Thursday, November 26, 2015

Celebrating leftovers

I made this card with snippets left over from a 6x6 Echo Park Christmas stack. (I didn't actually save anything this small, I cut them to fit). I arranged the snippets on a snippet of adhesive paper, leaving space between for "grout," or in this case, gold EP.  On edges where I didn't leave enough room to add embossing powder, I just edged in gold ink.

The poinsettia is from The Ribbon Girl, and the sentiment was a clearance special, embossed in glittery gold.

I am entering these challenges:
Rudolph Days -- November
Bunny Zoe  -- sparkle
Inky Impressions #278 -- traditional Christmas colors
Holly Jolly Christmas -- embossing
Pixie's Snippet Playground #204  -- use snippets
Craftyhazelnut's Christmas Extra -- anything Christmas
Craftyhazelnut's Patterned paper Challenge -- use patterned paper
Kraftin Kimmie's Wonderful Wednesday -- anything goes
Word Art Wednesday -- anything goes

14 comments:

  1. Such a beautiful Christmas card! Thanks for joining our WW challenge this week with Kraftin Kimmie Stamps.
    hugs
    Marilyn DT

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  2. Great use of snippets which has made a fab festive card.

    Happy Rudolph Day.

    Hugs, Sarn x

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  3. Brilliant use of the snippets papers and love the sentiment stamp.

    Kath x

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  4. Very clever use of the snippets!

    Love and hugs
    Maarit

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  5. A lovely happy Christmas card. I love the way you've used your snippets. Barbxx

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  6. Really pretty and very clever way to use up snippets Sandy! Clever girl.

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  7. Great use of snippets...looks just like a patchwork quilt!
    Thanks for taking part in the November Rudolph Days Challenge and good luck in the prize draws.

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  8. Like your paper patchwork, and the gold edging is a lovely idea xxx

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  9. What a clever way to use up leftovers, I love this design. Thank you for playing with us at the Holly Jolly Christmas Challenge , “Embossing”. We hope to see you back again soon! Karola, HJ DT, InvisiblePinkCards

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  10. Absolutely gorgeous thank you for joining the CHNC EXTRA CHALLENGE
    hugs
    lorraine x

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  11. What great use of all those little bits that are left, they make a fantastic card.

    Sue xx

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  12. Love the creative use of patterned papers :) such a fun design !!

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  13. Hi Sandy, saw this as a Snippets Playground Highlight, so big congrats on that! I love patchwork and this is just so pretty. A clever design idea, followed through with some nice festive colors & patterns. Love the brilliant poinsettia embellie too. TFS

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  14. This is really nice! It makes me think of a nice comfy Christmas quilt.

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