Monday, December 3, 2012

Christmas Tree

I have a Couture Creations embossing folder that's called Pere Noel.  It is a Christmas Tree and is stunning.  I had in my mind the idea of embossing it with the background coloured and the tree staying white..... but getting it to look like that didn't quite come off....

Tree in green


I tried to ink up the folder but it didn't work so just inked all the panel.  Tried it with this green and then with blue.... some thing happened.  I was going to throw out the panels till Sandie suggested I add some different colour gems and two cards evolved.  This first one I unfortunately smudged the sentiment a bit.  And here's the blue one

Tree in Blue


I snipped my sentiment in half so I could get it each side of the top of the tree.... you should have seen Glenda's face when I did that!  Priceless!

I'm still going to see if I can get the idea in my head onto paper....I've seen it on the internet so know it can be done!

Have a great week.


Dawn  

12 comments:

Doreen said...

Gorgoeus cards,love the design.xxx

Angela Palmer said...

Wonderful cards. Looks great with the gems.

paula said...

Gorgeous cards Dawn. I love your cards despite the fact they didn't turn out the way you wanted. I often cut up stamps to fit my cards/projects. It's good fun (until I lose one!)

Elizabeth Allan said...

The tone-on-tone effect of the designs is truly magical Dawn!

Craftin Desert Divas said...

Super cute idea@! I love the gems.

Tara

Lin said...

What a great embossing folder - great for mass-producing lots of cards!

Jay Gee said...

This is a great embossing folder Dawn and these cards turned out fabulously. Good luck with what you have in mind :)

Maureen Morton said...

I love these, Dawn - so elegant and the gems are perfect. Great texture and a brilliant effect.

Greta said...

Oh I love how these turned out even though it wasn't what you had in mind! Great job cutting the sentiment--would love to have seen Glenda's face! I've done it myself now a few times & sure does make some stamps more usable.

MaxineD said...

Love that your friend saw what you initially did not, and the cards were made and are fabulous!!
Blessings
Maxine

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

Really gorgeous, I love the tree it's so pretty
Lindsay xx

Suzanne C said...

Both are lovely embossed trees and sweet card!