Tuesday, 28 August 2012

Christmas couple

The current challenge over at Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge is 'For a Couple', plus Sarn is hostessing Rudolph Day right now. It would be very rude not to join in the fun:
 I used:

- 6" x 6" square white card stock

- image rescued and 'upcycled' from a card sent to us last Christmas, luckily it was already on a sticky pad and just gently peeled off ready to use again

- backing paper from the Marianne Design 'Merry Little Christmas' paper pack - I hunted through every single sheet of backing paper here to find a green to go with the greens in the image

- white card edged using MS hearts punch, topped with red satin mirri board and the top corners rounded

- sentiment by Craftwork Cards, mounted onto a red satin mirri board oval, punched using SU oval punch

- white satin ribbon with iridescent edge (Hobbycraft) and a 'Joy' charm tied on with a bow of white iridescent cord

Hope you all had a good Bank Holiday, weather wasn't good here and typically the sun is gonna shine today.

Di
x

13 comments:

  1. Morning Di

    Your card is fabulous, I love the little snow people they are so adorable. Well worth the search as your design paper is a perfect match.

    Joining in the treehouse make this week ....

    luv
    irene
    xxxx

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  2. Hee hee . . . this is so sweet Di. I love it. You're good at this upcycling malarkey.

    Thanks for joining in a 2nd time. Good luck.

    Hugs
    Sarn xxx

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  3. Cute card Di. It was a typical bank holiday here too ....Brent spent it in hospital!....never a dull moment eh?
    Hugs,
    A x

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  4. simply stunning, fab idea to recycle last years cards too. Hugs, Amanda x

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  5. Beautiful card and a good upcycle with that lovely image that would be too good to waste - thanks for joining in my CHNC challenge 87 - hope to see you again soon. x

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  6. Hi Di, Totally stunning image and great layout Di, love that border and backing papers alround brilliant card and good luck with the challenge xx

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  7. Fabulous card Di, very clever to recycle your old christmas cards. Will have tor remember to keep this years.
    Hugs
    Caz x

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  8. Wonderful card Di, well done on the recycling! I love that charm, will have to get me some of those! Thanks for joining us at CHNC.
    Fiona xxx

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  9. This is a very cutie card there Di. Well done.
    xx

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  10. Great recycling! Cute card...I like the way you tied the snippet of thin cord around the wider ribbon.

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  11. A lovely cute card - glad to see I'm not the only one that recycles and upcycles!
    Kath x

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  12. Lovely traditional colours - and another one for the box!

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  13. Gorgeous card - the recycled topper is fab and the backing paper is perfect and love the Joy charm. Elizabeth xx

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