Friday, 9 January 2009

Daring Cardmakers Challenge.


The challenge this week on Daring Cardmakers was to recycle. "We'd like you to do your bit for the planet and make a card using some recycled items.Yes, we know we've done similar challenges in the past, but some things are good to revisit and this is one of them - it gets us looking at stuff we might be throwing away and asking ourselves if there's some card-making mileage to be had from it.And besides, it's FREE! If you can use something rescued from Christmas rubbish (scraps from cards, decorations etc) - then you get double points! lol"
So here is my recycled card. This is where I started out cardmaking when I was a little girl. My Mum would have cut out bits from the cards of the previous year and I would make cards for my Granny's. I felt like a wee girl again doing this. Hee hee.
The backing paper is gift wrap which my Mum had Alan and I's hamper wrapped up in. The tree is from a card I received. I managed to prize it off the original card and the backing 3 D foam was left intact so kept it on. I used some glitter glue to make it a bit more sparkly. The peel off is from my stash. Hope you like my recycled card.
  • Gift Wrap
  • Recycled Embellishment.
  • Peel Offs coloured with peel off marker.
  • 3-D Foam

Hazel xo

11 comments:

  1. What a lovely card Hazel. I suspect that you win the prize for the earliest Christmas card of the year too!

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  2. well done -you reminded me of doing this sort of thing when I was little too. Is that your first card for Christmas 2009 then?

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  3. Another wonderful card, Hazel!!!!

    Please look on my blog, there is something for you!
    Hugs Gisela

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  4. Hi Hazel, what a great card hunny. I think recycling this years christmas cards is such a great idea. Helps save the environment too! I love what you have done here. I recycled some last year and have a few to use this year too. Thanks for sharing the inspiration. Hugs Linda x

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  5. Great card - you're starting Christmas early lol!
    Juliet xx

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  6. It's lovely Hazel, I love that wrapping paper, it goes perfectly. Well done on the recycling. Joanne x

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  7. That's such a lovely card, Hazel, I love recycling cards, too!
    JudyNZ

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  8. thats beautiful, love the colours. one done.xxxx to go

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  9. gorgeous card for the challenge and well done on your recycled card
    Hugs
    kath
    xxxx

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  10. I can’t believe that you’re making Christmas cards for this year already Hazel and I’m in shock, so please excuse me while I pick myself up off the floor won’t you. Lol!

    Now then…….what a wonderful card.

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Love and Sparkles Hazelxox