Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!

I just started watching the show “The Lazy Environmentalist” and it got me to thinking…”Can I be even greener in my crafting?” Here is a card I made with some thick plastic packaging:

Stamps: Stampin Up!, Paper: K&Co., Die Cuts: Cricut

Stamps: Stampin Up!, Paper: K&Co., Die Cuts: Cricut

I used the cute Sock Monkey set from Stampin Up, stamped it with SU! basic black on Georgia Pacific Cardstock and water-colored him, with M Graham co. paints. The paper is by K&co (there are the cutest sock monkey patterns in there!) and I cut all the shapes out with my Cricut and accent Essentials cartridge. Now that’s some Chic Trash! Happy Crafting!

7 Responses

  1. This is too cute! I can’t wait to try it.
    Thanks for sharing this great idea!

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  2. That’s adorable! Love the sock monkey. Only you could make somethings so cute of of trash! Great idea 🙂

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  3. A very great idea with the fol. i will make it too.

    greeting from germany
    die hippe

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  4. question….how do you make the edges not razor sharp???? Otherwise, it’s a fab idea but whenever I have had to cut plastic packaging, it ends up super sharp.

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    • I used a paper trimmer (x-acto guilotene style or a sizzix machine) to cut the plastic and it wasn’t sharp, maybe it curls the edge a bit or something, haven’t tried it with scissors though.

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  5. This is one of the coolest acetate cards I have ever seen! Love the papers you used and the stamp is so cute!

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  6. makes me wish I didn’t throw away all of those packages already, great card!

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