Christmas Tree Card using Shaped Background Stamping with May Park

Christmas Tree Card using Shaped Background Stamping with May Park

Happy Monday! It's May here with a fun Christmas card that I created using a couple of my favorite stamping techniques: background stamping and shaped stamping.

I also used some non-holiday stamps and non-traditional holiday colors for a unique look.

I started by drawing a triangle shape with a pencil and ruler on an A2 size white panel. Then I stamped the images from the following stamp sets: Playful Animal Friends 2, Festive Llama, and Merry & Bright using 5 different ink colors. 

When you create a background by mixing images, it's important to stamp larger images first and fill in the gaps with smaller images later. After stamping is done, I added some dots using the fine tip of the markers in 4 different colors.

Then I stamped the sentiment from the December Days Stamp Set at the bottom of my Christmas tree with grey ink.

Next, I mounted my stamped panel on an A2 size green top folding card base with 3M foam tape to give dimension. I finished off my card with adding some gemstones in the center of each snowflake image.

That's all for today. Hope my card inspired you to create a Christmas card with non-holiday stamps and non-traditional holiday colors.

Thank you so much for stopping by today. Happy crafting! 



4. Dec 01, 2017
This card is so adorable! Thank you for the inspiration.
3. Nov 29, 2017

Super duper cute. Love the technique and the colours you choose to use. It’s festive without being traditional! Thanks for sharing :D Cheers

Petals Daye
2. Nov 28, 2017

What a sweet card!

Kirsty Vittetoe
1. Nov 28, 2017

Love this! It’s very helpful to see how you did this – when I tried to stamp a Christmas tree shape, it never looked quite “complete” enough, but I see now that filling in with dots, especially at the edges, gives the tree definition. Thank you!


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