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Eco-Friendly Congratulations

What's going on out there? Since this week is Earth Week, I thought I'd make an eco-friendly card. I used recycled paper and reused a recylced tag. The tag was originally wrapped around a hand towel I picked up at West Elm a couple weeks ago. The towels are made from organic cotton and they marketed it with recylced papers and fibers. I liked the tags so much that I saved them! I have one more! I covered the West Elm logo with the sentiment and lightly stamped over the 'green' label with a sentiment. I left the tree that was already centered on the tag.

Since we use so much paper in our craft, try to reuse some materials this week or see if you can find some recycled paper or anything green! I know a really good way to use embellishments we already have and that's those extra buttons that come with our clothes we buy. I save all of mine in a jewelry box and then use them as needed. It's just my own way I think I contribute to conserving and saving instead of throwing them out.

GO GREEN! Thanks for stopping by and have a great Tuesday. I'll be back tomorrow with my video. I recorded it last night! I hope you like the card I made.

Card Instructions
  1. Trim kraft cardstock to 5.5" x 4.25" (cut 8.5"x11" cardstock in half at 5.5", then score at 4.25")
  2. Stamp sanded background on card front.
  3. Trim patterned paper into a rectangle.
  4. Trim slightly larger new leaf cardstock and scallop edge the right side.
  5. Adhere patterned paper to new leaf cardstock.
  6. Add cording and tag; doodle around tag.
  7. Stamp sentiment and adhere.
  8. Adhere to card front with foam adhesive.
:: My Goodies {Congratulations}::
Stamps: Stampin' Up! - sanded + great grads + congrats
Ink: ColorBox-chestnut; Stampin' Up! - chocolate chip marker
Cardstocks: Papertrey Ink - new leaf + kraft
Patterned Paper: DCWV - The Green Stack recycled paper
Accessories: Michaels - jewelry cord; Stampin' Up! - scallop edge punch; West Elm-tag

1 comment:

Savitri said...

Oooh, love the green with the kraft. That's awesome!!! Love all the recycled goods too!

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