Monday, December 14, 2009

Helga's Weekly Challenge

Yay! I'm finally caught up enough with everything else that I get to play in one of Helga's Challenges. I always love her challenges. It makes me stretch my thinking.

This week's Challenge is to "play with your scraps". First thing I did was go through my trash. I usually don't have a large amount of scraps. Then I went over the top of my desk and found the two pieces on the left. The one on the right I had thrown away. I also had a piece of copper German Scrap that I had cut down. Then there is the FROM strip. I used the rest of it on my lottery piece this week.

The tag came from a friend and the zipper pull is recycled. It's one of my favorite additions to my art. I've used many this year, and have a hard time finding them. I usually look while I'm at garage sales. The new ones aren't as nice looking and vintage. This is a newer version...but it was the right color.

I laid my ATC down inside a copper bowl and took this picture. The additional things I used was a poinsettia sticker and some copper Stickles. The colors are very rich.


peggy gatto said...


joy said...

Love this, Christy! That zipper pull is fab! Will have to start looking for those!

Helga Strauss said...

Wow, what a gorgeous tag! Thanks so much for playing in this fun art challenge, Christy! : )

Laura Haviland said...

Stunning, stunning and stunning Christy !!!
I love garage sales too, they are over here to the good weather is back. Really great challenge, you nail it !!!
Enjoy your day.
Hugs, Laura.

Barbara said...

Nice tag. I love the addition of that zipper pull. I haven't used Stickles yet, but just yesterday bought some copper ones, as well as copper crackle paint...yum.

lisa<3 said...

Hey Christy - The tag looks great. Good Job! Can't wait to get together in Noblesville soon.

Terri said...

Christine, this turned out fab! Wow, you can make things out of stuff in your trash!
Happy crafting dear girl!

Christy Laudig said...

Thank you ladies!! Loads of fun!!

Laura Haviland said...

Christy, your so much fun.
Your art work is so lovely just like you.
Thank you for visiting my blog, means a lot to me.
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you and your family.
Big Hugs, Laura. xoxx

Nancy Maxwell James said...

just popping in to wish you a Happy New Year...may 2010 be blessed with all good things! :)
Looking forward to more of your art work and getting to know you better!!