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Hello it is blogger's challenge time. I have not played in a while and it's nice to be back. This week's challenge is product focus using Dies and Punches..Take a gander here on this link, and see what other challenge players created..
It just worked out nicely with my "Reuse, Recycle and Recreate challenge over at Scrapbooking Fanatics I am hosting. I am priviledged to be on their guest design team for the month of August. Take a boo over to Jayme's store and visit her site..
Jayme and her Design team run a very chatty forum that I call my second home. Here you will find lots of creative spirit, challenges, inspiration and just good ole fashioned friendship.
Click Here, and register to join in and make some new friends.
This layout is primarily made from recycled products: heavy acrylic plastic from packaging which I used my Big Shot Die cut machine to cut the flourishes and flowers and Alphabets. I backed the diecuts with White Cardstock and dies cut from cereal boxes..nary a cereal box goes in my garbage.. the photo matt is made from Corrugated Cardboard painted with Ranger Acrylic paints and Distress Stickles.
To jazz up the clear acrylic dies cuts, I used Tim Holtz Alcohol Inks(brights)..wowsers on how brilliant they turned out.
The large dies for the journaling word "Dolls" is actually recycled paper, made at Help International by Rodney Sidloski...located in Weyburn, Saskatchewan. This fella redefines the term recycling....Take a boo over to Rodney's web site. This man is what I term a pioneer in "Prairie Logistics"who can engineer almost any products into reusable commodities.. Rodney needs to be commended for his love of the earth.
The vibrant Patterned - Distressed Paper, is actually a thin layer of paper towel. I learned this technique from the Technique Junkies Subscription..one of Pat's hundred's of marvelous techniques..Pat is about to release her new CD , so do not miss out on these wonderful editions.
This photo is very precious to me, a picture of my daughter Lizzy who had just salvaged her old doll out of a trunk...She was such a good sport to let me take her picture posing with Miss Piggy and even publish on my blog..
You can visit my stampin up Website here where you can view and or shop for the Big Shot machine, dies and all accessories.
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