A "Traditional" Christmas Tree

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Hello! Loes here today to show you what I've created some awesome Tombow products and the "Tradition" collection from Authentique Paper.

If you know my work, you know that I am loving everything Kraft. The color is great and goes good with vintage papers. When I order stuff online, the packages always have kraft papers inside. I love to recycle, so I take the paper and use my iron to make them flat.

I drew a Christmas tree on my kraft paper and cut it out twice. I sewed the two pieces together with my sewing machine to create a dimensional Christmas tree!

 Than I decorated the edge with a glue pen from Tombow. You can write with it, make signs, make a painting, what ever you want! It's really a awesome tool! After that,  I used some embossing powder and my heat tool.

Next, I added a flower & some trim from Petaloo to embellish. 

 Then this beautiful burlap rose from Maya Road.

The element stickers from the Tradition collection work great with the power tabs from Tombow.

After I added each piece of paper, I used the Tombow Stamp Runner and again I used embossing powder and my heat tool. After I decorated my Christmas Tree I filled it with pillow stuffing. Then I put a wooden stick in the tree and put it in the little basket.

I hope I was able to inspire you to recycle some of  the extra packaging this holiday season and make a beautiful home decor piece! 

Authentique: Tradition collection 12 x 12 papers , element stickers

Tombow: glue pen, stamp runner, power tabs

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  1. Clever idea. Good to have adhesive that will let you do all of the manipulating without the project falling apart. thanks for sharing.

  2. Hello! How I love your paper Authentique! Each collection is beautiful and inspires creativity! I like to touch paper, feel its softness and warmth. I even like the smell!
    Wonderful idea to make unusual designer bulk tree! This work proves once again that the paper is universal and inspires different projects! I wish you happiness and love in the new year!

  3. More verses.....

    On the 7th day of Christmas, Authentique gave to us:

    7 sewers a stitching (love the stitching on this tree!)

    6 Trees awaiting (these adorable cookie cutter ornaments)

    5 Olden designs (love the vintage patterns in the Tradition set!)

    4 altered boxes (for lovely gift-giving)

    3 French knots (actually they were cross-stitches on the adorable snowman)

    2 Tombow Glues

    and a "Joyous" sound from crafters the world round.
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com

  4. How cute and
    clever this is!
    Carla from Utah

  5. What a creative idea! I love the variety of patterned papers and the stitching, thanks for sharing.

  6. I love the mix of patterns on this tree. How cute to have it in the metal can.

  7. hij blijft leuk loes, zelfs na de kerst vind ik hem nog super mooi


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