Wednesday, 14 October 2015

My 1000th post!

Yes, this is my 1000th post on Onions and Paper! So I'm celebrating it with a bit of sparkle - and as I'm in Christmas card making mode, it's festive sparkle.

Years and years ago I bought some double sided peel offs from QVC and have never really got on with them, using them the way that was suggested at the time, ie cutting out the individual peel off, removing the surrounding adhesive from the backing sheet, glittering the motif and then sticking it to the background. They never seemed to stick properly. With hindsight, glitter probably got under the edges and stopped them from sticking. So this time I tried sticking them directly on to the card and THEN glittering them. The result was much, much better.

Oddly enough the kit contained holly leaves but not berries, so I've added some gems to give my glittery leaves equally glittery berries. And to dot the i of my sentiment, too, to give a link between it and the holly.

I am sharing this with
 
Addicted to CAS - Sparkle 
Christmas Card Challenges - Anything Goes  
 
 

9 comments:

  1. Well done on your 1000th post - here's to the next thousand! Love the card too, can't beat a touch of sparkly glitter :)

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  2. I love sparkle on Christmas cards too Jane and this one is lovely. Congratulations on 1000 posts. Barbxx

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  3. Congratulations on your 1000th post! Lovely CAS Christmas card. I love how you've added a 'berry' for the dot on the 'i'. xx

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  4. Congrats on your 1000th post. Christmas card looks fabulous.

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  5. Congratulations on your 1000th post Jane! Fantastic ... I've got some catching up to do!
    What a way to celebrate too with this gorgeous, sparkly, Christmas, CAS number.
    Love it. Thanks for sharing and playing along at ATCAS challenge.
    Sarah x

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  6. WOO HOO!!! HUGE Congrats to you my friend :)

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  7. woooww congrats on your 1000th Post Jane
    much so much hehe
    I adore that sparkle on your leaves
    adorabla christmas Card Jane
    hugs, Monika (jump to your other post)

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  8. Perfect sparkly CAS! thanks for playing with us at ATCAS

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  9. Firstly, congratulations on your 1,000 post! that is a major achievement. Way to go for keeping at it ... I'm very impressed. Now... I love your sparkly holly leaves beautifully placed in the bottom cormer. A wonderful CAS card. So glad you joined us at Addicted to CAS this week
    Jaydee

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