Friday, April 15, 2011

2 Challenges ~ One Post

I am inspired today by two different challenges, yet they very much have something in common. Here is the card that was created for both challenges~ What makes them similar? Well, over on Aaron's Blog she challenges us to get inspired by this photograph. {below} Sooo cute! While over on the Heart 2 Heart Blog we are challenged to recycle this week. How funny to me, because that's exactly what's happening in this photograph. If I had some old worn out rain boots, I would totally create planters with them. What a stylish way to recycle!! To begin my project, I have this 12x12 bag bulging at the seams with scraps of card stock as well as some B&T papers. I hate to throw anything away. I'm certain that I will get around to using it again.

Perfect! I find some scraps of brightly colored card stock similar to those in the photograph. I stamp a couple of rain boots on them.

After cutting them out I decided to make them appear shiny just like a real rain boot does. For this I press the boot directly on a versamark pad, sprinkle with clear embossing powder, and heat to a shiny appearance.

A few slick rain boots, just hangin' out!

You have to see miss Aarons cards over on her blog and check out the thrifty recyclers on the H2H blog also!

Thanks for stopping by!


AaronB said...

So cute! Love it!

Ruth G said...

Great idea. Very cute

Sandra VanWoerden said...

How cute is that. Love the flowering rain boot pots too!. I've got a few of those from my girls, thanks for the idea to recycle them in a nifty way.
The card is absolutly the cutest.
Thanks for sharing!!
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Lorrinda said...

Adorable card Amy! Love that you embossed the boots, I bet it looks even better IRL. Thanks for joining us at H2H :)

Lisa Stenz said...

Fantastic! I love that you solved two challenges in one post. Thanks for sharing with us at H2H this week! *Ü*

Karen Day said...

Just an adorable card, Amy! Thanks for playing along at H2H this week :o)

Melinda said...

Love your super adorable card. The fence is just perfect and the boots are incredibly cute. Thanks for joining us at H2H!

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