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Monday, 1 February 2010

Unconventional Christmas papers

This card is for challenge 38 sketch on Fun with shapes - the 'buttons' are die cut shapes as detailed below:

It's also for:

Another for the Christmas 25th club on BF for February
Cuttlebug spot: 'silver and black' - the 'buttons' were cut using my cuttlebug with Ellison thin cut buttons
Sparkle creations 2010 Christmas card challenge week 6: 'dry embossing' - on the die cut buttons
My Grafico 34: 'metal' - the 'buttons' were cut from metal sheet
Jacksonbelle Tuesday: 'create an everyday card using unconventional designer paper' - the background is American crafts truly inspired, the glitter embossed diamond paper is unknown (think it might be DCWV), neither of which are conventional Christmas designs
Another for Lucy's cards 4: 'glitter' - on the diamond paper and the polar bear stamped image
Another for Cooking it up with Katie 9: 'recipe: use a 'non human image', add some texture, use a product you've never used before (the 'silver' metal sheet to die cut th 'buttons')
More embossing for Frosted designs
Another for Raise the bar 3: 'the older the better' - use old papers - both papers have been in my offcuts box for a long, long time (hence I can't remember what the diamond one is)
Stamp, scrap & doodle 25: 'open'
Another for Susie & Vikki's Christmas club 3: non traditional Christmas (the papers)
Crafty angels 20: 'buttons'
Another for Cupcake 76: 'four legged & furry'
365 cards day 312: 'metal mania'

I had to resort to a scan because the flash was bouncing off the metal and glitter, but this means that the glitter on the polar bear isn't showing too well (might replace with a photo tomorrow if the light is good enough):


The ribbons at the bottom of the card are DCWV (the only 'conventional' Christmas crafting goodie used on the card, well, apart from the lovely stamped polar bear).

16 comments:

  1. Hazel,
    Another super card and tons of great challenges.
    And a super sweet image to boot!
    Thanks for Cooking It Up With Kaite again :)

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  2. Thanks so much for another entry on our challenge! This is unique and adorable!! Great job! Thanks again for joining us at Raise The Bar!!

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  3. just beautiful, great card.
    Thanks for joining us this week over at MyGrafico

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  4. Cute bear! Thanks for joining us at Cupcake!
    Hugs Shelly ;)

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  5. Darling...Thanks for joining us at My Grafico!

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  7. What a cute card! Lovely image and the buttons are great!

    Thanks for joining us at fun with shapes and more!

    Hugs
    Sabine

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  8. Oh how clever you are, unconventional and festive! Lovely image!

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  9. What a great unusual colour combo. Love that image too!

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  10. I love your color combo and the metal buttons is AWESOME! Thanks for joining us at MyGrafico.
    Rachel B

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  11. Another gorgeous card Hazel, love the papers and accents they are fab. Thankyou for joining in Susie & Vikki's Christmas club challenge this week and good luck.
    Love n hugs
    Vikki xx

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  12. Hi Hazel, what a perfect card for our challenge! The image is so cute and your papers are gorgeous. Thanks for joining us at cupcake craft challenge this week. Hugs, Denise x

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  13. Super sweet little card and beautifully embellished! Thanks for joining us at Cupcake this week :) Donna x

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  14. What a cutie! I can help you out a bit...that background DP (mainly black with the swirly stuff) is Me and My Big Ideas I think? I have the same papers!! lol! Love that you are able to use up some of that stash, what a sweet sketch to pair with this image and all the wonderful elements too. Thank you for joining us at Raise The Bar this week!

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  15. Lovely Hazel Thanks for joining in this weeks Susie & Vikki's Christmas club challenge we hope you will join us again Tomorrow
    Love Susie xx

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  16. Gorgeous work and a great design. Thanks for joining us at CCC.

    Liza x

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