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Tuesday, 20 November 2012

LEJ Designs Alter It - Gift Challenge




 Good Morning, All

The theme at LEJ Designs Challenge Blog this week is

 Alter It - Gifts.

There is a randomly drawn prize of four digital images from LEJ Designs.


There is also a randomly drawn sponser prize of a £10 voucher from the wonderful
Crafty-Emblies  
The special prize draw for using an LEJ Designs  image has a jackpot of 8 digital images.
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I have altered a cd and made it into a Christmas tree decoration.

One side has Mr Claus from LEJ Designs on a background of red / holly Christmas card, cut to shape and edges inked; the other has Snowy Haven on  a green / snowflake background also cut to shape and edges inked.  
 
Mr Claus is one of Lindsay's new Christmas range and doesn't he have a kind face? Frankly, many Santa images are downright scary but this one seems very approachable.
 Snowy Haven is a lovely cosy scene, also from Lindsay's new Christmas range, a warm and inviting house with obviously a good fire blazing in the hearth to thaw you out after a romp in the snow.
I really enjoyed colouring these. 

I printed out both images twice onto digital card, coloured them with promarker pens and layered them with foam pads for dimension. When I attached them to the cd I also used foam pads as I thought the extra dimension would look good when it was hanging from the tree.
I threaded red and green glitter cord / twine down the middle of the cd before adding the layers and attached some bells to the lower ends of the cord.     
Love and Peace,
Vee xx



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29 comments:

  1. These are gorgeous Vee. Beautifully designed. Caroline xxx

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  2. Very clever idea, Vee, for a Christmas decoration! You did a great job on both sides of this with such lovely images! I really like the cording & bells you used, too! Thank you for sharing this with us at Lady Anne's this month! :^)
    Hugs, Penny

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  3. Brilliant Vee, love it, so clever, hun xxxx

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  4. two brilliant new images and a fab idea Vee - brilliant xx

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  5. Love these Vee.great design.xxx

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  6. A perfect Christmas decoration Vee, I love both images. The cottage looks so pretty, just the place to spend a cosy winter weekend x

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  7. 2 beautiful makes Vee. Great for the wall or the Xmas tree XXX

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  8. these are wonderful Vee. I love the design with those fab hanging jingle bells and the images are gorgeous too

    hugs Sue

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  9. I adore these ornaments, wonderful job;) You have inspired me Vee!

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  10. Fantastic decoration, and great idea - I have a load of scratched CDs to alter, so this isn't a bad idea at all!

    Thanks for joining in our Fortnightly Challenge at Forever Friends Challenge Blog :)

    Tanya xx

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  11. Hi Vee lovely to visit and see two fantastic gifts. Loving the colours and the images.

    Hugs
    Linda xxxx

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  12. Vee,
    Awesome job on this Love it!!

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  13. Really beautiful Vee, I love the papers and such a wonderful idea (your bit about the scary santa's made me laugh too)
    Lindsay xx

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  14. Great idea and love the images great idea with the bells on the twine
    carol x

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  15. Awesome project Vee. So fun with the bells.

    Thanks for joining us at Creative Card Crew.

    Mari

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  16. Awesome Vee, love the ornaments and love the idea of using a CD to make them, so clever and they look so well put together!
    hugs
    glenda

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  17. 2 great projects. Thanks for joining us at Forever Friends Challenges. Good luck in the draw and hope to see you again very soon. We are running a DT call at the moment, pop back to FF for more details. Diane xx

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  18. Super sweet idea - Great way to recycle :) It's wonderful to have you join us at Tuesday Alchemy this week!

    I invite you to share your creativity with me at the Anything Goes challenge here:
    http://pinandtack.blogspot.com/2012/11/spark-your-creativity-now-challenge-3.html

    Lots of crafty joy,
    Corrinne

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  19. Thank you very much for visiting and the lovely comments. I really appreciate it. Vee xx

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  20. GR8 red and green project

    Kathyk

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  21. Lovely decorations and such a wonderful way of recycling unwanted cd's

    Thanks for joining us at the Creative Card Crew for our anything goes challenge

    Margaret xx

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  22. Very inventive Vee, the images are lovely.
    Janet

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  23. Lovely idea, thanks for joining in with our ribbon and twine challenge over at Forever Friends and good luck
    Julie x
    My blog
    Pennys Challenges DT member
    Fashionista DT member
    Forever Friends DT member
    OSAAT DT member

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  24. Hi again Vee, just popping back to say thank you for joining in with the PanPastel challenge blog with your fabulous creation
    Lindsay xx

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  25. Hi Vee - I love your altered project. You did a wonderful job in creating it. Thanks for joining us this week at Tuesday Alchemy and we hope you will join us again. Love your blog and am now a happy follower. I am also having a blog candy give away if you would like to join in.

    Hugs and smiles

    Laine
    DT Tuesday Alchemy

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  26. Thank you very, very much for the lovely comments and suggestions about blogs and candy and challenges and DT calls. What a generous group. Love and Peace, Vee xx

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  27. Very cute! Thanks for joining Creative Card Crew!

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Thank you very much for taking the time to visit and leave a comment. If youi would care to join me I would love to have your company. I will be looking forward to visiting your blog to leave a comment and join you too.
Vee xx