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Oh, Christmas Tree for Paper Players #274

Be Joyful for Addicted to CAS #78

Hi Everyone. Happy Saturday.

I hope you are all having a great week and are still remembering the wonderful times with friends and family from the Thanksgiving weekend!

It's the fabulous Sarah G's turn to host our Addicted to CAS challenge this week and she has a very timely code word for us.

Now, there are so many ways you can go with this sketch and I decided - surprise, surprise! - to go with a Christmas card.  I really wanted to make a tree card but with a twist!
I stamped the trees with versamark ink and heat embossed it with clear embossing powder.  Then, that's where the fun started!  Once the embossing powder had set, I added some green foil to the images and ran it through my (very warm) laminating machine to give me some fabulous green, shiny trees.
However, any Christmas tree needs some snow!   So, I took a Tim Holtz stencil and some white embossing powder and a pre0cut circle template and set to work.   Before the embossing powder was dry, I added some Distress Glitter.  So, my trees now had a "snowy" background.
Here's my card:
Be joyful (1 of 1)
I do hope you play along with us this week.  There is a great prize on offer for our winner this week.  A $15 certificate to spend at the fabulous Happy Little Stampers store, with thanks to our wonderful challenge creator, Kylie!
If you are looking for some inspiration - don't forget to check out the amazing inspiration cards from our very talented design team.
I'll be back tomorrow with my Paper Players card.  In the meantime, warm hugs and prayers for those of you who need a little lift tonight.
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Anita in France

Those shimmery, shiny trees are gorgeous against the wonderful dimensional snowy background, Jaydee ... so striking! Thanks so much for your visit and sweet words! Anita :)

Sandy M

This is gorgeous, Jaydee! The texture of your snowy background is amazing!


This is gorgeous and the green on the trees looks so amazing :)


I LOVE this design. So creative and unique. The snow in the background is so pillowy and soft looking. It's a beautiful backdrop for your gorgeous foiled trees. xx

Barb Ghig

Oh, I love how you created your sparkly, snowy background, and your trees are beautiful, Jaydee! Such a gorgeous Christmas card!


What a gorgeous beauty Jaydee, full of fantastic texture and depth.
Perfectly joyful and wishing you lots of joy for Christmas and 2016
Sarah x

Michele F

I LOve this beauty, Jaydee ... would love to know who creates that wonderful Be Joyful sentiment? I've read your post a few times, just to be sure I hadn't missed it! Thanks!


Hi Michele

so glad you liked the card. The tree and sentiment are from Simon Says Stamp - the set is called Be Joyful. Heres the link for you

and thanks for the reminder... Im, off to go and fix the post to add that detail :-)

Have a fabulous Monday


Stef Adams

I love that shade of green and your wonderful textured background! Stef x


Jaydee, what a fabulous card! Love the dimensional background and the foiled trees. I am sending you merry Christmas wishes and wishing you a Happy New Year from snow white Moscow! - Hugs, Ksenija

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