Friday 18 April 2014

We Three Kings

     At last, a Christmas card for challenges! Time is precious at best but right now it's at a premium. A few great days in Wales with my parents included some quality crafting time with Mum and we got Dad's Fergie ( Ferguson tractor) going as well. The Big Shop at Snetterton has a big demo day Easter Saturday so we've been very busy organizing that and hanging out lots of lovely new stock too.
    Back to Christmas, this card is made using recycled cards and a brad that was sent to me by the lovely Flower Sparkle Ruth. The square card blank is from stash, I'm having a big sort out this week and I've found all sorts of things, the aim is to use up what's already here and resist the temptation to add more! I'll let you know how that goes!
    The picture was a card saved from a past Christmas, as was the purple patterned backing card. I have inked the edges of the card blank to match the blue in the picture, then inked the edge of the purple card with gold to add a little lift, it looks better in real life...honest.  There was a star on the picture but I have added a star brad to give it some dimension over the top.

I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:
Jingle Belles - Joy To The Earth (recycle something)
Sparkles Christmas Challenges - Christmas Carol / Song   We Three Kings
Holly Jolly Christmas Challenges - Reason For The Season
Completely Christmas Challenge - Anything Christmas
Crimbo Crackers - Create A Scene
Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge - Use Patterned Paper (hope recycled card is OK)


  1. Very Pretty Design, thank you for sharing with us over at Completely Christmas, we would love you to join in with us again next week for another fab challenge….
    Suzy B Owner Completely Christmas

  2. Thanks for entering both of my CHNC challenge 172, my Patterned Paper April challenge and also Completely Christmas 7 with your lovely card - hope to see you again soon. x

  3. Very nice way of recycling. Great job. Thanks again for joining us at Holly Jolly Christmas Challenge.
    Cindy DT

  4. Wonderful Holiday card design.

    Hugs Diane

  5. The star brad is a perfect touch ... so very glad you joined our Earth Day Celebration at Jingle Belles.

  6. Lovely Christmas card Rocky. Love how you have used recycled items. Thanks so much for sharing with us at Holly Jolly and we hope to see you again next time. Meighan DT

  7. what a colorful, festive holiday card and a beautiful take on our recycling theme at JINGLE BELLES! that gorgeous star brad is the perfect accent, too! <3

  8. Good Morning .....Wow Your card is brilliant and great for our challenge at Sparkles Christmas Buddies Inspired by a Carol/Song thank you for joining in and good luck hope to see you again next time Dt Member Sandra H xx


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