Friday, 8 November 2019

UPCYCLED FESTIVE FRIDAY & FRIDAY FREEBIE

Good morning crafty friends

I have kept today's card for approximately two years because when I saw it I knew I had to upcycle it.  One of my nieces sent it to us.... do you think she'd remember if I sent it back to her ;)  


In the 'flesh' it is so beautiful and has exceptionally fine lines/threads of gold going across the card

Now had I tried to get that look of flash of brightness, that's showing across the middle of the card, I would not have succeeded!  I've no idea how it happened but I think it looks wonderful

I removed the card front and added it to a slightly larger panel of gold mirri and then onto an ivory 8"square card base 

I will decorate the inside when I know to whom I'm sending it to

This week's freebie is a 'bubbles' stencil by Dutch Doobadoo.  If you would like your name added to the draw please leave me a comment on this post.  The winner will be announced on Sunday's post

You have until 6pm Saturday to comment

I hope you all have a good weekend and the weather stays kind for you should you be planning  anything involving the outdoors!


June x

8 comments:

  1. I get a sense of achievement out of recycling/upcycling cards!! This one is beautiful June - too good to bin!

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  2. Hi June this is a stunning card. I love it. No wonder you wanted to keep that card to recycle. I bet your niece wouldn't remember if you sent it back to her. Have a good weekend. Take care. Hugs Jackie

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  3. Lovely card, the gold and black look so classy

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  4. it's a elegant card June I don't know if your niece remember it.
    and what a great dutch doobadoo stencil, your so kind to do this.

    Gr Karin

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  5. I like recycling cards I have been given. It always seems a shame to waste a lovely image. Thank you June for showing this card. It is very elegant.

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  6. Beautiful card, June. I don't think your niece will remember she sent it to you.
    Great stencil!
    xxx Margreet

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  7. Your card is beautiful, June, wonderful upcycling. If it was me, I'd send it to your niece. She could always give it back to you for upcycling again. ;-)
    Love the stencil. xx

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  8. This is a beautiful card June. Love the stencils. I seem to use stencils a lot these days for backgrounds.

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