Monday, January 30, 2017

Midway Reminder at House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge-#233 "Recycle/Re-use"

Good Monday morning dear blogging friends!!

Today marks the midway point of our current challenge at House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge...hosted by ME!  I chose "Recycle/Re-use" as my theme in the hopes of cleaning the scraps and odds and ends off my desk BUT you always have the "Anything Goes" option as well!!!  No excuses so come on and join us...details are on our HMFMC blog found HERE!

I have had some light bulb cylinders sitting on my desk for quite a while...I put my most used markers and pens pencils in intentions have been to decorate them but I just haven't gotten around to it SO here's my chance!

Here is what I came up with...
please click on the first image for a closer view/slideshow...
finished container first then some pics along the way...
now here is the journey...
one of the light bulb canisters that's been sitting on my desk just waiting to be "prettied" up...
next was choosing all the scraps from my desk top...
this is the pile that I came up with...
I started by decoupage-ing the yellow tissue onto my canister...
then came the DP paper...sorry no idea what it is cause it's been sitting in the scrap pile for a while... 
next came the shabby seam binding scraps to cover seams when I pieced the paper...
I added lace around the bottom and top to cover up the uneven edges and a drop pearl string to the top...
I added a lone flower that I had made for another project and some leaves from the same...
added some tiny roses that were sitting in my desktop stash and some string remnants...
some shabby yellow seam binding went onto the outer edge of my cut out image...
next a butterfly also from another project...
and finally a bow using both green and yellow seam binding...
 this sweet little guy is "School Supplies" HMCQ08...
coloured with my copics...

And that cleans up another bit of scraps!!!  Now I really hope that you are inspired enough to "use up those scraps"!!!!  Come on over and join us at House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge!!! 

All materials were taken from my new paper/dies were used...everything was already sitting waiting for a chance to be useful!!

Challenges I wish to enter:
Crafting with Friends-Challenge #35 "Anything Goes"
Creative Fingers-Challenge #123 "Anything Goes"
Love to Craft Challenge Blog-Challenge #6 "Anything Goes"
Love to Scrap Challenge Blog-Challenge #93 "Anything Goes"
613 Avenue Create-Challenge #193 "Anything Goes"
World Wide Design Team Open Challenge-January 15th, 2017 Challenge #18 "Anything Goes"

Until next time...thank you for taking the time to stop by!!  Your visits and comments are SO very much appreciated!!!

Mousey Hugs,


  1. This is so sweet..... I really love it. I love the image....the papers...the lace......In fact I love it allllllll......
    xxx Plony

  2. Awww, Beth, what a great idea. Love the papers and embellishments you chose, so YOU! And the little mouse balancing the pencil and stuff is so perfect for your "NEW" pencil holder. LOVE IT!


  3. Oh my goodness this is gorgeous!! I love the shabby chic look and the little mousie image is perfect!! Great recycling, I need to do some of these šŸ˜❤

    Lols x x x

  4. Fabulous project! Thank you for joining us at Love To Craft Challenge Blog!
    ~DT Sherry x

  5. This is super fantastic. Lovely work, great image and beautifully coloured too.
    Thank you for sharing with us here today at World Wide Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

    Annette DT Registered Owners/Admin for World Wide Open Design Team Challenge

  6. What a fantastic project. Good luck in the challenge over at LTSCB. Pen x DT Memeber

  7. Thank you for sharing with us over here at the World Wide Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

    Susan DT for:-

  8. What a gorgeous make...Thank you for sharing with us at World Wide Open...And good luck..Hope to see you again soon..

    Caz x
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