Festival of Trees Christmas Trio IB192

by Joanne James27. October 2021 20:04

Today I have a really quick post to share a card that I made for this week's Inspired By challenge:


They had another two great inspiration photos this week; I decided to use the winter inspiration photo and the sketch (in landscape) and was drawn to both the colours and one of the styles of Christmas trees it featured - it's very similar to one in the retired set 'Festival of Trees' - take a look at my card and you'll see which one I mean:


I stamped the tree in Real Red, Night of Navy and Bumblebee on a trio of white stitched rectangles, I added a silver foil stitched star to each one, cut using one of the Give It A Whirl dies and added a red cardinal from the same stamp set and a silver twine bow to the centre one:


A heat-embossed sentiment and a few extra stars to pretty up the inside completes my card:


No supplies list today - I hope you enjoyed this mix of old and new! I do love an unconventionally-coloured Christmas card and these modern trees are a timeless class for sure so it felt good to give them some love too.

Enjoy your evening and I'll be back tomorrow with another project. Until then, happy stampin'!


Comments (6) -

Lisa Elton
Lisa EltonUnited States
10/28/2021 12:19:01 AM #

Those are great little trees! I like the touch of glitz the silver stars add. Terrific card, Joanne! Thanks so much for playing along at IB!


Cindy Beach
Cindy BeachUnited States
10/28/2021 2:21:27 PM #

HI Joanne,
Just had to pop in and comment on this sweet card! I love the use of the bold crisp colors and the silver adds just the right bit of bling. Love it!


Silke Ledlow
Silke LedlowUnited States
10/30/2021 7:30:22 PM #

So pretty! Love your take on the sketch and the inspiration photo. All the details are perfect! Thank you for playing along!


Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
10/30/2021 9:22:21 PM #

I like the boldness of this graphic design, Joanne. Those trees are perfect for the sketch.


danni reid
danni reidUnited States
10/31/2021 2:14:28 PM #

This bold Christmas card is SO pretty, love the graphic feel to this card and the added little bird is PERFECT! Thank you for the beautiful inspiration @IB this week and interpreting the sketch!


VickyUnited Kingdom
11/1/2021 6:43:11 PM #

What an inspiring colour palette! I love the simplicity of the group of three trees and the way you decorated them. Vicky x


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