2020 Aug-Dec Mini Catalog (Holiday), General Cards, Seasonal - Winter, Tree Angle/Stitched Triangle

Stitched Triangle Tree

Have you ever started one project and then got waylaid by an idea and suddenly you are doing something completely different?  That’s what happened with this card.  I was trying to CAS (copy and share) something I had seen and cut the wrong size pieces.  Instead of just throwing them away, I was trying to figure out a way to use them….and this is what happened: I was die cutting some triangles using the Stitched Triangle Dies for a framed sampler and cut the wrong size triangles.  This is a great die set as not only are there lots of triangle dies in all different sizes, but there are different kinds of triangles too – Right Triangles, Equilateral Triangles and Isosceles Triangles (thanks to my geometry teacher that I even remember that!) The names don’t matter, you just need to know that you have lots of choices! By layering the three triangles on top of each other, I discovered that they look like a Christmas tree.  Now all I needed was a tree trunk.  I wanted to keep the same stitched look as the triangles, so I chose one of the Rectangle Stitched Dies and a piece of Soft Suede Cardstock to make the trunk. I used a piece of the Tis the Season Designer Series Paper for my background and then used dimensionals to pop up the tree a little bit.  For a bit of flying by the seat of my pants putting this together, I do like how it came out. If you would like to try this card, these are the supplies that you will need:
  • Stitched Triangle Dies
  • In The Pines Stamp Set (sentiment)
  • Rectangle Stitched Dies (tree trunk)
  • Soft Suede Cardstock – Cut 4 ¼” x 11”; Score and fold at 5 ½”, plus a scrap for tree trunk
  • Shaded Spruce Cardstock – Cut 5 ¼” x 4”, plus scraps for 3 triangles
  • Tis the Season Designer Series Paper – Cut 3 ⅞” x 5 ⅛”
  • Whisper White Cardstock – Cut 5 ¼” x 4” (inside) and ½” x 2 ½” (sentiment)
  • Ink: Shaded Spruce
  • Gold Metallic Trim – from Forever Greenery Combo Pack
  • Gold Foil – Scrap for Star
  • Adhesive: Stampin’ Seal, Dimensionals, Glue Dots
Happy Stamping! Patricia

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Paper Pumpkin is Stampin’ Up’s monthly One-Stop Box™ that offers a wide variety of unique papercrafting projects for subscribers of any skill level! These themed, all-inclusive craft kits encourage customers to explore their creativity, try new techniques, and discover their potential in papercrafting. December’s cute and cuddly Paper Pumpkin kit—called “Beary Comforting”—is designed to uplift your loved ones as this beary tough year finally comes to a close. After a year like 2020, we all could use a big bear hug! With the help of this bear-themed kit, you can create 12 unbearably cute cards featuring warm and fuzzy friends, sweet stamps, and meaningful messages.  You can order the “Beary Comforting” Paper Pumpkin kit by clicking HERE
IF YOU NEED SUPPLIES SO YOU CAN MAKE TODAY’S PROJECT or any other crafting project, please click  HERE and you’ll be taken to my online Stampin’ Up! Site where you can look at all the products online and purchase what you need. If you do not already have a demonstrator, I would be honored to be yours!  If your order is less than $150, please use my NOVEMBER HOST CODE: NXUPUCBT and choose me as your Demonstrator when prompted.4E82146F-6599-4814-8B86-D101B4958C0E If you place an order of $50 or more and use my Host Code  I will send you a small gift as a thank you from me!  If your order is $150 or more, please do NOT use the Host Code as you will receive Stampin’ Rewards of your own.  Rewards start at $15 worth of free products of your choice.  Don’t forget to choose me as your demonstrator during check-out so you can receive your gift from me! Need Help Placing an Order or Have Questions?  please leave a comment below and I will be happy to assist you!
These are the products I used for today’s project.  Click on any item to order or for more information.

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