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Saturday, September 5, 2009

O'Tree Harry & David style

I had so much fun with these new releases. When I get those new stamps each month, I have ideas swirling around in my head.

For this card I did some recycling. I had bought some Harry & David chocolates awhile ago and absolutely *loved* the boxes they came in and had been hanging on to them for awhile. I envisioned recycling them in a different way then I did, but I'm very pleased with how it turned out.

2 of the panels use the box, the baja looking design and the gold paper. This new set from Clear & Simple Stamps, O'Tree, is part of September Playtime Collection Release available September 15, 2009. I embossed the tree and sentiment with clear & gold embossing powder. I am not very good with embossing but I love the look of it. Guess I need to keep practicing at it.

Don't forget this month you can also get the adorable new set Get in Gear along with our
$1 off incentive *(use code DTBlog909), below are our Copic SOTM bundle being offered.


For September the bundle will include the Copic Trio Set: Blue 1

Copic Marker Bundle with the SOTM for the bargain price of $26 - that's a $15 stamp set and $15 Copic Marker Trio set combined at a $4 reduction in price - you won't find a better bundle anywhere! (HINT HINT...it will will be $25 if using the DTBlog $1 Discount too

Card Details:

Stamp Set: O'Tree from Clear & Simple Stamps (release date 9/15/09)
Cardstock: Baja Breeze, Papertrey Ink Stamper's Select, Gold & Patterned Paper is a recycle box from Harry & David's (of course I devoured the chocolates in them first)
Inks: Baja Breeze, Versamark, Kryon Gold Leafing pen
Accessories: Ribbon also recycled from the Harry & David boxes


TexasGrammy said...

Oh yeah!! Embossing this tree is an excellent way to show it off at its' best! What an elegant creation!


Vicki G said...

Kim this is so elegant!!!! Just Beautiful!


rozie640 said...

Very pretty, the gold details do dress it up! Great work.

Silke Ledlow said...

Beautiful simple christmas card!!! Love the colors and the pretty gold bow!!! Hugs ~S~

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