It's Beginning to Look a lot Like Christmas!

Today I'm playing along with the Theme Challenge for The Paper Players "It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas".  The challenge was to use the following as inspiration for a card. I know it's definitely looking a lot like Christmas at my house. How about yours?

Here's my card.  I used the Perfectly Plaid stampset from Stampin' Up! along with the Pine Tree Punch.  The Brightly Gleaming Specialty Designer Series Paper, Copper Foil Sheet, ribbon, rhinestone and a star on top were the perfect accents.  


  1. Cut Night of Navy cardstock 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" and fold in half to form card base
  2. Cut Copper Foil sheet 4 1/8" x 5 3/8"
  3. Cut Designer Series Paper 4" x 5 1/4"
  4. Cut out Very Vanilla cardstock using 3" x 4 3/8" Stitched Rectangle Die
  5. Emboss using Winter Snow embossing folder.
  6. Wrap 5" piece of ribbon around back and adhere with Stampin' Seal.
  7. Cut 3" piece of ribbon and tie a faux bow on left hand side
  8. Adhere to Designer Series Paper using Dimensionals
  9. Adhere to Copper Foil piece using Stampin' Seal.
  10. Adhere to card base using Stampin' Seal.
  11. Stamp tree using Night of Navy Ink on Very Vanilla cardstock and punch out.
  12. Adhere to card base using Dimensionals
  13. Add star to top and rhinestones to tree
  14. Stamp sentiment on a scrap of Very Vanilla cardstock and fussy cut around it using Paper Snips
  15. Adhere to a scrap of Night of Navy cardstock using Dimensionals.
  16. Fussy cut around the sentiment leaving about 1/8" edge using Paper Snips
  17. Adhere to card base using Dimensionals.

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  1. I love your blue plaid's perfect with that background starry paper! Thanks for sharing this with us at the Players this week!

  2. LOVE that plaid tree and the non-traditional colors are gorgeous! :) Thanks so much for sharing your pretty project with us this week at The Players!

    1. Thanks! I love Night of Navy and Copper! So pretty!

  3. Love this colour combo Melva and your plaid tree is very festive! Thanks for playing along with my theme challenge over at The Paper Players this week!


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