Thursday, April 23, 2009

My Earth Day Challenge: Re-use Plastic!


My challenge to use is to re-purpose and/or use plastic in a card or tag.

I used a translucent plastic notebook divider to create this card. I stamped Kelly's Sleeping Fairy, Hearts Branch, Fairy Chicklet Right, and "Happy Birthday" Flourish on one side of the plastic using StazOn ink. I colored the reverse side with Copic markers. When the ink dried, I added Stickles to the fairy & chicklet's wings and edged the piece with gold metallic Krylon leafing pen. I added gold-painted chipboard corners, then popped the whole thing up on dimensional foam stickers on a card made from parchment-look cardstock.

You have until midnight tomorrow, April 23rd to complete my challenge (and all the other challenges). If you do my challenge, please link your creation/blog to this blog post by commenting below.

I will draw one winner who will receive either an Earth or a "Limited Edition" Al on Earth stamp.

That one winner will then be entered into the drawing for one of the grand prizes:


o One winner will receive $100 in Odd Bird Planet stamps

o One winner will receive $50 in Odd Bird Planet stamps

o Five winners will receive a 25% discount coupon when they place a Odd Bird Planet order.

Have fun with my challenge and thanks for visiting today!

13 comments:

  1. Fabulous card! what a great idea.

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  2. Kathi - this is such a beautiful card! What a great idea, looks fantastic!

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  3. I truly enjoyed your challenge, got to use a stamp I recently purchased on my cards. My card can be found on my blog....thanks

    Love your sample, you sleeping fairy is just too cute.

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  4. Thanks for the challenge...has fun here is my go at it http://heatherraborn.blogspot.com/2009/04/earth-day-challenges-continued.html

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  5. Kathi my card is here it is the same one I did for Rina but if you look at the close up I used a blister pack from some packaging for my shaker.
    http://beth714.blogspot.com/2009/04/odd-bird-planet-earth-day.html

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  6. Here's a card I did for your plastic challenge. Fun!

    http://inkblotsbytrd.blogspot.com/2009/04/thinking-of-you.html

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  7. I did a project for the re-purposed packaging challenge and since it is an altered "paint can" (made of plastic) I thought I'd share it with you as well.

    http://inkblotsbytrd.blogspot.com/2009/04/altered-prima-can.html

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  8. Adorable image and a great way to recycle!

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  9. Ok, I REALLY hope the 12am cutoff is PST, NOT EST. fingers crossed! Here's my submission!
    http://youwantthecookie.blogspot.com/2009/04/under-wire.html

    Thank you so much for all of the super nice comments on my blog! I really appreciate it!!!

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  10. Hi, Kathi!
    Love your sweet fairy card:)
    here is mine:
    http://rinastampa53.blogspot.com/2009/04/i-made-more-for-earth-day-challenge.html

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  11. Sweet card Kathi! Great recycling!

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  12. Love this image, great card!
    Hugs, Christine :)

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