Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Scrapbook Page using Upcycled Packaging.

  OK, Confession Time. 
I knew, when I put together my Kraft-and-Black coloured Counterfeit Kit* add-on, "Something Borrowed" that the April challenge from Kraft It Up is  to use product packaging on a scrapbook page. 


Here's the "product packaging" that I used on my page:
  • An Oxfam paper bag (cut down to 12 inch size)
  • An envelope from Compassion.
  • Map-print tissue paper which was originally used to wrap a pair of shoes from Colorado
  • A canvas tag from a pair of jeans, also Colorado.

Other than that, all I added was some bits from my Julie Kirk kit, some DIY flair,  and some super-old flower brads and scrabble tiles. 


These photos were taken when I was heavily pregnant with Angus, which dates them at a little over 12 years ago.  At the time, one of Rohan's favourite things to make out of Duplo was guitars!

*If you've come here from Kraft It Up, and haven't heard of the Counterfeit Kit Challenge, allow me to introduce you!  The CKC isn't a "challenge site" in the traditional sense, but rather, a starting point for creating scrapbooking kits from your own supplies.  Each month, they provide an inspiration kit to Counterfeit using supplies from your own stash.  Need a bit of help stashbusting?  Why not give the CKC a go, and tell them I sent you!

8 comments:

  1. Love how you've used the bits of red, black and cream against the Kraft. Wonderful!!!

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  2. nothing like knocking out two birds with one stone! Love all the kraft and the tissue paper that looks like a pattern-pretty cool!

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  3. Fabulous layout!! Love all the upcycled items that made their way onto your page!

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  4. You've rocked this month's KIU challenge Julie! Thanks for playing along with us!

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  5. I adore the kraft, black and red combo. I have certainly slipped certain items in my kit with a specific page in mind. Nothing wrong with that at all!

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  6. Love the kraft, red and black combo!

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  7. Great use of packaging...brilliant layout! Thanks for playing over @ KIU!

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  8. fabulous recycling. Great interpretation of the KIU challenge.

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