Saturday, 27 June 2015

Not My Cup of Tea!


Happy Saturday! I hope you're enjoying the weekend. We've had a lovely warm sunny day here today.

There's not to much I can say about this card really except that it was a bit of inspiration.

My hubby only drinks green tea which I can't stand.  I like milk in mine.

One day he bought a packet of white tea.  When I looked at that gorgeous packaging I decided I wasn't going to recycle it in the usual way.

I cut it up, die cut a scalloped circle and made it into this card.  The heart, which is raised on foam pads is punched out of the box.  I stuck it all onto some Kraft card, added a gem and rounded one corner.




I'd like to enter this card into the following three challenges:  
Try it on Tuesday blog  "Tea Cups or Mugs"
Sister Act Card Challenge #112
Creative Fingers Challenge #85

Thank you so much for stopping by.

7 comments:

  1. Wow! This really is a fabulous bit of recycling! I love your card(although not tea) So pleased you joined us at Try It On Tuesday! Chrisx

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  2. Beautiful design. Great idea of recycling. Thank you for joining us at TioT.

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  3. A super design Barb! Thank you for joining us at TioT's this time!
    oxo
    Susi

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  4. Great use of recycling and fabulous take on the challenge. Thanks for playing with us at TIOT.
    Hugz, Z

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  5. Love how you have recycled your tea box. Such a brilliant idea.
    Thanks for sharing with us at TioT
    Avril x

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  6. Thank you Chris, Sirkkis, Susi, Zandra & Avril for your kind comments. I'm very happy to be playing on TIOT. Barbxx

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  7. A cool way of recycling packaging, Barb. Very effective. We had some rather posh Thai ready meals once and I did zentangle all over the packaging and sent photos to the company, and they put them in their staff news letter! You can see them here:
    http://shoshiplatypus.blogspot.co.uk/2013/05/thai-takeaway-zentangle-and-update-on.html

    Shoshi

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