E is for Evergreens for Tic Tac Toe Challenge #18

Welcome to my ABC Holiday Series. Evergreens are a holiday symbol and the focal point on my card today.

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I chose elements from this week’s Tic Tac Toe Challenge to create my card. It’s not often I make a card without a sentiment on the front. That’s one of the things I really enjoy about the Tic Tac Toe Challenge…. I try different things. Here’s this week’s board that inspired my card today:


I made tic tac toe 2 ways…down the left row and across the bottom. It was easier than I thought! I hope you will pick 3 and play along this week!

Yesterday I shared a project I made using the Carols of Christmas Stamp Set. (If you missed that post you can see it HERE.) Today’s card uses the Card Front Builder Dies from the Carols of Christmas Bundle. I love that Stampin’ Up offers a 10% savings when you purchase the bundle!

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Today’s evergreen card is for my nephew. He recently purchased his first home and it’s in the woods with lots of trees and animals. He has been busy renovating his home so I made this card with a pocket for a gift card. Here’s the details how I made it.

I started with a 4 1/4 x 10 piece of Garden Green cardstock.  I scored it at 4 1/4 and 8 1/2.  I layered a piece of 4 x 4 DSP from Be Merry Designer Series Paper on the front.  I used the Layering Circles Framelits to cut 3 circles.  I embossed the white piece using the Gently Falling Embossing Folder. I cut the bottom off the Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer Paper circle and adhered it to the white layer. I used the Card Front Builder Dies to cut the evergreen trees from Garden Green cardstock and the deer from Chocolate Chip cardstock. I love all the layers with texture and sparkle!

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I used the grid paper to line up my card before adhering the circle layer to make sure it was 5 1/2″ tall so it would fit in a standard envelope. I wrapped the Quilted Christmas Ribbon around the front of my card and tied a simple knot.

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I cut a 4 x 4 piece of Whisper White cardstock and stamped the sentiment from Carols Of Christmas. I added Tear & Tape as shown to hold my gift card and used a 1 1/4 x 4 piece of matching DSP on the inside of my card.

I love to decorate my envelopes to coordinate and tie it all together.

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Click HERE to see what the other designers created for the Tic Tac Toe Challenge this week then pick 3 in a row and go create something! You can do it!!!

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8 thoughts on “E is for Evergreens for Tic Tac Toe Challenge #18

  1. I sometimes forget that the front can be without words. I guess I have become used to putting words on front of cards, so I thank you for the reminder. I just loved the front of the card with the little scene at the top. Love the ABC series that you come up with!

  2. The trees and that snowy glitter speak for themselves. Love it. Good job to combine your ABC series with the TTT Challenge!

  3. Everything is coming up evergreens and I enjoy them a lot! Extremely enabling and easily said, WELL DONE!

  4. I love these trees . I like your scene unfettered by a sentiment . I do cards that way often !
    This dsp is perfect for this scene (I have it ) and you have paired these two beautifully !
    E is for ELEGANT !!

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