Monday 16 April 2012

A partridge in a pear tree

This week's challenge over at Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge is to base your card on Christmas music - a carol, song or just to incorporate music into your Christmas card. I chose The Twelve Days of Christmas, and it was fascinating to read up on, the internet, the religious significance of the twelve gifts:
Once again, a recycled (or is that now going to be up cycled?) Christmas card from the 2011 little pile here caught my eye :)

I used:

- 7" x 5" white card stock

- image from a Christmas card, with the border trimmed off

- Shiny gold mirri card and Kanban 'Tartan' card as backing

- sentiment by Craftwork cards

- dark green ribbon from the ribbon box

- dark green Josy Rose nail heads

Another one for the box, but, despite what might seem a load of cards already made for Christmas - I just counted up and there are only 16 in there :(  I can see some batch card making being the order of the day at this rate!



  1. Another fab card Di and you have 16 more cards made for christmas than I do lol. Hugs, Amanda x

  2. Great card Di and 16 cards by mid April is good going l think :)

    Have a good day, Rach xx

  3. Another gorgeous card, I love the plaid background paper, and image.

  4. Oh, great card ... well, I would say that, Di, tartan is always going to be a winner with me :) Love the up-cycled pear tree too. Have a great day. Elizabeth x

  5. Great thinking Di. Clever take on the challenge and another wonderful Christmas card for the box. Only a week and a half until Rudolph Day too! xxx

  6. What a gorgeous card, where did you get the lovely tartan paper? I've been after one like that for ages - I've got some freebie stamps I'd love to use it with! Maybe we should make more on Rudolph Day - we always need more!
    Karen x

  7. Lovely card there Di! Loving that tartan paper. I think I should join in on this challenge as I have soooo many cards waiting to be chopped up! And also, Christmas is just up my street!!

  8. Great card Di, loving the tartan background. My apologies for missing the snippet challenge last week, time just ran away. Off now to snoop round all the snippet makes. Take care, Lyn x

  9. Hi Di, this is gorgeous l love the image and the frame you have created with the Gold Mirror card is stunning too:)x

  10. 16 more than me Di! I just don't have the time at the moment! I keep telling myself when I have no coursework to do I will do it! ;)
    Lovely card, I am loving the idea of 'up cycling' too!
    Thank you for the lovely comment on my blog by the way x
    Laura xx


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