Tuesday, 6 November 2012

Patchwork Christmas Tree

We were a bit thin on numbers for my weekly girls craft session as it was Guy Fawkes Night, but as a result there's plenty marmalade loaf left in the tin for later in the week!  This week we made patchwork Christmas Trees based on an idea in Simply Cards and Papercraft magazine.
I decided to use up some pretty mag freebie papers from last year which I teamed with bright red and mint green cardstock.  For the green mat, I used one of my new embossing folders which I bought at the SECC.  The sentiment is from the current Docrafts goody bag which I bought despite my SECC spend up!  Oops!  I finished my card with a handful of buttons, a couple of brown pearls and some brown ribbon and a bow to add to the folksy look.

I'm entering this card in the following challenges -
Card Mania - #7 - embossing
Crafty Bloggers - #5 - Christmas
Ooh La La - #117 - Christmas
Victorine Originals - #46 - bingo, I used paper piecing, DPs, pearls and ribbon, bow, DPs

20 comments:

  1. Hi Wendy, this is a very pretty card - I like the patchwork tree and the embossed layer too. Elizabeth xx

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  2. Great card Wendy.. This is a good design, love your patchwork tree

    Hugs Kelly

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  3. Love the patchwork tree very different.
    Kaz.xx

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  4. Gorgeous patchwork tree ...and I love the sound of the marmalade loaf! Does it travel well?lol! Ruth x

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  5. This is gorgeous, I love the tree design and beautiful colours

    Sue

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  6. Oooo what a super idea, Luv Sam x

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  7. Fabulous card Wendy will have to give this one a go. Caroline xxx

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  8. So cute! Thanks for playing along at Card Mania! I hope you'll join us again in our next challenge as well! Ani

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  9. Very trendy card love the embossing fabulous idea
    Thank you so much for sharing with us at ooh la la this week
    Wendi

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  10. Lovely card wendy, the embossing is great and I love the mint colour of card, kate x

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  11. brilliant christmas card Wendy, fab tree & love this layout
    pam

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  12. Gorgeous card Wendy, the patchwork effect tree is fantastic.

    Shona xx

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  13. lovely idea Wendy - and the girls sure did miss out with the marmalade loaf - sounds delicious! Hugs xx

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  14. Back again this time with my DT hate on.Thank you for joining us at CBN.
    Kaz.
    CBN DT

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  15. so gorgeous wendy.i love your tree and stunning colours :D

    xx coops xx

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  16. BEAUTIFUL card very well thoughtout beautiful colours ..Thank you for playing along at Card Mania Challenges!

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  17. Georgeous! I love the embossing and the patchwork. Thanks for joining us at Ooh La La: Hugs from Lisbeth

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  18. Cute card, thanks for joining us over at the CBN Challenge this month
    Hugs
    Ang
    Crafty Bloggers Network DT
    My Blog: A Crafty Blether

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