Partly recyled

Hello dear bloggers,

I have great news to share. As I may have mentioned in one of my previous posts, the school shop allowed me to place my cards there and two cards sold. Yes, two and I am very grateful for it. They do take a mark up yet I am happy that I have a platform to sell. I will also find out more about bazaars and take a table there to make my presence felt. Beside, I am thinking of opening a dedicated face book page talking about my recycled as well as other cards. Lots to do and much excitement too.

Back to my card which is partly recycled. I cut out the image from a birthday card that is 20 years old and popped it on foam dots. The flowery strip you see has been cut from the card as well. Under the strip is another nestie that I cut with a paper cutter.  

The crushed pearlised paper below is handmade from India. I stuck it on white card stock covering it totally. I am telling myself to hoard less and use more. This paper has been with me for 15 years and only a card maker would realise what I am talking about. Lol. 



I am going to enter this card in the following challenges:



Happy card making and happy everything,

Monica 

Comments

Lindsey said…
What a sweet way to recycle! This is a very pretty combination of elements. Thanks for linking up with us at Seize the Birthday!
Monika Reeck said…
yaay the paper 15 years old with you (2019-15= since 2004) oh wooowww...
You really keep it and the paperis adorable Monica
I love the main panel too
soft and cute flowers
great use your stas Monica

See you maybe around..I miss your visit again
hugs
Monika
Anet's Crafting said…
Gorgeous card Monica. Thank you for playing along with our Challenge at The Paper Shelter. We would love to see you again ... Anet DT
Shary said…
Beautiful card. Thanks for playing along with us at CCT.x
So pretty, love the crumpled paper and the clean and classy layout you chose. Thanks so much for playing with us for Think Spring at THE PAPER SHELTER Challenge blog this week. Hugs:) Audrey DT
nwilliams6 said…
Yay for you getting your cards in a shop! Such lovely work you do Monica and your heart is in your creations. This is a wonderful one with sweet details and great paper. Hugz
Crafting Andy said…
Cute card. I know that feeling about keeping things too good to use. Thanks for joining us at Cute Card Thursday. Hugz Andrea.x
Shirley-Anne said…
Hi Monica Love your card with the crushed pearlised back ground base and the recycled topper
Hugs Shirley-anne
jimlynn said…
BIG HUGE congrats on your first card sale! That's fantastic and I know there are more to come.
Love this clean and simple beauty. Yes, you are the queen of recycling and I love it!!!
Lynn
Shirley-Anne said…
I thought that I had made a comment for this too .I have always admired you for your recycling , repurposing all sorts of elements for your beautiful cards .Keep up your wonderful works
Hugs from me

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