Simon Says Monday Challenge “Trio-Tastic”

I made cards for a client this weekend that wanted to go with a color scheme of red, black and silver.  Apparently her niece is decorating in those colors this year and she decided to surprise her with matching cards.  The embossing folder is by Taylor Expressions and the dies are from Simon Says Stamp.  I die cut all 3 trees actually in 6 different papers – 2 of each color.  I tried foil and glitter papers and also just plain black paper.  My favorites were the foil red and the silver and black (actually more of a dark charcoal) glitter papers.  I mixed and matched them and used foam tape on the center tree to give it some dimension.  Then the whole panel was attached to the card with foam tape for even more dimension.


3 trees


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I started making cards in the 90's and have recently started creating again. It has been exciting to catch up on all the new techniques and tools that are now available! I also enjoy cross-stitching and any creative endeavor. I live in Carmichael, CA which is a suburb of Sacramento.

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