Christmas Tree Bling

 

Today is the third day of the Scribbles Designs Christmas Carol Celebration. I hope you have been playing along with the challenges. Today I have some festive trees to share with you, all blinged up in their finery.

 

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Materials used:
Scribbles Designs – Festive Trees
Dovecraft paper pack – Twelve Days of Christmas
X-Press It card
Copic pens
A5 white card blank
gems
sparkle gel pens

The words have been printed onto a piece of the designer paper then used to cover the front of the card blank having first been trimmed to be slightly smaller. The green edge is made with a Copic pen.

The trees have been coloured with Copics. I have used three images and layered up the trees to different depths. The photo is taken on a slight angle to show the layers which is why it looks out of alignment.

Each of the three trees has been ‘blinged up’ differently. The far left is a mix of different colours of gems. The middle tree is red, purple and white pearl with little red and purple stars hanging off the bottom and the far right tree is coloured with the sparkle gel pens. All the top stars are coloured with a silver pen.

This was a fun card to make although the part that took the longest was sticking on all those gems, the small ones were really fiddly and kept pinging out of the tweezers!

To see the challenge for today on the Scribble Designs Challenge Blog click on the badge at the top and hopefully it should take you there.

Thanks for popping in. Take care.

Pippa

Entering the following challenges:
Inspiration Destination #139 – Anything Goes
A Bit More Time To Craft #57 – Anything Goes
A Bit More Time To Craft Extra – December Anything Goes
Artistic Inspirations #191 – Anything Goes
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends #71 – Anything Goes
4 Crafty Chicks #379 – Anything Goes
Crafting With Dragonflies #95 – Christmas Card All Glammed Up
Come And Get It – Christmas
613 Avenue Create #204 – Anything Goes/Christmas/Winter
Stamping Sensations December – Winter Trees and Flowers
Crafting From The Heart #186 – Anything Goes

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About Pippa

I started crafting at an early age though not always successfully, my pillowcase tennis dress has, thankfully, disappeared into history. Funnily sewing is not something I enjoy! My favourite crafty activity has to be card making, especially stamping which I have been doing for over 20 years and am still a beginner, there is always something new to learn. I also enjoy knitting and crochet. I am not an artist, cannot even draw a straight line with a ruler, but I love colouring in, which is why stamping appeals so much. I am married, have recently retired from being a part time HLTA at a local village primary school, have two grown up daughters, both married and a mad cat called Finnegan. That, in a nutshell, is me.
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9 Responses to Christmas Tree Bling

  1. Viv says:

    Bright embellished Christmas Trees Pippa! Lots of patience sticking on all that bling! Thanks for sharing with us at Stamping Sensations

  2. Brenda says:

    You decorated bling trees look lovely and so festive, many thanks for joining us at Stamping Sensations challenge.

    B x

  3. Lovely card. Thank you for joining the challenge at Crafting with dragonflies, A Bit More Time to Craft and A Bit More Time to craft extra challenge. Hope to see you again next time.

  4. Susan Crease says:

    This is such a fab Christmas card. Love those trees, I like how you made each different. Thanks for sharing with us over at Lil Patch of crafty friends this time around.

  5. Sheryl Hare says:

    Ooh, I love the dimension you have achieved with your decoupaged trees. This is a lovely card.
    Thanks for stopping by at 613 Avenue Create.
    Hugs Sheryl DT member. Xx

  6. Tamie Camp says:

    The sentiment and trees with bling are super, super awesome. Rockin, inspiration. Thank you so very much for joining us at 4 Crafty Chicks Anything Goes Challenge this week.

    Tamie DT

  7. Michelle says:

    Wow these trees are great.Thanks for playing with us Inspiration Destination.
    Good luck!! Michelle (DT)

  8. Susan Hogan says:

    Lots of gorgeous bling! What a super special card. Such fun. Thanks for playing along with the challenge at Crafting with Dragonflies.

  9. Rae Ann says:

    Great dimension and the bling is fabulous! The background paper fits perfectly.

    Thank you for joining us at Li’l Patch of Crafty Friends for our challenge.

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