Sunday, September 4, 2016

Pilin' On the Recycling

The theme this fortnight at Pile It On is Recycle. We're sponsored by Dr. Digi's House of Stamps. I used their hilarious Walkies digi stamp, along with a humorous sentiment stamp from Viva Las VegaStamps.


I started with a background of corrugated cardboard (the stuff you get at Panera Bread) and colored it with several inks. I added a layer of crackle paint to the "barn" portion. The grass is leftover from an order of sushi. The fence pieces are wood shapes that I painted with crackle paint.

Inspiration/Challenges:
Aud Sentiments Challenge: #163 Anything Goes + A Sentiment
Let's Color Saturday Linky Party: Anything Hand Colored
Pile It On: Recycle
Retro Rubber Challenge: Critter + old rubber stamp (I've had the VLVS sentiment stamp for over 3 years...first time inking it up!)
Sisterhood of the Snarky Stampers: H is for Hounds
Sweet Stampin: No Designer Paper


Thank you for visiting & inspiring my crafting! Hope you'll join us at Pile It On,



12 comments:

Elaine Stark said...

This made me laugh. A great card. Thanks for joining Aud Sentiments challenge. Elaine

Amy Ottmers said...

Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Retro Rubber, good luck!!! Amy DT

Jan Clothier said...

Ingenious usage of recycled stuff! Looks great and your critter is hilarious.

As.I.Do.Rodos. said...

Fabulous image and card .Thank you for joining us at Aud Sentiments challenge good luck Ginny ♥
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Katy McGloin said...

This card cracked me up... love that image! Also appreciated all of the recycling materials that you included in the card. So well done!! Thanks so much for including Retro Rubber in your stamping fun this week. Hope to see you in our gallery often!

Ellibelle said...

How cute and wonderful coloring!
Thanks so much for sharing!

Ellie
Let's Color Linky Party
Critters & Creatures Linky Party

Maria A. said...

Ha, ha, ha!! Love this card, so wonderfully made with all of those fabulous details and fun image, great coloring too but, that sentiment really made me laugh!!! how totally true, whether you have little kids or even big ones.
Thank you for sharing with us at RETRO RUBBER this week, hope to see you back in the gallery again soon.
Hugs,
Maria Rodriguez.

Christine Traversa said...

Oh my gosh! How creative and clever to recycle products into your card! Love it! The scene is absolutely adorable! Thanks so much for doing the challenge!

Neva Cole said...

So very funny and sometimes true at our house too! Thanks for playing along with us at Retro Rubber Challenge Blog!

Donna Idlet said...

Love that you used recycled materials and love the sentiment! Thanks for playing along with Retro Rubber!

Susan Hogan said...

LOL - so funny. Great card!

Jane Knudsen said...

This card is adorable and funny! That face says it all! What a great idea with the corrugated cardboard! Thanks for playing along with us at Retro Rubber!