last week i had so much fun combining challenges to make the "one of a kind" card* that i thought i'd try to do it again! for the current challenge at city crafter, they are working to a sketch provided by my lovely (& rather brilliant) friend ros crawford, so i had to have a go at that, obviously:meanwhile, over at shopping our stash, for challenge #6 they've asked for us to make something either entirely out of scraps and leftovers OR to repurpose something. i've kind of gone down the middle on that: all of the papers and stickers with which i've constructed my background are off-cuts from previous projects AND ALSO they include a bit of ledger paper, some sheet music and aglimmer misted japanese workbook page... all of which is sort of re-purposing, though obviously it's not as good as using a bit of packaging or bubble wrap or recycling a soda can!
finally, simon says stamp challenges is doing "lemon and lavender" and i suddenly remembered the cool set of perfume label stickers i bought several years ago and have been using/hoarding intermittently... this one is actually for lavender water, so i was realllllllly doing well... until i decided that i liked GREEN with it much more than yellow, so i sort of changed course there. :) but while i was looking for their blog i found simon says stamp and show where this week they want us to feature a word! and i've got that cool chipboard "SHINE" from a packet leslie gave me (thanks, missus)!!! so i'm swapping out for that one, instead. :)
phew. i sure did have a lot of essplainin' to do! now can i show my card??! thanks.
(recycled bits: vintage ledger paper, japanese workbook page & sheet music; scraps & leftovers: 1/2 of a k&co stamp sticker; 1/2 of a pink paislee ticket strip, 1/2 of a girls' paperie scallop sticker, 2/3 of a prima flourish; other: k&co chipboard word; recollections butterfly; laughing elephant french cosmetic sticker; glossy black cardstock: ranger; adhesives: tombow monorunner, uhu gluestick, sewing machine)