Saturday, 19 March 2011

Basic Grey - Recycled

Thank you all for your fabulous entries for last challenge at Basic Grey,  you certainly showed us a variety of 'Wings' 
This time we would like you to recycle something, you all must have something around the house you can use. I tried to find something 'quirky' but came across this bag that i got something, it was a perfect size and in great condition so I couldn't resist using it.




I found this beautiful sheet of 12"x12" paper Marrakech I'd forgotten I had I used it back and front and stamped the edges with a stamp from the Stempelglede Heart collection and then very lightly inked the edges with Walnut stain distress ink. I coloured the adorable Tilda with Copics and cut her out with a Go Kreate die, I added some seam binding, leaves cut with a Crealies die and flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts. A pretty quick creation compared with my normal slow self!!



This is the back of the bag, I've left the label free to stamp a sentiment on when I know where this is going and who to, or......should I add  little swinging tag to the handle for the sentiment and to write on and have another image on the back side?? Decisions, decisions!!!

As always, our wonderful sponsor Simon Says Stamp is offering one lucky winner a fabulous $25 shopping spree in the Simon Says Superstore, just think of the goodies you could treat yourself to with that !!

Simon Says Stamp $25 Credit Voucher

Now I'm off to the airport and I'll see you all in a couple of weeks - well I do have DT cards to post and if my grandson will let me use his computer I might even be able to come a visiting!!
I shall be at the NEC next Saturday so I shall be looking out for any of you and if you see me please stop and say Hello - I'd love to meet you!!

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29 comments:

Hunnybunnycards said...

Absolutely stunning Heather, amazing what you can do with something so plain. Enjoy your break in the UK, hopefully the weather will be kind to you.

Hugs, Barbara xx

angelwhispers said...

Beautiful!!! Just love the papers you have used and the ribbon and flowers just look perfect with the brown bag!!!!

Have a great time overhere!! lol

Don't spend all your pennies at the NEC! Love Chanelle xxx

FairyD said...

Heather...! Words fail me!! STUNNING!!!

FairyD x

Moni said...

Stunning bag, love the colour combo. And have a safe trio to UK, enjoy at the Nec, I wish I could be there to met you! Hugs, MOni

cebelica said...

Wow, this is amazing!

Kristel said...

Wowww Heahter this is sooooo stunning dear! What a lovely colours and you coloured Tilda so beautiful!! Have a nice weekend!
Hugs Kristel

Cathy said...

Such a gorgeous bag heather. I love Tilda in those colours and fab details.
Have a fab weekend,
Hugs
Cathy xx

Mieke said...

Gorgeous, such a nice bag. I adore it.

Have a nioe day.

Hugs Mieke

http://hethobbyhoekje-vanmieke.blogspot.com/

Janette said...

Beautiful gift bag, so lovely, hope you have a good journey, enjoy your trip.xx

Dena said...

As always, this is just GORGEOUS Heather! Love the swirls around the edges and the brown/blue combo!!!
I'm glad you finally got it. I sent it about 5 days before your birthday, too bad it took sooooo long to get there. I hope it was a super awesome birthday!
Hugs, Dena

Liz's creative corner said...

Hi Hun, this is just beautiful, is it for me lol, hope your flight was a nice one, speak soon, hugs Liz xx

Georgia said...

This is so gorgeous Heather, what a brilliant idea! I love this adorable Tilda and how you've glittered the hearts and the colours look lovely! Hope you have a great time at the NEC! :) Love, Georgia xx

Julie said...

And who wouldn't love to receive a gift packaged so beautifully, fab work.

Riet said...

So beautiful Heather,I love the image and the colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

Paula said...

Have a lovely time at the NEC. Love the Walnut Stain & stamped edging - gorgeous combination of colours & such a stunning floral creation with those dies. Actually i think this is pretty quirky for a paper bag too.
Paula (PEP)

Sandra1968 said...

Wow, this is stunning! It's very beautiful!
Hugs, Sandra

Julie said...

This is wonderful, Rica - your trademark colours - absolutely love it!! Hugs, Juliexx

Jo (Boots the Monkey) said...

Absolutely stunning Heather. Just love the colour combo and what a perfect Tilda to use.

Great idea.

Can't wait to see you on Saturday !

Hugs,

Jo xxx

Chris (catt871) said...

OMG Heather, this bag is GORGEOUS!!! I love that Marrakech paper too....the colours are sooo yummy!!!!
Hugs,
Chris

Karen Howard said...

This is really beautiful! Love the image and layout you used! Your cards are amazing, I'm your newest follower. Hugs, Karen

Fleur said...

Stunning bag Heather, Gorgeous detail & a beautiful spray of flowers
Looking forward to the NEC
Hugz Fleur xXx

Dora said...

Wow THAT is stunning!!! Wouldn't have believed that the before was a simple brown bag, amazing xx

Tasha said...

Gosh that is beautiful Heather, never mind the gift i would be happy with the bag! Such a beautiful colour combo and fabulous flowers, awesome altering
love tasha xx

Pia said...

woooow what a pretty bag, lovely details and colors.
hugs Pia

Laura said...

This is stunning !!!!! so so pretty and the colours are gorgeous xxx

Tab said...

Hi Heather, your bag is to die for...totally love it :o) My fave colour combo too!

Hun, I won't be a the NEC this time, I am in North Wales at my Dad's. I shall be there is spirit LOL....Gutted to have missed you, but fingers crossed we will meet up in Novemeber!
Big Hugs and have a fabulous time...spend loads LOL
Tab x

Bettina said...

hope youll have a freat time! i love your bag. and if you dont have any specific adress ill gladly give you mine,lol cause id love to have it. its sooo beautiful. hugs

Ila said...

Totally Gorgeous!!..I love your giftbag!!..Hugs, Ila

America said...

WOW- what an amazing BAG!! Its a gift in itself. sooooooo BEAUTIFUL!!!

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