Thursday, March 3, 2011

The Recycling Bins Talk.


Seriously. The Recycling Bins talk to me. You see, working in a print shop has benefits. Boundless papercrafting possibilities just lying there in vast, bottomless recycling bins, reaching out and saying "Use me, use me! Rescue me. Oh please!"

Seriously. That is what this large remnant of glossy die cut paper said as I passed by the machine on the way to the envelope press. The large circle was perfect for today's Limelight Sketch Challenge and Product Challenge.



One lucky winner will receive an Odd Bird Planet (justjohanna) stamp of their choice. Card entries must be linked to the Limelight post by next Monday afternoon before a winner is drawn! Stop by for links to the other fabulous cards from the design team, and remember, there are still so many great deals at the store! Stock up for the holidays and for every day!

30 comments:

  1. lovely sympathy card. I have a hard time making those. The only thing that talks to me are the leftover poptarts my boys leave. Who can't finish a poptart? Course now that I have calculated what a 1/4 of a poptart "costs" me, I can resists *sometimes*...

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  2. Beautiful!!! CAS. Lovely background stamp.

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  3. Hooray for recycling and it being perfect!!!! Hey, thanks so much for the heads up about the Wplus9 release win. I had my head so far in DT projects that I hadn't gotten around to checking and probably wouldn't have. I really appreciate it. Thanks for your lovely comments on my blog too! Have a great day.

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  4. this is a great card and I love the placement of the bling.

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  5. This is so beautiful, love the soft muted colors and sprinkle of bling.

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  6. This is lovely Karen! Love the soft feel!

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  7. well, this lovely CARD is talking to ME and it's saying, "♥BEEEEEAUTIFUL♥!!!" in quite a loud voice! what a wonderful take on mandy's sketch and bonus points to you since i think SYMPATHY cards are by far the most difficult to do really well...which you emphatically have done here! ♥

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  8. Beautiful card!! I might have to try that sketch! :-)

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  9. Recycle, recycle, recycle.... your pockets will be overflowing I'm sure at the end of the day. Love the softness of this card..

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  10. A beautiful card! A perfect balance between the side natural color and sophisticated side with the beads.

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  11. you thrifty, talented girl....love the trash to definite treasure, karen:) it makes a lovely sympathy card!

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  12. Your work is always SO pretty, Karen! This card is no exception of that. What a fabulous take on the sketch and I really love those soft neutral colors that you used.

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  13. Such a pretty card, love the muted colours and those fab flowers.

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  14. so glad you listened to that voice :) this is stunning !!

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  15. 'upcycling' is so trendy- I have a hard time letting go of all those tidbits that have potential! I'd be in trouble if I were surrounded by it at work too!
    This is lovely- and the soft hues & delicate embellishments are perfect for the sentiment- may you never need it...

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  16. Soooo chic... love the greens with the white. Lovely!!!

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  17. This is beautiful, Karen! I love the soft colours and lace stamp(?) in the background.

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  18. Kudos to you for recycling, Karen! This is so pretty! I love the neutral color palette and the touches of pearls!

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  19. love the pretty sage color. lovely card, Karen!

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  20. Nice rescue from the recycle bin, dude! Is the square pattern a stamp on vellum or something? It looks cool.

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  21. So creative! I love the earth tones too!

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  22. lovely card! You always rock these muted tones ;-))
    TFS Karen ~

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  23. This is a fantabulous stunner, Karen! Such a perfect take on that sketch!

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  24. Really elegant card Karen. Classy and subtle. Love the neutrals.

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  25. Love the graphic simplicity of your card.....great!!!

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  26. Beautiful use of upcyclying! I am a big fan of it myself! Great design on the sketch! Lovely my lady!

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  27. I love it when someone takes the time to recycle. I love your card Karen, the double layered flower is so pretty in the circle detailing..

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