How to: recycle

Phew, it's been a week and my Italian holidays are coming to the end, but in the meantime let me present my DT project for the brand new challenge at
It's the first challenge for Crafty Catz being hosted by our lovely Ingrid, so make some noise, people! Ingrid has chosen the theme
It's always a good idea to recycle something and give a new life to the things instead of throwing them out (like husband for example).
Our sponsor for this ecological challenge is

I really wanted to try something new, and my Mum's friend asked for 'something nice' for her daughter's wedding, where she could hide the 'parent's blessing' (in Poland there is a tradition that the parents - both of bride and groom - bless their children for their new life to be happy). I've had some boxes collected for my school crafts with kids, so... here's what I ended with.
And this is it's previous look.
For making this box I have used some scraps left from another projects, a washi tape, lace, ribbon, pearls, fabric flowers, twine and a wooden sentiment. I also made a mini-book with the 'blessing' text (written by the Mother of bride).
The sentiment says 'This Day'.
And guess what. A Mother of the groom wants the same box! Anyone having a 'Laughing cow' box to recycle?
Thank you for visiting my blog!
I would like to enter the following challenges: wedding day 'Love is all around me' by Wet Wet Wet
This project has been chosen for TOP 3 at

19 komentarze:

Janette 15 sierpnia 2014 10:17  

Morning Anna, What a this little' Laughing Cow' box, so cute, will make a sweet gift box....
Sorry your hols are nearly over, worse bit isn't it....
Enjoy the week-end.xx

CRAZYCRAFTSHED 15 sierpnia 2014 10:44  

Gorgeous Anna just love what you have done with a cheese box a fabulous idea just love it have a lovely weekend
Hugs Dianne xx :)

PaperDaisies 15 sierpnia 2014 12:40  

Such a great idea Anna. I love the blessing box. Who would guess it is made from a cheese box! The result is stunning. Have a great weekend. Hugs Nina

Jac’s Playground 15 sierpnia 2014 20:58  

This is gorgeous Anna and what a beautiful tradition, love the little book too, have a great weekend xx

Unknown 16 sierpnia 2014 00:29  

Hi Anna! How fabulous is your make! I love all the little tags you made to go with it as well! So creative! I LOVE IT!!!
Have a fab weekend!
Ingrid xx

Chana Malkah 16 sierpnia 2014 02:11  

Anna, this is so well done. Beautifully composed and constructed. I so love it when I see everyday items elevated in such a creative manner. Your project will be featured on our Facebook Page this Saturday (Aug 16th) ! .
Hope to see your work in our challenge at
Chana, Owner

Craftin Suzie (Susan Wykes) 16 sierpnia 2014 09:22  

This is beautiful Anna! I have Laughing Cow boxes I keep them because I have always wanted to do this but never got round to it. Thanks for sharing with us at Lexis, Susan x

Pamellia 16 sierpnia 2014 11:39  

This is so gorgeous! There are so many wonderful elements and they all work together beautifully! I love the neutral tones and the cursive writing design is fabulous! happy day :)

coops 16 sierpnia 2014 16:42  

oh wow so stunning anna.fabulous recycling and i love the pretty details ;D

xx coops xx

Chana Malkah 16 sierpnia 2014 17:11  

Hi, Anna,
Well, ditto my previous comment. This is a lovely design, beautifully composed and executed! Thanks for playing along with us here at The Crafter's Cafe Challenge Blog.

Lou Sims 16 sierpnia 2014 23:18  

Stunning project and love all the details and layers. Many thanks for joining in with We Do Doobadoo "Shabby Chic" challenge.Lou x

Unknown 17 sierpnia 2014 04:55  

Beautiful project! I love how you altered the box! Thank you for joining our "Inspired by a Song, Book or Movie" Challenge this week at Love to Create.
Ruza ~ LTC Admin/Designer
Ruza's Craft Corner

Jackie Randolph 17 sierpnia 2014 06:24  

Gorgeous project! Thanks for sharing your wonderful card with us at Love to Create Challenge Inspired by a Song, Movie or Book.

Jackie - LTC owner

Deanne Saunders 17 sierpnia 2014 20:03  

That is AMAZING!!! I love it!!! Thanks so much for participating in our A SONG IN YOUR HE{ART} challenge!! Hope to see you again for our next challenge!!
A Little Bit O' Paper

Helen 18 sierpnia 2014 09:34  

Very beautiful - thanks for playing with us at The Crazy Challenge. Regards, Helen

kelly ledder 18 sierpnia 2014 10:13  

This is such a wonderful idea, thank you so much for sharing it with us at moving along with the times.

Kelly xx

Liz's creative corner 18 sierpnia 2014 18:53  

Wow fab alteration of the box, lovely idea too, thanks for sharing with us at we do doobadoo, hugs Liz xx

Naomi Johnson 18 sierpnia 2014 20:04  

Epic project! just such a great idea. Hope you have a great week. Naomi x

McCrafty's Cards 19 sierpnia 2014 01:51  

This is gorgeous Anna, I love it! Thanks for joining in with us at We Do Doobadoo, Good Luck.
Kevin xx

Prześlij komentarz

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...

I design for

I design for

I design for

design team

I design for

I design for

And last but not least

And last but not least

Contact me at

annashandmadecards (at) gmail (dot) com


All the pics of cards posted here & the cards itselves were made by me, with my own hands. It would be an honour for me if you take them as your inspiration. You may post my pics on your blog, but only under condition, that you'll link them here, where they belong. Posting my cards as your own work is forbidden and will be punished according to author's rights.

My wonderful Followers!

Challenge Blogs

Obsługiwane przez usługę Blogger.