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Thursday, December 1, 2016

Message In A Tree Xmas Card

Created this card using an embossed tree. I like the way the embossing looks after sanding it.

 Supplies List 

Die-Namics: die - Tag Stax
embossing: Couture Creations Ho Ho Ho It's Christmas Collection Message In a Tree 
ink:  Versafine Onyx Black
machine: Sizzix BIGkick
paper: cardstock - gold glitter, Kraft white dot   scrapbook - blue/green/white plaid
stamp: Whimsical Designs Snow Much Fun  - sentiment 
Stampin' Up: punch - mini star
Tim Holtz: paper - cardstock - blue, green   tool - sander
tool:  MISTI
twine: brown/white

Entering this into the following challenges: 

12/2    CHNC Christmas Ch309 Use a Sentiment   UE  11/26
12/4    Die Cuttin Divas Ch294 Make It Sparkle   3E(#3)   11/29   
   sparkle - gold star on a tag
12/4     Simon Says Stamp Mon O Christmas Tree       5E(#2)  11/28   Message in a Tree embossed & sanded
12/4    Tues Throwdown TT321 Make a Tag   3E(#3)  11/29  tag added to card

12/6   Mod Squad Ch Holiday Dimension      3E(#2)  11/30   Dimension - layers
12/6    Simon Says Stamp Wed Anything Goes   5E(#2)   11/30 
12/6   Word Art Wed Ch Wk 258 259 Anything Goes    5E(#10)perwk  11/23

12/10   Pile It On #122 Two Patterns   UE  11/27  used 2 different pattern cardstock for tags

12/11   Dies R Us Ch62 Christmas   3E(#1)   12/1

12/12   Cuttlebug Mania Ch Shine   Candles, Lanterns or Stars   3E(#2)   11/29  Shine - gold glitter star on Tag

12/27   Simon Says Stamp Work It Wed Nov 2016 Die-Cutting    3E(#211/30

12/30   Die Cut Divas Dec Layers or Layer It   4E(#1) 12/1

12/31   Connie Can Crop Ch53 Baby It's Cold Outside   Use Snowman, Snow or Snowflakes   2E(#1)   12/1
12/31   Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas Ch Extra Dec 2016   UE  12/
12/31   Crafty Hazelnuts Patterned Paper Dec 2016 Ch   UE  12/1


  1. Such a neat embossing folder! Love the colors for a non traditional card!! Very pretty! Thanks for being our first entry this month!

  2. Beautiful project! Thanks so much for playing in our ‘CHRISTMAS’ challenge at Dies R Us! Please come back again soon!

    Darlene (DRU Blog Leader)
    DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS Please come for a visit.

  3. Great Christmas card! Love your embossing folder and the sanded effect on the raised areas. Thanks for joining the Dies R Us, "Christmas" Challenge.

  4. What a charming card.

    So glad you joined us at Die Cut Divas.

  5. What a fantastic card! Thank you so much for entering it into Connie Can Crop's monthly challenge! Best of luck!

  6. Very pretty, love the texture.

    Thanks for playing along at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.
    Caryn xxx

  7. Nice job on the embossing and I like the added tag!!

  8. So cute!! Thanks for joining in the fun at Die Cut Diva's.

  9. I think the sanding added the perfect touch to your card! Thank you for sharing with us this week at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge! hugs, Maura

  10. Very nice! I love how the sanding enhanced the embossing. Thank you for joining us at Connie Can Crop's monthly challenge, Baby It's Cold Outside. Good luck!

  11. Cool card. I like the embossed background and the CAS design. Great job. TFS and for joining us at Connie Can Crop for this month challenge "Baby, it's cold outside". Good luck.

  12. What a nice Christmas card, the sanding looks great!

    Thank you for joining us at Die Cuttin Diva's

  13. A fabulous card and great embossing. Thank you for sharing with us at Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge.
    Kath x

  14. Unusual non traditional colours have made a lovely card. Thanks for joining us at the Die Cut Divas, CarolG

  15. Very pretty embossing, great card. Thank you for joining us at Connie Can Crop.

    Sue - Connie Can Crop DT

  16. This is great! Thanks so much for joining us at Connie Can Crop!
    Marji DT