Giveaway: Uncommon Cards: Stationery Made with Found Treasures, Recycled Objects, and a Little Imagination

uncommon cards bookGiveaway: Uncommon Cards: Stationery Made with Found Treasures, Recycled Objects, and a Little Imagination by Jeanne Williamson

Leave a comment by Feb 28, 2014 and you will be in the running for this fun book filled with great ideas and modern style card making projects. (open to U.S. residents only please)

I gave one of the projects in Uncommon Cards: Stationery Made with Found Treasures, Recycled Objects, and a Little Imagination a try and I had so much fun with it! I tried making prints with an onion. I love the modern look the print made.

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Here is a close-up:

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One of the cool things about printing with an onion is that if you keep slicing it you get different print images.

More about the book from the publisher Running Press:

The right greeting card is hard to find, but with the most basic sewing machine and a few recycled materials, you’ll have cards for every occasion in a snap. With 52 sewn designs made from easy-to-follow, straightforward instructions, you can show just how much you care with a beautiful, handmade creation: no sewing experience necessary! This DIY guide contains eight sheets of cardstock and basic stitch patterns that can be completed with nothing more than a needle and thread, either by hand or machine, transforming a blank card into a whimsical, inspired, one-of-a-kind design. The perfect expression for birthdays, graduations, or a simple thinking- of-you note, each design incorporates inexpensive and easy to find household items such as strips of fabric, brightly colored plastics, handmade stamps, and more. Even recycled items such as mesh produce bags and seed packets are put to new use to create truly one-of-a-kind cards!

Comments

  1. ZenZma says

    this looks terribly interesting & like many, I’m loathe to contribute landfills when I could reuse/recycle! I have loads of items just waiting for a use I hadn’t yet thought of. already looks like something would be my ‘new idea pal’!

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