Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Papercraft Star Challenge #24

     Recycle or repurpose something to create an altered holiday gift, card or scrapbook layout is the challenge for this week at Papercraft Star.  I also got to use some wonderful Stampin' Up products supplies by our December DT sponsor, Catherine Pooler.
     I do recycle here at home so I had to make sure I remembered to keep a bottle back for my project.  LOL
     I've created a jar to hold some yummy cocoa mix.  You can find the recipe I used here.
     The jar is decorated with snowflake trim I punched out of Very Vanilla cardstock.  The lid was painted with white acrylic paint.  I covered the edge of the lid in chunky glitter and then covered that after dry with some Triple Thick just to make sure none of that pesky glitter got into the cocoa.  There's a circle of designer paper on top of the lid along with a button and some taffeta ribbon.  I tied on the instructions for the cocoa mix with some clear Tinsel trim and the instructions themselves are printed out on Very Vanilla and backed with some of the Candy Cane Christmas Designer papers.
     The card is made with Baja Breeze, Very Vanilla, and the designer paper.  I stamped out each letter, tore them apart, glued that onto some Real Red cardstock, and tore those apart also to get the distressed letters for my card sentiment.
     There are pearls on both the bottle and card snowflake trim.

     This week's sponsor is Purple Pumpkin with acool gingerbread man embellishment package prize.  Our December Grand Prize sponsor is Scrap Freak.
     Get your entries in by noon EST on Saturday.
Happy crafting!


Sponsor Supplies


Papers: Stampin' Up Baja Breeze, Real Red, Very Vanilla, and Candy Cane Christmas Designer papers
Miscellaneous other supplies: Big Designer Button, Real Red Taffeta ribbon, Clear Tinsel Trim

Other Supplies

Stamps:  Michael's Dollar Bin alphabet
Tools:  Martha Stewart Snowflake Trim punch, Nestabilities labels Eight (S5-019)
Miscellaneous:  glitter, Triple Thick, Recollections adhesive pearls

13 comments:

  1. What a great gift idea! Beautiful work Tracy!
    TFS, Regan

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  2. What a great idea. I have lots of jars lying around. I need to try this for sure. This is an AWESOME gift idea.

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  3. Great gift idea Tracy...that would be fun for my son's teachers! Wonderful job!

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  4. Such marvellous holiday gifts Tracy! Love the little snowflakes around the jar, great detail! Hugs, Ira

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  5. What a lovely set, Tracy! I never think to keep old jars and this is a perfect idea!

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  6. Fantastic project Tracy, love love love it!!

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  7. hELLO -- NEW TO SEEING YOUR BLOG -- CAME BY WAY OF U -TUBE SURFING ???-- i WAS WONDERING HOW TO DO THE FRONT OF THE MInI BOOK THAT MADE THE FRAME LOOK DIMENSIONAL AND THE GRAPHIC RECESSED THE ONE YOU ADDED - BRADS IN THE CORNERS I THINK ??
    loVE YOUR CREATIONS , will certainly come back -- do not know how to be a follower( and does it notify you that you have made another video ????--kaTHY - GA ♥ AT COUNTRYCHINTZ.BLOGSPOT.COM -- jorgramm@bellsouth.net

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  8. Very cute,love the punched out snowflakes :)

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  9. I almost bought that snowflake punch. I should have cause it looks so pretty around the jar. And thanks for the recipe link too! I might copy this idea for an easy Christmas gift. Love it!

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  10. Wow Tracy, I never knew an old salsa jar could look SO GOOD! Thanks for including the recipe.

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  11. Wowzer, what a great pair, so love that snowflakes!

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  12. Wonderful! Great idea! Lovely card. Thanks for the heads up on the challenge!

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