Friday, 21 October 2011

Patchwork pals

Over two years ago, in a moment of weakness (mmmm another one!) I bought a Patchwork Pals kit from QVC because I thought I would be able to make some quick Christmas cards with it. Well, I didn't use any of it till after a year had gone by and I've still got loads of it, none of which has been used for this year's Christmas cards. So I thought it was about time to use some of it, spurred on by ABC Christmas challenge: U for unused stash'. This time, I remembered to take a picture of the stash before putting the card together, but in the end I also added a matching piece at the back of the card to hide where I'd wrapped the sparkly ribbon (this wasn't part of the PP kit) and also the 'with love' sentiment.

So this is the card:
The piece on the back covers up the ribbon that has been wrapped round.

This is also for:

Alota 69: Christmas
Sparkles forum Christmas challenge 9: Christmas song: Let it snow
Aud sentiments 39: winter theme
Phindy's Friday 78: blue Christmas
Jingle belles: softly falling snow
Ooh-la-la 91: let it snow
Fab's big Christmas: something shiny and/or snowflakes
Southern girls 30: stripes and polka dots
Karen's doodles: animal antics
I did it 77: if I could talk to the animals - I'd tell him it looks as if he's having fun!


  1. Nice job Hazel. So hard to resist those 'hard sell' artists on QVC!

  2. Great card Hazel. I had this kit too and in fact a month or so ago I made all the cards to get rid of it as I was fed up seeing it in my trays!! LOL. Hugs, Claire x

  3. Fun little tri-fold design ... thanks for joining our jingle belles fun.

  4. miss hazel you are the *QUEEN* of using up the unused stash and it is VERY cool!!! just think of how many extra xmas cards you will have this year... and lots of room to BUY NEW STUFF, as well!!! ;)

  5. Such a super cute card :)

    Thank you fore joining us at IDIC this week.

    Hug Gurkiss

  6. Hazel! Your image is SO cute! Love your papers too!
    Thanks for linking this cutie up at MIM!
    Rene :D

  7. This is gorgeous Hazel, I love that cute image :)

  8. Super cute Hazel. Thank you for joining us at Karen's Doodles this time and good luck.


  9. What a fab card I love your image so cute
    Thank you so much for sharing with us at ooh la la this week

  10. Fabulous job on using that long forgotten stash Hazel!

    Thanks for joining us for the Challenge at SGC, hope to see you back soon!


  11. Cute Card. Thanks for joining us at SGC..

  12. Hi Hazel

    Wow, you have certainly put this unused stash to good use now. Beautiful card!

    Thank you for sharing with us at Make It Monday this week.

    Remember, to be in the running to win the prize from our sponsor this week just leave a comment for another entry. Be sure to mention you saw them on Make It Monday. The more entries you comment on the more chances you have of winning!

    Michelle :o)

  13. Fab card! Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments this week! We hope you will join us again soon!

  14. Pretty snowflake ribbon - lovely card!

  15. Brilliant card!!, great song choice too, thank you for joining us at Sparkles Christmas hope you can join us again soon, good luck x

  16. Another gorgeous card, sweet image, and wonderful layout.

    Thanks for sharing your creation with Make It Monday.
    Don't forget......... if you leave a comment on another entry, mention that you saw their card on "Make It Monday" for a chance at second prize. The more entries you comment on the more chance you have of winning second prize.

  17. Gorgeous card hazel..Popped in from Make-it-Monday for a look..Loz

  18. Awwwwww fab to see your picture of your unused stash this time.. tehehhee cute card and that ribbon is totally lush as I know we have it at the Shop I work in yum!

    Thanks 4 coming to play with us this week for our U is for Unused Stash @ ABC Christmas Challenge, its so much fun seeing everyone using something they had forgot about or not used yet! we have NO limit on entries, so the more times you play the more chances you have to win! Hugs Samantha

  19. Super cute card! Love how the ribbon gives it the soft feel! Thanks for playing my prompt at jingle belles this week! :)

  20. What a cute card and it's always satisfying to use up stash, isn't it:). Thank you for joining in with this week’s Phindy’s Place Challenge, do hope you’ll play again this Friday!

  21. Awww...this is adorable Hazel - love the pastel colours!
    Thanks for joining us at the ABC Christmas Challenge!
    Helen x

  22. Another lovely card Hazel. Thank you for taking part in the Aud Sentiments Challenge this fortnight and I wish you the best of luck in the draw. Best wishes, Kym (Aud Sentiments Design Team Member) xxx

  23. Hazel what a beautiful card you have made out of your unused stash - Love it!

    Sorry I'm soooooo late with my comments this time round - tut, tut! Thanks for joining in with us over at ABC Christmas Challenge.

    Carol x

  24. fun to use "old" stash! and your card is so cute and colors are matched perfectly
    (I cant tell you how much "had to have" stash I still have also from QVC - those gals can really sell LOL)
    thanks for joining us at Phindy's Place this week (-:

  25. Hi Hazel! I like the non traditional colors on your card, and the piggy is adorable! :)


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