Tuesday, March 20, 2007

FINDING INSPIRATION

Happy Turtle Tuesday!

Today's card was inspired by this - a tissue box!

I was putting the tissue box in the recycle bin, and thought the design and colours were very interesting. And the green would make a great turtle!!!!

So here's the card that came out of it...

Tissue Box Turtle:
Card dimensions 5" square.

And here's the inside (and the turtle!)


Materials: Ink - StazOn Black; Stamp - Birthday Turtle set (Inky Antics); CS - Real Red (SU!); Ribbon - white grosgrain (CTMH); large brads (Making Memories), Tissue box - NoName (LCL).


I stamped the turtle image on the tissue box using black StazOn (the box was shiny and the regular ink wouldn't absorb onto it), making sure the head portion of the turtle was centred on the plain green part of the box, and the body was on the floral design. On the inside, I covered the brad backs with a cut out flower, did a bit of doodling for the grass and the rest of card is very straight forward. I like the nice bright colours (which are definitely not my usual colour scheme) and thought it would be perfect to welcome the First Day of Spring tomorrow!!!

Next time you are throwing out your product packaging, take a look and see if you can use it in your next creation!

Hope to see you tomorrow - when we take a trip to the beach for the first day of Spring!

Until next time, have a great day.

3 comments:

Dawn Mercedes said...

neat idea!

stefanie said...

Exceptional! An Eco-friendly card. Love it!

Heidi said...

Adorable card! Where did you get such a stinkin' cute box of tissues anyway!?!