Monday, March 7, 2011

Celebrate the Occasion Challenge #4



This is for project was designed specifically for
Celebrate the Occasion Challenge # 4
http://celebratetheoccasion.blogspot.com/2011/03/challenge-4.html
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CTO CHALLENGE #4 celebrate the occasion
I am also using this for the   Fantabulous Cricut Blogspot Challenge # 51


Challenge #4.
  This week's theme is " St. Patrick's Day" .  So, create a card, layout or project  and post by Sunday, March 13th, 11:59pm (EST).  The winner will be selected and entered into our monthly drawing.  March's prize will be "ROCK PRINCESS" cricut cartridge!

RECIPE:
This project was made from  an empty Finish dishwasher tab container.
I first made holes in the top with the crop-a -dial. Then I took 3/16th inch dowels and cut them down to 12"length. I made various sizes of the shamrock from Paper doll dress up cartridge. Two images were needed  for each dowel. After gluing tissue paper to the dowels I then, sandwiched the dowel between the shamrocks. I covered the container with green paper. I cut out the fence from PDDU @2 1/2" I needed two sheets to go all the way around. I then cut out the pot of gold at 6 inches and and used stickles for the gold. I used Mrs. Grossman's stickers for the rainbow. I designed the lettering from Gypsy wanderings on the gypsy at 1 inch high and welded all the letters together. The flag was made from a white piece if card stock ,cut at 21/2 by 8” then, folded in half around the dowel and glued together. A piece of green and orange card stock were cut at 2 ½” by 1 5/8” and glued at opposite ends of the white paper
The fence was cut at 2 1/2" high I needed to cut two, to go all the way around the container.
On the back there are 5 1-inch pots-of-gold on the fence, underneath a 5" shamrock which was colored around the edges with Copic markers to give dimension and there is a strip of clover cut at 2" that goes up both sides under the fence. This was a real fun project. I used my baby bug, gypsy and expression for this project.
  Thanks for stopping by Comments are always welcome. 

23 comments:

  1. WOW!! fun projects and great way to recycle LOVE it!!!! TFS
    Hugs,
    Norma

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  2. What a cute project! I love it! :o)

    Lisa
    prettypaperprettyribbons.blogspot.com

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  3. Very nice job on your project!

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  4. What a cute idea and a great way to recycle! TFS!

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  5. That's cute!! :) I love re-purposing items!! Great job!! :)
    Linda :)

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  6. Cute project! I love those little pots of gold sitting on the fence, tee hee! I wish I could find one on my fence too :-)
    Judy

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  7. Great project!! I agree with Judy -- I want to find pots of gold on my fence too!!

    The CTO DT really created some amazing projects this week!! :) TFS!!

    Amy :) at www.lovetocrop.com

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  8. Really fun little St. Patty's decor! What a cute project using things you already had, great job!

    ♥ Rayna
    http://purplepeepstechniques.blogspot.com/

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  9. Awesome project! I love home decor! Great job with DT inspiration!!

    Maquel (Fellow DT member)
    http://papermaineiac.blogspot.com

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  10. LOve this!!! I am totally scraplifting it AND following you! :-)

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  11. Very innovative project…excellent recycling idea…LOVE IT!

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  12. Really cool! turned out grreat!
    -Paper Panther fellow CTO DT member
    purplepeepstechniques.blogspot.com

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  13. Great project!! Thanks for joining us over at FCCB!

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  14. What a fun idea - and a great way to use an old dishwasher container!! Wow!! Thanks so much for joining us this week at FCCB!

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  15. Very fun! Thanks for sharing! Thanks for playing with us at FCCB! :)

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  16. Great projects. Love them. Thanks for playing with us at FCCB

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  17. Great Project, thanks for playing along with us at FCCB!

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  18. Love it! Thanks for joining us at FCCB!

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