Stampin' Up!'s Trendy Trees offers buildable treetop and trunk stamps to mix and match. A Stamp-A-Ma-Jig assists in layering the adorable individual tops on the Chocolate Chip trunks. From left to right, the colors include Certainly Celery, Always Artichoke and Kiwi Kiss. The Very Vanilla layer tops Always Artichoke card stock with four Vintage Brads accenting the corners.
TIP: Experiment with layers. Making my artichoke mat shorter and wider offers a different perspective. It's a smart way to incorporate your scraps, too. The sentiment was inked in Chocolate Chip and stamped on Kiwi Kiss. The entire panel was popped up on Stampin' Dimensionals.
I grabbed this dishy plaid from Stampin' Up!'s Manchester Designer Series paper and layered it on Chocolate Chip. A snippet of Chocolate Chip 1/4" Grosgrain Ribbon provides a dapper touch. The Always Artichoke card base is 4.25 x 5.5 with Very Vanilla layered on top.
The star of the show is Stampin' Up!'s 5/16" Jumbo Brads in Chocolate Chip. The collection comes with 80 brads, 20 each of Chocolate Chip, Very Vanilla, Whisper White and Silver. The same collection also comes in a 5/8" version for a really bold accent (and enough room for a small rub-on–cool).
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Stamp Set: Trendy Trees (113258)
Paper: Manchester Designer Series (112464), Very Vanilla (101650), Always Artichoke (105119), Kiwi Kiss (111353), Chocolate Chip (102128)
Ink: Chocolate Chip (100908), Certainly Celery (105217), Kiwi Kiss (111835), Always Artichoke (105219)
Cool Tools: Stamp-A-Ma-Jig (101049)
The Perfect Touch: Vintage Brads (109109), Stampin' Dimensionals (104430), Chocolate Chip 1/4" Grosgrain Ribbon (111367), Jumbo Brads (112534)