Friday, November 1, 2013

Nonni's Christmas Challenge - Part II



It's time for the next installation of Nonni's Christmas Challenge to inspire you!  Nonni's theme for this month is to use our scraps or old stach.  We all have tons of scraps/old stash and this is the perfect time to use them (there are lots of new gorgeous paper pads, embellishments, etc. out there...use them up so you have an excuse to get new ones!)  For my first card, I used left over patterned paper to create little banners.  Stitched them on and added a few gems and the sentiment.

My second card was super simple...I pulled out scraps where I didn't have a whole sheet of patterned paper and punched out a whole bunch of circles.  The end result was a set of eight cards.  I thought the deer in the patterned paper gave the card a bit more of a country feel. 

There are several of us launching the Christmas Challenge for this month.  Be sure to pop along the list below for tons of fabulous inspiration and don't forget to enter the challenge too!
Sandie
Sheryl

And don't forget our sponsor for the challenge Stamplorations.  They are sponsoring us with this awesome set.


12 comments:

sandie said...

such a great way to use scraps and I will be keeping these ideas in mind as I just gave away all my Xmas cards x

Nonni said...

These are both super! :) The layout with the circles is really fun and I love the colors in the first card. So fresh! xx

Ardyth Percy-Robb said...

Very festive! I have a whole drawer just for Christmas scraps - I should probably make a few (hundred) of these!

Brandi said...

Super cute banner card!

Marisa said...

Way to use those scraps! The banner one is adorable.

Deepti said...

awesome use of scraps love the stitched banner :)

Happy Dance said...

Your first card is so beautifully CAS. Love how you've centered the sentiment over your banners. Very cool second card. The reindeer portion of the scrap in the front is perfect. Great cards. Might have to check out this challenge...love using up my scraps. Bev

Tracey McNeely said...

Love your cards Lynn, those banners are CAS perfection on the first card.

Hannelie said...

The banners and circles are a perfect way to use scraps!
2 great cards Lynn!

Milla said...

Great cards! I love the one with the little banners and stitching, it's so cute.

Hazel said...

I saw your lovely cards on Nonni's blog - you could also enter them into my CHNC challenge extra for November - I'd love to see them there too. x

Loll Thompson said...

Two fabulous cards for Nonni's Christmas challenge. Amazing what you can create from scraps. Especially love the first one with the stitched banners. Such pretty mix of papers and the font of your sentiment is a perfect match for the fun design! Loll