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Winter Wonderland Challenge

Over on the Winter Wonderland Challenge Blog this week the theme is a Festive Tree. I remembered making a card with an origami Christmas tree ages ago, but couldn't remember how it was folded. So t'internet sorted me out. What did we ever do without it? Again a brilliant card to use up 'those' scraps and I also threw a bit of doodling at it. I have to say I love this card, I'll probably make a few more. I've added three photos because it is so impressive and simple.

Comments

Clarky J said…
This is fabulous how clever of you no wonder you want to make more LOL! Thanks for joining us at WW this week x Janet
downrightcrafty said…
Wow I love the depth on this, it reminds me of my playing days with tea bag folding, brilliant idea for the challenge and I really should revisit this side of paper crafting. Thanks for joining us at Winter Wonderland this week and do hope you will be back for our next challenge.
Hugs Kate xx
Danielle said…
Wow this is a brilliant tree card Kathy! The folding is so effective and makes for a truly beautifuly card! So glad you shared this with us this week at Winter Wonderland!
Hugs, Danielle

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