Thursday, 29 August 2013

Upcyling another Christmas card

The current challenge over at Craftyhazelnut's Christmas Challenge is 'Cute' - so I looked for a cute Christmas card amongst those we were sent last year and found this sweet little image:
I used:

- 6" x 6" square white card stock

- almost the whole front of a small Christmas card, which came with the sentiment already printed on it, two corners rounded and layered onto a snippet of grey card - also with two rounded corners

- backing paper from the lovely Kay in New Mexico, two corners also rounded. A while back Kay sent me a gorgeous selection of both Christmas and non-Christmas 6" x 6" papers and I check those out first before rummaging through other paper pads as so often I find exactly the match I want - in this case it's a perfect red and the snowflakes are so similar to those around the little girl

- strips of self adhesive ribbon by Dovecraft from a set called 'Santa'

- three small self adhesive red buttons from Hobbycraft

Super fast, much easier than the near disaster I rescued on Monday!

This is also for Craftyhazelnut's Christmas Challenge Extra, where it's always 'Anything goes'.

Di
x

15 comments:

  1. What a darling little image! SO soft and pretty, and I love the button accents too!

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  2. A perfect match indeedy. Hugs Mrs A.

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  3. Lovely image, and perfect with the red snowflake paper from our Sweet Kay. Love how you saved this little cutie, and it really does fit the theme at Hazel's. TFS & hugs

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  4. Beautiful card Di, that image looks so like Lotv doesn't it. Perfect match on the paper too. Hugs, Amanda x

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  5. Lovely bit of up-cycling Di.
    Hugs
    Caz x

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  6. Beautiful, stunning and so perfect Di.
    luv
    iar3ne
    xxxx

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  7. Delightful card, Di, for my CHNC challenges - that image is indeed cute and sweet x

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  8. Nice nice nice Di!! I have some card which I keep saying I will 'upcycle' and then never get around to it. 'Must make more effort!!! lol!. I do like the two rounded corners - really stylish!

    Hugs to you Sue Pxxx

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  9. So very pretty Di, lovely cute image and the paper is gorgeous Karen x

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  10. Fab image Di and love your journaling too gorgeous colours huggles hun Sue xx

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  11. Ohhhh so cute card
    I was away for some time great posts
    in past
    hugs Tamara

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  12. Definitely cute! Love that sentiment and the sweet little girl decorating the tree! I need to dig out my old cards and see what I can find to upcycle.

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  13. Lovely card, Di. I like the touch of grey with the red, and doesn't the image look very LOTV - very cute :) The paper is beautiful too, a lovely gift from Kay in Mexico. Hugs, Elizabeth xx

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