Thursday, July 22, 2010

Repurposed Mushroom Container



"Hello, my name is Heather and I am a hoarder of all things reusable." Well, not all things, I cut back since I have a good sized stash of items to repurpose as it is and no use for them once they are done. I started saving items to repurpose when I ran the holiday bazaar at the elementary school years ago; it was a cheap way to make gifts for the children to buy. It was also nice to resuse items at least once more before they ended up in the landfill.

Anyway, I could not resist keeping this pink plastic container that fresh mushrooms came in from the grocery store ! I'd never seen them in a container like this before, solid plastic and PINK ! It could find a new life being used for many different things, but I chose to make it into a cute little bath set gift basket. So easy to do and made a cute, fairly inexpensive gift.

I stamped white tissue paper and white card stock with the stamp set Island Blossoms (retired Hostess set) from Stampin Up!. I used various Bold Bright classic inks from Stampin' Up!, also retired. The orange scalloped edge was punched with a border punch from Stampin' Up!; the rhinestones were bought elsewhere.

Thanks for looking !

1 comment:

  1. Heather I need to see things thru your eyes! Love this project. Who wouldn't just love to get this bath set?? Thanks for sharing!


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