Friday, November 30, 2012

Trees, glorious trees!

What is your favorite holiday tradition?  Decorating? Caroling?  Opening stockings?  I have many, but I really love getting and decorating the Christmas Tree.  It is so fun to bundle up with the fam and find the perfect tree to cut down.  We love drinking the warm cocoa or coffee in the cold winter air and the smell of that fresh pine scent!  My lungs feel clearer just thinking about it!  Then of course taking that tree home, strapped to the roof of our car, when I see other's doing the same I just get giddy. Finally, decorating the tree is the best part yet.  I love unwrapping each ornament from the box and remembering where/when it came from, usually in the stocking from Santa on a specific year, the ornament representing something special.  When we are all done, it is oh-so-wonderful to see that glorious, glittering tree!

Today's card is of some of those beloved holiday trees.  It has that traditional Christmas feeling with the reds and greens and the bright and fun washi tape makes a great accent.  I love DP for the trees, the variety of greens like you might see in real life but also the little bits of color that look like decorations.  And of course the sparkle that really does make you feel like you want to, "be merry!"  This card was fairly easy to create with the paper piecing and die cutting.  The stamps are from Lawn Fawn's Critters in the Forest & Pa-rum-pa-pum-pum.

Thanks for stopping.  Whatever holidays you celebrate, I hope they are merry!


Savannah O'Gwynn said...

OHHH! i love the trio of trees--esp that one with the gem on top! FUN! Fab card!

Savannah O'Gwynn said...

ps... our fav holiday tradition is reading the year's journal on Christmas Eve or New Year's Eve! We write down important events (weddings, births, deaths, etc.) in this journal. LOVE it!

Annie Rose said...

Hi Katie :)

I just looked the winner post at Moxie Fab and saw your name! YAY! Congrats! Just wanted to make sure you saw it, too.

Annie Rose

Maureen Morton said...

This card is wonderful - so traditional with a trendy and whimsical touch with the tape! Congrats on your MoxieFab win and thanks for visiting my blog.