Thursday, 27 November 2008

Chocolate Trees


I’m certainly getting my money’s worth out of Lovely as a Tree this month. It’s such a beautiful set – and our class attendees clearly agreed as we sold several sets at Chocolate Night!

The moon masking technique makes all the difference to this card. It’s just a sticky note punched with a 1” circle punch, stuck on the card then sponged around with Stampin’ Pastels. The sticky circle mask is removed before stamping the trees on the top in Chocolate Chip.

The word “celebrate” was stamped on Creamy Caramel then punched out with the Round Tab Punch. On my sample here, I used the old Prints Designer Series Papers in Close to Cocoa but our guests were lucky enough to get the new Patterns Designer Series Papers in Chocolate Chip. I also used the wide Chocolate Chip grosgrain ribbon on this same, while our guests uses Caramel Gingham Ribbon, which was a much better fit in the small space.

Stamps: Lovely as a Tree
Cardstock: Close to Cocoa, Chocolate Chip, Creamy Caramel, Very Vanilla
Paper: Prints Designer Series Papers - Close to Cocoa
Ink: Chocolate Chip
Accessories: Round Tab Punch, 5/8” Grosgrain Ribbon - Chocolate Chip

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9 comments:

  1. That is a beautiful card Helen.

    That set will be my next purchase I think!

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  2. One of my all time favorite sets and you created a gorgeous card with it!

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  3. I think you did an awesome job with this card. Wonderful design and detailing.

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  4. This is a gorgeous card. I love the masked moon.

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  5. love the ribbon treatment on this card....very nice! Thanks for stopping by my blog...I appreciate your comment!!!

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  6. I love how you did the shading on this card!

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  7. LOVE your chocolate tree card! Looks fantastic!

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