Monday, October 1, 2007

Altering Week--Project #1

I thought it'd be fun to try something new in "altering" projects. There will be 3 new "altered" projects this week using recycled containers. I have saved container after container that my supplies come in and its time to put them to use! All posts this week use the same paper and stamp sets, so I will give the recipe in the first post only.

The first one up is using recycled "Foo-fa-la" button bags. The buttons come in these super cute snap bags and are stapled shut. To keep the design super simple AND cover up the staple holes, I made a complimentary front band. I used SU! Lavendar and American TD patterned paper for the base strip and faux stitching completes the look. For the oval I used PTI oval stamps and spooky treats and matted on a lavender oval with my CM oval cutting patterns. Where the "half-moons" are in the first stamped oval, I added some bling with my clear glitter pen and its sooo sparkly(hard to tell from the photo). To adhere to the plastic bag be sure to use a strong favorite is 1/8 inch sticky tape...I use it on EVERYTHING!!!
Chocolate nuggets are covered with an Avery Address label that are stamped with PTI spooky treats set. I used Versamagic Dew Drops in: Tea leaves, Mango madness, Purple Hydrangea, and Midnight black.
Let me see what you can recycle! Leave a link on your comment to share with us:)

1 comment:

kathleenh said...

What a great idea! This is so cute!