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Lovely As a Tree Classic Layered Card

Today I wanted to get back into a classic set from the Annual Catalog. Lovely As a Tree is one of Stampin’ Up!’s longest running and best selling stamp sets. This beautiful set features a variety of trees and small accent stamps, and can be used for just about any occasion!

I fussy cut the small pine cone and pine branch stamps to accent my layered sentiment, and used a glue dot to hold it together. Then tied some linen thread around the layered pieces for added interest.

To make the scene cohesive and look like one long stamp, I used my Stampin’ Write marker in Basic Gray to mimic the lines of the stamps and connect the hills under the trees. You can’t even tell it isn’t a connecting image!

For the little bird and the sentiment, I used the Sitting Here stamp set. I love using layers on my cards, and think that this double layer with the sentiment raised is a nice touch to add dimension to the card.

Measurements:

Old Olive Cardbase: 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″, score @ 4-1/4″
Basic Gray Mat #1: 4″ x 5-1/4″
Very Vanilla Mat #2: 3-3/4″ x 5″
Basic Gray Sentiment Mat #1: 1″ x 3-3/4″
Old Olive Sentiment Mat #2: 3/4″ x 3-1/2″
Very Vanilla Sentiment Mat #3: 1/2″ x 3-1/4″

Materials:

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Sitting Here Sneak Peek!

Hello my Stampin’ Peeps! I wanted to give you a preview of coming attractions with this adorable Sitting Here card! It’s one of the many things you will get to make at the Catalog Launch Party June 1st! Can’t make it? Not to worry! If you place an order using the hostess code that I will announce on June 1, you will get one of these cards!

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Check out my video to watch me make one! Subscribe to my channel for more updates when I upload something! And as always, visit my Stampin’ Up! store where you can shop 24/7! Don’t forget to use May’s hostess code and get 1/2 off the shipping on your next order!!!