Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Green Christmas



I love recycling things. My card started by carefully cutting up an aluminum can and running through an embossing folder. I then sanded the sheet to take some of the blue color off the flowers for the silver of the aluminum to show. I trimmed it down to adhere to white cardstock. I trimmed a recycled gift card, rounded the edges and used a silver Sharpie marker to "soften" the edges. The button started as a plain white one that I colored with the silver Sharpie after it dried I used a Sakura White Gelly Roll pen to make the snowflake. Added some ribbon and a bow. Ta da!
Check out Papercraft Star Challenge 24 Green Holidays here.... http://papercraftstar.blogspot.com/2010/12/challenge-24-green-holidays.html
and check out The Cuttlebug Spot for another challenge here...
http://thecuttlebugspot.blogspot.com/2010/12/christmas-at-spot.html

I am thrilled to be featured at All Free Holiday Crafts!!! Check out there site.
http://www.allfreeholidaycrafts.com/Handcrafted-Christmas-Card-Ideas/Aluminum-Can-Xmas-Card