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Welcome to Sandra's Blog my escape is card making l took it up in 2007 after l retired from the Civil Service l am recently Widowed have 3 children all grown up and flown the nest Four grand children Tayla, Nathan, Poppy and Mila they keep me on my toes l adore then but it's always nice when they go home....lol l like making my own cards and enjoy the challenges it provides Sandra H xxx

Thursday, 22 January 2015

Upcycle-Recycled-Snippets

Hi Everybody, it's pretty cold outside at least it's dry though!
Thank you for popping by
Here is a card l created using one of my Christmas card fronts
The challenge l'm entering it into is upcycle-recycle here
 And Snippets here
Craftyhazelnuts...extraforjan...here


 All l did was take the front from the original card which was a Marks & Spencer 
Christmas card l rec'd from a friend
Added it to some Black card stock 
Created a stitch border using my new die
Added silver gems stones and a sentiment 3D Sticky pad
And the finished product
Thank you for your time
Challenge
Craftyhazelnuts....upcycle-recycle...chnc-challenge-212-upcycle-recycle-re.
Di's... Snippets...pixies-snippets-playground-week-160.
Craftyhazelnuts....extraforjanuary...chnc-challenge-extra-for-january-2015.
Keep warm and take care xxx 

23 comments:

  1. Just beautiful Sandra, that little bit of black makes all the difference.

    luv
    irene
    xxxx

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  2. Great upcycled card, love stitched effects and this looks fab

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  3. Great recycling Sandra, beautiful card.

    Pat xx

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  4. Fabulous card Sandra and how lucky to have a lovely card like that to be able to re-cycle.

    Kath x

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  5. Even better than first time round. I like the added stitching. Hugs Mrs A.

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  6. Great upcycling Sandra lovely card

    Anne

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  7. Simply fabulous Sandra. Carol x

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  8. Sandra, this is such a beautiful upcycled project! The base is gorgeous and I love the sentiments. The sparkly and pearly accents on the tree make it even more magical. :o) Gorgeous work as always, my dear friend! I am so thankful for you and hope you know how much you mean to so many! Have a happy night. :o)

    Hugs and blessings,
    Karen

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  9. Such a beautiful and elegant card Sandra ! Love the tree... Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

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  10. Cold but dry here too Sandra, your card is beautiful i love that stitching die will have to look out for it gotta be easier than trying to keep a straight line on the sewing machine lol.
    Love and hugs Shaz x

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  11. Great upcycling Sandra - such a lovely image to begin with and a fabulous end result! Love your stitched dies BTW :)

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  12. Thanks for entering your lovely crafting for CHNC challenge 212 - you could also enter this into my CHNC challenge extra for January - I'd love to see it there too. x

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  13. Fabulous card and clever how you've upcycled the original card.
    luv
    Debby

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  14. Thank you for sharing your lovely crafting for my CHNC challenge extra for January - hope to see you again soon x

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  15. You have just embellished that card front beautifully.

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  16. Sandra, the card was beautiful before, but I love what you did with it, so very pretty.

    Hugs
    Sue

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  17. Absolutely beautiful Sandra and the silver is so elegant.
    Hugs
    Desíre
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

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  18. What a fab idea - this card looks lovely!

    Julie x

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  19. P.s. - what die have you used for the border??

    Thanks

    xx

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    1. Hi Julie, l used YNS DIE from www.yourstamp.com you get 2 straight dies which give you the stitched border x

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