Monday, January 6, 2014

playing with christmas challenges

took some time to play with some challenges 
to get a start on my christmas cards for 2014!!

what a fun sketch!!!






upcycled christmas card in place of pattern paper
new: memory box dies, merry script & pine trio 
old: shimmery gold cardstock from world win papers
woodgrain paper from EH, gold thread and pearl pen

Craftyhazelnut's Christmas Challenge Extra
REMINDER: our January challenge is in full swing on 
anything Christmas all month long and you can link up 
as many as you like!!! 

22 comments:

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Ohhhhhhh this is gorgeous!! I loveeeeeeeeee the trees!!!!!

~amy~ said...

awesome!

wendipooh13 said...

love how you up-cycled here!!! too cool!!!

Berni Cuttino said...

Awesome CAS beauty, beautiful design and fab coloring. Thanks for visiting and leaving the sweet luv.
Hugs
Berni
berni46blogspot.

jessica said...

Beautiful card Rose!!!

Lynne Knight said...

Fantastic Card thanks for sharing with us at CCAYR for the January challenge "Anything Goes"

Ashley Horton said...

So pretty Rose!! Love the Christmas trees on your card!!

Danielle Vincent said...

Hi Rose, so nice to see you at 52CCT again! I LOVE those trees and that amazing scroll Merry! Just fabulous - what a great way to combine the challenges. Hugs D

Patricia H. said...

Excellent use of your upcycled Christmas card instead of designer paper! The rich colors are so pretty. I love the subtly textured background paper, too. Thanks for sharing your card with us at 52{C}CT! I hope you'll join us again soon for another challenge. :)

Virginia L. said...

This is so AWESOME, Rose! I love your choice of colors and use of supplies! And THANK YOU for the lovely mail that came in my way! It warmed my heart!xoxo

Deborah Frings said...

Love the way you've recycled a Christmas card to make this one! It's fab! Thanks so much for playing along with 52CCT this week!

SmilynStef said...

Wowza ... you rocked all of those challenges ... I especially like how you recycled your card & you really did a fantastic job with the sketch ... so glad you joined our old & new prompt at Jingle Belles.

Mynnette said...

Rose, this is AMAZING!!! LOVE the gorgeous trees and the die cut sentiment! Thanks for joining us at 52CCT--I hope you play along with us again soon! :) Mynn xx

Jacqueline said...

This is a really lovely card - thanks for playing along this week at 52CCT - Jacqueline xx

Hazel said...

Thanks for entering your lovely card for CHNC challenge 158 and CCAYR too x

lauren bergold said...

what a beautiful and elegant C&S holiday card, missus,not to mention a stellar job of upcycling with that fabulous christmas card standing in for "patterned paper"! it's a brilliant take on ALL the challenges, actually, including that fabulous sketch! thanks for joining our "old and new" fun at JINGLE BELLES! :)

Cindy Groh said...

Sensational card. Love the up cycling. It would be such a waste to throw your cards away. Thanks for joining us at Christmas cards all year Round.

La Papera Gialla said...

What a lovely card!
Thanks for playing with us at Christmas Card Challenges this week!
Monica - CCC DT

Hazel said...

Thanks for entering this lovely card for my CHNC challenge extra for January - hope to see you again soon x

Louise van Vuren said...

I'm so glad that you joined in with our first sketch challenge for 2014, and what a fab Christmas card!Love that you upcycled an old Christmas card to make those gorgeous trees . Thanks for playing along

Louise xx DT at 52CCT

Karen (karey2005) said...

So pretty! Super cool design! Thanks for linking up with Christmas Card Challenges! Karen N (DT)

CraftinGranny said...

Beautiful, sleek and so very elegant. Thanks so much for joining us at CCAYR this month. Hope to see you back in February. Hugs, Carol