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Thursday, 13 September 2012

And Another Christmas Card!!

And i'm back with another Christmas card using recycled and scrap bits!! The cute image i cut from an old Christmas card and i've even altered a piece of holly with silver embossing powder.

For the following challenges
ABC Christmas - R is for Recycling
Bearly Mine Challenge - Anything Goes
Bunny Zoe's Challenge - Distressing
Card and Scrap - Use Dies
Christmas Crafting - Traditional Colours
Crafty Catz - Christmas
Cute Card Thursday - Christmas in September
LEJ Designs - Winter Wishes
Natalie and Amy - Anything Goes
Nutcrafters - Countdown to Christmas
Oozak Challenge - Sparkle
PTW - Things that make you go Awww
Pile It On - Patterned Paper
Sparkles Christmas - Sparkles and Bling
The Crafty Pad - It's Scraptastic
The Sisterhood of Crafters - No Stamps Allowed
Whimsy Stamps - Anything Goes
Winter Wonderland - Christmas Pets
Top Tip Tuesday - Recycle It (top tip)
My top tip is - try using real leaves and adding paint , glitter or embossing powders, i think they add a real Christmassy feel to your cards and projects!!

Thank you for visiting my blog today, your comments are always appreciated. Feel free to call back anytime.
Hugs xx


downrightcrafty said...

this is oh so cute and beautiful, thank you so much for joining us at the Winter Wonderland
Hugs Kate xx

cotnob said...

This is a fab Christmas card Hazel, I love your silver holly and recycled image.
Thank you for joining us at The Crafty Pad this week.


Gorgeous and beautiful card Hazel fabulous scene thankyou for joining us this week at CraftyCatz
Hugs Dianne xx :)

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Great recycling and loving the embossing

* Shaz * said...

Another fabulous card!

Thank you for sharing at Sparkles Christmas Challenges this time
Good luck in the draw

Shaz x

Doreen said...

This is the image and your

Cumbrianlass said...

A beautiful card the topper is very cute and I think your leaves are wonderful
Thanks for joining in the lejdesigns Challenge and good luck

coldwaters2 said...

Wow Hazel this is absolutely gorgeous what a fantastic way of recycling, that image and the holly display look amazing, thank you for joining our challenge this week at Bearly Mine
Lorraine x

Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk) said...

WOW this is just precious Hazel! Great job on the holly ... a wonderful touch of sparkle! Cute design too! Well done! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood ‘NO STAMPS ALLOWED’ challenge and please come back again soon!
one of the 'Sistahs'

Vicky said...

Gorgeous christmas card, I love the wintry colours. Thank you for entering our Tree challenge at Creative Card Crew

hugs Vicky xxx

Riet said...

What a beautiful card Hazel.

Hugs Riet.xx

Pink Dandelion said...

Smashing card. Thanks for joining us at Nutcrafters and good luck. Debs xx

meg said...

Beautiful card with a really traditional feel

tilly's crafts said...

lovely traditional card! thanks for joining us at CraftyCatz.
Kim x

Sandra H said...

Gosh Hazel, Your card is stunning and you would never of thought that the image was recycled its beautiful x

Hjørdis said...

What a beutiful card, thanks a lot for joining us on Cardandscrap and good luck :0)

crafty-stamper said...

Great card top marks for your recycling and great tip about embossing the Holly leaves -thanks for joining us at LEJ Designs this week
Carol DT x

Sandra said...

What an adorable card! Very sweet! I have to guess who is who's hero, but I think the boy is the dog's hero. He looks so happy to his little master. Am I right? Thank you for joining us at Simon Says Stamp and Show. Hugs, Sandra

Sandra said...

What an adorable card! Very sweet! I have to guess who is who's hero, but I think the boy is the dog's hero. He looks so happy to his little master. Am I right? Thank you for joining us at Simon Says Stamp and Show. Hugs, Sandra

Sandra said...

What an adorable card! Very sweet! I have to guess who is who's hero, but I think the boy is the dog's hero. He looks so happy to his little master. Am I right? Thank you for joining us at Simon Says Stamp and Show. Hugs, Sandra

Shelby said...

Beautiful Christmas card!


Brodders said...

Gorgeous Christmas card :)Thanks for joining us at Papertake Weekly and good luck - Jane x

Deneen said...

Great Christmas card, love how you recycled the image from an old Christmas card, and what a great tip on covering leaves. Thanks for joining the Recycle It Challenge at Top Tip Tuesday.

Emma (metalicbutterfly) said...

Such a cute card!

Thanks for playing at Allsorts this week

Emma xxx

Diane said...

Fab bit of recycling Hazel and your card turned at fabulous too !! Glad you could play along again with us this week at The Crafty Pad !!

hugs Diane xx

Anonymous said...

Fabby card and love the recycling! and cool tip too!
Great to see you at Top Tip Tuesday for our Recycle It! challenge this time, and great you could play along at ABC Christmas challenge too! hugs Samantha :0)

Lisa M said...

Brilliant idea to recycle an older Christmas card image. As for using real leaves...I love that! They even go through the embossing machine and hold a fabulous texture. Thank you so much for sharing this card and your tip with us at Top Tip Tuesday!
Lisa xx

Kym's Crafty Cards said...

What a fantastic card you have made that fits in well with the Bearly Mine Challenge. Amazing. Thank you for entering and best wishes in the draw. Kym (Bearly Mine Challenge Blog Design Team)

Céline said...

really cute, love the image
thanks for playing with us at BTC&G this month

Emma H said...

Aww, such a sweet card! Thanks for playing along with Pile It On this week!

Vee Cassidy said...

Your card is lovely; great you could share it with us at LEJ Designs Challenge this week; good luck. Vee xx LEJ/DT

Joanna said...

Holy macaroni Hazel! Thia card is AMAZING! Thanks so much for sharing your art with us over at Creative Card Crew.

Zw@@n said...

That is an adorable card, Hazel. Love the way you recycled the image. Thanks for joining us at ABC Christmas Challenge. Love, Wilma

Elle said...

Your card is so pretty and sweet. Thanks for playing along with CCC.

DT: Creative Card Crew

heidy said...

Very cut christmas card!!
Thanks for joining CCT this week!
Hugs Heidy

crafty amy said...

Wow go you getting all your Christmas cards done :D Thank you for joining us for our first Natalie and Amy challenge and good luck.


Amy xx

Caroljenks said...

Grogeous card - I love the recycling of old Christmas cards - fab! ...and are those holly leaves real???!

Thanks for joining us over at Top Tip Tuesday for our 'Recycle It! 'challenge. Great Top Tip ref the real leaves too - I NEED to try this :)

Carol x

suzARTe said...

such a lovely Christmas card, I love the main image.

thanks so much for sharing your card at Christmas is around the corner at Just keep on creating, I hope you will continue to play along :)

Flowergirl said...

Another beautiful card!
Thanks for joining in with us at Sparkles Christmas Challenges
Wendy x

TannyP said...

This is brilliant! Love the sparkle on this recycled beauty. Thanks again for playing along with our No Stamps Allowed Challenge at The Sisterhood of Crafters!

Aideen said...

Great idea to recycle old cards!!

Thanks for entering By The Cute & Girlys September challenge!!

nnalorac said...

Wow, this is gorgeous, great use of recycling Hazel, love it. Thanks for playing along over on BTC&G. Carolxx

Micki said...

awwww....too cute. One can never have too many Christmas cards nor can one ever start too early :-). Great card! Thanks so much for playing along with us in the Sisterhood of Crafters for our "No Stamps Allowed" challenge.

Debbie said...

I love your card. Great image, very cute. Thank you for joining us at Christmas Crafting this month.
Hugs Debbie x

PINAY said...

I am into recycling and re-purposing myself. What a way to revive those "used" items! Thanks for joining the Oozak September Challenge :D

Tip Top said...

Thank you for joining in at Crimbo Crackers – hope you can join me again for the next challenge! Crimbo Crackers

Shannah said...

What a gorgeous image and a beautiful card! So glad you joined our Whimsy Inspiration Challenge! Hugs, Shannah xox