Monday, May 10, 2010

Altered Project

Ever wondered what those messy wipes containers can be recycled into? I've got tonnes of them lying around...all to wipe lil miss Aneeka when she gets messy after playing with her food..! I know...I know...bad habits..but how else will she learn to eat on her own? *lol* excuses...

I've also got tonnes of ribbons lying around too! You must wondering what all this rambling is about isn't it? *hehe* Well...,I converted those messy wipes containers into inexpensive ribbon dispensers!! cool?

I store my ribbons in boxes and they often get tangled up...cause I'm not organized at all really..With this lil container, I can arrange them nicely and pull to the length desired!

I used lots of my scrapplings to deco the container. Pink and Beige cardstock were embossed and pasted on the container. I then tied a piece of green satin ribbon round the top. After that, I layered a piece of doily for a more feminine look *lol* and then made the flower embellies using punches & buttons. Finally, I added a couple of MS Butterflies. I also left the pop top on so that I can close the container when needed.
Materials Used:

Messy Wipes Container
Pink & Beige Cardstock
Swiss Dots Cuttlebug Embossing Folder
Anita's Patterned Paper
Green Satin Ribbon
MS Butterfly Punch
X-Cut Scallop Circle 2"
Carla Craft 1" Circle

I hope this gives you a lil inspiration to recycle things around you. Not only is it inexpensive, it's also tonnes of fun to do.. can do your bit for Mother Nature ;)


  1. U never cease to amaze me with your creativity!

  2. Such a great way to recycle!! I guess I need alot of the containers to fit all my ribbons... LOL!!

  3. *lol* I just started SB & cardmaking and I already have 2 containers....honestly..can't imagine how many you wud need! :)


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