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Saturday, 25 July 2015

Gingerbread Tree


Hi Everyone, today for my Cheery Lynn Designs DT card, I am showcasing this adorable Gingerbread Family, I love how you can dress them up, aren't they so cute !


I started off by cutting out 2 Scalloped Squares in red cardstock trimming a strip off them both to form the length of rectangle required for my 8 x 6 card. My next layer I used my die cut edge strip, gluing the layers together and adding Stickles into all the small holes. I then sprinkled a little Red Tinsel Embossing Powder over my paper and heat set for a little more sparkle.


My pot for my Tree was made using a section from my die cut Sentiment Tag.I heat embossed Red Tinsel Embossing Powder on it and my word Believe.


I started layering sections of my Build a Christmas Tree onto my card to form a large tree and added Santas Sleigh.


My Gingerbread Family were coloured with Copics and Glitter Pens, highlighting the embossed details with a white pen. The girl's bows and dresses were layered twice.


The boy's hats I used Snowtec on them adding extra fine glitter whilst still wet and a few gems for buttons.

Thanks for stopping by.
Julie x

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18 comments:

  1. Good morning dear Julie. What fun these gingerbread people are...such a sweet card. I really like these and the pumpkins from the new release. I love the way you created your tree, so inspired. Not long now until our get together...so exciting! xx

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  2. This is just so much fun Julie!! I love those gingerbread men and all the sparkly bits work so well for Christmas!! What a great holiday card! hugs :)

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  3. This card is soooo nice and it makes me smile! Great job, Julie!!
    Lia xx

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  4. I love your card, this is too cute and clever!!! Super great idea!! TFS!! Joleen

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  5. What a fun and so festive card Julie!!! Love the design and the gingerbread girls' dresses and bows!!! Just gorgeous!
    Thank you for the inspiration!
    Samra
    Paper Talk with Samra

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  6. You are right, they are adorable and I love how you dressed them up, the Snowtec on the hats is so effective and you have made a wonderful job on the girl's faces, they are just so sweet! Love the tree too. Hugs, Anne xx

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  7. Oh they are soooooo sweet Julie, puts a real smile on your face :)
    Big hugs
    Donna xxx

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  8. What a super fun card!! Love the idea of turning those cute gingerbread men into a tree! I love the way you dressed them too, they look adorable!!

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  9. Julie, I have never seen a gingerbread tree and this is just adorable! The greenery behind the gingerbread family adds that extra layer of fabulousness. The are too cute and I love this design! Hugs and Happy Sunday!

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  10. What a beautiful Christmas card Julie.......i so love those gorgeous Ginger bread men.............stunning x
    Only 4 sleeps till we meet up in London.....so looking forward to getting together and of course the WV workshop.

    Safe Journey
    Annie x

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  11. That is so cute Julie, what a fun Christmas card!

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  12. Oh Julie! This is fantastically darling and looks good enough to eat!! Those gingerbread people are darling and I love how you built the tree with all of the die cut boughs!! Fabulous & Festive!! XOXO-Shari

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  13. VerY beautiful card Julie !Love this gingerbread family !

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  14. This card is marvellous! The composition is striking and the gingerbread are so cute! Naked :-) and with the lovely dress.

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  15. Oh my goodness - this is so adorable! Love those gingerbread men. TFS

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  16. I love Gingerbread men - these look so happy- are they trying to distract me from eating them!! Chrisx

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Thanks for visiting, I love to read your comments so I know you have stopped by and look forward to visiting your blog.

Julie x

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