Wednesday, 31 August 2016

Traditional Christmas

Materials used:-
JGS459 Traditional Tree
Bruynzeel coloured pencils
Peel off Sparklers
White Spotty organza ribbon
Mark Richards "Glitterdomes" (5mm)
A5 white card blank 
white card for layering
2" label punch.
All available from :-
Your local Exmouth Woodware stockist is:-
Liberty Craft
33 Exeter Road
Exmouth EX8 1PT
01395 273238
Traditional Christmas... what does that make you think of! Santa? Bethlehem? Reindeer?
The thing that popped into my mind is "the tree" so I chose the lovely new set from Jane Gill. There are 2 sizes of trees & the one I've used here is the larger of the 2. This was quite a quick & simple card but I think quite elegant in it's simplicity. The top layer has been embossed with a snowflake embossing folder & then the french window die cut into the centre of it. I stamped the tree with dark green ink & coloured the pot with a pencil. I then positioned it behind the window using 3D foam tape & "decorated" it with peel off Sparklers. I've been a bit sneaky with the sentiment which has been stamped onto a punched label. The sentiment comes with the stamp set but is in a horizontal line so I masked each word with stencil tape & printed individually one word above the other. To finish I added a double organza bow & a Glitterdome in each corner.

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