Thursday, 22 October 2015

CC&S #147 Sketch: Christmas Tree Triangles

Hi everyone! When I drew this week's sketch for CAS Colours and Sketches, it just screamed Christmas trees to me and therefore it wasn't hard to come up with a design.


I used a lovely 5-piece layered Christmas tree die set which I really haven't used enough especially as the trees are so easy to assemble. I curled, shaped and inked the edges of each layer to give the trees some dimension. The trunks are cut from snippets of brown paper and each tree is finished with a silver star. They are mounted onto a die-cut stitched rectangle which has also been debossed using a swiss dots embossing folder. The sentiment is printed directly onto the card blank.


Supplies Used:
Patterned Papers: Christmas Fancy (Dovecraft)
Dies: Christmas Stacker Tree (Dee's Distinctively), Stitched Rectangle Layer (Memory Box)
Embossing Folder: Swiss Dots (Magazine Freebie!)
'Greetings' Sentiment Font: Scriptina
Snippets: Brown paper, Linen cardstock, Sequin stars, Crystal Stickles

Well, that's another Christmas card made. Thanks so much for visiting. I hope you get a chance to play along with us this week!

Stef x

6 comments:

  1. Oh I'm smitten by your pink trees and that gorgeous die! Gorgeous, girly and floaty!

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  2. I love your little pink trees. So floaty and pretty. If i was sent that card, I'd have to keep it!

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  3. The script greeting works perfectly with those curvy trees. The pink is an unexpected color but it looks fantastic. What a great card!

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  4. What a lovely card Stef! I absolutely love the softness of the pink trees, such a cute set! The debossed panel is the perfect backdrop.

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  5. Those layered trees look delicious, they remind me of iced cookies for some reason. Excellent sketch, so CAS
    Louise xx

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  6. It's so beautiful! I have this die, but I did not think that you can use it so interesting! Colors unusual, but the card is absolutely beautiful. Thanks for the wonderful inspiration.
    hugs,
    BozenA

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