Saturday, April 16, 2011

Recyling and crafting

I could hardly wait to share this weeks card with you. I used the Unscripted sketch and the Piggyback challenge to go along with the sketch is to use recycled material to go with Earth Day.  At first I thought this was going to be a bit of a challenge until I got started!!!  Wow was this fun.
I got started with my inspiration point when a Godiva Chocolate catalog arrived in the mail and what was on one of the pages but these great chocolate butterflies and some grass print pages.  Since I am always a fan of butterflies on a card, I knew I had to put these beauties to good use. 
The word "spring" was cut from the same catalog.  The brown, crinkled paper is from a paper bag that I got while shopping. The buttons are ones that I save when they come with new clothes that I buy. I have a ton of these things!!!
Even my card base was recycled because I took a part a card I had created that I didn't really care for and there was just the right color and size for my card.  See the corrugated cardboard? That is from a box and the green tissue paper came with a scrapbook order from Emma's Paperie because she always wraps the products so cute and I save the tissue paper. 
Thanks for visiting, Linda (lbpost)

SKETCH 102 – SPRING card

Materials list:
Cardstock – Core Expressions/Core’dinations
Images and papers from Godiva catalog and a paper bag
Cardstock from packaging
Buttons from clothes
Tissue paper from a package
Foam Tape – 3M
Sand It Gadget – Core’dinations

12 comments:

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

This is BEAUTIFUL! I Loveeeeeeeeeeeeeee that trim and the butterflies! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

Connie said...

this something i would do~very pretty!!!

dstandard said...

How awesome - you were much more creative than I was on your card - love it!

BabyBokChoy said...

recycle reduce reuse!! GREAT job at that and awesome card!!!

Casey Wright said...

This is soooo beautiful! I just love those metal elements on your card!

Sudha - Art Admirer said...

Creative creation. I like it.

Jane Wetzel said...

totally totally awesome card Linda! Love how u used all this..when u say u save the buttons from new clothes..I do also..I also save most all of my "tags"..some are really neat..I DONT KNO why I save them..lol but maybe YOU can tell me what to do with them?? ha ha! tfs!

Debby said...

way to go. i love it. i tink I'll takw a que from you and make a few easter cards.

Linda R. said...

This is amazing.. Such a pretty card..

Hugs, Linda

Tracey Taylor said...

I love the addition of the trim next to the photo of the grass. Great job recycling!

Jingle said...

This is super cute!

Bella said...

Very pretty card! I really like the butterflies!! Great job!