12 DOC - Day 2 : Sequin Tree

One of the hottest trends for crafting lately has been using sequins in your projects.  I've seen it in scrapbook page layouts, project life, cards and even some gorgeous Christmas ornaments.

If you remember a couple of weeks ago I posted some CAS cards using sequins to create wreaths here and here.  I absolutely loved making them and decided I would try to do a tree.  It was a little trickier since I needed them to line up straight and in order, but I just love the look of it.

It was not as quick to assemble as the wreath was, but still fairly simple.  As with the other cards, I used glossy accents to adhere the little embellishments to the card, and Archival Black ink for the sentiment.

The sequins and gold stars I purchased from Cassie's shop PAPER ISSUES, and she sells them for such a great price, plus her shipping is lightning fast!!


I wouldn't be doing you any good,
if I just spent the next 10 days showing you what I made.
 I need to get you involved too!
So today's post comes with a challenge.
Create a NEW (never before seen), **no back linking**
Christmas theme'd project using some sequins.
Any color and any type of project you desire.
So long as you include sequins and have it be all about Christmas!!!
Enter your project in the form at the end of this blog post.
***Remember To Use The Blog Badge In Your Post***
This challenge ends 12/1/13 at 11:55pm, so get to work people!!
Those who enter today's challenge will automatically receive
2 extra comments on each day of this event... EVEN YESTERDAY!!  
No need to write your comment again 2x.
You are already entered 2x just by playing along!
Can't wait to see what you create!

By the way, Cassie was kind enough to offer
all of my blog readers a sweet deal!
Just type in "
12DAYS" to save 25% off
of your total purchase at her
I think I'll use it myself!!  lol. 

Thanks for stopping by Day 2 of my 12 Days of Christmas blog fun and remember to READ THIS to know exactly how to be eligible to win the prizes below.

For an extra comment today, visit the PAPER ISSUES FACEBOOK page, like it and leave them a nice comment.  Then return back here and leave your 2nd comment entry.

And remember, just because today's post showcased PAPER ISSUES, doesn't mean that's the prize for today.  I am randomizing EVERYTHING!!

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Tina Campbell said...

Super cute card! I love how you changed it to a tree from the wreath you did, absolutely gorgeous

Sharla said...

How beautifully CAS! I love it and hope I can find time to create my project and link!!

Berina RGA said...

this is stunning.. loved the wreath card also...
Moxie Craftie

Berina RGA said...

already liked paper Issues FB page.. left a comment also :)
Moxie Craftie

Cassie Box said...

Love it!!!!! What a fabbie idea!!!!

Teresa Godines #6857 said...

Fantastic idea!!! Must try this one at home

Marla said...

LOVE your card and how you used the sequins!!! TFS

jessica said...

I just LOVE your card!! That sequin tree is such a GREAT idea!!!!
OOOHHHH and a challenge too...will have to get thinking about this one!
Thanks for sharing and have a GREAT night!

Laura Turcotte said...

What a great use of those awesome sequins!

Beckie said...

LOVE this tree. I am going to have to get some sequins. So pretty!!!

Be blessed, Beckie

Von Tinney said...

Cute! I have to try this!

AJ Scrapbooking and Cards said...

Wow this is beautiful. I love the other sequins cards you created. And This one is so pretty. I love the clean and simple look of your card.

AJ Scrapbooking and Cards said...

I stopped by Paper Issues and left some love. I'm a follower of PI facebook page.