Saturday, December 13

Basic Grey - Going Green

For this weeks challenge we would like to see you use some recycling on your creations, eg, cardboard, parts cut from another card, material from old clothes, postage stamps, it can be anything you like, the list is endless, also its not essential that the recycled item has to be old and used, you could simply use the inside of a business envelope for example as i know they can have some lovely patterns that can be used as backing papers etc, so have fun and of course not forgetting to use at least one item from basicgrey somewhere on your creation...
This week will be the last challenge until the new year, so it gives you that little bit of extra time to get your creations done, so be sure to join us again on the 3rd of January when we will be setting the first challenge for 2009
Well I'm still making Christmas cards... for this challenge I used some cereal box card which I covered in bg paper then cut the stocking and inked the edges. The snowflakes are also made from the same method!
The background piece is reused box card which is a bit fiddly to remove one side of the covering! I found after taking most of the paper off I sprayed a little water and brushed off the tiny little bits with a shoe brush (which I bought specifically for craft) it worked really well and I didn't have to spend the day picking at it!
I drew around my roll of sellotape for the circle of bling in the corner! The letters have been glittered it's a little hard to see in the pictures!
click images to get a close look!
Materials:
Paper: BG - wassail, cereal box and corrugated card,
Die's: Sissix - Stocking, alphabet, CUtb'g - Snowflakes,
Stamps: PTI - silent night,
Ink: Tim's distress inks', versamark, stardust pen.
Other: Adhesive lace, pretty gems, glossy accents, 3d foam, ribbon, white ep.
Thanks so much for stopping by, I was a little late uploading this today, an early Christmas present had to try it out, Tee Hee...

8 comments:

Boots the Monkey (Jo) said...

Stunning, gorgeous, amazing - what else can I say ? You are so talented.

Hugs,

Jo x

Michelle Bertuzzi said...

I love all your cards as always! Hmmm.... Cereal box - I should give it a go! Happy Holidays Kim to you & and your family.
Big hugs,
Michelle

Clare said...

This is so stunning! Just love the wassail papers. and your use of a recycled item is so good, you can hardly tell which bit! Lover, Clare x

Sammi said...

Kim this is WONDERFUL!!!
*hugs*

Boots the Monkey (Jo) said...

Hi Kim

Back again ! Just wanted to wish you and your family a very happy Christmas and best wishes for the New Year. It has been a pleasure meeting and working with you and I look forward to more next year and being buddies for many more crafty years !

Take care and hugs,

Jo xx

Terrie B x said...

`Merry Christmas` Kim..Hope you had a wonderful time with your family...
best wishes for a Happy and Healthy New Year:)~X~

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