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Tag with branches


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Today I felt like making a Christmas card, must be the cooler temperatures that are helping my feel more festive. I know it’s not that cool yet as our high today was in the lower 70’s, but it’s a huge difference to the 90 we had on Saturday! Welcome fall temps!!!


I like the way the card turned out. The hardest or at least most time consuming was the background. After stamping the green branches and red berries I ran the background through the cuttle bug several times to “emboss” the greenery. Here is a closer look at the result…


I then stamped and die cut a few extra branches. The tag is stamped and fussy cut using an older HA set (as well as the sentiment I used). I layered my die cut branches and tag on a smaller white panel, adding some twine to the top and tied a bow. Topped the smaller panel onto the card base using some foam adhesive.

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Hero Arts Pine Branches Stamp & Die Combo SB133

Forever Green Shadow Ink

Ombre Ink Lime to Forever Green

Merry Christmas Messages CL722

4 thoughts on “Tag with branches

  1. Stunning! Love the extra texture and dimension that you gave the background.

  2. beautiful card in every way Monica!

  3. Beautiful card, and wow that background sure looks fabulous!! Thanks for the explanations.

  4. Love your embossed background, very beautiful! Thanks for the inspiration!

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