Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. Love never fails. But where there are prophecies, they will cease; where there are tongues, they will be stilled; where there is knowledge, it will pass away.

1 Corinthians 13:4-8

Christmas Tree

Here I am with a post of two Christmas greeting cards with folded Christmas tree. Here is the first card. 

You can find the tutorial of this folding Christmas tree here. It is very simple to make and I love to make it. Here is a close look of the tree. I have used glitters on the borders of the tree.

The design paper and the sentiment which I have used are from Forever Friends Cosy Christmas pack of Hallmark cards. I have used Red border glitter stickers, green card stock to make the Christmas tree, golden handmade paper for the star and golden glitters.

Challenges Entered : Clearly istamp - Red+Green+Gold+White, Raise the Bar - No embellishments,only papers, Make it Monday - Anything goes, My time to craft - Sun or moon or star, Top tip tuesday - Anything Christmas, Heart song inspiration - Anything goes, There she goes  - Holiday project, Dream Valley challenges- Anything goes, I did it creations -Christmas/Winter, Floweret - Christmas, Mami doodles - Christmas.

Here is the second card.

I have used glitters, crib image, snowflake punch, pie lane embellishments, green card stock for Christmas tree, golden bow.
Challenges Entered : Crafty purple frog - Sparkle+gems, Squigglefly - No Pattern paper, Make it Monday - Anything goes, My time to craft - Sun or moon or star, Card cupid - Bling, Christmas Inspirations - Bow, Two sisters - Ribbon, Crftyhazelnut - bright colours with Sparkle, Floweret - Christmas.
Please do leave me a comment if you like the cards. I would like to know your thoughts about my cards. Thanks for visiting :)


  1. Wao! Lovely card... handmade tree is looking too cute...

  2. These looks awesome! Love the folded tree. Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Purple Frog. Hugs...Mona

  3. These are just super! LOVE that tree you created. Stunning! Like the first card with the little Santa on it. Precious. You do beautiful work.
    Thanks for the sweet comment on my blog too!

  4. both your card's look lovely i love the way you have made the tree it look's just perfect...these cards would sure add to the christmas cheer!!

  5. very smart :) I like the colorful cards! Have fun :)

  6. Amazing! I love how the tree pops off of the page, Merlyn! Thanks for playing along in CIC39 :D

  7. What a lovely card- I love how you tied the gold bow and the origami tree! Thanks for joining us for this week's Squigglefly challenge.

  8. How cool to have a 3d popped up tree on a card.

    Thanks for playing in our color challenge at
    Hope to see you on Friday the 18th when the new challenge is posted.

  9. both of these are so lovely! I love how you glittered the edges of the paper for the tree. thanks for playing in Squigglefly's challenge this week! Please play again soon!

  10. These cards are just gorgeous Merlyn...fabulous work..thanks for sharing the tutorial...

    Thanks for sharing with us at ‘Make it Monday’

    Luv CHRISSYxx

    Don’t forget. .if you leave a comment on another entrant, mention that you saw their card on ‘Make it Monday’ for a chance at second prize.. the more you comment on and mention MIM, the more chances at winning second prize.

  11. I love both of them - they are gorgeous, especially love the trees (thanks for the link) - thanks for joining in my CHNC challenge 45 - hope to see you again soon. x

  12. Lovely card. Papers and Christmas tree are fantastics. It's a perfect Christmas card.
    Thanks for joining us at Christmas Inspirations challenges.
    I hope see you again!!

  13. Two lovely cards. A great tree fold. Thanks for joining Top Tip Tuesday. Elaine

  14. Absolutely gorgeous and your tree...WOW! Thank you so much for joining us at Make It Monday and also for the very kind comment you left on my blog. :)
    To answer your question, yes, it's a triple easel card.
    Have a great one. :)
    Lisa xx

  15. Your tree is AWESOME! Just too cool!
    Thank you so much for joining us at MIM! Remember to be in the running to win this week's fabulous prize, just leave a comment for another entry and mention you saw it on MIM! The more comments left, the greater your chance of winning! Good luck!
    Rene :D

  16. Your cards are soo beautiful Merlyn. Will have to try this technique.. Saw this on MIM. Faye

  17. Wonderful card. Loved the folded tree. Thanks for joining us at Christmas Inspirations this fortnight. Hope you will play again next time too.

  18. What a fun card and unique Christmas card! Love the folded tree. Thanks for joining us at Dream Valley Challenges.


  19. Hi Merlyn! Oh my goodness these cards are amazing!!!! I love these folded trees and your stickers are beautiful too! I have to look into these! Thanks for the inspiration!!! They are both beautiful!!!

  20. Fabulous tree! Thank you for taking part in the Mami Doodles challenge.

  21. Hello Merlyn! Hope you have a lovely weekend planned!

    Love these - those trees are so clever! Gotta try that!

  22. Wow this is a great looking christmas card and I love that three. Thanks for the tutorial. Thanks for playing at Top Tip Tuesday this week and good luck. Hope to see you back tuesday for a new challenge. Bettina xx

  23. Merlyn, this 3-dimensional, folding Christmas tree is so wonderful! What a unique card! I love the nativity scene on the second card, and the metallic glitter border in red is just the right touch! I found you through Make it Monday! **Roberta**

  24. Fab 3D tree. Love it. Thanks for joining us at Top Tip Tuesday this week. Annette xx

  25. Love both cards but the first is def my fave! Love the Christmas tree, learned how to do this recently but have yet to try it!! Thanks for taking part in the Mami Doodles challenge, best of luck x

  26. Beautiful card Merlyn, love that tea bag folding for the Christmas tree.

    Thank you for sharing at MTTC this week

    Warmest wishes, Julie Ann x


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