Thursday, November 05, 2020

Treemendous Fun! by Samantha Read

Hello, Samantha here today and I'm sharing with you how I made three really quick Christmas cards. 
I used the fabulous Textured Christmas Trees, they're so fun and look great using traditional Christmas colours or bright and funky colours like I have used. I've recently discovered gilding flakes and just about every thing I make has some silver or gold on it, they really do add the perfect bling!

My little Christmas cards are 9 cm squared and using a Sizzix die they have a faux postage effect. Cut these first so you know what size to cut your background pieces.

I used distress inks for all my colours for these cards, This is my background, I swished my card in some spritzed ink, I love the random/watercolour effect using this method.

Stamp and cut three trees, I clear embossed to get a nice, crisp image I can add water to.

Using the same method as the background I coloured my trees.

Using the small hearts stamp and the same colour I added a little detail to the background. Adhere the background to the faux stamp die cut and adhere the tree in place.

To finish I added the silver gilding flakes for some lovely Christmas sparkle and the sentiment from the Beautiful Words stamp set, these sentiments are just so elegant and perfect for any occasion.

I do hope you like them, thanks so much for looking.

Wishing you a lovely day, Samantha :)

Here's the stamp sets I used:

Textured Christmas Trees



  1. These are such fun, contemporary and vibrant. Thank you for the inspiration x.

  2. Fabulous Christmas cards, Sam and great tutorial!

  3. Thser cards are so cute! I love them so much!


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