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Merry Christmas Tree

November 10, 2014

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Hi! It’s Candy, back with another idea for holiday cards. For me, Christmas decor is all about the tree. I love everything about the Christmas tree and the ornaments so I made this card with the tree standing front and center. Here’s how I created it:

1. Cut 2 green panels and one red panel using the Accordion Oval Card die.

2. Connect the three panels by adding some Elizabeth’s Double Sided Tape to the long side tabs. Snip off the smaller tabs around the center ovals.

3. Cut out two smaller ovals in red and one smaller oval in green using the oval accessory die. Adhere ovals to panels as shown.

4. Cut out Oval Flourish Frame Edges from Ivory and adhere to first and third panels.

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5. Cut out two Holly Border dies. Use glue pen to adhere one to the oval. Trim off the edges so it fits perfectly. Repeat as shown. Add Red Glitter Dots in place of berries.

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6. Adhere a piece of Elizabeth’s Transparent Double Sided Tape Sheet to white cardstock large enough to fit tree peel-off. Remove release sheet and place it upside down in front of you. Place peel-off sticky side up on your release sheet, then place white cardstock with adhesive side facing down on top. Turn over, remove release sheet and cover adhesive with Cool Diamond Silk Microfine Glitter. Polish and brush of excess glitter. Color with alcohol markers. Add Red and Gold Glitter Dots wherever there are circles on the tree garland (larger red Dots where there are larger circles, smaller gold ones where there are smaller circles). Fussy cut around the tree and stand. Adhere tree to center oval using foam tape for added dimension.

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7. Stamp sentiment in black on first panel.

8. Cut out Merry Christmas from black cardstock and adhere to third panel.

9. Cut out four pointed corners from Tags & More 2 – Deco and adhere to corners of center panel.

10. Fold panels – first a mountain fold and then a valley fold.

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SUPPLIES

Elizabeth Craft Designs:

772 Accordion Oval Card

777 Oval Flourish Frame Edges

925 Holly Border

 944 Merry Christmas

952 Tags & More 2 – Deco

506 Transparent Double Sided Tape 6mm

503 Transparent Double Sided Tape Sheet 6×6

7018 Glitter Dot Peel-Offs in Red and Silver

2554 Trees and Gifts Peel-Off in Black

642 Cool Diamond Silk Microfine Glitter

Other Supplies:

Cardstock in red, green, ivory and black

Dimensional Foam Adhesive

Sakura Quickie Glue Pen

Crafter’s Companion Stamp It Australia Sentiment Stamp

Black Ink

Copic Markers

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21 Comments

  • Reply Mary Prasad December 18, 2014 at 1:52 pm

    Cool card – love the color combination!

  • Reply Jacqueline Smith November 11, 2014 at 2:12 pm

    What a fabulous card, love the Christmas tree and all the details! Fabulous job!

    • Reply Candy Spiegel November 11, 2014 at 2:31 pm

      Thanks.

  • Reply TracyM #6773 November 11, 2014 at 2:27 am

    Oh Christmas Tree, Oh Christmas Tree, YOU are SO VERY LOVELY!!!
    DELIGHTFUL card Candy – LOVE IT ALL!!!

    • Reply Candy Spiegel November 11, 2014 at 2:31 pm

      Thank you!

  • Reply Frances November 10, 2014 at 4:00 pm

    Fabulous card Candy

    • Reply Candy Spiegel November 10, 2014 at 6:03 pm

      Thanks.

  • Reply Raquel Mason November 10, 2014 at 10:25 am

    Yet another great look from the Accordion dies by not attaching the tabs together – a “Z” fold card!

  • Reply carol snedden November 10, 2014 at 10:08 am

    wow, no end to the possibilities with these dies. Thanks for sharing this beautiful card

  • Reply clickityklak November 10, 2014 at 9:48 am

    Beautiful card and so well put together. Love what you did with the saying and the tree.!!!
    Thanks for sharing your wonderful card!

  • Reply barb macaskill November 10, 2014 at 9:27 am

    What a pretty card! That Christmas tree is absolutely delicious!! TFS!

  • Reply Melanie Kuzik November 10, 2014 at 8:45 am

    this is a gorgeous card love it

  • Reply Jeanette November 10, 2014 at 8:17 am

    This is very very nice.

    • Reply Candy Spiegel November 10, 2014 at 6:02 pm

      Thank you.

  • Reply BeverlyBL November 10, 2014 at 8:06 am

    This is so pretty. I love all the trees at Christmas.

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