Clean and Simple Copper Metallic Christmas Tree for PP459

by Joanne James15. September 2019 09:00

Today it's Sunday and time for this week's new challenge over at The Paper Players! It's the turn of the fabulous Anne Marie to host this week and she has a fun clean and simple challenge for you to work with:


I couldn't resist going all-out copper for my metallic and created a super clean and simple Christmas card featuring a heat embossed tree from the 'Perfectly Plaid' stamp set - take a look:


Since it is clean and simple week, it's worth a reminder of what we at The Paper Players mean by Clean and Simple:

  • Minimal layers and embellishments
  • Plenty of open space, aka "white" space
  • Simple and uncluttered
My card is a simple extra thick Whisper White card base, a layer of copper foil cut with the Rectangle Stitched Framelits, then my copper heat-embossed Christmas tree on a panel of Whisper White with the addition of a simple single copper star embellishment - I didn't even add a sentiment to the front of my card. Just 3 layers with a single image and embellishment and a ton of white space - definitely clean and simple!

Here is the visual summary of the key products used on today's project for you to pin for easy reference:


You can see all of my Product and 'How To' summaries on my 'How To - Tips and Techniques' Pinterest board in case you've missed any. I loved this CAS challenge; I created another card for this theme too which I will hopefully share with you later in the week!

Before you reach for your ink and papers, check out what our amazing team has created to inspire you this week:

The Paper Players Design Team
Here's a quick recap of our challenge rules:
1.  Create a new paper project
2.  Upload your creation to your blog with a link back to us and provide a direct link to the post featuring your challenge submission.
3.  Please link your card to no more than four challenges, TOTAL.
4.  Have FUN!

You can see all of my 'How To' summaries on my 'How To - Tips and Techniques' Pinterest board in case you've missed any. 

Enjoy your day; we are hoping to make the most of what is turning out to be a pleasantly warm weekend with possibly the last BBQ of the year, along with homework and more cooking of our gluts of home-grown produce. I'll be back tomorrow with another project. Until then, happy stampin'!


Stampin' Up! Supplies Used: 

Table built using Product Table Builder by The Crafty Owl - Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.

Comments (9) -

jaydeeUnited States
9/15/2019 4:40:43 PM #

this is CAS perfection.  I am in love with the copper and white - they work so beautifully together.  That tree, with the frame.... it's everything!
hope you have a wonderful week


LaurieUnited States
9/15/2019 8:52:17 PM #

Gorgeous CAS the embossed pretty!!


Wanda Cullen
Wanda CullenUnited States
9/16/2019 12:04:30 AM #

Love your metallic tree! The copper is really a wow factor!


LeAnne Pugliese
LeAnne PuglieseUnited States
9/16/2019 2:17:31 AM #

This tree is just amazing in copper, especially with the clean white space and matching mat!  Just beautiful!


Anita in France
Anita in FranceFrance
9/16/2019 4:29:15 PM #

Rich and wonderfully shimmery, Joanne ... the copper is fabulous against all that glorious white space!  Anita Smile


Claire Broadwater
Claire BroadwaterUnited States
9/18/2019 12:23:36 AM #

WOW!  This is gorgeous!  I absolutely love the copper and white!  Your metallic tree just pops of the card.
The stitched frame is just perfect!  CAS perfection!  Have a great rest of the week!  XX


Ann Schach
Ann SchachUnited States
9/20/2019 3:42:11 AM #

Absolutely clean and gorgeous, Joanne! White and copper is the perfect combination. I would have completely overlooked this image, but you have certainly made it shine!


Windy Ellard
Windy EllardUnited States
9/20/2019 9:02:25 PM #

Love this copper and white combo and the embossing is so pretty!


Anne Marie Hile
Anne Marie HileUnited States
9/21/2019 3:45:37 AM #

Absolutely gorgeous, Joanne! Such a perfectly clean design and the embossing really pops with detail. The copper really shines on the clean white background.


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