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Saturday, December 7, 2013

trim the Tree Christmas Card

Created this Christmas Card using a BugABoo digi, merry Christmas tree. Used a sketch which you can see below. Embossed layer of cardstock with a tree embossing folder. Went with my first idea of sketch to use twine for the left & right pieces of the sketch. Stamped sentiment. Added stickles.

Supplies List 

digi: BugABoo Merry Christmas Tree
embossing: Cuttlebug Winter Trees embossing folder
ink: VersaFine Onyx Black
machine: Sizzix BIGkick
paper:  cardstock -  Kraft, greens,. white

Spellbinder: Nest Standard Crcles, Shape Ribbon Tag Trio Two
stamp:  Whimsical Designs Snow Much Fun - sentiment
stickles: Gold, Lime Green
twine: green/white

Entering this into the following challenges:

12/7 Catch the Bug Holiday Chaos Sat Dec 7 Anything Goes for Christmas 1E(#1) 12/7  

12/8 Kraft Journal Ch149 Sketch 2E(#2) 12/2

12/9 Loves Rubber Stamps Ch81 Anything Goes UE 12/3
12/9 Scrappy Moms Stamps Terr Tues Ch Tinsel Time Use Silver or Gold UE Gold stickles for Star on Tree 12/3

12/13 Crafty Hazelnuts C154 any Christmas Card for someone Special UE 12/7
   A card like this that takes the extra time being made per a sketch is definitely for someone special - my hubby
12/13 Hiding In My Craft Room HIMCR127 Holiday Colors 3E(#1) 12/7

12/14 Creative Insp Paint Merry Christmas UE 12/1

12/31 Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas Extra for Dec Anything Christmas UE 12/1 
12/31 DLART Thankful Thurs Dec Linky Ch Anything Goes UE 12/5  
12/31 Ribbon Carousel RCC88 Anything Goes UE 12/3


  1. Cute card! Thank you so much for linking up in our “anything goes” challenge for Holiday Chaos week at Catch The Bug! Please join us, again, next time, for a new challenge and more chances to win! ~~Sammibug~~ DT Member For Bugaboo Stamps

  2. This is a grand tree Melissa - I like the background and the sketch - I have not made one sketch card for Kraft - I will probably miss out this time - oh well. You did a great job!

  3. This is very cute! Thanks for joining Loves Rubberstamps Challenge :)

  4. Love the embossed background! Thank you for joining us at The Kraft Journal!

  5. Cute card and great take on the sketch. Love the green color. Thanks so much for joining our challenge over at Loves Rubberstamps! :)

  6. Lovely card - thanks for entering both of my CHNC challenges - hope to see you again soon. x

  7. What a great project, very cute!! We appreciate you taking the time to join our Saturday Chaos/Anything Goes Challenge at CTB!

  8. Very nice! Thank you for playing along with us at Scrappy Moms Stamps! :)

    - Mel