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Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Christmas Tree tutorial

Hello Everyone,

Thank you so much for all your comments on my Christmas tree, and due to the vast amount of enquiries on how I did this [3..lol] I decided to do a tutorial.



2" punch..[or spellbinders die or nesties, work too
scissors [dont have to be pink]
glue
and a triangle [I'm using brown, only so you can see better when adding the scallops.]




Cut out a load of scallops, 8 here, but I cut out about 2 more afterwards.


Cut each scallop in half, then into quarters...when cutting in half cut from valley to valley...into quarters cut right through the middle of the mountain.

                                                                       valley cut


                                                                        mountain cut




Start layering the quarter cuts from the bottom...and try to remember [not like me]..to have the rounded edge at the edge..looks nicer.


Layer 2...you could even cut the srtaight edge off for perfection if you want.



Layer 3...but if you know me, I dont do perfection...lol...plus I had a girlfriend sitting next to me while doing this talking about her holiday on Raratonga...as if I cared...much rather be here in the snow and cold winds..middle of winter...so much more fun.



And just keep going, right up to the top...easy peasy...just with one punch..

Hope it all made sense, and you enjoyed the tute...

Thanks for stopping for a looksee, and will carch you again...probably tomorrow.

Luv CHRISSYxx

17 comments:

Dora said...

Wow Chrissy, this is fabulous, thank you for sharing, I love it :) xx

Claire said...

Great idea Chrissy,what a gorgeous Christmas tree, I'd never have thought of that.Thanks for the tutorial
Claire xx

CraftinGranny said...

I love it and such an easy tutorial. Fantastic job Chrissy and so creative. I'll be sure and give it a try. "Hugs" Carol

heidy said...

Wow Chrissy,great tutorial and I'm so glad the scissors don't have to be pink (lol)
Hope the drugs are working!
Hugs Heidy

Lisa Jane said...

oh Fab tutorial Chrissy ,,, thank you- i can see i will be having a go
Lisa x

Mary Lou said...

Cute Tutorial Chrissy~~Gonna have to try this sometime :)
Hugz

Kristel said...

This looks wonderful Chrissy! Thanks for sharing!!
Hugs Kristel

Aida said...

Nice work! I've seen the video of Dawn doing this in youtube.

Vicky said...

Hi sweetie fab tute I will have to go have a peekskie at your crimbo tree & all your other cards I've missed. I've sooooo missed coming over here this last 2 weeks you always cheer me up my sweet friend. I have really missed you hun.
Hope you are ok, take care & thank you sooooo much for your lovely comment & for putting a smile on my face you are an absolute gem.
I will e-mail you in the next day or 2 hun.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

gobeagirl said...

Hi Chrissy. I am so happy that you took the time to do this. I really do love your tree and I am sooooo going to give this a try. Thanks for all the awesome pics and the great descriptions. Hope your back is still being good to you and that you have an awesome day. Hugs, Lisa

Helen said...

I like making punch Christmas tree. Love your version.

Debbie said...

Great tutorial Chrissy.Hope you're still feeling alot more comfortable after getting medication from the doctor.Poor you.Sorry this is the first chance I've had to get in touch.Take care and loving the cards you've made lately.Love Debbie x

Lori said...

Such a cute Christmas tree! Thanks for the tutorial!

Mary J said...

Oh you clever thing, Chrissy! Such a great idea - it's brilliant - gotta try it!!

Michelle said...

Hi Chrissy

Great tutorial!! Such a fab Christmas tree.

Michelle :o)

Spyder said...

Chrissy this is very clever and !!! easy too,will definitely have a go!!
((Lyn))
Thanks you your visits!!

Amy* said...

How CUTE!! Thanks for the tutorial...now I have an excuse to use my scallop punch again :)