My Challenge for you this week is to make something other than
a card with your card making stash.
It could be absolutely anything (apart from a card)!
I have decided to not use the term 'Home Decor' as it can be confusing, you could make anything from A Book Mark, to a Box (following the tutorial I did for boxes). Karen's Chocolate Bar Wrapper, that would be perfect or the Easter Cups that Janet shared with us on Saturday.
My example to give you a little inspiration is the 21st Birthday Shadow Box I made for Becca's friend Georgia last weekend.
I managed to find a few frames in 'The Factory Outlet shop' that were reduced from £3 down to £1 !!!! BARGAIN, so bought 5.
I peeled off the little house and i sanded the surface to make it smooth. I then cut a piece of pretty paper to fit the frame, then i made a frame using two sheets of white card stuck together. I used a square dye to cut an aperture in the centre of the card. Then added foam tape to raise the frame from the base. I dye cut a 21 three times, using my Scan and Cut machine, then layered them together. I placed them in the centre of the square, added some wink of Stella to give some sparkle. To decorate the rest of the frame, I ran some narrow lace around the edge of the frame using some my hot glue gun to adhere it. Next I added some pearl string to complete the look, I placed a few flowers in opposite corners and added her name to personalise. It was quite quick and easy to make, but is very effective. It is a great alternative to a basic card for special occasions.
My Altered Frame
Some other alternatives are.....
Karen's Chocolate Wrapper
Paper Bags from Envelopes
Mugs for Easter
Altered Clothes Peg
Cheryl Keepsake Rings
If you need anymore inspiration please tell me and i'll gladly help you. Pinterest is another great source of inspiration, just type in something like 'Papercraft projects'.
I can't wait to see what you all create. I hope you have fun with it ladies xxx
Have a lovely day ladies,
Love and hugs