Candy Canes Card Tutorial

Candy Canes Card Tutorial

I was excited to receive this Candy Canes background stamp on Stampin’ Up!’s Maui Incentive Trip. When I saw the July-December 2021 Mini Catalog, it ranked at the top of my list.

Stampin' Up! Candy Canes

Since then, I’ve been finding a variety of creative ways to use this stamp set. See this blog post for other examples.

Today, I offer a free tutorial to create the card pictured above.

Candy Canes Card Tutorial

Stampin’ Up! Supplies:

  • STAMPS – Candy Canes (156373), Frosted Gingerbread (156314)
  • PAPER –Basic White Card Stock (159276), Real Red Card Stock (102482)
  • INK – Real Red (147084), Versamark (102283)
  • OTHER – Stitched Rectangle Dies (151820), Tasteful Labels Dies (152886), Star-Crossed Embossing Folder (156567), Pearl Basic Jewels (144219), Playful Pets Trim Combo Pack (152466), Basics Stampin’ Emboss Powders (155554), Heat Tool (129053), Mini Glue Dots (103683), Stampin’ Seal (152813), Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430), Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine (149653)

Cutting & Scoring:  

  • Real Red – 8 ½” x 5 ½” scored at 4 ¼”, 4 ½” x 3 1/8”, 4” x 2 ½”
  • Basic White –5 ¼” x 4” (2), 4 ½” x 3 ½”
  • Ribbon – 8” (Red and White Pattern)


  • Ink the sentiment with Versamark Ink. Stamp it in the middle of the 4” x 2 ½” inch piece of Real Red Card Stock. Cover with White Embossing Powder and shake off excess. Heat with Heat Tool. Die cut with the label from the Tasteful Labels Dies.
  • Stamp the Candy Canes background stamp onto the 4 ½” x 3 ½” inch Basic White Card Stock with Real Red Ink. Die cut with the Stitched Rectangle Die that measures approximately 3” x 4 3/8”.
  • Glue the Candy Cane layer to the 4 ½” x 3 1/8” Real Red Card Stock.
  • Emboss one of the 5 ¼” x 4” pieces of Basic White Card Stock with the Star-Crossed Embossing Folder.
  • Fold the 8 ½” x 5 ½” card stock in half. Add the dry embossed white piece on top of this.
  • Adhere the Candy Cane/Real Red layer on top of the Star-Crossed embossed piece.
  • Use Stampin’ Dimensionals to pop up the sentiment in the middle of the Candy Cane piece.
  • Add a pearl to each side of the sentiment, as shown above.
  • Tie a bow with the ribbon and adhere to card front using a Glue Dot.
  • Adhere the last Basic White panel to the inside of the card.

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