Friday, 29 April 2016

Recycled Card

The StampTV MIUM challenge this week is an interesting one. We have to Get Trashy! We have to take something that we would normally throw out and use it on our card. I decided to use an empty toilet paper roll to make a gift card holder. I am also entering this in the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge - Anything Goes.

I flattened the toilet paper roll and creased the edges well with my bone folder. I used some Sookwang tape to seal one end of the roll. I cut a piece of patterned paper and adhered it. I stamped the sentiment on a punched circle, matted it with a punched scalloped circle which was sponged around the edge and popped it up with some foam dots. For the insert, I used the tag punch on a strip of cardstock, sponged the edge and threaded it with some baker's twine. The gift card can be attached to the insert with a glue dot.

For the card base I used Versamark ink and stamped the flourish randomly. I attached the gift card holder and thought it needed something else, so I added a few rhinestones.

Here are the products I used:

Gina K. Designs: A Gift for You and Made with Love stamp sets
                             Made with Love patterned paper
                             Prickly Pear ink
ek tools 1 1/2" circle punch, 1 3/4" scalloped circle punch and tag punch
Memento Tuxedo Black ink
Versamark ink
Sookwang tape
Hampton Art adhesive foam dots
toilet paper roll, baker's twine and rhinestones from my stash


  1. Well aren't you the clever one! I love your toilet paper roller card holder. Fantastic save from the trash.

  2. What a great idea! Loved it! :-) Joy

  3. What a cool idea, and I love your pretty leaf design mixed with the kraft color! Thanks for sharing this with us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge!


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