Sunday, 30 August 2015

It's that Christmas tree die again!

My Christmas tree die just HAS to be the most useful magazine cover gift I've ever had! It's big enough to be a main focal point, yet small enough to be cut with snippets, it comes cleanly out of the die every time and most importantly of all, it looks great. In fact I use it more often than many of my full price bought dies.

This time I've combined it with snippets of silver and white card, a length of ribbon that came around a gift box of smellies and a  doodled background made using a Tonertex pen and silver foil from FoilPlay . I also foiled the edges of the background card and the tree topper. The stars on the background actually cover the whole of the background but I couldn't get the lighting right to show it!



I'm sharing this with

Allsorts Challenge - Recycle/upcycle (the ribbon)
Suzy Bee's Blooming Challenge - Make your own background
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge - Use Some Silver
Pixie's Snippets Playground - week 192  
Just us Girls - Wild card week - sketch

10 comments:

  1. What a beautiful card, Jane - the die is gorgeous, and I love your co-ordinating foiled background and ribbon too!

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  2. Totally gorgeous card Jane - and I fully understand how much you must love this beautiful die, it's a perfect size and lovely design too! Great doodled background and ribbon too!

    I won't leave you a whole story today :)

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  3. The tree die looks lovely in silver and I like your doodled background. Oooh the foiled border is a gorgeous addition to a beautiful card. Barbxx

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  4. Lovely card, so pretty, thanks for joining our challenge at Allsorts this week, xxx

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  5. Fabulous card, Jane. I think I have this freebie die too, as yet unused..... I'll have to dig it out now I've seen how beautifully it cuts. xx

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  6. Great use of the gift package ribbon Jane.

    Many thanks for joining in my recycling theme at Allsorts this week.

    B x

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  7. Fabulous background and thank you for playing along at Suzy Bee's Bloomin Challenge happy crafting Judith DT x

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  8. I think you have a winner for sure with that Christmas Tree die! You are going to get many many miles out of it! Your card looks terrific too! Thanks for joining the girls and I over at Just Us Girls for our Sketch Challenge this week!

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  9. Ooh that is so pretty. What a great magazine cover gift! You've made a lovely card with it.
    Hugs, Sarn x

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  10. Thanks for entering your lovely crafting for Suzy Bee's and also for my CHNC challenge 244 - hope to see you again soon

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