Thursday, September 15, 2011

"Recycle!" this Week at Pixie Dust Studio!

The challenge at Pixie Dust Studio is to recycle something that you have around the house that would normally be tossed out.
I chose the image "Frankie's Fun House Fairy" from the Pixie Dust Fun House Collection.
The flowers were made from a recycled brown paper lunch bag. A portion was cut from the bag and sprayed front and back with Krylon Make It Acid Free spray. Then two flowers were layered, glued to the card, and a rhinestone was placed in the center.
Can you guess what else was recycled? The shaker was made from a plastic flower container!
I have a tutorial at the bottom of this post that explains how I did it.
 What will you find around the house for this week's challenge?
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Pixie Tip 
(also for Top Tip Tuesday)
*If you want to make a shaker for a card like I did here's how:

This is a Recollections container for paper flowers that was purchased at Michael's.
How was it transformed into a shaker? Here are the deets:
Attach to card with glue. Voila! You just made a shaker card!
CHALLENGES
Stamp Something- Anything Goes
Cute Card Thursday- Anything Goes
Paper Play Challenges- Punches and Dies
Delicious Doodles- Fresh New Start (New idea for making a shaker)
*Top Tip Tuesday- Recycle a flower container into a shaker

6 comments:

  1. What a fab recycling Cat, I'm a big fan of recycling and the card is cute as well, thanks playing along with DD this week
    hugs
    Ildiko

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  2. Beautiful card!
    Many thanks for joining us at Cute Card Thursday this week!
    Have a great day, happy crafting, Debxx

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  3. Well all be...isn't this super duper creative! I love the way your brain works. Very ingenious recycling on your part. Thanks so much for the very wonderful tip and tutorial.
    Thanks so much for sharing that with us at Top Tip Tuesday!
    Good luck to you...
    Lisa :)

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  4. What a grat creation and I love the demo!

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  5. Such a great idea Cat! I love the colours in this!

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  6. Great recycling card, Well, I am a big fan of recycling and the card is cute as well, thanks playing along with DD this week. I hope you enjoyed lot in your weekend.
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