|Fabric tree cards|
Ever wonder what to do with all those little scraps of fabric left over from a project? Christmas cards! This struck me as I was looking down at a pile of little triangle-shaped scraps left over from one of my basket projects. The tiny shapes seemed to be calling me. Make me into something!
|A stylized tree|
The little triangles reminded me of the "stylized" trees we used to draw as kids. So, I gathered them together, along with some fabric glue and blank cards, and I started to play.
|Each is unique!|
What a fun project for kids too!
Want to try it? Here's all you need:
- Fabric pieces in a variety of patterns and colors
- A fabric glue stick
- Blank cards with matching envelopes
- Stamps for a message (optional)
|Tools and materials|
The process is easy!
- Snip your fabric into triangle shapes.
- Take a triangle and rub a bit of glue on it.
- Place it at the top of your card.
- Now take the next triangle, add glue, and place it just below and to the left of the first triangle, overlapping a bit.
- Continue building downward and outward, and before you know it, you have a tree!
- If you want your tree to have a trunk, just snip a little rectangle and glue it to the base.
|You can go with traditional colors or mix it up with fun unorthodox combinations|
You can build one big tree, or several small ones. Soon you will have a set of a lovely handmade cards to send for the holidays!
|Make a set!|
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