Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Oh, Christmas Tree(s)

     Two quick and related cards today.  The first one has a digi image that I got at From the Heart Stamps and the second is done with a simple Christmas Postage punch (maker unknown) and die cuts.


      I used ProMarkers to color the green portions of the trees, then added some sparkly texture paste to them.  I used a die set from Spellbinders to cut the image and inlaid it into another die cut.  The sentiment is also cut with that same set and inlaid into a larger cut.  The silver trees were stamped onto acetate, heat embossed with silver EP, and peeled off.  I added a bit of color to the baubles with ProMarkers.

     Challenges:
Crafting from the Heart
Creative Card Crew
Deep Ocean
Inky Chicks
Lemon Shortbread
Love to Scrap
Melonheadz Friends
Not Just Cards
Polkadoodles
Vintage Stamping/Flonz



     This one is even simpler, made with layers of leftover die cuts from the first card.  The sentiment is done with an Elizabeth Craft Designs die and the silver trees postage stamp was punched from metallic paper.

     Challenges:
A Gem of a Challenge
Crafty Friends
Di's Digi Designs
Dream Valley 
Fairy Tale
My Time to Craft
Simply Papercraft
Sweet Stampin'
Sweet Stamps
Through the Purple Haze

     Happy Stamping.  NanaConnie

19 comments:

  1. Love the trees and such a beautiful Christmas card.
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  2. Fantastic makes since my last visit NanaC. Sorry I haven't got time to comment on them all! I've been so busy I haven't even had time to blog any of my makes! lol! I wish you a very Merry Christmas & A Happy & Prosperous New Year!
    Hugs
    Dawn xx

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  3. Nice simple designs, NanaConnie. Sometimes it is just nice to make (and receive) something that you didn't fuss over for hours.
    Christmas blessings,
    Teresa

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  4. Great card! I really like those silver trees. Thanks for joining us at Melonheadz Friends.

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  5. Thank you for playing with Sweet Stampin'. Warm holiday wishes!

    Love and hugs
    Maarit

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  6. Great CAS card and love all the trees--Thank you for joining us at Crafting From The Heart
    Carol DT x

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  7. Lovely CAS Cards. Thanks for sharing with us this month. Lisa DT Through The Purple Haze Challenges

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  8. A nice way to use up left over bits! Thanks so much for joining us at My Time to Craft!

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  9. Merry Christmas.
    Thank you for joining in with the 'Anything Goes' challenge at Polkadoodles Mia - GDT Member xx

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  10. A lovely card, thanks for sharing with Simply Papercraft!

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  11. Lovely holiday card. Thanks for joining us at Melonheadz Friends. AJ DT MH

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  12. lovely CAS card.
    Thanks for joining Through The Purple Haze 'christmas' challenge.
    DT Theresa

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  13. Fab card! Thanks so much for joining our 'Anything Goes' challenge at Polkadoodles
    Claire xx

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  14. Lovely cards, I love the tree's.. perfect! Thankyou for joining us over at Di's Digi's for our 'Anything Christmas' challenge. I hope you join us again Lynda DT xx

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  15. Thank you much for having joined Crafty Friends with this pretty green xmas trees card, good luck , hugs Blankina

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  16. Lovely card. Thank you very much for joining our challenge at Creative Card Crew.
    Hugs, Yvonne

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  17. That´s a very pritty card! Thank you for joining us at Fairy Tale Challenge. Bianca XX

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  18. What a wonderful card. Thank you for joining us at Fairy Tale.

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  19. Fab make. Thanks for joining us in our Anything Goes challenge at Polkadoodles
    Anjie (DT)

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