Earth day and recycling are the order of the day for this weeks challenge at Papercraft Star. I was a little stumped about making an earth day card but I went searching through my digi collection and found this apple tree from Just Inklined. I decided to finally give the Prismas on kraft technique a try and I liked it. Now this was just a simple color job, nothing fancy and really not a good tell of what the technique is capable of, but it's a start. I printed out a sentiment that pretty much sums up what I think about the earth. :-) I know I use the word create sometimes to describe projects I've done, but there in only ONE creator. We simply use what He's created.
Now as for the recycled part of my project I dug out a bunch of chipboard (i.e. cereal bar boxes) and punched four Nestie die cuts out and glued them together to make a frame. I cut another layer out of green Bazzill paper, cut the middle part out and placed the image underneath. The apple is part of a Meljen's Designs digital stamp. It's also colored with Prismas on kraft and layered on top of two layers of chipboard. I popped the leaf up with a pop dot for some dimension. The little banners were cut out of the kraft paper and layered on one layer of chipboard. I then added some red grosgrain ribbon to them for an accent.
Some plaid ribbon and machine stitching finish off the card. And that kraft paper. . . it's 100% recycled Lunchbag Kraft cardstock from the Kraft Outlet!
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Papers: Lunchbag Kraft cardstock, Bazzill, Recollections, recycled chipboard
Stamps: Just Inklined "Apple Tree", Meljen's Designs "Little Apple with Worm"
Ink: Prisma Color Pencils, Gemini Masterpiece Odorless Mineral Spirits, Signo white gel pen
Tools: Nestabilities Lacey Squares (S4- 295)), Martha Stewart Daisy edge punch, sewing machine
Miscellaneous: Celebrate It and Offray ribbons