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April 1, 2009

Tree Swap Card


A couple of months ago I hosted a swap that originally started out as a "use a stamp set from pages 90-91 in the new SU! IB&C" and it morphed into including those sets and any tree set in the IB&C.  I made this card using the instructions for doing so from Stampin' Success (a magazine that demonstrators receive free each month from SU!).  It was a fun card to make and would make a GREAT workshop card.  It's pretty easy to make and it has a little fun surprise of the top panel "swinging" open on the brad that is used as a swivel point.  Anyway, hope you like it!  I do love my little Trendy Trees!!


All supplies used are SU!

Stamps:  Trendy Trees, Thank You Kindly
Paper:  Kraft, Kiwi Kiss and Whisper White CS, Not Quite Navy and Chocolate Chip Textured CS
Ink:  Kiwi Kiss and Chocolate Chip classic ink
Accessories:  Stamp-a-Ma-Jig (a MUST with the Trendy Tree set in my opinion!), Kiwi 5/8" Striped Grosgrain ribbon, Silver Brad, Scallop Edge punch, piercing tool and template


  1. I love how this card opens, what a great idea! I like the colors too... it's just cute. ;^)

  2. What a cute card!! I am going to have to try this.

  3. What a great card Marie! I too like the way it opens..but the colors are what really struck a chord with me...so nice!

  4. I just made one of these cards but I like yours better-maybe because it uses Trendy Trees and Kiwi Kiss! I may have to CASE this one for my stamp club.

  5. Marie - that's SO COOL!! I think I'm going to steal your idea for my workshop on Tuesday!

  6. I love this card! And you made me buy Trendy Trees! hehe! I really want to try this top swing card sometime.. soon! As always, another beautiful card!

  7. another sweet card. love that card style, and your colors are fabulous!


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