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Merry Trees
By Shari Carroll

Soft and pretty holiday cards are a snap to make using Hero Arts Designer Papers, stamps and inks.

Featured Product:
CL459 Merry Christmas Trees

Hero Materials:
CH136 Small Accent Pearls
CH137 Medium Accent Pearl
CH197 Art Flowers Poinsettia
CH252 Large Antique Pearls
MI002 Sponge Dauber With Cap
PW110 Embossing Powder - White
CL539 Laughter and Joy *
AF160 Tim Holtz: Broken China Distress Dye Ink Pad *
VC250 VersaMark Watermark Stamp Pad
PS610 Snow Layering Paper
PS627 Kraft Paper
PS629 Blush Designer Papers
PS633 Earth Designer Papers
PS641 Pool Designer Papers
* limited availability

Additional Materials:
Scallop border punch.

  1. Cut Snow layering paper to create a 4.25" x 5.5" top folding card.
  2. White emboss the trees on Snow layering paper. Apply Peeled Paint Distress ink with an applicator to color trees. Wipe excess ink with a towel. Cut out.
  3. Cut Designer papers to create a colorful panel. Ink the edge of the Pool portion using Broken China and an ink applicator. Affix pieces to the card.
  4. Use a punch to create scallop border, affix to the card.
  5. Cut strips of Kraft cardstock to create trunks of trees, affix in place with the trees.
  6. White emboss the greeting on Kraft cardstock, trim and cut ends into V's. Affix in place.
  7. Add poinsettia flower and pearls to finish.

This card can be transformed to a traditional Christmas color scheme by using reds, golds and greens.

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