Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Dance In the Rain

I am the Forest Ranger on SCS. As the Forest Ranger, it seems appropriate that I host "forest" card swaps. My 10th swap has just ended. It was Rain in the Forest... swappers were asked to create RAINy cards.

As a bonus, if a swapper used a repurposed/recycled/found  item on her cards (and told  me about it), she got an extra card in her return envelope.

This is the card I made for the swappers who took me up on the bonus offer:




Can you figure out what the recycled item is on my card???


I used a die to cut the flower out of a panel from the old (worn out) vertical blind that used to hang at our back door.

Here's the inside of my card:



I just opened the 11th Forest swap - FOOD in the Forest . I'd love to have you join. ;)


Image & Sentiment: Unity Dance in the Rain
Ink: Versafine Onyx Black
Cardstock: Stampin' UP! Black and Cool Caribbean
Designer Paper: Paper Studio Spoiled Rotten Collection and Recollections Grandma's Quilt
Embellishments: Michael's Rhinestones and Stampin' UP! Ribbon

9 comments:

April said...

Love your repurposed item! Will keep that in mind for the future!

Love your chick!

AnnMarie said...

So cute! Love that sweet bird in her little rain boots!! Great card! :)

Carol W said...

Great card Jeanette....you are so dog gone clever in recycling things to add to your cards...I love this and I would've never guessed the recycled item...(guess I haven't quite mastered thinking outside the box....) wonderful job my friend...♥

jimlynn said...

Precious!!! And what a great way to recycle too!
Lynn

Barb said...

This is such a cute card--I love the image and it sure is perfect for your swap!

Athina said...

Great way to repurpose the blind. I would have never guessed! Very sweet card!

Carolina Little said...

Such a cute card Jeanette!!!. Love that stamp, colours and details!!!

:: BlueInks :: said...

Super cute little chick! I love the boots!!!!! You have the best ideas.

Heather B said...

CUTE!!!!!! Love that little bird.

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