Saturday, April 1, 2017

Connie Can Crop Monthly Challenge #57

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Welcome to April! No Fools here!! Just a new challenge here at
Connie Can Crop!
This month's challenge is 

Create any type of project using something that has been recycled or reused.

You may create anything you wish: a layout, card, altered name it! 
Just be sure you use something recycled and tell us what that item is!

Here's what my amazing Design Team has created just for you!
Be sure to stop by their blogs and leave them some love!!

Marji Franklin
Recycled Items: Pockets from denim jeans

Recycled Items: The image and stripe along the top came from a very old gift bag and the jar is an empty coffee jar.

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Recycled Items: All papers are scraps from previous projects

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Recycled Item: Newspaper
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Recycled Items: Viking Shield made out of a paper board cake plate, a sippy cup cap as the silver center, foil tape (the one used by the A/C repair companies)

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Recycled Item:  Jam Jar we get from our local farmers market

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And mine 
Recycled Item: An envelope from a gift turned in to a pocket

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You can create anything you'd like as long as you use something recycled and be sure to mention you are linking to my challenge.
Please create one layout, card, or other project. 
Your layout can be single page or double page. You may use any other products you wish. 
When you are finished with your project please post it here in this thread.
New Rule!! You must become a follower of my blog to win!!
Please remember I will only count two entries per person. (Just to be fair!)

Entries are due by Sunday, April 30th at 11:59 pm.
Sorry, No back Linking Allowed!!

We have an awesome sponsor for this month!

One lucky winner will get a $20 gift certificate to shop Paper Crafting World!

Be sure to check out their shop online HERE
Visit them on facebook HERE
Follow their blog HERE for freebies and inspiration!

AND don't forget the winner gets
a custom blinkie for you to display on your own blog!! YAY!
You need to link your project up below using Mr. Linky.
You have until midnight , Sunday, April 30th, 2017 to link it up.
I will draw one random winner. My winner will not be based on skill or talent, 
but based on just completing the challenge.
if that wasn't incentive enough...
you could be chosen as top 3 and get bragging rights.
 Good luck my crafty friends!! Can't wait to see what you create!!
March's Lucky Winners will be announced
 Wednesday April 8th


  1. Great layout, Connie wonderful way to reuse an envelope!!


  2. Great projects! Wonderful talent here AND you helped to save our earth! What could be better?

  3. great projects everyone! Loved your layout Connie! Can't wait to see what everyone comes up with!

  4. Ladies, amazingly creative upcycling projects. You are giving me ideas... I love all your projects lady. Connie, wonderful re-use of the envelope and such a great idea. I'm really looking forward to see what everybody comes up with this theme.

  5. Love the Viking Shield! Great projects ladies

  6. Oooh one of my favorite themes! I love recycling items. Finally got to use a chocolate wrapper I've been keeping for some time! Love the DT projects, they are all so creative. Best, CG

  7. I love this theme and do a lot of recycling myself. I am not able to link up my card so am leaving the entry here.
    Thanks, Monica

  8. I enjoyed the opportunity to use up a bunch of scraps for this challenge, Thanks for hosting it!


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