For my Facebook Live this week, I wanted to showcase the Perched in a Tree bundle – and specifically the Aspen Tree Dies – because they are now one of the FREE Saleabration Rewards you can select with a qualifying $100 product purchase. We all love free, right? These dies are found in the July-December Mini Catalog and are priced at $36 so to get them for free is great!
Watch the video below to see how I made these cards. They are very different – but from the same bundle – showing the versatility of these products!
For my first card, I used a Starry Sky card base, and then added a 4″ x 5 1/4″ panel of Basic White. I ran a piece of the White Glimmer Paper through my Stampin’ Cut and Emboss Machine with the Aspen Tree die – wanting to create a wintry, snowy look! I also cropped the branch with the White Glimmer Paper. I mounted this onto the Basic White cardstock – using a lot of dimensionals – making certain this panel would pop!
The sweet chubby bird was stamped in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink onto a piece of Basic White cardstock, and cropped with the coordinating die. A bit of color was added to the bird with the “splatter” stamp in the Perched in a Tree stamp set along with some Starry Sky ink. I inked up the bird, stamped off onto scrap paper and then lightly tapped the stamp to the bird. This is a great way to add a little color quickly!
The second card I made uses the Aspen Leaves from the die set – so pretty! This card has a very soft color palette – Pool Party, Soft Sea Foam and Basic White. The Designer Paper strips are from the beautiful Splendid Day Specialty Paper.
I used two strips of the Soft Seafoam DSP, and then added a strip of Pool Party Ribbon. I love the softness that the ribbon adds.
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