Be Jolly with Santa and Sleigh + A Giveaway!

Oct 25, 2021 | Gallery, More Bee Creative Tutorials, More Christmas Cards | 26 comments

Be Jolly Holiday Card with Santa - Stampin' Blends by Stampin' Up! Laura Milligan, I'd Rather Bee Stampin

Today’s SOOOOO cute holiday card features the Santa and sleigh from the Be Jolly Stamp Set by Stampin’ Up!  How adorable??

A Week of Tricks & Treats

A week of Tricks & Treats Giveaway!  Comment at the end of this post with your favorite Halloween treat for your chance to win a pack of Tidings of Christmas Designer Series Paper!  A random winner will be drawn and posted on my blog tomorrow!

Be Jolly Holiday Card with Santa Colored with Stampin' Blends by Stampin' Up! Laura Milligan, I'd Rather Bee Stampin


  • Basic White Thick Cardstock- 4 1/4 x 11 (card base), score at 5 1/2.
  • Pattern Party 12×12 Host Exclusive DSP – 1 1/2 x 4 1/2
  • Basic White Cardstock – 3 1/4 x 4 (layer), 4 x 4  (stamping and snipping)
  • Basic Black Cardstock – 3 x 3 (die-cutting)

Be Jolly Holiday Card with Santa - Stampin' Blends by Stampin' Up! Laura Milligan I'd Rather Bee Stampin


  1. Fold the Basic White Thick Cardstock in half and burnish the fold with a Bone Folder.
  2. Adhere the Pattern Party 12×12 Host Exclusive DSP to the card base with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  3. Adhere the Basic White layer to the card base with Stampin’ Dimensionals and Multipurpose Liquid Glue.
  4. Crop the Basic Black Cardstock with the Delicate Bauble Die.  Cut the top of the bauble off with a Paper Trimmer.
  5. Stamp the sentiment in Versamark Ink onto the Basic Black die-cut.  Cover with White Basics Embossing Powder and set with a Heat Tool. Wrap with the Black/White Baker’s Twine securing with a bow. Adhere to the card with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  6. Stamp the three images in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink onto Basic White Cardstock.  Color with the following Stampin’ Blends Combo Packs:  Cherry Cobbler, Smoky Slate, Petal Pink, Basic Black, Soft Suede, Shaded Spruce, Balmy Blue, Pumpkin Pie.  Cut closely with Paper Snips. Adhere to the card with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  7. Embellish with Matte Black Dots.
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  1. Colleen M Severyn

    Love all the Santa cards to get you in the mood for the holidays. My favorite Halloween treat is the new thin dark chocolate Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups

    • Laura Milligan

      YUM! I haven’t tried those yet but I’m sure I ‘d like them!

  2. Wendy Banker

    I hope this is the place where we’re supposed to tell you what our favorite Halloween treat is. I also have a sweet tooth, so it’s hard for me to choose, but I think my favorite is Tootsie Rolls.

    • Laura Milligan

      Yum! Those are my daughter Anna’s favorite too!

  3. Christy Krnac

    Such a beautiful and fun card. Love it.

    • Laura Milligan

      Thanks Christy! You were the random winner today!

  4. Beckey Schlosnagle

    Your cards are so elegant.

    Reese’s Peanut Butter Pumpkin candy bars

    • Laura Milligan

      Thank you, Beckey! And yes those pumpkins are delish!

  5. Barbara

    My favorite Halloween treat is Reese’s peanut butter cups! And your card today is simply adorable!

    • Laura Milligan

      Thanks, Barbara! I think you aren’t alone in choosing the Reese’s PB cups as a favorite! Who can resist chocolate and peanut butter!

  6. Kathy Beemer

    Favorite Halloween treat? Anything chocolate!

    • Laura Milligan

      Hi Kathy – I agree! Chocolate for me, too!

  7. Sarah Poole

    The Santa and sleigh card is adorable! Take 5 has become my new favorite treat-at least for this Halloween😂😂 I love all things chocolate🥰

    • Laura Milligan

      Thanks Sarah! Sandra and I both love the Take 5 bars! YUMMY!

  8. Debbie Gibbins

    Adorable card! My favorite treat is Almond Joy candy bar!! Yum!!

    • Laura Milligan

      Yum! I forgot about those – I like them too!

  9. Marlys Ackerman

    Snickers ❤️
    Especially when frozen❄️👻

  10. Sarah Wenger

    Adorable cards 😊 I love tootsie rolls!!

  11. Cheryl

    I love almond joy and snickers, but so dangerous when stamping. I’m a chocolate mess.

    • Judy Milligan

      Peppermint patty are my goto!

      • Laura Milligan

        Those are good! YUM

    • Laura Milligan

      haha! If it’s not ink on our fingers when stamping, why not chocolate! LOL!

  12. Nancy Kelley

    Such a sweet little Santa card! My favorite Halloween treat are peanut M&M’s. Hope you have a fun Halloween, Laura!

    • Laura Milligan

      One of my favorites as well! thanks, Nancy!


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