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My first altered Item :)

which I created for  Julie Elak's 3D creation/altered item challenge at Yvonne blog. What I love about her challenges is that they are always different and make you try things you have never done before. 


For this challenge, I tried altering an item for the first time and I chose to alter a wedding invite to create a folder. (I forgot to take the picture of the invite before I started altering it otherwise you could get a better idea of what I did. )


I used some colored pages to cover the front. The invite already had a window in the center where I chose to put my image (a cute one :))


Added the frame to the window with different shades of pink. Colored the image in some non-traditional colors and added some doodling on the border. Here is a closer look at the doodling




To finish, I added a Jenni Bowling chipboard button, some twine and a hand written sentiment. 


For the inside, I create pockets to hold things and kept the colors same as on the front. 
Here is the inside of the folder




Recently, I was having trouble keeping my rub-ons and stickers organised (I never found the one I needed on time) and I think this folder should solve my problem. Look at the angry owlie screaming "Stay Together" ...lol :D


Here is a picture with some of my rub-ons in it




Thanks for visiting!! Hope you like it!! 

Comments

  1. Looks like you gave me an idea to solve my problem of dis-organised rubons!
    Fabulous work girl..love the owlie!

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  2. Awww....how cute is that owl! Way to go on the upcycling! I love it when things can repurposed! This is such a swell idea to keep your craft supplies! :) I spy some lovely Jenni Bowlin goodies there too ;)

    Thank you so much for playing along! I'm so glad the challenge has inspired you! :)

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  3. wow!!.. its awesome!!!.. the owl is soo cutiee! :))

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  4. Oh, what a amazing idea! I love averything on it! xx Bianca

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  5. lovely folder...great way to recycle

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  6. Whoo Hoot! Your first altered item - congrats :>) This is adorable - the owl would definitely make me stay organized. To top it all off you upcycled too! Great idea and thanks for playing along with my challenge on Yvonne's blog!

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  7. Nice idea and a creative one too, to organise the craft supplies..like all your other works too..

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