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Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Shopping Our Stash - Chip Off The Old Block - Use Chipboard

Hello, Crafty Peeples,

I am a day late with my post for Shopping Our Stash, but this was one of those projects that literally turned into a vendetta.  To make a long story short, everything that could go wrong did go wrong.   I was incapable of cutting a straight line or cutting paper, or applying paper completely straight. I only have good stamped images because I stamped using pigment ink on chalk paint and could remove my mistakes with baby wipes.


I started this project as a gift for my grandson's teacher.  The 4th, 5th, and 6th-grade classes went on a camping trip (4 days, 3 nights, what brave parents and teachers) and I wanted her to have this as a little thank you!  They left on Monday and the project was still in disparate pieces on my board. 


I was surprised to discover the clip would hold the chalk without any additional anchoring.   The problem of the chalk had plagued me throughout the process.  I shook it, dropped it, no problems!

I used the Frosted Flakes™ chipboard box to create my sleeve.  The clipboard is also constructed from chipboard.

Other Supplies Used:
Earth Safe Finishes® Chalk It Up™ Razzleberry
DecoArt® Americana® Decor™ Chalky Finish™ - Relique (1 part) Sleeve color
DecoArr® Americana Decor© Chalky Finish™ - Yesteryear (1part) Sleeve color
DecoArt® Americana Decor© Chalky Finish™ -  Carbon (for the clipboard)
Graphic 45 - An ABC Primer Collect Papers and Stamps
My Mind's Eye® record it! - all things CHALK! - (Journal Card and Alphabets on sleeve) front and the Happy Campers paper on the sleeve back.)
Rubber Stampede® Paint Pad Pigment Ink - White

THANKS SO MUCH FOR STOPPING BY!
Share some of that love with my teammates!

Hugz,
Chana

Challenges:
Frilly and Funky Challenge - It's Not Easy Being Green

9 comments:

  1. Great job on this project. I need to visit your blog soon...my recycle project is still half completed. May trash it and start on something else.

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  2. Hi, Lois! Thanks for stopping by and leaving luv! I tell you, some projects just take you through changes. I almost trashed this one. I am sure you will figure it out. Looking forward to seeing what you finally create!
    Hugz!

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  3. Oh wow these are so creative Chana. Just love the clip board idea.
    Hugs
    Desíre
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

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  4. LOL - Chana I sympathize with your trials & tribulations [weird saying??] but your results are wonderful! I love this project!
    ~ginny
    RubberMAD

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  5. This really is fabulous! Some great ideas for recycling! Chrisx

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  6. This was totally worth waiting for Miss Chana!! Stunning!! Your projects and re-purposing never cease to amaze me...so so so very talented you are!!

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  7. Wow. This is truly gorgeous.
    hugs,
    Teresa

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  8. Chana, this is so classically YOU! I love the way you repurpose boxes. I had no idea that you had made the clipboard until I read it in the text. Such a fun theme, and beautifully executed! Thanks so much for sharing with us at the Frilly and Funkie "It's Not Easy Being Green" Challenge!

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  9. Brilliant upcycling Chana! Thank you for joining us at Frilly and Funkie xx

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Thanks for stopping by! I appreciate your comments, they keep me motivated!
Hugz, Chana