Wednesday, May 29, 2013

WW "Recycle It"

Hi Everyone, 
I hope everyone had a great holiday weekend.
We did, we hiked at a couple of parks where we live.  The kids truly enjoyed.  They are are 8 and 5.
My 5 year old hates to walk anywhere and he gets bored 
real easy but he was a real trooper.  He made me proud.
We went to a place that's near DC it was called Teddy Roosevelt Island.
It was so much fun and the weather was so perfect.  Not too hot and it had a cool breeze that made it enjoyable for us and the kids.    

Today, I wanted to share another Challenge project for Whimsical Designs.  We had to create a project and use something we would normally throw out.  Now, I used a grocery paper bag.  Not those paper bags from Michaels that is all nice.  This bag was big.  It fit a 6x6 sheet of paper with no problem.  I turned this bag into a card with a pocket.

Check it out:

I love how this card/bag turned out.  

This came at a perfect time that I had to make my Mom a birthday card.  We were also asked to use some digi images from our sponsor Inky Impressions.  I chose the images called birthdaygirl and birthday wishes banner.  I color them with my copics. Then cut them out.  I used paper from Glitz Design called Laced Grace.  I added a doily from a Irish restaurant.  Cut out some Floral Doily Motif Dies from Spellbinders.  Inked all the edges with Tim Holtz Ink Vintage Photo.  Lastly, paper and acrylic flowers and a wheat spray from my friend Divine.  I used a sentiment from Everyday Sentiments - Whimsical Designs.  

That two pieces of white paper will be notes and/or pictures from my kids to their grandmother.  I thought she would love that added touch.  I better get this out soon.  It's already late as it is. ooops!!

Love how this card turned out.  I will be going to my Target soon and getting me some of these giant paper bags.  I want to make more of these cards.  Love this size.


Please come and join us this week over at Whimsical Designs
Our sponsor Inky Impressions has offered a $10 Gift Certificate from their store to the random winner.  
Come Join Us!!

Thanks for stopping by and taking a peak.  Come back soon for more challenges and swaps to share. 

Take Care, 

7 comments:

Stephanie said...

This is such a clever idea, and it looks like it was fun to make. The image is so adorable. Great papers, and embellishments. Love how you stamped the sentiment on the doily:)

Nanne said...

That is soooo cute Tereese.. love the idea of using paper bags and your digi is adorable.
hugs
Nanné

NickelNook said...

What a wonderful design, Friday! The image is so sweet, and the papers are gorgeous! Lovely idea to add pictures or notes from the kids!
Guess what? Our very first Target store will be opening within a month! Woohoo!! :o)

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Esther said...

Beautiful, beautiful card!!! what an awesome way to transform a grocery bag!!!!

sue jones said...

Stunning card!Such a lovely idea.

DaileyScrapper said...

This is so precious. I love the image. I'm so mad at myself for forgetting to use it. :-( I have to go see if you have a video on this. :-)
Yvette

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