Monday, October 17, 2011

Saturday 411 sketch Challenge #225

http://stamping411.blogspot.com/2011/10/saturday-sketch-challenge-225.html




Noice that the Christmas tree is 3-D but if you want to insert the card into an envelope all you have to do is flatten the tree.  Don't worry it will pop right back up with just a brief "fluffing' of the branches.  The Christmas tree on this card is cased from Mary Fish's 3-D Christmas tree made with the Petite Pennant Builder punch. 
Mary has made a great video demonstrating this technique and you can view it at http://www.youtube.com/user/stampinpretty#p/u/4/gPObuX7a8CE .  The Lace Ribbon Border punch was used makes the two embellishments at the top and bottom of the card instead of plain card stock and DSP.  I added some gold Stampin'UP! gold glitter for the star.  I wasn't sure if I liked this card until it was finished but the sparkle of the gold glitter and the Cherry Cobbler seam binding ribbon tie everything together.

4 comments:

  1. Oh wow! I love the tree, the bow, the way you did your tag, the extra piece of ribbon off to the side that brings your eye back around! Awesome!!!

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