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Hello Fellow Crafters

I make over 300 Christmas cards every year for Charities, family and friends so you will find loads of Christmas cards on my blog also the odd present, gift ideas, stocking fillers and table decorations.

I hope you enjoy what you see.


Tuesday, 10 January 2012

recycle giftwrap

The Christmas cards I have to show you today all have a recycled item on them.

So they are ideal for CraftyHazelnut's and Jingle bells Christmas card challenges.

The first card I made from a Christmas card, cut it out with my creative memories cutting system and mounted onto silver and attached to my circle card blank (never tried this before but will try this again with other shapes) which I also made with the cutting system.

For my next card has recycled wrapping paper and used it as backing paper,the charm and thread where also from a Christmas card.The image is from Kenny K and can be found here.

And my last card also has some of the same wrapping paper wrapped around a square of card to make it look like a present the ribbon is of a present and the merry christmas ribbon strip was the last bit left on the roll.The image is again a Kenny K download and can be found here.

I would like to enter thiese cards into

Craftyhazelnut's Christmas challenge - give it a new lease of life.

Jingle bells - no time like the presents ( bottom 2 cards)

Christmas cards all year round - non traditional colours ( top card)

Cards for men - recycling ( top card)

Crafty Bloggers -#8 anything but a square (top card)

Hooked on crafts - try something new (top card) never made a circle card before

20 made 280 togo


  1. Great card! Thank you for entering the CBN challenge...good luck! xx

  2. These are super cards - fab way to recycle - thanks for joining in my CHNC challenge 54 - hope to see you again soon. x

  3. what a brilliant way to "upcycle" that gorgeous giftwrap and the beautiful christmas card! my very favorite bit is the REAL (if tiny) little present you created with cardboard, wrapping paper and ribbon! soooooooooooo ♥FAB♥ and fun! thank you for JINGLING along with us this week! :)

  4. Fabulous card love your tree and your colour choice. Thanks for joining us at CFM, good luck with the challenge. hugs Shirleyxxxx

  5. brilliant card, thanks for joining in at the CBN challenge xx

  6. I love the tree card! I really like the non traditional look of it. Thank you for joining us at Hooked on Craft Challenges.


  7. Cute cute cute ... love those fun little elves ... so glad you joined us at jingle belles.