Saturday, January 10, 2015

It’s Saturday and Time for W is for WOW it’s cold!!!

The Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers has a new challenge for you,  challenge #25 W is for WOW it’s cold!!! (and it sure is here in Canada) Make a winter themed card.
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Here I am cosy in my warm house looking out the window at the awesome winter scene, I’m hoping it looks like wallpaper and wainscoting, with a brown chair rail. I didn’t stamp and colour the scene, my daughter gave me a notecard and said “ I think you could do something with this” well seems to me it was a challenge and I took advantage of it. Here is the notecard I started with.
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I have never altered a bought card before and it was fun deciding how to make it mine.
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Close up through the window, I put some clear acrylic to make it look like glass and popped it up on 3d Zots.
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I have decided this is a Thank You card I am giving to a neighbour that kindly gave us a container of home made sugar cookies. It was a tradition his Mom started and he hand delivered to a few of the neighbours.

I would like to enter this in Crafty Gals Corner challenge #1 Anything goes & blog hop. They are the new kid on the challenge block so check them out.

Thanks for stopping by today and we would like to see your Winter themed card. Just add it to the link at the Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers, while you are there check out what my team mates have done, some have some snark on them too.

14 comments:

Donna said...

This is the best re-purpose of a Christmas card I have ever seen!
It absolutely looks like wallpaper and wainscotting!! AWESOME!!!

Chris D. said...

Wow, Barb! Way to upcycle a note card! This is absolutely stunning! And ermagerd! wallpaper, wainscoting and a chair rail! Brilliant!

Lynn's Place said...

Absolutely gorgeous

Scrapbook Lynne said...

YUP.. You did it.. It Absolutely looks like wall paper and wainscotting! I. LOVE. THIS. and I have that die and I am soooooo going to copy copy copy you! or "CASE" this card! (Copy and Share Everyone)... You are a CArd Queen Sister Barb!

Jessi Fogan said...

This is absolutely YOURS! I love it :)

Carol L said...

What a fun way to recycle a note card into a great thank-you card! You've got some mighty nice neighbors too BTW :)

Lindsey said...

This is such a perfect way to upcycle this card, Barb! <3

Tracy said...

Such a beautiful card :)
My SIL always alters cards :)

Becca Cruger said...

Just wow! I always love when relatives and friends give challenges like that! And you've definitely achieved a gorgeous finished project! Thanks for linking up with us at Crafty Gals Corner!

Samantha A. said...

This is so pretty!! I love the idea! Thanks for playing along this week at Crafty Gals Corner!
-Samantha
Crafty Gals Corner - DT Coordinator
Crafty Gals Corner

Lena's Creations said...

You created a beautiful scene with this card. I love the idea of being warm and cozy indoors while looked at winter on the outside :-)
Thank you for playing along with us at Crafty Gals Corner. I hope to see you again soon. Good luck!
Hugs,
Lena - DT
Lena’s Creations

Lisa Mensing said...

This is absolutely gorgeous! Neat idea altering a card. Thank you for sharing with us at CGC. Hope you join us again.

Chelle (PhotoArt/MaybeCreative) said...

Perfect way to repurpose a bought card. Love the idea.

Violent Kittie said...

You did a great job altering this card. The wall paper and wainscoting were a terrific touch!