April 23, 2012

Recycled Christmas

This week's prompt over at the Jingle Belles blog is Peace on Earth(Day) where we are to recycle materials to make the cards. I chose to use a piece of cardboard for the front and some scraps for the rest. Most of the paper on the cardboard came off, but not all. I like the look. I slapped on some gesso then spritzed with some glimmer mist. The snowman stamp is a $1 one from JoAnn's and the words are from a stamp set by K Andrew. They're all embossed except for the snowflakes. I did follow the Merry Monday sketch from last week, but wasn't able to download the image until today, so it wasn't linked up.

 In other news...my semester is almost over! I have one crazy take home exam and possibly another. It's been a busy semester with working full time and taking two grad level courses. I'll be happy to have my evenings back for the summer and be able to make more crafty things.

The chicks are doing well. I'll be able to move them into their new coop hopefully tonight. We just have to get some hinges and latches on. I don't think I can call them chicks anymore though. They're getting so big. Pictures will come very soon of the coop and the girls.


  1. This is awesome!! I love the rustic look of the cardboard!!
    The JB earth day/recycle challenge is still on so head over and link it up!

  2. Oops! I misread... you did get to JB but missed Merry Monday.

  3. Love that awesome cardboard texture and color ... so glad you joined us at Jingle Belles.

  4. that snowman image is admittedly ♥FABULOUS♥ but my very verrrrrrrrry favorite thing about this is that GORGEOUS inky corrugated cardboard! love♥LOVE♥looooooove it... so much amazing texture there and a brilliant bit of "upcycling" for sure!!!