Happy Wednesday! Did you realize that it’s four months until Christmas? I have about 50 Christmas cards to make and I have barely made a dent. Today’s card should help – it’s an elegant and sparkly card made with the Stampin’ Up! Whimsical Trees bundle and it’s pretty easy to make. You can find the supplies I used at the bottom of my post along with the sizes of cardstock used.
I embossed a panel of Pearlescent specialty paper with the Merry Melody 3D embossing folder. I love the musical theme for Christmas cards, but this embossing folder will cause a little shrinkage after embossing, so I use a paper 1/8″ longer than I need and I trim it with my paper trimmer after it’s been embossed and it fits perfect! Another thing to keep in mind is that you want to check the clefs to make sure your embossed panel isn’t upside down or backwards. After trimming it, I adhered the embossed panel to the front of a Thick Very Vanilla card base. And I also heard that the music is to Joy to the World – perfect for a Christmas card!
I cut the largest tree from the Christmas Trees dies from the Stampin’ Up! Whimsical Trees bundle from the gold metallic specialty paper. I cut two of the detailed trees, one from the Be Dazzling specialty paper, A Sale A Bration item that is free with a $50 purchase before shipping and taxes, and one from the gold Brushed Metallic foil. I adhered them to the card front with mini glue dots.
I cut a short length of Cherry Cobbler and gold metallic ribbon, tied a knot and trimmed the ends, and adhered it to the bottom of the card with glue dots. I finished the front with three gold glitter dots.
For the inside of the card, I stamped sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Whimsical Trees cling stamp set in Sahara Sand ink on a Very Vanilla panel. I cut a small tree from Be Dazzling specialty paper and adhered it next to the sentiment and adhered the panel to the inside of the card.
The dies from the Stampin’ Up! Whimsical Trees bundle have a wild, freeform feel that is especially elegant with shiny foils and specialty papers. The three different texture shiny papers go well together and are great paired with the Pearlescent paper background. And it is so quick and easy to make!
Sale A Bration is going on Now!
Sale A Bration has BUY, HOST and JOIN specials that run through September 30. Click on the picture below to view the Sale A Bration brochure:
There are 8 new products (4 stamp sets, 3 paper packs and a die set!) that are available as free items to chose from with a level 1 order (free with an order of $50+) and 2 new items (1 stamp set and 1 die set) that are available as free choices with a level 2 order (free with an order of $100+). So many good things to pick from!
There is also a great new host exclusive stamp set called In Your Words that will be available for FREE with either a personal order of $300+ or a party with sales totaling $300+! Drop me an email at email@example.com if you are interested in setting up a host code for yourself to see if you can collect $300 in orders from yourself and your stamping friends to get that FREE stamp set! I’m happy to set up a code just for you!
And there is an awesome joining promotion during Sale A Bration! When you join, you pay $99 for your starter kit and you get to choose $125 in product from any current catalog and your starter kit ships for free! And if you join between August 3 and September 30, you get to pick an additional qualifying bundle from the July – December 2021 Mini Catalog to add to your starter kit for free! There couldn’t be a better time to join the Stampin’ Up! family. Contact me if you have any questions about joining and I’ll be happy to tell you more!
Check Out The Krew Event – August 29!
Ever thought about joining as a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator but have questions about it? Our team is hosting a fun virtual event to answer all of your questions about joining and to introduce you to our team!
- The event will be held mostly on Facebook and we’ll be setting up a group page that you’ll be able to join beginning August 28.
- The event will “officially” run from 4-8 PM ET on the 29th on Facebook.
- We will also be hosting a virtual meet & greet video conference via Zoom Meeting from 7-8 PM ET on August 29 to answer questions and to say hello. So for those not on Facebook, you’ll also have an opportunity to join us!
Drop me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org if you’d like more details or if you’d like me to email you the link to the Facebook group or Zoom meeting once they’re open on August 28. Hope to see you at our event!
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Cardstock Cuts for this project:
- Thick Very Vanilla – 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ card base scored at 4-1/4″
- Pearlescent Specialty paper – 4″ x 5-3/8″ (embossed background)
- Brushed Metallic Foil – 2″ x 4″ (die cut tree)
- Gold and Rose gold Metallic Specialty – 2-1/4″ x 5″ (die cut tree)
- Be Dazzling Specialty – 2″ x 4″ (die cut tree), 1″ x 2-1/2″ (inside tree)
- Very Vanilla – 4″ x 5-1/4 panel (inside panel)
2 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Whimsical Trees Christmas Card”
Just beautiful Akiko! The colors are perfect, love the clean design. Stunning! 🙂
Thank you so much!! 😊
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