Saturday, 9 April 2016

I'm back - with another Christmas card

Phew, it's lovely to be back with a fully working computer again. I'm having to get used to a lot of changes though, as some apps have had to be removed, so bear with me if my photos don't look very polished, I have a whole new editing system to get used to.


Anyway, first up is this week's second Christmas card. For this, I have used a bordered paper from an old Hot Off The Press pad with a scrap of toning plain paper, and a Craftwork Cards printed greeting. I've kept it all pretty CAS in order to show off the star of the piece, this fab glittering bauble which was a gift tag on one of the presents I received last Christmas. I couldn't possibly just tear it off and throw it away, could I? To tie it in with the background, I have decorated the bauble with some red vinyl peel offs.




I'm playing along with


Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge - Green 
Winter Wonderland - Christmas Baubles
Jingle Belles - Recycling

16 comments:

  1. woooowww Jane
    amazing christmas bauble
    Love it much
    so festive and adorable christmas card
    hugs
    Monika

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  2. Such a beautiful and festive Christmas design. Loving the sparkle on the bauble.
    Hugs
    Desíre
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

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  3. A gorgeous card, the bauble is stunning and showcased perfectly on your card. Cara x

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  4. loooooooooooove that you've used softer natural colors to show off the perfectly fabulous up-cycle of that beautiful & glittery tag! thanks for celebrating EARTH DAY with us at JINGLE BELLES! ♥♥♥

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  5. Love this card Jane!

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  6. A great card and brilliant upcycling of the bauble tag too. Thank you for joining us at this weeks Winter Wonderland challenge.
    Kath x
    WW DT

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  7. Still trying to catch up on all my blog visiting after no internet for a few days. Gorgeous card - you've showcased the bauble beautifully. xx

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  8. A super card Jane and great recycling of the bauble tag. Barbxx

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  9. What a stunning gift tag ... perfect for the focal image of your design ... so glad you joined us to celebrate Peace on EARTH (day) at Jingle Belles.

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  10. great idea to save the bauble tag - it's even more lovely in its second life, your treatment sets it off perfectly!

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  11. Super card. Thanks for sharing it with us at Winter Wonderland this time. Good luck. Christine DT x

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  12. A lovely looking Christmas card. Love the glitter baulb and the lovely card design. Thanks for joining us over at the winter wonderland this week.
    Love n hugs
    Marie

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  13. Gorgeous card and love the bauble. Thanks for joining us at Winter Wonderland.Carol S. DT

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  14. Lovely CAS Christmas card - great idea to recycle the bauble tag - it's so pretty. Thank you for joining us at Winter Wonderland.
    Alison x

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  15. Thanks for entering your lovely crafting for CHNC challenge 276 - you could also enter this into my CHNC challenge extra for April - I'd love to see it there too x

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