Whimsical Trees

In the new July-December Mini Catalog, the Whimsy & Wonder Suite features the Whimsical Trees Bundle.  For even more whimsical cheer, the Whimsy & Wonder Specialty Designer Series Paper offers designs in non-traditional holiday colors.  Today’s Whimsical Trees card combines the bundle and the designer series paper in a fun holiday card. Even though the Polished Pink and Mint Macaroon aren’t a typical holiday color scheme, the colors combine with the Evening Evergreen to create a merry card. 

Whimsical Trees

Whimsical Trees Card Details:
  • Card Base: Basic White Thick 4-1/4″ x 11″, score & fold at 5-1/2″ 
  • Mint Macaroon Layer: 5-3/8″ x 4-1/8″ 
  • Whimsy & Wonder Specialty Designer Series Paper Layer: 5-1/4″ x 4″.  Attach to the Mint Macaroon layer & then to the card base using a strong adhesive.
  • Stamp the medium tree using Mint Macaroon Classic Ink Pad onto a piece of Mint Macaroon cardstock.  Next, cut using the coordinating die from the Christmas Trees Dies. 
  • Use the large, thin tree die to cut the tree from Polished Pink cardstock.  Use the garland die to cut a piece of the Silver Specialty Foil.  Layer the garland onto the tree and adhere with multipurpose liquid adhesive (or add Adhesive Sheet to the back of the Silver Foil prior to die cutting). 
  • With the open tree die, cut tree shape from Evening Evergreen cardstock. 
  • Referring to card photo for placement, position & layer the trees on the card base.  Use Stampin’ Dimensionals to attach the Polished Pink tree.
  • From scraps of Silver Foil Specialty Paper, cut ornaments and stars with the dies.  Embellish the two smaller trees with the ornaments and stars.   
  • Stamp the sentiment onto a scrap of Basic White cardstock using Polished Pink Classic Ink Pad.  Cut using the Double Oval Punch.  
  • With the scallop oval from the Double Oval Punch, cut a scrap of Mint Macaroon cardstock.  Adhere the sentiment oval to the scallop oval.  Attach to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  • Complete the card front by adding a bow tied with the silver cord from the Simply Elegant Trim pack. 

It was fun to step “outside the box” and use non-traditional colors for a Christmas card.  While traditional colors can be used with the Whimsical Trees Bundle,  I’ll being using the Whimsy & Wonder Specialty Designer Series Paper for more holiday themed projects.  


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