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Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Christmas Tree Shaped Card - Create A Critter 2

Created this Christmas Tree Shaped Card using Create A Critter Cricut cartridge. Used Gypsy to weld shaped card together. Stamped Whimsical Designs sentiment that fit the Christmas Tree theme. Punched out sentiment using a Stampin' Up punch. Also punched out a 2nd piece to attach to back of card for shape and allow the card to stand up. Used white chipboard for the star behind the yellow cardstock. Added gems for bling, stickles for glitter & ribbon.

Before adding the gems/bling:

Recycled white chipboard 
cardboard from a clothing item:

Supplies List 

chipboard: recycled white cardboard from a clothing item
Cricut cartridge: Create A Critter 2 4" Tree w/ Gypsy
gems: Recollections red
ink: Memento Bamboo Leaves
machines: Cricut, Gypsy
paper: cardstock -  brown, green, red, white

ribbon: Spool O' Ribbon red
stamp: Whimsical Designs Snow Much Fun - sentiment
Stampin' Up: punch - Modern Label
stickles: Diamond, Gold

Entering this into the following challenges:

11/27 C.R.A.F.T. Ch234 Insp Picture 5E(#2)  Inspired by the Snow on Tree 11/21

11/29 Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Ch Extra for Nov - Anything Goes Christmas UE 11/1 
11/29 Crafty Hazelnuts Ch152 Christmas for a child UE can be for a child 11/23
11/29 MFP Speedy Fox & Friends Ch187 Green Christmas 5E(#1*) 11/23

11/30 Creative Insp Paint Anything Goes UE 11/17
11/30 DLART Thankful Thurs Nov Linky Ch UE 11/7
11/30 Glitter N Sparkle Ch60 Show Us Some Snow 3E(#3) 11/24
11/30 Just B Creative Nov Linky Party lim1perday 11/1
11/30 Ribbon Carousel RCC87 Holidays & Celeb Ch UE 11/5
11/30 Sentimental Sun Ch182 Winter Wonderland 3E(#2) 11/24

12/1 Bitten By The Big 2 Christmas Card UE 11/25
12/1 Fantabulous Cricut #188 Sparkle & Bling 1E(#1) 11/25
12/1 LEJ Designs Ch81 Buttons Bows or Beads 3E(#2) 11/26
12/1 Love To Create Ch93 3 of Fav Embellishments 3E(#2) Embellishments - Gems, Ribbon, Stickles11/25 
12/1 My Craft Spot Mon Ch#119 Christmas Shape Cards 1E(#1) 11/25
12/1 Simon Says Stamp Mon Countdown to the Holidays 5E(#3) 11/25

12/2 Bearly Mine Ch114 Anything Goes 2E(#2) 11/26 
12/2 Cuttin & Stampin #47 Home for the Holidays 3E(#1) 11/26  
12/2 Party Time Tues PTT#148 Anything Goes 3E(#2) 11/26

12/3 Simon Says Stamp Wed Anything Goes 5E(1) 11/27

12/7 Lexis Creations Ch104 Christmas 2E(#2) 11/25


  1. this is so clever and stylish!

    hugs and kisses from germany,
    silvi (GD this week on lexi's creations challenge)

  2. What a wonderful card, Melissa! Such a fun sentiment and the glitter adds so much to your tree!

    Thanks so much for playing along with us at My Craft Spot!

    Small Bits of Paper

  3. Thank you so much for making such an effort and entering this weeks Challenge over on the LEJ Designs Challenge blog LEJ - Challenge 81 - Buttons Bows or Beads.

    Pretty card and great recycling by using card from something else. Lovely glittering.

    Currently we run weekly challenges with prizes of wonderful LEJ Designs images and a small crafty prize from one of our amazing sponsors.
    I really hope you will join us again for more of our future challenges....keep your eyes peeled for things to come ;-)

    <3 & Hugs
    Lisa xxxx LEJ DT Organiser

  4. Super card, love your design and shape, thanks for playing along with us at craft X Carol

  5. Very cute Christmas tree shaped card Melissa. Thanks for playing along with us this week at Speedy Fox & Friends blog challenge!

  6. I love this pretty tree with all the bling and glitter. I love shape cards, also. Yhanks for joining us at BBTB2.

  7. Love your tree shaped card Melissa. Love all of the bling and glittery goodness!! Thank you so very much for joining our 'Christmas Card' challenge at BBTB2!!!! :)

  8. This is great, I like the card base and the shimmer!

  9. Cute~! I always liked the Create a Critter cartridge the best. It's an oldie but goodie, for sure. Very nice card!

  10. Cute tree card and now you have me singing that song. Happy Thanksgiving my friend
    Thank you for joining us at Creative inspiration paints.
    CI design team member
    DIANA L.

  11. What a fun shaped card! The shimmery layer looks fantastic! Thanks for joining along with the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge!

  12. What a cute and fun shaped card Melissa!! I love it! Thanks for joining us at BBTB2;-)

  13. Way to recycle Good job Mellissa..Lis SF&F

  14. Great recycle. Adorable tree. Thanks for linking up in my Just Because Linky Party!!!

    Be blessed, Beckie

  15. Very nice Melissa, great shape and colours, thank you for sharing with us at LEJ Designs, this week, good luck xx

  16. Thanks for another lovely entry for my CHNC challenges x

  17. This is lovely, great shape.
    Thank you for joining in the LEJ Designs challenge, good luck x

  18. So pretty and creative. Thanks, for joining us for the Speedy Fox and Friends challenge.

  19. Fun card!!! Love the shape!!! Thanks for playing along with Speedy Fox & Friends this week!

  20. What a stunning card you have made. It fits our challenge this week well of “anything goes”. Thanks for taking part and good luck. Best wishes, Kym (Bearly Mine Challenge Blog Design Team)

  21. great tree and love the recycling love all the sparkle-thanks for joining us at Lej designs
    Carol DT x

  22. Gorgeous tree!! Love that you recycled! Thank you for sharing with us at Love to Create Challenge.
    Zenita (aka Scrappinwith'Z)
    DT member Love to Create Challenge

  23. Super cute shaped card Melissa! I am so glad you joined in the challenge at My Craft Spot!
    Sherrie K

  24. Totally cool that you were able to recycle! Your tree is darling and love the sentiment! Thanks for joining our BBTB2 challenge this week!

  25. Love this darling shape card! Very cute! Thanks for joining BBTB2

  26. wonderful shaped card! Thank you for joining us at the Cuttin' and Stampin' challenge blog this week! Lynda - DT member

  27. Hi Melissa - this is a great shaped card and I love the addition of the snow! Thanks for sharing your card at Lexi's Creations this time in our Christmas challenge.
    Helen x (DT)