Festive Holly Tree

Festive Holly Tree

Hi Creative Friends,

In our last YouTube video we gave you a sneak peek of a few awesome Spellbinders BetterPress projects by Dana Kirby. As promised, we are now diving in for a closer look at one of the card designs featured. For this one, Dana used the delicate and lacy Holly Tree and embellished it with ruby red pearls.


Hi crafty friends! It’s Dana here today with a Christmas card that uses the Holly Tree Press Plate and Die from Spellbinders.

I started my card by using the Betterpress Letterpress system along with the Holly Tree plate to create my card panel. I used the Bisque cotton paper for my panel along with Leaf ink. I have found that using the cotton paper and Betterpress ink gives me the best results. Next, I used the Strawberry ink (included in the same set) for my sentiment. I used the small circle die included with the Holly Tree set and cut out the sentiment. I mounted the sentiment onto a little bit bigger red glittered circle that I die cut with the Circle Infinity dies for a little added detail.

I then trimmed my panel down and mounted it onto an Evergreen cardstock mat. Lastly, I used the Ruby Red Pearls from Pretty Pink Posh to decorate my tree.

Have you given the Betterpress Letterpress System a try? It’s so easy to use and the results are amazing! I think this will be the perfect card to mass produce this holiday season. I hope you give it a try!!

Enjoy your day,



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