Thursday, May 6, 2010

I can use anything to make a card!

Remember my card yesterday and how I created a card out of a piece of kleenex box. I told you how I tend to keep everything, just in case. You never know when you will be able to make something out of it ..right!! Well, my husband and son make fun of me all the time. A few weeks ago, my husband was sucking on a Halls and jokingly asked if I wanted to keep the wrapper "in case you can make something out of it" with a big laugh! So I took it and vowed to make something with it!
In the end, I used 2 of the same wrappers, cut different sizes of flowers out using some Cuttlebug flower dies, and then crumpled them up to create this awesome flower!! You will also see that background strip. I created it by coloring in various "spaces" of ink onto white cardstock (Lemon Tart, Melon Berry, and Spring Moss - all Papertrey Ink) and then stamped over it with my Designer Woodgrain stamp (Hero Arts). The sentiment is a piece of the birthday stamp form Around and About (Papertrey Ink). See, I CAN make somehting out of ANYTHING!!!! Can you???? Donelda

8 comments:

Wendy said...

Hall's & Kleenex, are you kidding me!!! I have a hard time making something out of my scrap paper bad enough recycled gum wrapper!! Brilliant I say

Juanita said...

My DD is forever keeping gum wrappers, saying she will "make a card with it." Perhaps I should let go of my natural tendencies and let her. Your flower is too cute.

Trish D said...

LOVE it! Very cool texture :)

Susan Raihala said...

NO. I cannot use anything to make a card. First, because I don't keep things (if it's trash it goes in the trash can, LOL!) and second, because I'm nowhere near that creative! I LOVE your wrapper flower!

Jessica G. said...

You are too funny, Donelda! And I thought I saved everything!!

It works, though, it really works; I never would have guessed that this flower was made from wrappers. Amazing!

You should offer to post this idea on Going Green Crafters. Here's the blog site:
http://www.ggcaa.com/

Cynthia said...

Brilliant! The stuff we keep nowadays in the name of "art" :)
The whole family gets in the act...mom , can you use this for anything?......cute!

Donelda said...

Thanks for eveyone's kind comments!! And Jessica, I think I will, thanks for the link!!

Kelly - KL Stampin N Scrappin said...

LOL -- You showed him, didn't you?! That is a really pretty flower, amazing how you created it with a Hall's wrapper. GREAT job, girl!! You are so thifty. I LOVE it!! Hugs, Kel