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Saturday, October 28, 2017

Knotted Ribbon Christmas Card

This CAS Christmas card features a knotted ribbon Christmas tree, and this is how it's made:

You will need
a triangle shape cut from sturdy cardstock
ribbon, at least a half inch/1.5 cm wide
double  sided tape
sticky tape (sellotape)

This is what you do
Cut a triangle of study cardstock (preferably the same colour as your ribbon)
Tie a single knot in a piece of ribbon and stick onto the triangle so that the knot is in the middle (wrap the ribbon to the back and fasten with sticky tape.
Repeat until the whole tree is covered.
There will be a little piece at the top of the tree that is difficult to cover, so add a bow.

(Tip : Stick a thin strip of double sided tape down the centre of your tree so the knots stay in place while you wrap the ends of the ribbon around the back)

I also used the following for my card:
white cs card base
green cs mat
white lace 
peel off sentiment

luv'n huggz
Jen Leeflang


  1. Very pretty. Thanks for providing instructions!

  2. This is just gorgeous! What a fabulous idea! Thanks for joining our weekly challenge at QKR Stampede!

  3. This is such a pretty way to form a tree - and the bow at the top is especially lovely. Thanks for entering the QKR Stampede weekly challenge. Dorothy S, DT member

  4. What a creative way to make a tree and use some beautiful ribbon. Thank you for joining us at Creative Fingers Challeng. -Samantha (DT)


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