Sunday, March 4, 2012

One Stitch at a Time Challenge #103: Reused/recycled

This week's challenge at One Stitch at a Time is to include a reused or recycled item/s on your creation. So I pulled out my bag of recycling and the adorable digi stamp  "The Snowsuit" by Graphics Factory / StitchyBear Stamps to create a snowy card:

Can't wait to see your recycled/reused projects! The design team has some great ideas. One lucky winner will receive 3 Promarkers from Creative Craft World!


example of packaging
I made a shaker card; the plastic and blue background are from the packaging for a Sizzix Textured Impressions Value Kit (see example of the left). I was able to match the pattern and make my own patterned paper with the matching embossing folder. I filled the shaker with clear glass marbles, and edged the plastic with white ribbon.

The blue & white snowflakes on the top left are punched from a junk mail flyer. The other snowflakes are adhesive foamies that I've had in my stash forever.
Here's a close-up of the shaker:

TPE137 rotated 90°
Challenges/Inspiration:
Catch the Bug March Challenge: Anything Goes
The Craft Place Challenge: Anything Goes
Fun with Shapes & More Challenge #104: No Designer Paper + die cuts/punches
One Stitch at a Time Challenge #103: Reused/recycled
PaperCrafting Journey Challenge #4: Anything Goes
The Pink Elephant Challenge #137: Sketch (rotated 90°)
Scrap It Girl March Challenge: Go Green & Recycle

22 comments:

  1. Great idea and it looks super. Hazel x

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  2. This is so cute--that image is just adorable!

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  3. Adorable CG, love it!

    hugs, Marjo one of your OSAAT Teamies

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  4. What a fabulous card - love the blues, and a shaker card is always special.

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  5. hahaha its soooo cute i love it
    thanks for joining us at
    that craft place
    erin xx

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  6. Great recycling, and love the embossed background. =) Thanks for joining us for the Anything Goes challenge at PCJ! ~Christy

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  7. Super cute!! Love the fun image and your take on this weeks sketch. Thanks so much for playing along with us at The Pink Elephant!!
    ~Sheri

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  8. Adorable! Cute image!!! Thanks for sharing with Speedy Fox and Friends!

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  9. Very cute card. Thanks for joining us at StampNDoodle blog.

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  10. super card ! Thanks for joining us at 'That Craft Place' this time, hope to see you next time too, so nice of you to give us your support
    hugs
    laney

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  11. I love shaker cards.. great idea using you package.. Cute image too. Thanks for joining us over at Scrap It Girl

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  12. Fabulous cards and you can't help but smile. Beautiful winter colours too.
    Jennie xx

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  13. Adorable card. I love the shaker box. Thanks for joining Speedy Fox and Friends.

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  14. Thank you for entering the Scrap In Girl "Go Green & Recycle" Design Challenge. Your entry is cute and I love all the pieces you managed to re-use!!! For more crafty inspiration follow my FB Page: www.facebook.com/mothershipscrapbookgal
    xoxo, Rina (Scrap It Girl Design Team Member)

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  15. I LOVE the clever ways that you used recycled products on your wonderful shaker card - TOO CUTE! Thanks for joining Scrap-It-Girl's "Go Green" March Challenge. :)

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  16. Brilliant! Great way to recycle! Love that you used the packaging for your shaker card. The card is so cute! Thanks for entering Scrap It Girl's "Go Green" Challenge.

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  17. What a beautiful wintery card... thanks for joining us at Simon Says Challenge blog

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  18. Ha ha this is so fab, love the shaker effect,

    Nikki OSAAT DT

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  19. Great card. Thanks for playing in the Bugaboo Challenge.

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  20. This turned out just AWESOME! Love the recycled pieces!!

    Thanks so much for playin' along with us this week for the Catch The Bug "Anything Goes Challenge" with Bugaboo Stamps! We have a NEW challenge for you beginning Saturday that I hope you’ll join us for!
    Hugs & Happy Days! ~Min
    Kaymin Kreations

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  21. So clever! It turned out awesome! Thanks for playing along with "Scrap It Girl"

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  22. Great way of recycling that packaging, I love shaker cards :)

    Love Mandy xxx

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