Recycling Week!


Recycle – Reduce – Reuse! This week we'll share some fun alternative solutions to throwing things away – up first is Gillian Nelson (Blog: Gillian Nelson | Instagram: @gnelson05 | Pinterest: @gilliann | Twitter: @GillianNelson05)

Gillian Nelson


Supplies: Shimelle True Stories (370710) – Cappuccino Paper, (370707) – Espresso Paper, (370704) – Grey Floral Paper, (370743) – Die Cut Cardstock Shapes, (370729) – Hipster Multicolor Thickers, (370730) – Hipster Black Thickers, (370745) – Wood Buttons; DIY Shop (366900) – Mini Stapler; Pen (PP03-62311) – .03 Point Black Precision Pen

How to: Hand cut large letters from packing paper, add journaling and an outline with a marker to the letters, and adhere them to an 8.5×11 piece of Espresso paper from the True Stories line.  Add a 4×6 photo.  Add a hand cut oval from the Cappuccino paper to the remaining “O” without journaling.  Embellish with True Stories die cut shapes, wood buttons, and Thickers.  Add a strip of of the Grey Floral paper to the bottom border to finish.


Have you used packaging and other non-scrapbooking related materials in a creative way? We'd LOVE to see!