Friday, 16 March 2012

Glam it up with glitter

Oooer, two posts again today! It's 'cos I want to catch Hazel's Craftyhazelnut's Christmas Challenge Number 63, which is 'Glam it up with glitter'.This card is really such a cheat, but I couldn't bear to throw away a glittery card from Christmas 2011 so just did some chopping and layering onto gold mirri card then onto a cream card. Ha, the work will come when I need an envelope as it had to be made to a very non-standard size to accommodate the size of the image. Maybe not such a time saver after all:
I resisted adding anything else to the card - it looks elegant as it is to me so best not to make it into a bit of a dogs dinner!

Di
x

18 comments:

  1. Nothing wrong with a few short cuts Di. It's made another lovely quick card.
    ugs,
    A x

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  2. Fab way to recycle, Di - love it - and you made it in plenty of time before the deadline! - thanks for joining in my CHNC challenge 62 - hope to see you again soon (new challenge tomorrow morning) x

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  3. its lovely, good luck with the envelope......I love glitter nearly as much as I love purple!!! xx

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  4. Well done for re-cycling, it has produced a beautiful card. Thanks for visiting my blog too, along with your much appreciated help. Regards, Anne x

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  5. Woot woot! Lovely glitzy card there hon. I can make an envelope if you like . . . I have an enveloper PRO! Or just make a BOX!

    I know there won't be a third post today after your deeeesaster darling!!!!!

    Sending stamping hugs your way xxx

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  6. Sniggering here Sarn - as they could say, I'm hopping mad!! xx

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  7. You crack me up! This is beautiful and I envy you for having a head start on Christmas!

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  8. You're right, this is verrrry elegant! I couldn't have chucked that image, either - and, besides, recycling is a Good Thing! Great card!

    I hope you have a good weekend!

    love Mags B x

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  9. Lovely card Di and very environmentally sound too.

    Have a good weekend, Rach xx

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  10. It's lovely Di! Couldn't have tossed that image either.

    In the US square cards require extra postage. A while back I saw some square cards for sale at a craft sale. The sign said Square Cards No Extra Postage Required. The cards were 5 X 5 the envelops were 5 X 7. They had stamped the borders of a 5 X 7 piece of light weight card stock to match the actual card and made little slits to hold the card in place on it. I thought it was a great idea for getting around the PO. Could you try something like that and save yourself the trouble of making an envelop?
    Hugs
    Bernie

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  11. Hi Di,

    This is a great card, no matter the short cuts. I love the long sleigh with all that glitter!

    Hugs,
    Kay

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  12. Gorgeeous card, Hugs Elaine

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  13. Ansolutely stunning, looks brilliant as it is, so glad that you didn't add anything else.

    Kath x

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  14. Nothing wrong with re-cycling Di,l have done it on many a card and this is gorgeous:) x

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  15. Lovely card, love the sparkle. Kim

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  16. Gorgeous, Di! Great use of sparkle with elegance!

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  17. Oh shiny! I'm attracted to glitter, but then I am attracted to food too and that pie in the past post has me drooling big time! lol

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  18. Lovely card Di and this two posts thing seems like it old be a regular thing lol.

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