Wednesday, 13 October 2010

Recycled art!!

This door hanger is made from recycled materials that I had lying around. The base is corrugated cardboard - I just stripped off some of the top layer and inked it.
The frame and die cut swirls are cereal box card.
The photo - a leftover from pyramage - the image is a free one from the Internet somewhere.
The flowers and butterflies from handmade paper remnants and pieces of scrap paper.
Some years ago I made a wedding dress for a friend and the pearl trim is leftover from that (I knew it would come in useful one day!).



I must say I am very pleased with this effort! I love shabby chic but feel I have never quite made it.

I am entering this into the Our Vintage Affair Challenge blog - their October challenge is to make a door hanger. Visit their site if you haven't already, its stunning.
Also Totally Gorjuss are having an unsquare challenge and Polka Doodles are having a make your own embellishments challenge
Craftalicious have an anything goes challenge.

I have also just found a great blog - Three Muses who are having a vintage challenge.


I would also like to say a big thank you to my followers - I now have 8, it feels really good :D.

Thanks for looking

Jolanda x

15 comments:

  1. Jolanda, this is fabulous Shabby Chic and so resourceful. Love it. Annette x

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  2. Dear Jolanda - this is absolutely STUNNING!! I would love this ;O) Thank you for joining in at Our Vintage Affair good luck Polly x

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  3. I predict you will have many followers! Your work on this piece is beautiful, and I so enjoyed hearing about the journey of its creation. I'm glad you found our Three Muses blog. Please come back next week!

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  4. Fab Entry, thanks for joining Polkadoodles challenge, Good luck.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

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  5. Gorgeous door hanging. Thanks for joining us at Craftalicious for our challenge this time. luv gina xx

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  6. You have 9 followers now, me. Thanks for visiting my blog. I love your work here. I took a look around and saw so many beautiful things. I'll be back again soon.

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  7. Oh wow this is beautiful.
    Fantastic.

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  8. Wonderful and it looks very expensive too! Thanks for entering the Polkadoodle Challenge - hope you can join us again next week!

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  9. Gorgeous project. Thanks for taking part in the Polka Doodles challenge.

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  10. Really beautiful project. Love all the detail on there.
    Thanks for sharing it with us at Polka Doodles this week and hope to see you again.

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  11. Fantastic! Beautiful creation! Thanks so much for sharing your project with us at Polka Doodles.

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  12. This looks wonderful , Jolanda. I love reclycling things.


    Kelly

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  13. Je l'ADOREEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE
    BRAVOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
    BISE md

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  14. Hello jolanda *

    je ne trouve pas le newletters!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    md

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