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Thursday, 4 June 2009

I'm back


You may think from the title that I've been away, but no such luck. I haven't been able to spend much time on the puter due to a Migraine, nothing too severe but enough that I can't take the glare of the screen and my concentration levels have been zero. Still not completely over it but getting there enough to get crafting again. Sound a right windger don't I but I'm not after sympathy just wanted to put you in the picture just incase you missed me aarrhh!

Right back to the plot. The Tuesday Taggers challenge this week is to create a work of art from rubbish you would throw away. If you would like to join in and need some inspiration why not pop over and check out what the DT have come up with. You'll be impressed.

Well here's mine. Before
After


The tag which has a flap back & front was transformed into a little post it note booklet. I wouldn't really call it a "work of art" as requested for the challenge but it's made something fuctional and pretty from something ready for the recycling bin.

I covered the outside with an odd piece of paper printed from the Crafters Companions papercrafts CD and lined the inside with gold mirri board. The stamp is one which was free on a magazine , cut with a nestie and coloured (not too well) with whispers and a gold pen. The ribbons and pearls from stash.

Well that's it for now. I've still got Wendy's challenge and the Colour Create (Don't forget has now changed to Thursday) , I've also got a project to get done but I'll try and get back soon.

Hugs, Pat xx

15 comments:

  1. Pat this is fantastic! Brilliant use not only of the tag from rubbish but the stamp too! Im loving seeing everyones ideas thanks for joining us at TT this week xx Janet

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  2. What a brill idea dear, hope your head is feeling better
    Hugs Jacqui x

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  3. Pat that's way cool love what you did here. Oh and the Christmas cards are coming along great thanks for asking. blessings now.
    Lynn :)

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  4. Wow!! who would have thought you could create something so pretty from that!!!..clever girl!!

    regards
    Jan

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  5. Smashin altered thingy Pat, a great idea to make it into a post it note hanger, and a pretty one at that. Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Taggers
    x Michelle

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  6. I love it Pat. What a clever thing to do. You have taken the altering part to a new level. Thanks for joining us on TT's Emma xx

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  7. Wow,clever work with your Tag, I shall be saving all my Tags and labels from now on!

    Sandie

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  8. I like .. never thought of things like this .. urm , saving every thing now . lol
    Do love the little birdie , so sweet .. or is that tweet lol
    So sorry you have been under the weather xx

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  9. Pat this is gorgeous and funtional too. I love the little bird. Thanks for joining TT this week. Jo x

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  10. WOW! love it Pat - seriously think there is a shortage of Post it notes in the shop at the minute!
    love what you have done tho! brill!
    take care
    Nicki
    x

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  11. A lovely idea pat, thanks for joining us at TT, Katy x

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  12. Just wonderful such a great idea and your colours and detail are fabulous!
    So sorry you have been suffering hope you feel better soon!
    hugs
    kim x

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  13. Pat Sorry about the migraine. Love this idea but am still not saving everything just in case-well not everything but I do make nifty ribbon storage out of plastic jars with my stanley knife and big bite (not my teeth!)Hugs BettyXXX

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  14. Hi Pat, wow this is fantastic I would have never have thought about doing anything like that. The little note holder look fabulous.
    Lyndsey xx

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  15. Pat this is brilliant! Love the image x

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