by - May 30, 2015

Hello friends, Welcome to my blog!! Today am sharing with you all a tag made by recycling packaging cardboard and pistachio shells. 

I took a piece of packaging cardboard and applied a coat of gesso to it. Then I used my dylusion sprays of yellow and green colour. Added some texture using texture paste. Made two small tags using card stock and distressed their edges. I made the cupcake using cotton roll and cup cake liners.   The cherry topping in the cupcake is made using air dry clay. You can find the tutorial of making these cute cup cakes here.

For the embellishments I adhered some old burlap pieces and handmade flowers. I have used pistachio shells for the leaves. Glued foam die cuts and a printed sentiment. 

The colour palette for this project is from unruly paper arts.Hope you all liked my tag. Thank you for stopping by.

Submitting this tag to the following competitions:

1. Unruly paper arts

I have used cupcakes and colours from the palette for my tag.

2. Lessology challenge - " Lets have a cupcake" - I have recycled packaging cardboard, cupcake liners, burlap pieces and pistachio shells.

3. Beyond grey challenges - " Make your own embellishments" - I have used handmade flowers, pistachio shells leaves and handmade cup cakes as embellishments.

4.The corrosive challenge blog - " Anything goes"

5.Dream valley challenges - " Anything goes"

6.Shopping our stash weekly challenge blog - " Play misty for me" - I have used homemade dylusion sprays of green and yellow colour for my project.

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  1. Your tag is just gorgeous I love the wonderful way you have incorporated the colors of our challenge along with the cupcake. Thanks so much for joining us at Unruly PaperArts this month and I do hope you will join us again soon! Danie xx

  2. I really LOVE how you've made those cup cakes - they look sensational! And the clever clogs! Fabulous take on our LESSology challenge - so glad you joined in:):)

  3. I like your projects "recycle". Thank you for sharing good idea! I pinned your blog to my pinterest board! :)

  4. Very creative and so nicely crafted! Thanks for taking the challenge this week at Shopping Our Stash!
    Chana, DT

  5. Wow..So creative way to use pistachio shells and that cup cake is fab !

  6. Great card! Love the recycling. Thanks for sharing at Dream Valley Challenges ~ Anything Goes. Lisa DT

  7. Oh wow. This looks yummy! And way to go with the upcycling!

    Thanks for joining us at LESSology!

  8. Fantastic! Love your tag...excellent re-purposing of your cardboard and shells!! Thanks for playing along with the SHOPPING OUR STASH crew this week for our "Play Misty for Me" challenge!!

  9. Ramya love to see your recycling ideas and the cupcake is out of this world!!
    Dr Sonia
    Cards Crafts Kids Projects

  10. the color on this piece is over the top and those shells make me super happy! the whole piece is joyful and yummy! Huge hugs for playing along with LESSology!

  11. Your cupcakes are wonderful, you've made them perfectly so they are so realistic!
    Thank you for playing along at BGC!

  12. Awesome project
    Thank you for playing along at BGC!


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