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12/01/2010

WELCOME DECEMBER...

I've seen Christmas trees like this one on the World Wide Web - but OH, OH, OH (or is it HO HO HO), they are so much more darling up close and personal!

Tree1 
<Big Happy Holiday Sigh>

Tree2 
 

Projects like this make me want to lock myself in my studio to design-and-create-around-the-clock!  I had soooo much fun making this sweet little 3-D tree and didn't want to stop crafting!  And I knew I had gone over the edge when I began talking to it!

SUPPLIES & ACCESSORIES

Tree tools 

HERE'S HOW

1. Start with a 12" x 6" piece of white card stock.  2. Roll into a cone shape and staple securely.  3. Trim bottom edge so the cone stands up nice and straight. (See sample below.)  4. Punch "branches" out of three patterns of coordinating Designer Series Paper5. Slightly curl each branch with a pencil.  6. Start building the tree on the bottom row.  7. Adhere top of branch to tree cone with liquid adhesive. A little dab will do.   8.  Complete each row, working up and alternating paper designs.  9. Top and embellish with whatever inspires you.

 

Cone 

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 Linda Aarhus, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator

 

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Very cute projects and I love the pictures of how your house was decorated. I am now following your blog.
Jackie Howard
www.stampedimages.blogspot.com

Adorable! I had to make a couple of these.

What an adorable tree! Thanks for the details.

That is adorable, Linda! Love the rhinestones you added.

So cute and festive. tfs.

This is adorable. I will definitely make one of these. Thanks for sharing the instructions.

What a really cute idea. Wow yet so simple and such a great impact!!!! CUTE!!!

OMG Linda, this is a marvelous idea. Too bad I am up to my arms in cookie dough so can't stamp or should I day punch for now!!!Love it and thanks for sharing! Bev

oh why oh why do you live waaaaayyyy across the country from me? I want to come to your house and make one too! I love this! Great job. and thanks for the directions!

This is so cute. And seems simple to make. A few of these sitting around the house would be great for the holiday.

Oh Linda this is adorable! I have to make one for sure. Hope you don't mind me but I'll be copying this immediately. So pretty!

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