Saturday, December 29, 2007

Days of Christmas

On the Fifth Day of Christmas
I give to you......

Paper

left over paper

My mission today was to find (clean off) my big work table.

While on the mission, I found some really good stuff.

For example, I found this paper that I used under a messy project a long time ago.

I could not bring myself to throw it away at the time or today either.

I think I'm suppose to keep it and make really cool stuff with it.

Here is what I did with it.
This is not a tutorial for making envelopes.
I'm going to let you read the pictures.




There you have it a "what to do" with over painted paper.
Now I have five really cool envelopes ready to wing out of here Monday when I go back to work.

Do you know Sallyt ?
She is gifting 12 Days of Christmas too.
She has shown her method of decorating mail art envelopes at her new blog at Art Pub Studios.
More later,
Sharon

7 comments:

  1. I like the randomness of the paint splatters....and such a good idea to use it for envelopes. Recently I made a few from magazine pages and I liked how they turned out. I always hate to throw out paper!

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  2. OH, ENVELOPES! That's a great idea. Thanks.

    And thanks, Sharon, for the "plug" for my second blog home at Art Pub Studios. I posted today a gift of a different kind of paper - collage sheets. (Does that count for keeping up our ESP streak? LOL) I'd like your friends to get in on my gift, too - that is the reason for my linking them in this comment. See ya tomorrow, Sharon.

    Now, I'm gonna go use your leftover paper idea to make some envelopes. Yippee! . . . but first to the bathroom, if you know what I mean . . . of course, to get some circle makers!

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  3. Lovely idea Sharon! I'm enjoying your 12 gifts of Christmas!

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  4. What a great idea. I've been making my own envelopes for some time now but never thought of doing anything as interesting as this. Thanks for sharing.

    Cotton Picker (Inga)

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  5. Wonderful!! (clapping hands)...I'm so glad you and Sally are doing a true 12 days of Christmas!

    Deryn
    http://somethingsublime.typepad.com

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  6. You are the Queen of Art Envelopes, my dear!! these are awesome and a great use of paper you could not part with. How's the clearing of the table coming?? I never get too far when I begin that project myself, so I always wonder if anyone else does.

    xo Rella

    jeobs

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