Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Whimsical Designs "Recycle It" Challenge


Happy Wednesday all!!!

This week over at Whimsical Designs we are stampin' out our carbon footprint (haha) by recycling!
The theme is to "Recycle It", create any project and use something you would normally throw out.

Our sponsor for this weeks challenge is Inky Impressions with a $10 gift certificate to their store up for grabs!!


I used a darling image by Inky Impressions, called Birthday Girl, for my card. I colored her with Copics and did a little paper piecing, using Vintage T papers, for her jeans and vest. I fired up my Cameo and cut out a park bench and some grass. I recycled a couple of coffee stir sticks for the posts the banners are on and stamped them with two darling sentiments from Stephanie's Everyday Sentiments.




Supplies used: card stock - vanilla, 2 shades of green, brown, black; patterned papers - Vintage-T 6x6 paper pad by We R Memory Keepers, Barefoot Stripe in Barefoot by BoBunny; digital image - Inky Impressions; Copic markers; stamps - Everyday Sentiments by Whimsical Designs; ink - Tuxedo Black by Memento; coffee stir sticks; Silhouette Studio cut files; Pop Dots.

The design team has some fabulous ideas to spark your creativity and give you some "recycling" ideas so head on over to Whimsical Designs to check them out!!!


12 comments:

Sherrie K. said...

What a sweet card! The image is so cute and you colored it so beautifully! I love the vintage papers and sentiments you used! Super cute Esther:) Have a great day my friend!
Sherrie K

Sherrie K. said...

Oooh yeah, love the recycled coffee sticks! Cool idea:)
Sherrie K

Mom said...

OMGosh this is so adorable. Everything about it is so perfect- from the colors to the sentiment to the embellishments. The little girl is charming. I also like the way you used the stirring sticks because they give the posts a perfect aged look. GREAT JOB !!

Stephanie said...

Your card is beyond adorable!! She is so cute, and you did a great job coloring her and paper piecing! I LOVE what you did with the sentiments, and the recycled coffee sticks...great idea!! :)

Nanne said...

This is too cute Esther.. love that you were able to use two sentiments on the same card :) Amazing as always
Hugs
Nanné

D- said...

Love your card. Great use of stir sticks for sign posts. TFS.
D~
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Lisa said...

Oh my gosh, she's so awesome!! You did a fabulous job coloring and paper-piecing her!! The park bench is awesome and the recycled coffee sticks are such a great idea!! Love this, Esther!! Happy Wednesday y friend :)

Lisa
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CathyK said...

Very creative!!! It is just darling!!!! Great job!

chillin with Quillin said...

oh wow this card is so adorable, love the coloring !!!!
Paula

Friday said...

Cute Idea!! Love that image too. Great job.

DaileyScrapper said...

Wow you did an amazing job fussy cutting the image. I love it.
Yvette

Nana said...

Cute, cute, cute. Love this card.
Have a creative day.
Hugs Nana
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