Saturday, January 14, 2012

Recycled Salsa Jar

Hello, Here is my entry for  
this week, which is 

 Gotta love Salsa jars! they have a wide opening and when upcycled or recycled they make for good gifts when filled with candy, or embellishments etc.
 I used images from the BOT-BOTS digital image set by SMEARED INK
I chose this because I am going to put a chunk of foam or cork in the bottom of the jar and use it for Fancy pins. Hat pins etc.
 Printed paper is from PROVOCRAFT by Designer Kim Anderson. It is from a pad...old but still cool sheets, this one is actually my least favorite of the set but it is still cool!
I used cotton single edge fold bias tape for around the paper on the jar itself. I used ribbon in a similar color on the jar lid, i chose to use the ribbon over the bias tape as it has texture, and since you need to unscrew the lid, I thought strategically speaking the ribbed ribbon was a better choice.
The image was colored with PRISMACOLOR pencils. and I have the same paper on the lid, and then the whole thing is embellished with Stickles from RANGER.

Entered in:
Squiggle stamps ...recycle/upcycle


ike said...

Excellent - this is great. Love the colours and it would be a jolly thing to have on your workdesk :-D Thank you for playing at Smudgy Antics this week :-D Hugz xxxxxxxxxxx

Toriz said...

Neat idea!

blackdragon said...

Love this jar Susan... so cute and colourful... and you're right its a great shape...not to tall and not to small... its just right.
Thanks for joining in our recycle something challenge at Smudgy antics this week...see ya soon.
BD x

~Lady B~ said...

Fabulous upcycle! I love the bright colors, your coloring, and all the little details you've added. Well done, Susan! Thanks for playing with Smudgy Antics this week :)

Carolyn Dube said...

Love the colors - great idea for holding the pins!

Heidi said...

Love this so much, I think its great to reuse our jars this way, even when I make jam, I try to decorate the jars that I give to friends and family. Makes it all that little bit more special, and possibly stops them noticing if the jam isn't that great hehe. Thanks for sharing with us at Squiggle Stamps hugs heidi x