So a funny thing happened ( or maybe a lucky thing happened or well I had no control over it and this happened.)
maybe once upon a time would be a better opening?
So, once upon a time there were these two stampers who run some challenges (Christmas and all Occasions) at splitcoast that I am signed up for. ( I did this to my self, on purpose ) and these gals toss all the names of all the people playing ( into a hat each month I guess) for people who complete the challenges they signed up for. and mail them a "surprise" in the mail. and I received one of these last tuesday. and there were three sheets of Christmas paper, a lumpy snow word and some lumpy snowflakes ( embellishments ) and an sealed envelope and when I picked up the envelope and opened it from the back side I assumed there as a card or something maybe images inside. and I got it opened and thought what? then noticed the writing on the front of the envelope. this contained a one sheet wonder. and If you've never heard of that its a piece of paper cut up into specific shapes to get I don't know how many cards from it... so. there I was and I looked at that and thought hunh. ( I don't do puzzles I really don't I know your laughing if you seen those open greenhouse box shots, but that was hub's deal and he dealt with it.) I don't know how many cards your supposed to get from this but, what I did was I took the pieces upstairs and found a sheet of Anna Griffin goldish swirled paper and some greenish stripe paper and another scrap of brown script paper. (these were all large scraps) and thought Ok just mat these OSW piece and inked all the edge with creamy brown fluid chalk ink and stitched them together. So after a couple of nights I had a pile of 9 partial card fronts. with a pile of those pieces left over.
These hedgehog images came to me via wish rak or the PIF threads a very long time ago, I do not remember this ones name or how I got it. but, I did color these the same with copic markers sometime last winter. The hedgeies are colored with E40,41,43,44,47,71,&87 and the hymm is outlined in Y23.
These are all A-6 in real life.
Tree: YG03, 63,91,95,97
and that left me with even more scraps right? so all 5 of these gift card tags are 3" square and