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Hello and welcome to my blog. I'm an independent Stampin' Up! demonstrator in the UK and love sharing my passion for paper crafting and Stampin' Up! products. Thank you for visiting I hope to see you again soon. Zoe x

Sunday, 16 November 2014

Christmas Card Club - Blog Candy Alert!!

Are you finding that the weeks are whizzing by far quicker than you would like?  I can't believe we are already onto another Christmas Card Club challenge and this time it's set by Karen   and we are using origami or tea bag folding on our cards.  Having not ventured into tea bag folding before and not an expert on origami I was relieved when I received a beautiful tag swap from my friend Jayne, a  fellow Stampin' Up! demonstrator at the annual Stampin' Up! Convention in Brussels last month.  I've cased her tag having gently opened one layer of her cute tree to work out how to fold the papers.  Of course for a card I've enlarged it, but still managed to use the designer series paper stack Trim the Tree from the Stampin' Up! UK autumn/winter catalogue.  You can put on whatever background stamp you have to create a back drop mine is Hardwood and Jayne used Dictionary and I used a sentiment from the free  set that was on offer from Stampin' Up! last month Good Greetings.


I have a Good Greetings stamp set to give away to someone.  To be in the draw all you need to do like my Facebook page Zoe Tant UK Independent Stampin Up Demonstrator  and leave a comment to say if you'd like wood or clear mount if you win.  Enter by the end of November and I'll draw a winner in December.

As you know I'm a fan of bling and so I was pleased to add a larger star of red glimmer paper using the Star framelits.

Today we're off to celebrate a friend's 60th so I'll share his card with you soon.  Don't forget to stop by the other lovely ladies in the Christmas card club. You can find their blogs listed in my left hand side bar.

Crafty Hazelnut's Extra Christmas Challenge - Anything goes
Enjoy the rest of your weekend!


  1. Great card Zoe. Glad you sussed it out!! Hugs Christine xx

  2. Thanks Christine a new challenge and technique is always good for us! Zx

  3. Beautiful card Zoe. I too did this tea bag folded tree. Have a Good Day. Hugs Rita xxx

  4. Lovely card and tag Zoe - very festive.

    Hugs to you Sue Pxxx

  5. Love this Zoe, your folded tree looks fabulous in those gorgeous papers. Carol x

  6. This fold seems quite popular with the ladies this time Zoe, a fabulous card and love the background papers.

  7. thats really clever......a great card and tag! xxxx

  8. So very gorgeous and clever thank you so much Zoe. Have been to FB and liked and followed your page Karen x

  9. Another super Christmas tree fold for me to learn. Top marks for undoing the one you had sent to see the way it was made! Hugs Mrs A.

  10. So are you going to tell us how - or do we all have to work it out ourselves?

    1. Hi Sue I will try and do a tutorial. I have a few that need doing but have been really busy with shows and parties and sadly my friend's funeral. See you soon. Zx

  11. A fab tree, and a wonderful take on Karen's Folded challenge. I love the way you've used a different color for each tier of your pretty tree. It looks beautiful. TFS & Hugs

  12. Sorry, Zoe - I thought I'd visited before - super card for the CCC challenge and thank you for sharing your lovely crafting for my CHNC challenge extra for November - hope to see you again soon x


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