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Friday, March 18, 2011

is it cheating?

Hi there blogging friends , how are you ?
Are you ready for a great weekend? I hope so . Hope you have a weekend of memory making moments with family and friends. In the meantime , welcome to my room.
Recently Jane, gave me a couple of Christmas Tags to see if I could use them on cards .
They  are so elegant that I could not , for the life of me , add any thing else . On this one there is a little tag with sentiment . I just added it  onto White Gloss card with foam tape .

Sorry about picture . it is a glossy tag and no matter which angle I tried it reflected, so I tried scanning instead . But the images are handbags and shoes with Christmas sentiment
 in the centre." Have a Gorgeous Christmas".
I adhered this with foam tape as well.
Now by the time I want to use these I may decide to add some rhinestones.
That got me to rummaging through my stash of tags and  I found these .

These two are 10.5cm square white gloss cards  both  with sentiments from SU. I added little rhinestones from my stash onto tags that are added to card with ...you guessed it foam tape .
What seems 100 years ago,   I began creating cards by using recycled cards and other pictures from magazines and wrapping paper. And I   use the like when holding  craft days with some of my friends who don't have the  where with all to collect stamps and / or cannot cut out images even if they could stamp.
We actually have fun sharing our crafty ingenuity. I have a blogging  friend who recycles too , HELLO  MONICA and her creations are beautiful.
Any way that's my addition to  50 Christmas cards by 1st December.
Annmaree has added to her entries too .
Enjoy your weekend every one .
Catch you again soon , cheers for now Shirley-Anne.


5 comments:

Jane said...

Great use of the tags, and as we are always being told recycling is the way to go - so girl go! I have made two cards to add to your challenge today. http://janes-creations.blogspot.com/2011/03/xmas-joy.html

Annmaree (Emu) said...

they look awesome! I especially love the one with the handbags and shoes, remember me for that one come christmas heheee!

Love the stockings and package too, great to see more people getting into christmas card making early! Thanks for the shout out!

Enjoy the weekend!!!

Doreen said...

Love the cards the tags a re stunning and make beautiful card.xxx

Marlene said...

Beautiful, and crafty! You're really getting a head start on your Christmas cards.

Sandy said...

Great cards. I've entered a card into your Christmas Card Challenge. http://joy-sandyscreations.blogspot.com/