Recycled Christmas Cards

christmas card in purple and gold with a penguin and jingle bells

another christmas card in purple and gold with a penguin and jingle bells

christmas card in burgundy and gold with a penguin and jingle bells

i’m just making today’s deadline for the jingle belles earth day special to create a card that includes a recycled element.  a family member sent me a very large card last year with three adorable and fuzzy little penguins on it; i die cut all three and created these 4 and 1/4″ square cards with them. i stamped the penny black christmas text in gold, added the memory box die cut jingle bells and added some more glitter to each image. and, just because i have trouble stamping straight sentiments, i used a gold peel off. thanks for popping by to view my 400th post.

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10 thoughts on “Recycled Christmas Cards

  1. These are just too adorable and lovely. Perfectly Christmassy, and nice colours and composition, and the fuzzy little penguins are sweet.
    400 posts! Congrats!

  2. oh ♥WOW♥ how totally and complete ADORABLE are those little guys and you have done them proud with three AWESOME recycled– or really we should say UP-cycled for sure in this case– holiday cards! BRILLIANT! thanks for joining our earth day fun at JINGLE BELLES! ♥

    ps: happy 400th post! what a milestone! ♥

  3. So totally adorable. Great use of recycled penguins. Much too cute to just save or toss. You salvaged these little cuties in such a wonderful way. Thanks for sharing

  4. Congrats on the 400 mark! Way to go!

    Love these sweet little Upcycled cards! It is so great to make something from stash and from “found items!
    Those penquins are really cute!

  5. Isn’t it amazing how our posts clock up Linda, well done on reaching the 400 mark.

    Great recycling here and the added glitter really lifts them and concentrated the eye.

    B x

  6. Linda, you did a fabulous job on these cards! I love that penguin, he’s adorable. And of course now I want the jingle bell die now that I’ve seen it all glittered up lol.

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