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A few years back I designed this really quick and simple little crimbo card, it still hangs in the shop today, along with another version, and we still get asked how it was made, so here goes...
Take a small square card blank, I used Craftwork Cards 4" White (love them) !!! and stamp your sentiment  in the centre about 1" up from the bottom
Next, using Glossy Accents, "scribble" a tree direct to the card
Then take your favourite Martha Stewart Iridescent Fine Glitter and sprinkle over the "tree"
Shake off excess glitter, add a little bling and leave to dry
And there you have one of the quickest, simplest little crimbo cards, even the kids can do it... so go on what are you waiting for !!!!
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Marion xx


  1. Wow!! I love it,
    Think I will be making those this year:)

    Thank you for sharing.

  2. Hi Marion... must be on the same wavelength.... I did a card very similar in 2007... so simple and yet so effective!
    Christine x

  3. Marion, I love the cleanness and simplicity of your cards and will deffo be stealing this one!

  4. oooh, I'ld love this gorgeous card please. xx

  5. Brilliant in its simplicity, GOT to make some of these, I love it! x

  6. How simple but effective is this. I won't be able to start my Christmas Cards for a week or two so this idea is ideal.
    Cally x

  7. That's a great idea Marion, I'm useless at anything other than decoupage but I think even I could attempt this, simple but really effective! x x x

  8. Great idea, might get the kids at school to give it a go.

  9. Hi Marion. Beautiful!! If I'm lucky enough to win, would you sign it too? xx

  10. This card is fab, I have been looking for a simple card to make - I suffer from ME and am struggling this year - this is it. Thank you sooo much for the idea xx

  11. Hi Marion

  12. Hi Marion am trying again to leave a comment - have remembered that I have MS tinsel glitter so am going to try this on your beautifully simply effecive Chrimbo card lol susies xxx

  13. Pah, even with a sep by step guide and the example card in front of me on the table , my effort still manages to look like a 3 year old's!


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