Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Papertrey August Blog Hop Challenge


This month's challenge is a brown bag challenge! Use a simple brown paper bag in your crafting project. I often use lunchbags for projects, so I was so excited about this and had so many ideas I couldn't keep them straight! Finally, today a new idea came to me & I had to do it.

I used my Cricut to cut a door hanger (black) I than cut another one smaller in Harvest Gold and just cut the top off to use as a layer. I stamped the Harvest Gold layer with the Alphabet background from School Time in Pure Poppy. I than attached the gold layer and stamped "lunch money" with Outlines Alphabet in Fresh Snow.
For my pocket, I cut the lunchbag to a single piece of 4x4 and scored 3 sides at 1/2 inch, folded and attached along the 3 edges to make a pocket.
I used the Fillable Frames #7 frame stamp and die and Simple Alphabet to stamp my daughter's name. The top circle and apple are from the School Time set as well, and I just stamped on Chartreause cardstock and used a circle punch to punch out. A little Harvest Gold ribbon is added on top.
Now, I can just put this on the door whenever my daughter needs to bring in lunch money for school or a special field trip! (By the way- she loves it!) :)
Thanks for stopping- I can't wait to see all the great projects for this fun challenge!
Hugs- Kelly

40 comments:

  1. Hi Kelly! What a neat idea! I have the Fresh set so I may have to borrow your idea! I am so glad you shared your project! Good luck!!

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  2. What a great idea, and it is just adorable!

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  3. What a CUTE idea!!! This turned out just DARLING!
    Have a GREAT day.. Happy Hopping!

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  4. Great idea ........ maybe my husband will make me one with PIT money in it :)

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  5. Way too creative, this is cool!

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  6. This is so clever and such a wonderful idea!!

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  7. Super creative idea! I will have to remember this when my kids get in school!

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  8. Such a great idea! And your daughter likes it - even better! So wonderful to make something that is practical and creative.

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  9. Adorable and super creative.

    It's a good life!
    Terri E.

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  10. What a neat idea! It's super cute too!

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  11. This is so clever and cute! Love it!

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  12. Such a great idea! What cartridge did you use for the door hanger?

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  13. How very creative, great project!

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  14. Ok this is too cute! I love this idea! TFS!

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  15. This is such a cute little project! Neat idea!

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  16. i just LOVE your door hanger for lunch money! i used to teach and kids would always forget it. i guarantee if they had something this cute they NEVER would have forgotten it! so creative!!

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  17. I'm so glad your daughter loves it - I do too! What a clever way - you should submit your idea to Parents magazine or something!

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  18. Brilliantly clever & darling too!!!

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  19. this is a wonderful idea.....so clever:)

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  20. Thanks for getting back to me Kelly! I don't have that cart, but I didn't know about the search feature, so I will have to try that on my Design Studio!!!

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  21. Super idea! Very clever and really cute!

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  22. Very cute! What a wonderful idea!

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  23. What a great idea!!! I love it!!!

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  24. Wonderful idea! Surely this lil' someone will know where to look for their lunch $ :) TFS

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  25. What a nifty idea, and a great project for the hop!

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  26. What an awesome idea. No more "forgot my lunch money" excuses! Nice job.

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  27. Wowee!! this is a great project!!!

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  28. What a cute & fun project!! I love how you decorated it! Very creative!

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  29. FUN idea! I'll bet your daughter LOVES it!

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  30. What a fabulous idea! I think I need to make one for my dh as well. Love it!

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  31. Now that's different! How clever. Fabulous project!!

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  32. What a great idea! You did an awesome job!

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  33. Very cute! Love the outline alphabet in white on black!

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  34. I can tell you put alot of thought into this because it came out SO neat! I haven't seen a door hanger yet. How original!

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