This card features the new Pine Cone with Bow1001G
I also used my favorite sentiment for Christmas, Christmas Blessings 646D.
I stamped, colored and fussy cut the pine cone and added some Diamond Dust to the ends to be like frost or ice crystals. I cut some greenery (Sizzix) and added the Diamond Dust to them as well.
I cut a square frame from 2 nesting stitched dies from ODBD and cut out the Christmas Blessings with a stitched rectangle die (the square frame and the sentiment are popped up with foam tape).
I added a small gold half ball above my red bow as if a nail was holding the pine cone and bow in place.
That's about it for this card, it's pretty simple.
I love pine cones, we have a LOT of them where I live. I do decorate with the large Sugar Pine Cones (they are 12" to 18" or so long") I even put a red bow on top at Christmas time. These Pine Trees are the largest of the pine species and are native to California and Oregon. Most people I know who live in other states don't even believe me when I tell them about these pine cones. It IS true though, look them up! I would say that the new pine cone stamp is from the Ponderosa Pine. It is one of the prettiest medium sized pine cones used in decorating wreaths and such. I used to collect boxes of these pine cones for wiring to greenery.
Ok, so much for lessons on Sierra Nevada Mountain pine cones...heehhee!
Have a nice weekend!!