Thursday, 21 February 2013

Let it snow again

....that's the current challenge over at Craftyhazelnut's Christmas Challenge.
A quick rummage through my box of Christmas cards turned up these little cuties, already die cut and carefully peeled off the card they arrived on, ready to be upcycled.

I used:

- 5" x 7" white card stock

- red backing card - ack, I cut into a 12" x 12" sheet!!

- Kanban 'Twinkle Snow' card for the background

- the little bears and snowman 'topper', used sticky pads for dimension

- icicles  and snowflake from my little box of ready made die cut and glittered embellishments. The icicles were cut using Marianne Creatables LR036 die, the snowflake is also Marianne Creatables - LR0123. Both were die cut from white card with double sided adhesive film stuck on, then dunked into iridescent glitter

- strips of self-adhesive ribbon from a Fizzy Moon pack, with similar bears on :)

- a couple of diamante snowflakes

Am also entering this into Craftyhazelnut's Christmas Challenge Extra :)

I hate to say it with more than 10 months to go, I need to step up production if next Christmas isn't going to be a mad rush.

Di
x

14 comments:

  1. Hello Di,

    Oh, you are so ahead of the game.... making Christmas cards and it's only February. You are smart about it though. There's no fun in a mad rush.

    Hugs,
    Kay

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  2. Love that adorable image. you are doing good with the UPcycling !
    Love the way you made the background look sort of snowy!

    Ouch...too bad you had to cut into a 1212 but sometimes it seem you never hae quite the exact shade or colour you need...how does that happen!

    I have 2 large, extra deep, filing cabinet drawers full of scrap cardstock and sometimes can never match a shade as there is just the one piece big enough for an image mat ad none left for the sentiment! teehe How does that happen!

    Love your card.

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  3. I love this card, and we aspect today snow too,
    have a nice day
    hugs Tamara

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  4. You are just so organised Di. I won't be thinking about next Christmas for prob the next 9 months :-)
    Hugs,
    A x

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  5. love your re-cycling, I have a bag full ready to go lol......it's made a very cute card
    Tilly

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  6. Awww . . . sweet! It keeps snowing lightly on and off here this morning. Perfect card for the day!

    Hugs
    Sarn xxx

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  7. Love the glitzy look and the happy image. Not looking for snow though. xx Flora

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  8. Brilliant card Di, and what a cutie of an image. I love the Twinkle snow background.
    luv
    irene
    xxxx

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  9. Oh wow Di, What a fabulous image your card is gorgeous! l don't think we have seen the last of the snow for this year lovely snowy effect and great reclycled image xx

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  10. Well what a lot of snow and sparkle, looks very very Christmassy. Lovely card and a cute image.

    Kath x

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  11. Brrrr! I am feeling cold now!!
    Pretty card though Di
    xx

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  12. Love this Christmas card, the snowmen are so delightful so glad you recycled them.
    Hugs
    Glenda

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  13. Awww what a cute snow family - great upcycling once again - thanks for entering both CHNC challenges - hope to see you again soon. x

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  14. Oh, this is a beautiful and cute ones. Thanks for joining CHNC challenge extra for February.

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