Merry and Bright: Recycled, Glittered Christmas Card

I found a cute sample card on Martha Stewart magazine. I love the cooper leaves border and I thought it can be recycled of throwing it away 😀

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I cut a piece of DCWV Glitter Cardstock Matstack that match the border color and glued on top of the commercial in the middle of it.

Then I cut the Merry & Bright from Holiday Sentiments cutting file from JustNick out of Canson watercolor paper, then added some mint color from Pearlescent paint, let it dry and then added on the glitter cardstock. While drying the paint, I accidentally blew the dot for letter i, so I replaced it with a clear gem 😀

Last step is add the finished panel on the card base. And it’s done.

I love how we can be creative by turning a commercial card into a handmade card. It’s a way to recycle.

Today’s card I link up at Virginia’s View Challenge #21 – All About Glitter. This is her last challenge this year and she will take a break. You can read more about it on her blog post. I know many cardmakers love her challenge. I hope you’ll join her last challenge this year and have fun!

Also, I join Muse: ChristmasVisions 31The Muse this week is from Kimberly Wiener:

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10 thoughts on “Merry and Bright: Recycled, Glittered Christmas Card

  1. This has LOTS of Sparkle and SHINE!! And that is what it is ALL about!! YAY! So glad you could upcycle a card, I do that too, I cut the images down and make one of a kind tags! they really are sweet. This card is too! Thanks for joining us at MUSE Christmas Visions card challenge, I am so glad that I have inspired you to join along and I love seeing your creations! Happy Holidays!