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Thursday, December 23, 2010

Ribbon Weave Christmas Tree

Here is my Ribbon Weave Christmas Tree card! A long time ago I made the wedding card shown below so I thought, why not do the same type of technique with a Christmas tree!
Here is a close up of the finished tree. I used SU rhinestones for the ornaments and just colored them with a permanent marker on the top. I love this technique!

Here is the bride card I made a long time ago.

Here is how I made the woven tree:
I stamped the tree from the Season of Joy stamp set and then cut out the center with a craft knife leaving the small border of white on the inside of tree image.
On the back I used Snail adhesive to surround the tree and cut strips of 1/4" grosgrain ribbon. I alternated going back and forth across the back of the paper trying to keep where they cross going down the center.

Once its finished this is what the front will look like. Then I put the rhinestones on.


Susan said...

your tree card is **stunning**; so is the wedding card & I don't remember this post.....aaahh too many other good things on your blog...Happy Holidays!!

Michelle said...

Lynn, you are so very creative. Thanks for sharing.

Joyce Spear said...

VERY cool! I'm glad I followed the link from your LNS post to see how it's done.

boliver said...

Love the tree and the card. Thanks for the inspiration.

vicki rochester ny said...

Thank you for sharing this -- it is a GREAT technique, a real show-stopper!
I can see using it for Easter Eggs, Birthday packages, on and on!

Merry Christmas to you - and many blessings to you in the New Year for sharing your talents with us! Vicki Rochester NY

Debbie Martin said...

Thanks so much for sharing the tutorial with us. Beautiful card!

TrishG said...

Love your ribbon weave look on both these cards. Fantastic!
Merry Christmas!

Dawn said...

Great Cards! I love this idea :-) I may have to steal it!


Elaine said...

I found you via SC. I'm following you now. :)

thscrappinmama said...

As I said in my email that is a totally awesome idea and Happy New Year!

Scrapp'n Nana said...

Thank you so much for sharing this with us. I know you usually charge to show how you make thing. i want to thank you so much for not charging for this. I learned something wonderful to share with others. I love how you did this.

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Dr Sonia S V said...

Awesome technique. Thank You for sharing
Cheers from Bangalore, India
Sonia o

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