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Saturday, January 2, 2016

Vintage Bottle Brush Xmas Tree Card

These are photos from a 1961 Christmas in which we had a silver bottle brush Christmas Tree. 2nd photo is my older sister (on left), me (on right) & my brother (age 1 in front).

I made this one-layer Christmas card with a Vintage Bottle Brush Tree theme in mind.

Supplies List 

adhesive: none since it is one layer
ink:  Delicata - Golden Glitz, Silvery Shimmer 
machine: none
paper: cardstock -  red/maroon
stamp: Hero Arts CL803 Bottle Brush Trees

Entering this into the following challenges:    

1/8  Allsorts Ch Wk344 - What's New?  3E(#3)  1/2 
   New - new red/maroon cardstock
1/ CHNC Christmas Ch262 Vintage or Anything Goes  UE   1/2

1/15  Tic Tac Toe Ch 1  3E(#3)  1/1
   1st column - Gold, Celebrate, Background Stamping

1/28  Hero Arts Ch One Layer  comb5totch  5E(#1)  1/1

Our challenge for January is


1/31  Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas Ch Extra Jan 2016  UE  1/


  1. I LOVE those photos. So cool!! Really like the fun tree you made with the silver.

  2. Fun photos. I have one of these trees. My MIL gave me. It is from Sears. We figure it is about 60 years old. Next year I'll take a photo of it. Fun card

  3. So fun looking back at pictures. Thank you for sharing with us. The gold embossed stars, used as a background, are a perfect addition to your holiday card.
    Tracie Pond
    Stamping Smiles Designs
    Tic-Tac-Toe Challenge
    Design Team Member

  4. Thanks for playing along with us at Allsorts this week, Good Luck
    Kevin xx

  5. Thanks for entering both of my CHNC challenges with your lovely crafting - hope to see you again soon. x

  6. what a lovely card, Melissa - love the gold on the dark red - so effective! thanks for joining us at A Blog Named Hero!

  7. This is fabulous! I love that you shared your inspiration (such fun photos), and that you even incorporated the color scheme from the photos with the red just like the couch. Thanks so much for playing along with the Tic-Tac-Toe Challenge this week.

  8. Great Christmas card. Thanks for joining us at Crafty HazelNuts this month.
    Fiona DT x