Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Inspiration Emporium May Challenge ~ Packaging

It's Inspiration Emporium challenge time!

This month our challenge was to use packaging.....YIKES, that's a new one for me. I thought and thought and fretted and fretted about what in the world I was going to use. I was working on something else and ran out of E6000 so I went to my adhesive drawer and got out another PACKAGE of E6000, light bulb time, I found my packaging Ü
The flowers on the tag are paper pieced, the flower centers are punched with a circle punch.
OK, so, it wasn't easy getting the plastic thingy back in place with the jellybeans in it, jellybeans were flying everywhere and a few choice words were flying outta my mouth, but, I finally got it together. You know, now that I think about it, I could have used tim's tiny attacher and just stapled the thing on instead of tucking it back under the cardboard, ugh. Lesson learned.
Did you hear who won April's $50 certificate? Go to the Inspiration Blog and find out and see the details on how you can win the May $50 Inspiration Emporium challenge goodies!


Supplies: Stamps - Build a Bouquet. Paper - Mabel 6x6 pad by MME. Ink - Ranger Distress Walnut Stain, Broken China, Rusty Hinge, Vintage Photo, Distress Stain in Broken China. Acces. - E6000 packaging, tim's tissue tape, rick rack, office supply tag, white string, buttons, pearl trim from a thrift store, Kaiser Rhinestones, white seam binding, jelly beans. Tools - tim's tiny attacher, scalloped border punch by ek Success, circle punch, blending tool.

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Thanks for stopping by!
Smiley from millan.net

3 comments:

kathy/North Carolina said...

Wow! Worth all the hassle. Such a cute idea...really inspiring!

Conniecrafter said...

very cool, great reuse of your packaging

Bev Gerard said...

hahahahahahaha
I love that I can almost "hear" you say this! "wondering just what ?words? you spoke out loud over those jelly beans! (((giggles))))
Whatever they were ... it was "worth it", girlie!

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