Sunday, December 18, 2011

Less is More, Sometimes

Hello Everyone!  Today I wanted to share a card that is different than my usual style.  This is clean and simple with high impact, I think.  I also wanted to show you that you do not need a Christmas tree die to make a Christmas tree.  I first cut a triangle in the shape of a Christmas tree, from glittered cardstock.  I cut several strips of paper using the Scallop Three Edger die from green patterned paper.  I then layered the strips onto the Christmas tree, offsetting each strip so the scallops were staggered.  I cut a brown tree trunk and then adhered the tree to a red card base.  I cut a strip of white glitter cardstaock with a slight wave for a hill.  Merry Christmas was written with a white gel pen, and a white snowflake was added for the tree star.  How do you use your dies in different ways?  I hope this inspires you to look at the possibilities your dies can create.  Thanks for stopping, as always.

Hugs and smiles,


  1. Ooh I love that pretty scallop edge for the tree. You are so creative. It is beautiful! Hugs- Glora

  2. really what you did with the die.tfs

  3. Now that's CLEVER!!! Your tree is fantastic Janice!! Gotta try THAT out. So simple yet SO effective! Your greeting is perfect too!
    Love ya!! Viv xxx

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  5. What a simple but neat card Janice. Would never have thought about using my dies like that. Thanks for the idea. Hope you had a great Christmas.

    Hugs, Anne