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Monday, November 4, 2019

FF0046 Bottle Brush Trees


Happy Monday, everyone!  Hope you had a good weekend! I originally had planned this card for yesterday's Paper Players challenge, but in the end, veered off in another direction! So I am sharing it today!  It fulfills the Festive Friday challenge nicely:


And although I don't have any buttons on my card, I do have scraps, silver and texture! So here we go:


I had this white stitched piece already diecut sitting in my scrap bin, so I stamped my bottle brush trees in Blushing Bride and Smoky Slate inks. I embossed a Blushing Bride card front with the Quilted embossing folder, and since I have a lot of Brushed Silver cardstock scraps as well, I backed my stamped image with some of those. I also used a little scrap to diecut some stars, embellishing them with SU's Metallic Pearls in silver:


The same set had this pretty little greeting, so I stamped it in Encore Silver ink and heat-embossed it with some silver embossing powder:


I used a stitched banner die to cut it out, and added another banner die at the bottom of my image to balance it out. On the inside, I heat embossed another sentiment and added a few more stars:


It's fun to sometimes use non-traditional colors for a Christmas card! 

How's this for a mermaid blanket?  She'll be able to grow into this one!  Mommy is one talented gal! Thanks for popping in today! Enjoy it and be blessed!



Project Details—All Products SU! Unless Otherwise Specified
Stamps Joyful Christmas (Papertrey)
Card stock & Papers     Whisper White, Blushing Bride, Brushed Silver (ret)
 Ink Smoky Slate, Blushing Bride, Silver Encore (ret)
Accessories Metallic Pearls, Mini Dimensionals
Tools     Big Shot, Stitched Rectangle Dies, Stitched Banner Dies (My Favorite Things), Heat Tool, Silver Embossing Powder, Quilted Embossing Folder, Verve Star Die

8 comments:

Dawn Tidd said...

Those bottle brush tree stamps are too cute! I love your color combo with the pink and silver, very retro! Cassidy’s new blanket is adorable!

Kampin' Karen said...

I'll say Dana is talented! The apple didn't fall far from the tree...speaking of which...those bottle trees are too cute!

I Card Everyone said...

The Season isn't open until those bottle-brush trees come out to play, LeAnne! I just love them - and cannot wait to set up my own irl!
A darling use of Christmas pink!
What a fantastic blanket - is that knitted??? MERMAZING!!!!
=]

Nora Noll said...

I LOVE your bottle trees. They are spectacular!!! That mermaid blanket is adorable. Wish I could make things like that!!

Linda Callahan said...

Oh those bottle brush trees are totally fab! Loving the pink and gray!

Lisa Elton said...

What pretty little trees Leanne, this is fantastic! And just look at Cassidy's blanket! WOWZA Dana rocks!

Kelsey May Webster said...

This is so sweet! I love all the embossed details and those trees are so precious!

Ann Schach said...

Oh my gosh...this is such an awesome card! I love the color combination. And those pink bottle brush trees...How cool are these! Thank you for sharing with Festive Friday this week!