April 14, 2010

Gerber Food Stage Containers?!?!

You can always make a fun and cute gift (of a well deserved gift for yourself) with materials you have at hand or something really inexpensive.

Aiden doesnt really eat baby food anymore but we have some left and I use to save ALL of these cute little sturdy Gerber stage food containers.

I gave some to a SU demo for her to use, to my grandma, to my mom, to my aunt, and many more people and yet I still find TONS in my scrap room.

Where is this post going you may ask? At Blackleaf Studios the challenge for this time is to make anything but a card and I wanted to use to adorable tea pots.

So I took this (of course this isnt the same one I used..mine was all nice and clean ;) )

And transformed it into this....an adorable favorite tea holder. I will probably give this to my friend who just got a job in an office setting....so she can store her favorite teas at her dest :)

Whats ever better.........all the paper were scraps I had left over for a project I cant wait to show you that I am part off!!!

The paper is My Minds Eye and I got it from Hobby Lobby (3 papers total) and I used copics to color the tea pot, popdots, mini tag, and just a black pen and SU elegant Eggplant cardstock.

It really did not take alot of time at all and yet it looks like I did LOL

So if you have any time and have some Blackleaf projects you should try this challenge and link your project HERE. I know myself and the rest of the DT would love to see what you can do!

Okay well I am off to fix Mr. Aiden and myself some lunch..we got up a little early and were going to eat lunch a little early :)


Rhonda Miller said...

Wow, this is great. I love those colors. Thanks for sharing the idea.

Bogner's said...

Ashley, this turned out so awesome! I love that you reused something and made it fabulous!

Lelia Pierce said...

Cool idea! It *almost* makes me want to have another baby! ;O)


Julie E said...

How creative are you?!?!?! So pretty with all that purple paper. I actually had that paper in my hands about 4 hours ago and put it back on the shelf :>( What was I thinking? You really make me wish I had kept it!

Tanvi Kapur said...

i love this creation ashley...i turned out sooo soo soo gorgeous...absolutely perfect for a gift..


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