Monday, December 19, 2016

DIY a Christmas Tree out of Simple Stars

Hi folks! I was so excited to figure out another use for the classic star shape ... funky Christmas trees!! What do you think, are these fun or what?! I had a blast putting several together for a card. 
And it couldn't be more simple ... I die cut the three sizes of Star Fri-Dies from different papers, and then cut the two opposing ends off. I didn't even get the trimmer out, just cut them off with my scissors.

Then I had a blast making different combinations of trees. Short, tall, crooked, straight, so many possibilities!
 Here's the card I ended up with! It reminds me of something you'd see in Dr. Suess. I used the circle from Funky Round Tag Dies to make the glittery, snow-covered world that the oversized trees are growing out of.
The "magical" sentiment from Snowy Sayings is just perfect for the style of thes trees, as well as the tiny dots and starbursts coming out from the world.
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Thanks so much for looking, and I hope you get to make some funky trees of your own!


  1. Clever, Kelly! This is a great idea. I love the trees on the dark background....

  2. Genius and gorgeous! Love the colours against the black!
    Merry Christmas!

  3. I always love to see how you create something out of something else. Such a cool way to make trees!

  4. Oh now this is fun! What a great idea!!

  5. Wow....this is so fun, what a fabulous idea!

  6. Funky and fun. Love the unexpected choice of colors/patterns. Hope your Christmas was fabulous.


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