Layered Christmas Tree Assembly Instructions

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For my workshop attendees, here are the materials and instructions for your take-home Layered Christmas tree. I just love the blue hues of the Winter Frost DPS stack! f you have any questions or if you want to discuss or order any of the stock used to create this card, contact me and I will be happy to help!

Cardstock:

Whisper White – base card
Smoky Slate – Christmas tree pot
Winter Frost DPS Stack

Stamp Set:

Petite Pairs – ‘Merry Christmas’ stamp

Ink:

Island Indigo

Adhesives:

Snail – adhering large triangle layer of tree and tree pot to base card
Glue dots – adhering silver bow to pot
Dimensionals – adhering tree layers, sentiment, and Frosted Embellishment to card

Embellishments:

Silver 1/8″ taffetta ribbon

Frosted finishes embellishments – I absolutely looooove these!!!

Dazzling Details Silver Sparkle

Punches:

Paper Rounder 3/16″

Embossing folders:

Big Shot – not essential for this project, but when used in conjunction with the Square Lattice Embossing Folder, you get the fun texture on the Christmas tree pot.

Card dimensions:

Base card: 21cm x 14cm, folded in half
Triangle layers of DSP:

  • Large: 9.5cm w x 10.5cm perpendicular height (ph)
  • Medium: 7.5cm w x 9cm ph
  • Small: 6cm w x 7cm ph

Tree pot: 2cm x 2cm

Instructions:

  1. Fold base card in half, and arrange in a portrait position. Round edges with paper rounder.
  2. Stamp ‘and a Happy, Joyful Bright New Year’ onto  inside of card using Island Indigo.
  3. Stamp ‘Merry Christmas’ onto scrap piece of Whisper White and cut into thin banner shape.
  4. Cut triangles out of DSP, as per dimensions above , and glue largest triangle to base card, using Snail.
  5. Arrange remaining triangles in descending size order and adhere to card, using Dimensionals. You probably need about 3 per layer, making sure to place them in the triangle corners.
  6. Emboss smoky slate ‘pot’ and stick  onto base card, below tree base.
  7. Stick sentiment banner to side of pot.
  8. Make a small flat bow with taffetta ribbon and adhere to sentiment banner, Dimensionals.
  9. Stick Frosted Embellishment ‘star’ to top of tree.

And that’s it! Happy assembling!

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