Sunday, July 19, 2009

2RB Banana Split Sunday Challenge No. 20

It is time for this week's Banana Split Sunday Challenge by 2RedBananas. Seeing how everyone is trying to be Green these days, this week's challenge is to "Reduce Reuse Recycle." You can do this for your project by using recycled paper or using product packaging, etc. You can do a "clean" and simple layout (i.e. not a lot of products on it), or reuse some paper scraps from a previous project. I hope you'll join us on 2RB's blog and Be Green!

I needed a thank you card for my girls to send to their papa, so I figured I'd kill two birds with one stone (I really hate that expression, since I would never kill even 1 bird... Is there a similar expression that means the same thing but doesn't involve killing innocent little birdies?) The base of the card was made with a piece of 8 1/2 x 11 white CS, so I could get two cards without any waste.

REUSE: All the rest of the CS used was leftover scraps.

RECYCLE: The green dotted paper was part of the packaging from some Making Memories glitter letter stickers - I just always thought it looked cute and saved some to use someday.

REDUCE: I tried to keep the layout clean and not use a lot of products.

The image is Tree Swinging Penny by 2RB. It's stamped on a scrap of watercolor paper and colored with watercolor pencils. The sentiment was stamped on another scrap using a Hero Arts stamp.

The ribbon is from Dots, Dashes & Checks, and the heart ribbon slide was a freebie from a crop.

Don't forget to stop by 2RB and show off your eco-friendly project.

Stamps: Tree Swinging Penny - 2RedBananas, sentiment - Hero Arts
Ink: Jet Black - StazOn
Paper: CS - Bazzil
Other: Ribbon - Dots, Dashes and Checks, Ribbon Slide - Maya Road, Brads - Doodlebug Designs


  1. Adorable Wendy! Such a sweet little image!
    Blessings, Maria

  2. Simply a great description you made ! You make recycling look easy so that people who are not already into recycling may wanna join us recyclers, good job :D

  3. Absolutely adorable! That packaging made a great bkg! Way to go green!

  4. Very cute card, Wendy! I love her swinging pigtails! I'm not sure if there is another expression that means getting 2 jobs done in 1 - perhaps I should consult The Googler :-)


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