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Friday, 10 July 2015

Star Gazing

Well folks, here we are again with only 167 days until Christmas, and to
help you prepare your cards for the festive season we have a new
challenge for you at Winter Wonderland. Our theme this week is
'HAVE YOURSELF A BEARY CHRISTMAS'

Thank you to this week's wonderful sponsor......


For the past few years I have been saving pretty cards given to us by
friends, with a plan to recycle them. However, each Christmas the 
collection expands, when I stash them away and forget about them. 
When I saw the theme of our challenge for this week I remembered 
that I had a large card with cute polar bears in the enormous collection.

Silly muggins me forgot to photograph the card before I chopped it up.
I cut the image down considerably, so as to showcase the bears, layered
the image on mauve pearlised cardstock (same as the base card), then 
created a border of silvery clear border stickers that I have had in my
junk stash forever. The sentiment is recycled from the same card.

A closer look at the little cuties. I was not happy with how I joined the
border stickers at the corners, so I covered them with tiny negatives
from a Martha Stewart PATP punch.

Inside the card is very plain.

Image - Recycled Christmas card
Sentiment - Recycled Christmas card
Paper - Kaisercraft Christmas Spirit
Dies - Spellbinders Scalloped Rectangle; Impression Obsession Mini Snowflakes
Punches - Martha Stewart PATP Aspen Snowflakes; Carl Snowflake
Glitter - Ranger Stickles Star Dust
Peel-off Border Sticker is from my junk stash

For a chance to win a lovely prize, and be inspired by my teamies gorgeous creations, pop over to Winter Wonderland for our 'Have a Beary Christmas' challenge.

Thank you for visiting, and until next time,
Hugs
Jennifer. x


2 comments:

  1. This is such a great holiday card Jennifer! I love the image, so soft and sweet! Isn't it great to pull out older cards and have a trip down memory lane? You put yours to great use, I love the glittery snowflakes! hugs :)

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  2. Hi Jennifer, what a great way to recycle your Xmas cards! This looks lovely!
    Hugs Lynsey x

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