Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Yet another altered item from me...

Hi everyone! We're half way through and headed to the weekend. Yay!
I had an extra band aid tin from All That Scraps and decided to alter one for my DD. She was trying to get one out this morning before school and the cardboard box the band aids normally come in was falling apart. Poor thing! So I did this in her fave colors of baby blue and brown and used Nurse Anya from The Greeting Farm. She kind of looks old school, doesn't she? I think it's her retro nurse outfit which gives her a classic feel. So what's on her tray? Orange juice and a powdered donut hole. haha!
I got the DP from Michaels and thought the circles and polka dots were fun. The ribbon pieces were random ones that I used to match the DP. And wouldn't you know, it got a smile out of DD when she came home from school. :D Oh, and it matches my vase and table runner. HAHA!

I am finally done with my ATC's for KelliJo's swap on SCS. phew! This was stressful as so many of the girls in the swap are Dirty Dozen Alumni and fabulous DT members. I knew I had to think out of the box and create art with these. I used the sentiment and butterfly out of the mini set "Bug Me Anytime"from Jessica's There She Goes store. (Note: I have to say that I am not the best when it comes to using photopolymer stamps. However, Jessica's line is so detailed and well etched that they are like using rubber!)
Using my scalloped SU punch, I created the flower, then ran brown cardstock through my CB with the swiss dots folder for the centers. (Thanks for the idea Tammy!) I decided to turn the butterfly into a monarch, which meant coloring in his sweet face so he could turn towards the flower. :( Sorry Mr. Butterfly. I did lift his wings up for flight, then attached his main body area with adhesive on to the flower petals. I made some clouds by freehand so there would be more dimension for the background. These are finally going in the mail tomorrow - closure!
Have a wonderful Wednesday everyone!
*Love and Aloha*

12 comments:

Melissa Craig said...

Oh pretty pretty pretty! Joni the ATCs are adorable and I think you nailed the fabulous factor!

How did your DD like her band-aid tin?

Cindy said...

That Band-aid tin is so cute....very cleaver. Yes, please let us know if she liked it!

rachelsigmak said...

You are so awesome. Thanks for the well wishes! I am glad to be home and starting to get back into the swing of things... catching up on all my favorite blogs... this is a priority right!?!

PaperCrafty said...

The band-aid tin is adorable!!! Great job on the swap~love how they came out!

Frogwoman said...

Joni,
I love the altered band aid tin. The nurse is very cute.

Janna said...

Joni, can I tell you how much i love that band aid tin! So wish I was your daughter right now! LOL! The coloring is adorable and i love the lips! Beautiful colors as well! Brown and blue are my favorites! I have to say thought the doughnut hole cracked me up! So, so funny!

Those ATC's those are unbelieveable! Monarch butterflies are so beautiful and really captured that! The sunflower idea is too cute! REally want to try that out!

Smiles,
janna

xiumaiyuki said...

I bet DD loves that tin! It's adorable! I love the butterflies on those cards. Looks as if they're fluttering right from the paper. Beautiful!

Becky said...

This is adorable, she does look old school. Love these butterfly's, they are gorgeous.

Ashley said...

I love the Anya tin and the cards! Super cute!

Denise said...

I love that band aid tin! Great job.

Jackie (Sweetest Girls) said...

This is such a fabulous idea...I hate those cardboard boxes (because they are always falling apart). Thanks for the inspiration!

Ann said...

OMGosh, that Band-Aid tin is too stinkin' cute! Love your ATCs, too!