December 26, 2011

Papertrey Ink - December Blog Hop

Hello,

I hope everyone had a great Holiday, i sure did!! My big surprise was a Teresa Collins Stampmaker!! I can;t wait to get home and start making my my own stamps!!!


The challenge this month for Papertrey Inks blog hop is to use leftovers, not the food kind but the wrapping, bows, ribbon etc!! Since i am traveling out of state using leftover from Christmas wasn't an option, but i happened to bring home a holiday Kleenex box from work last week that i wanted to do something with in the future. This box is perfect for the challenge. The pattern on the box is very pretty and though you can;t really tell in the pictures below, if you tilt the card this way and that it has a pretty hologram dots that sparkle.


So to use the box, i die cut one side with a spellbinders label and adhered it to a square card. Next i die cut a smaller label and stamped a pitcher and flowers. For the pitcher i used aqua mist, this is a perfect match to the color of the Kleenex's box. I used true black to stamp the small Happy Anniversary sentiment on the small label.


Across the card i used twill that i dyed with the aqua mist ink. I created a loop at one end and adhered it across the card folding it around the back at the other end. Then i adhered the small label over the twill ribbon with pop up dots. Last i rounded the corners of my card.

Thanks for stopping by and enjoy the holiday!!

Dana

Supplies:
Stamps: Papertrey Ink: Mixed Messages, Iconic Images
Ink: Papertrey Ink: Aqua Mist, True Black
Twill: Offray by the yard
Cardstock: Bazzill
Other: Holiday Kleenex box
Die: Spellbinders labels

18 comments:

  1. What an excellent way to use left overs! Your card is a reminder that inspiration is definitely all around us, and sometimes in the most unusual places! Way to rock the challenge!

    Happy Holidays!

    ReplyDelete
  2. After this I will be looking at tissue boxes in a whole new way! Thanks for the inspiration, your card is really cute!

    ReplyDelete
  3. What a great recycling job. Lovely card.

    ReplyDelete
  4. Beautiful card! Never heard of that stamp maker. Have fun.

    ReplyDelete
  5. What a unique leftover - great idea, and great card.

    ReplyDelete
  6. LOVE the kleenex box idea! LOVE the smaller die cut with the pitcher and the twill! FAB card!

    ReplyDelete
  7. Kleenex boxes have some great designs! You used this one well. Thanks for sharing the inspiration!

    ReplyDelete
  8. What a great idea to use a Kleenex blox! Great card.

    ReplyDelete
  9. Lovely card -- you really can find some pretty tissue boxes around these days!

    ReplyDelete
  10. Lovely card -- you really can find some pretty tissue boxes around these days!

    ReplyDelete
  11. Who knew that recycling could be so lovely?

    ReplyDelete
  12. I can't believe that started life as a kleenex box. It looks like expensive designer paper. Great job on the challenge.

    ReplyDelete
  13. You're right--that tissue box was too pretty to not reuse! Love how you used it as a patterned panel on your card.

    ReplyDelete
  14. As crafters, it seems we always manage to find something to create with! That tissue box works well. Good job.

    ReplyDelete
  15. What a fab card - lovely!

    Jill

    ReplyDelete
  16. Beautiful colors! Love the background paper with that lovely little pitcher of flowers!

    ReplyDelete