Love the soft colors you used!

  2. Beautiful cards in non-tradition holiday colors. So pretty

    1. Beautiful non traditional color pallet…I adore the softness you achieved!!

    2. I absolutely love pink on a Christmas cards! These are so pretty!!

    3. I love the non-traditional colors you used and the oxide blending for the stained glass. Beautiful!

  3. Love your pastel holiday cards. Very pretty.

  4. The soft non-traditional colors gives a very vintage feel to your cards. Love them.

  5. Absolutely beautiful! I just love the combination of Distress inks you used!

  6. Your stained glass window is so pretty in the soft colors!

    1. I’m already hooked! Can’t wait until Thursday!

  7. Yes, the different color combos are such a nice way to make it all more unique!!

  8. The soft pastel colors are just gorgeous!

  9. Keeway, I love the colors you’ve used for your Winterberry – so pretty – even more so when they blend together as they did in your glass for the Cathedral window!
    Gorgeous cards
    =]

  10. Beautiful color pallet ! It gives the designs a completely different look

  11. Mauve is my new favorite modern Christmas color!

  12. How beautiful! Love your color choices, these make a beautiful set!

  13. Love the pastel color scheme! I’m in trouble!

  14. Love the beautiful soft colors you used. The Cathedral Window is so pretty done this way!

  15. Love your pastel colors on this beautiful project!

  16. Good to see the pastel colors as I think the winter berries can be used for lots of cards all year long.

  17. Love your soft winterberry card!

  18. WOW! Just LOVE the colors you used!

  19. What a gorgeous soft color palette. That’s beautiful.

  20. Lovely pastel palette! Gorgeous cards!

  21. Love your pastel colors! So pretty

  22. Lovely pastel color palette! Wonderful way to spread holiday joy!

  23. Non-traditional colors are so pretty

  24. These are beautiful Keeway. I love the pastel colors you chose to use with these amazing stamps, dies and stencils.

  25. Lovely color palette! Your cards are beautiful. I have not tried a stamp/stencil combo yet, so this might be the release I get to try that out!

  26. Beautiful cards! I love to use pastel colors for some Christmas cards, but I must say that my husband usually comments about the “non traditional colors”. He gets over it.

  27. Such beautiful soft colors….reminds me of soft glowing Christmas lights. Very pretty projects!

  28. Your colors are so soft and beautiful! Love the simple window. The coloring is perfect!

  29. Very soft and Beautiful ! Loving this collection !

  30. I love these warm colors. They feel like a hug on a chilly day. Beautiful cards.

  31. Both cards are absolutely BEAUTIFUL Keeway, and I love, LOVE your soft color palette! :0)

  32. Lovely cards- pretty color combo’s!

  33. So pretty in the pastels, Keeway!

  34. Beautiful, beautiful color combination! So soft.
    The Winterberry Bouquet card is gorgeous! I like how you cut apart the winterberry die cut to make corner elements!

  35. Not colors I would have thought to use for these holiday cards, but WOW they are gorgeous!

  36. Wow, Keeway, your color choices really give these new products a different “feel” – light & delicate!

  37. These are incredible- I love your soft color palette!

  38. Beautiful cards and colors!

  39. What beautiful non-traditional colors. Thanks for sharing

  40. These soft colors are so fresh for Christmas, Keeway!

  41. Iam so excited to receive this new collection. I love your joyful colors

  42. Very pretty!! Love the soft colors!!

  43. Beautiful cards! I love the winterberry bouquet set and the colors you used are beautiful!

  44. Love how you used soft pastell colours

  45. Your use of pastels is very pretty.

  46. Pretty in pink!!! Love it!

  47. oh my…it’s lovely!

  48. lovely cards – such a beautiful surprising color palette!

  49. Beautiful!

  50. Lovely cards!

  51. Oh my goodness! The unexpected color combos are gorgeous!!!

  52. Very pretty!

  53. Beautiful cards! So ethereal.

  54. The pastel colors is a beautiful change from the red and green. I love the way the sequins make it pop.

  55. Looks so pretty with all the pastels!!

  56. Your creations are so festive & delightful!

  57. Such pretty cards. I love the soft palette you chose. The colors are non-traditional but still perfect for holiday cards. Thanks for sharing!

  58. Such a pretty color palette — reminds me of vintage holiday candies!

  59. Winterberry is a lovely addition.

  60. Beautiful cards

  61. Lovely cards, what a pretty color combo.

  62. Beautiful cards – I like the soft colors, very pretty!

  63. Not only are the colors lovely but I love your layout using the Winterberry bouquet. The Joy die is a gorgeous font!

  64. love the non-traditional colors you used, Keeway – so pretty!

  65. I love the colors in the cathedral window.
    The flowers are so pretty. thanks for
    sharing. txmlhl(at)yahoo(dot)com

  66. These are so beautiful! I love the colors you used.

  67. Beautiful! You have such a wonderful design esthetic. Lovely colors.

  68. Your soft colors are fabulous.

  69. Beautiful card. I really like the soft colors.

  70. Beautiful colors!

  71. How soft and sweet! Lovely cards!

  72. I like your soft color palette.

  73. Your color palette is gorgeous. I’m so inspired! Thanks for sharing your creativity!

  74. So festive!

  75. This color combo is so pretty and unexpected for holiday cards! Love it!

  76. I am in love with that cathedral window! Your ink blending on the panes is just perfect!

  77. Your creations are beautiful but the non traditional holiday colors you chose really make your cards stand out. You inspire me to get outside my comfort zone.

  78. Love your cards! The winterberry bouquet is beautiful in your nontraditional colors!

  79. Love your beautiful pastel colors for Christmas. Thanks for sharing your inspiration with us.

  80. Stunning projects!!! Your color choices are gorgeous!!!

  81. Beautiful cards, Keeway! Love the colors.

  82. Soft and stunning love your cards

  83. Your cards are beautiful! I love the colors you chose!

  84. Love the color choices! It shows how versatile the products are!

  85. Oh my goodness Keeway!! This is gorgeous!!

  86. It’s so much fun to see these wonderful new holiday products used with the soft, beautiful pastels!

  87. The new products look so pretty in your soft pastels!

  88. Soft and pretty color palette! Love it!

  89. Love the new release and your cards!

  90. Love the non-traditional holiday colors.

  91. I like the non-holiday colors

  92. Beautiful creations! Great use of such soft colors for holiday cards.

  93. Beautiful cards, and love the colors you used on these.

  94. WOW! Perfect card and love the colors.

  95. I love using non-traditional colors for holiday cards. Your cards are so beautiful!

  96. Love your color palate and the Cathedral window is stunning!

  97. Beautiful cards. I love those colors. I especially love the Winterberry Bouquet set — it’s gorgeous!

  98. Absolutely beautiful! Loving those soft colors 💜

  99. Gorgeous cards. I love the colors!

  100. Nothing wrong with “untraditional” these pastel colors are glorious. Both cards really highlight the new products wonderfully. I have been so excited for this day and everyone has really created some stunning stuff. TFS

  101. What pretty stained glass.

  102. These are absolutely gorgeous! I love the colors you used for these so much.

  103. Your cards are just beautiful! You’re use of non-traditional colors is so lovely with the soft hues and gentle seasonal messaging. Thank you for you wonderful inspiration!

  104. I love these products and your cards are beautiful!

  105. Your color choices are gorgeous and love that stained glass window. Beautiful!

  106. Stunning subtle colors!

  107. Wow, so many beautiful card designs!

  108. Great release and superb card designs.

  109. I love this release. Wonderful creations by the design team!

  110. I’m new to card making and glad I found this company. There are many wonderful designs with this release.

  111. Oh my…your colors today…I felt like I was dancing with the Sugarplum Fairy! Gorgeous!

  112. QUITE LOVELY, Keeway! I LOVE the pink, non-traditional colors for Christmas! It’s just a NICE SURPRISE! QUITE LOVELY & LOVE ALL the new goodies from The Greetery today! OH, SO MUCH FUN! ;)<3

  113. I love those soft colors! Great designs!

  114. I’m always afraid to cut my die cuts – I’ve worked so hard to make them! But this looks beautiful offset and coming up from the bottom right corner. I think I’ll try this. Love the look.

  115. Love your pastel colored cards! Loving the new products!

  116. I always enjoy seeing how you put colours together! Your cards are just lovely 🙂

  117. Beautiful Keeway! The details and colors are wonderful.

  118. Stunning cards! I agree – the stamp/stencil/die sets are just amazing. Your card is beautiful.

  119. Gorgeous designs on these beautiful cards! I especially love the window design!

  120. Love your cards. I love that you used nontraditional Christmas colors. They always look so festive.

  121. These are lovely cards. You used wonderful, soft, unusual color combinations. They are great!

  122. Sooo pretty in Pastels!

  123. Love the soft colors you used on both projects.

  124. Loving all the color & products of this Greetery release….looking forward to the next 2 days of projects.

  125. WOWZER, Keeway, both cards are stunning with your color scheme! However, your Cathedral Window ink blending looks so realistic even in pastels.

  126. Absolutely stunning! Love the pastel combo, I’d never think of that!

  127. LOVE the beautiful pastel color schemes you used on both of your gorgeous cards, Keeway! So very inspiring

  128. So beautiful! Great color combo, and your ink blending is amazing- as always.

  129. The pink and blue color palette is so unexpected and yet so striking!

  130. Lovely cards using soft colors which provides inspiration other than traditional Christmas colors!

  131. Gorgeous cards and colour scheme, Keeway. Love your projects.

  132. Love the colors you used and the softness. So fresh and beautiful!

  133. Your colour palette is amazing!

  134. Such lovely soft colors!

  135. Your soft colors are exquisite!

  136. Love the pastels that you’ve used! Beautiful coloring of the glass on the windows!

  137. Luscious colors! SO PRETTY!!!

  138. I love your stained glass window. Gorgeous! The nontraditional colors are really pretty.

  139. Stunning…what a beautiful release. Thanks for the inspiration today.

  140. What a lovely color combo you used for the church window, so very beautiful.

  141. So beautiful!

  142. Your colour palette is just stunning, Keeway! Gorgeous projects!

  143. Stunning cards!! I love love love the soft colours you used, they are super beautiful!

  144. What a fun color combination!

  145. What lovely colors! These cards would really stand out on a fireplace mantel amongst all the traditional colored Christmas cards.

  146. Love the pinks & blues – so unique and pretty!

  147. Stunning!

  148. Love your choice of colors! Both cards are so pretty.

  149. Your colors are fabulous….who would have thought to use the orange?! Love it!

  150. Your cards are so beautiful. Love the color palette you chose.

  151. So beautiful…your colors are truly fresh and fabulous!

  152. As always, your colors are magical.

  153. Beautiful cards! I love the soft colors that you used!

  154. The colors you chose are beautiful and so soft and delicate looking!

  155. Beautiful cards! Love the colors you used. So delicate looking…just great.

  156. Great designs. Your “untradional” color choices are fresh and contemporary.

  157. Beautiful cards. This is a stunning release!

  158. Such lovely soft colours & I really like the style of the die cut words as well as the font used for the written ones.

  159. Lovely projects with the muted colors!

  160. Your Cathedral Window is soooh pretty.

  161. Beautiful pastel cards! I love the JOY die with the Winterberry!

  162. I totally LOVE LoveE these color choices – how soft and pretty – your work is amazing – TFS

  163. I wouldn’t normally think of pink and turquoise for Christmas, but your cards are lovely!

  164. Such pretty non-traditional colors for the holidays.

  165. Lovely cards! That cathedral arch window is so pretty! Love it!

  166. I love the soft colors you opted for. Exciting release isn’t it

  167. Very pretty with your choice of colors.

  168. Oh such pretty pastel colors – what a lovely combination and so unexpected for Christmas.

  169. Beautiful holiday palette and cards Keeway!!

  170. Incredible color story!

  171. Your color choices are perfect!

  172. Your cards are so gorgeous as always just love them. And those colors you used are amazing.

  173. Loved your color theme for the winter foliage and the stained glass window. Out of the box but really works.

  174. Just stunning! I love the beautiful colours. They make these Christmas card a stand out! Thanks so much for sharing. Stay safe! 🙂

  175. Leeway, I love the soft colors you used for today’s projects! 💗

  176. SQUEAL!! Such SWEET Cards!! I LOVE the Soft and Vintage Feel!! THANKS for sharing and have a FABULOUS WEEK!!

  177. Beautiful designing with your soft color schemes and elegant design! Beautiful release and thanks for your inspiration!! Love your cards!

  178. The color pallete you chose is so pretty!

  179. I love the use of the non-traditional colors.

  180. Beautiful non-traditional colors!

  181. Love your cards. The church window has such a serene feel to it. Those colors are an inspiration.

  182. Thank you for demonstrating how lovely these products can be in nontraditional colors! Gorgeous!

  183. These really are EXQUISITE!!!

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