Saturday, 4 January 2014

CHNC challenge 158: upcycle, re-purpose or use a freebie


It's already the second week this year for a Craftyhazelnut's Christmas challenge and for CHNC challenge 158 I'm asking to see cards that use something that's been upcycled, re-purposed or something that was free - this could even be something that has been received, perhaps as a swap or a Christmas present.

My first card was made from a lovely sparkly Christmas card received, which I matted on to silver mirror card before matting on to a white DL card blank. The image with the quote was kindly supplied by  Robyn'sFetish Digital Stamps And More (one of today's sponsors) - I coloured the bricks digitally using Microsoft Paint - this was then matted on to silver mirror card:


This is also for:

The 12 days of Christmas card link up
Fairytale 84: recycling
Christmas card challenges 5: anything goes
Ruby's rainbow 69: it's Christmas
Whoopsi Daisy: show us celebrations
Let's craft and create 85: let's celebrate
Cardmakin mamas 78: anything goes
Crafty hands 5: anything goes
Polka doodles 1: anything goes
Simply create too 52: anything goes
2 creative chicks 10: anything goes
Crafty boots: snow and sparkles
Creative craft cottage 13: quote me
Allsorts 240: free & easy
Cards galore 1: anything goes

23 comments:

  1. What a great idea Hazel, this works so well, thank you for joining us at Let's Craft and Create for our latest challenge.

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  2. This is a lovely card Hazel.
    So glad you could join us at Card Makin' Mamas.

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  3. Fab card - saw you on Make it Monday and decided to pop over for a better look! Wedgie xxx

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  4. Gorgeous card Hazel, thanks for joining us at Allsorts. xxx

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  5. I saw your card over at MIM and I'm so glad that I did. What a great idea. The Christmas card is gorgeous and your addition goes perfectly with it! I'm going to try this right away!

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  6. Fabulous creation , quite clever . Thanks for sharing on Make it Monday

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  7. Fabulous card,

    Thanks for joining us at Craftyhands Challenge Blog.

    Moira DT.

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  8. Fab card Hazel, I love the trees in the background. Thank you for sharing your work with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.

    Happy New Year.

    Dionne

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  9. Hi, Hazel: I like this entry too.

    Diane
    Simply Create Too Design Team Member
    http://DianesDigitalDesigns.blogspot.com

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  10. beautiful, thank you for joining us at whoopsie daisy, hope to see you again and good luck ... Julie xxx

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  11. The stamp looks great with the background paper! Nice work!

    Thank you for joining us at Ruby´s Rainbow this month. Good luck!
    Nick

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  12. brrrr... very wintery! thanks for sharing with us on Crafty Hands.

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  13. Such a great idea to use those cards received! Thanks for joining us at Polkadoodles this week.

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  14. Very Pretty! Thank you for participating in the Kaboodle Doodles Challenge!

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  15. Fab creation, thanks for joining Allsorts challenge, good luck.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

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  16. What a lovely idea to give an old christmas card a new live that way. It looks great! Thank you for joining us at Fairy Tale Challenge! xx Bianca

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  17. Hi, Thank-you for entering the Cards Galore Challenge, “Anything Goes”. This month, good luck and we hope to see you again soon.

    Hugs Erin x

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  18. Love the recycling! Thank you for joining us at Simply Create Too for our latest challenge!
    Claire xx
    SCT DT

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  19. Very cute card! Thanks for playing along with 2 Creative Chicks!
    Pam
    2 Creative Chicks

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  20. Cool card Hazel, thanks for joinng us over at Creative Craft Cottage in this fortnights challenge.

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  21. I really love your recycling idea. Beautiful card. Thank you for joining us at Fairy Tale Challenge.

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  22. What a wonderful card, thanks for joining in with our Craftyhands Challenge

    Becka B x

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