Oct 16 2007

Christmas Tree Scrap Page

Published by at 2 00 pm under Scrapbook Pages

This is an 8 x 8 scrapbook page I did for Christmas. Just love that little tree — it looks just like the trees growing in the fields around here and it reminds me of many a tree we’ve had! I chose that piece of DP because for some reason, and probably no one will see this but me, but when I put it up against the red framed tree, it just reminded me of a snowstorm on a dark evening, when everyone is all snuggled inside by the tree!!! Yes, everyone tells me I have a vivid imagination — LOL — but can’t you just feel the cold and see the storm???

All stamps used on this page are from a set by Flourishescalled O Christmas Tree. I love the versatility you can achieve by stamping on a scrapbook page. This cute little page, all ribboned up just like a Christmas present, will hold several photos and a little journaling as well! I see the photos matted with the Real Red and the journaling done on a tag made out of the Marigold Morning! Gee, I wish I had some Christmas photos of little children handy so I could finish the page — I can just see it in my mind!

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The tree is stamped in Always Articholeand accented with a Chocolate Chip marker,the balls are stamped in black and colored with a marker, then highlighted with a Signo White Gel Pen. The skirt is paper pieced and the star is punched, then covered with Dazzling Diamonds. The Photo Corner is also punched and attached with brads. The lovely “Christmas” in the lower left corner is also included in the O Christmas Tree set. It’s such a fun set for Christmas with this fun tree and all of its ornaments and several sentiments. It can be seen at Flourishes, and the last time I looked it was on special, when purchased as a kit with some paper and ribbons!!!!

The main image is cut and embossed with a Nestabilities Rectangle Die and the scalloped frame was made with their Rectangle Scallop Die, both being run through the Cuttlebug. The Nestability Dies are available as well at Flourishes.

  • Stamps: O Christmas Tree by Flourishes
  • Paper: SU: Real Red, Whisper White, Marigold Morning (retired). DP is from the Beacon Hill 8 x 8 pad by Daisyd’s.
  • Ink: SU: Always Artichoke, Chocolate Chip Marker, Signo White Gel Pen. Also Versa Fine Onyx Black and Sakura Stardust Gelly Roll Pen in Silver.
  • Accessories: Nestabilities Rectangle and Rectangle Scallop Dies, Cuttlebug, and from SU: Star Punch, Photo Corner Punch, Brads, 5/8″ Olive Grosgrain Ribbon, Glue Pen, Dazzling Diamonds, Dimensionals.

10 responses so far

10 Responses to “Christmas Tree Scrap Page”

  1. flossie says:

    Love these size pages, this is a great layout, the paper and your tree and ribbon is fantastic.

  2. Dottie K says:

    Wow this is so pretty. I love to scrapbook and was so excited to see a page posted. Love the paper with the tree. 🙂

  3. Michelle R says:

    So beautiful….I love the elegance!

  4. Shel9999 says:

    Oh my goodness! What an adorable page!! I love the tree!!!

  5. Regina Davis says:

    This is so adorable. I love all the details on your tree.

  6. Rose Ann says:

    I love this tree as well, and your page is so pretty and colorful! The wide ribbon is so pretty, and the photo corner adds a nice touch!

  7. Oh, this is a perfect Christmas scrapbook page!! Love that cute little tree and the photos will look great on that fun paper. I like how you decorated the tree and added the skirt slightly out of the box. Simply wonderful!

  8. nancy littrell says:

    You do scrapbook pages so well. Keep them coming. tFS

  9. Jody says:

    This is a very nice page layout. I love that you highlighted the red bulbs ~ something I tend to forget to do.

  10. Sharon says:

    Making so many cards the last three months has gotten me sooooo behind on my scrap book pages. Thank you for more ideas to use on my Christmas pages this year. The tree looks the perfect size and love the red balls.

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