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Saturday 23 April 2011

Recycled Christmas

This takes me back to my roots of cardmaking - I started off making Christmas cards one January from the recycled parts of the Christmas cards which were too good to bin!! This charming little fella started life as a gift tag, the sentiment tag I think came off a gift set and the bow and baubles came off a cracker. The BP and mirri card were from my bit box.
Challenges entered:
Jingle Belles - recycle/reuse
Sparkles Forum - ribbons and gems

Carol x

PS and I got a mention lol - here


  1. Wow! Cool Recycling!! Thanks for Sharing!!!

  2. oh wow! not only is this a totally FAB holiday card (i *LOVE* sweet mr. penquin!!!) you have used--or rather RE-used-- an impressive amount of "found" objects! what a brilliant tribute to both xmas AND earth day!!! <3

  3. Love how you gave all of those fabulous design elements a new life ... such a fun holiday card ... so glad you joined our Earth Day celebration at jingle belles.

  4. fabulous card - the penguin is adorable and all the bits coordinate so nicely, they were just meant to be together - thanks for joining the Earth Day celebration :)

  5. Oh my goodness that little penguin is adorable! I love penguins, so I think you need to send this card to me please ;) LOL Fantastic card, I love how wonderfully all the different elements came together!

  6. Your penguin is super adorable and I love the metal and the other up-cycled bits and bobs saved from the bin :)

  7. I love it - putting your bits and pieces together to make such a pretty card. Wonderfully done!

  8. Lovely card, cute penguin! Thanks for taking part in the SFCC xx


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