I found the cutest Christmas tree project over at Scrapbooks, Etc. (It is also on the last page of their print magazine for this month). So I knew I wanted to create some of my own with the Memorable Seasons Design Team kit I received this month. You can purchased the patterned paper I used on the trees from the store right here.
I cut the patterned paper and cardstock (in Simply Chartreuse and Aqua Mist from Papertrey Ink) into 1 1/2 and 1 inch strips, then I cute those into 2 1/2 inch long pieces, border punched a short end and ran all those little pieces (five at a time) through my Cuttlebug with an embossing folder. (That took awhile... eeek!)... Then I attached all the strips in layers going up each foam base. I added buttons and bling for ornaments and cut felt stars for the tree toppers. It actually was a fun project, except for all the embossing... :-) Perhaps the reason why the "example" trees in the magazine didn't use embossed pieces! :-)
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