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Another junk journal spread.

  I wanted to share what I was doing with my pages of upcycled cardboard with my friends at the UK Stampers Network. So I used this spread ...

Saturday 26 September 2020

Crafty Hazelnut's Weekly Christmas Challenge #509 - For someone special



a new Christmas Challenge every Saturday!

Today Crafty Hazelnut brings a new weekly Christmas Challenge
with the theme 'For someone special'

Do pop over and see the fabulous inspiration from my teamies!

If you enter you could win a prize...

At the same time as I made the journal page that I blogged yesterday, I made this card using similar techniques. This was my take on a card made by Sharon Everett in a live for

  1. White rectangular card blank.
  2. Layer of white card with added paint - grey, speckled egg distress paint and white -applied with baby wipes in that order.
  3. White embossed stars on this layer - using Versafine, white embossing powder and Stampin Up stamps. 
  4. This layer was then added to the card base.
  5. Trees ( Stampin Up Lovely as a Tree) embossed using Speckled Egg Distress and Weathered Wood Embossing Glaze on a piece of card.
  6. Ovals die cut from the trees and edges distressed with Speckled Egg.
  7. Sentiment printed on the computer, trimmed, distressed and ribbon attached.
  8. Sentiment and ovals added as shown.

I hope you will join the

When I made this card I was following a sketch on
and I will link this card there.

I was 'off the edge' with my white embossing, tree embossing and ovals.

By the way I made top three in Double Trouble Paper Challenge #65! Woohoo!

I will also share with Try Stampin' on Tuesday #476


  1. Stunning, the trees accented with the ovals, brilliant, fantastic card, hugs, Lori m

  2. Susan, what a stunning card... love the techniques you used on your card and your soft blues monochromatic and great interpretation of the sketch and off the edge. Thanks for sharing with us at Double Trouble and TSOT.

  3. Beautiful card, Susan! Love your use of mono-color technique. A great interpretation of both Double Trouble and Try Stampin' on Tuesday challenges! Thank you for sharing your card and creative talents with us!!! -Donna

  4. So lovely, what a great way to show off those pretty trees, in perfect winter colors! Thanks so much for playing at TSOT!

  5. Congratulations on being in the top 3. This card is beautiful. The decorative edge to the shapes adds such a lovely touch x

  6. Oh wow! I love absolutely everything about this card! That soft blue is so pretty and I love how you put trees on each of the circles. I'm so glad you joined our challenge at Double Trouble so I could see your card! :)

  7. Such a glorious card, Susan! Everything about this card is perfect. Thank you for sharing with us at Try Stampin' on Tuesday #476 and Double Trouble #67.

  8. I love those soft blues in this card - very pretty - thanks for sharing with us at TSOT this week.


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