Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Recycle It

This fortnight it's all about recycling at Top Tip Tuesday where your lovely hostess, Carol, would like to see some aspect of recycling in your project. We are always thrilled that you choose to play along with us at TTT and we hope you are excited about recycling a previous project, an object lying around your house, or using up those scrap materials. That brings me to my tip-scraps are perfect for small projects like bookmarks, gift tags, ATC's and many other uses so don't throw them away. :D Another tip is to recycle packaging from products you purchase to use in your crafting. For more inspiration check out Carol's fabulous tutorial on the TTT blog.

For my gift tag I am using Beautiful Blocks-Life in Color digital stamp by Bugaboo Stamps. The rectangle shape of this image is perfect for gift tags and bookmarks. I added a tab by using a tab stamp from the WMS Vintage Labels 18 and fussy cutting it. I used royal blue ink for the tab and Prismacolor pencils to color my image. Kaisercraft aquamarine bling added to the stems adds some pizzazz and another pop of color. For the finishing touch I used up some scrap ribbon and trim in my stash and I printed my image on a recycled piece of paper.

Simon Says Stamp
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One lucky Random winner will win 7 Digi images for their choice.

Ooh La La Creations is offering you any 1 of their CDs!
We live in France. My daughter and I design the CD's. I started crafting about 20 years ago with glass painting and decorated furniture then started making cards for friends and family. We decided to design our own CD's as there was not much craft materials around when we moved here. We use living Artists for all of our CD's now and have recently shown our CD's on Create and Craft TV.

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Good luck everyone, we can't wait to see your recycled projects! Remember that you can enter up to 3 projects and 3 tips. If you leave a tip be sure to put (TIP) beside your name to be considered for our Top Tipper. Congratulations to the winners of our Birthday Theme challenge and don't forget to pay my teamies a visit and leave them some comment love.
Happy Crafting Everyone!


butterfly said...

Glorious peacock feathers.. with just the right amount of bling! And I love the sentiment... hope to make it along for the challenge again this time round!
Alison x

Jeanne J said...

This is gorgeous Lisa! Totally loving all that color and detail. Really stunning!

Sandie Edwards said...

The feathers look fantastic, and I so like the sentiment!

Janny Jager 't Hooft said...

Lovely card Lisa
i love the feathers you used

Greetings Janny

Anonymous said...

This is Stunning Lisa so pretty LOVE the bright Zingy colours and the ribbon scraps too! hugs me xx

Mona L. Pendleton said...

Beautiful project Lisa! I love the vibrant Peacock feathers! Thanks for the inspiration :)

Ciska said...

Those feathers are gorgeous, they look so real! Wonderful tag :)

Anne-Elise said...

So beautiful, Lisa! Love the gorgeous feathers! Hugs

Margaret said...

Love this beautiful tag! The little pearls on the image are such a wonderful detail and the feathers are so pretty!

Asha said...

Oh how did I miss this! It's gorgeous!Love that colour combo - very uplifting!

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