Tuesday, 29 May 2018

Use something not for it's purpose.............


Welcome to another challenge at Digi Choosday Challenge! The theme for the challenges for our entrants is always 'Anything Goes' but the design team like a challenge and this week we have been set the challenge of 'use something not for it's purpose'.

Well I am on a team of very very talented ladies and they could take a twig and make it fabulous. I am not talented or creative, in fact the idea of trying to be creative makes me want to lie down in a dark room.

So you can imagine for this challenge - I needed to think long and hard. Use something not for it's purpose???? Oh my goodness, I could not think of ANYTHING!

Then in a moment of reaching for a biscuit to make myself think better (you know it works) - I spotted some cocktail sticks. I thought, oooooh could I use them, so be prepared to be underwhelmed at my challenge for this week! lol!

Can you see them?  Yes, I made my own quilled flowers using cocktail sticks! I know, I have stunned you into silence with my genius............

I have to put proof in for you to believe me. ;) I rolled the paper with the cocktail sticks, double use, efficiency at it's best!

Close up of my genius :)

I used the delightful Scruff from the FuzzyPuffs Collection, which you can see here. I used the image 'Scruff Gardening' which is available as a black and white digi here, or as a coloured digi here.

I made a shaped card using papers from the Horace and Boo Collection, the sentiment is from the same collection, you can search the collection here.

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Thanks for popping past. 


Yvonne x

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  1. Aw yvonne I love your cocktail stick flowers! And can I just say you have waaaay more imagination than me I would have failed miserably at this challenge lol! Hugs xx Cara xx

  2. Awww... love your card ... and those flowers are amazing .. surely will create one .
    Hugs Rose DT

  3. This is gorgeous Yvonne! I love your cocktail flowers, what a fab idea.
    Gina xx

  4. Yvonne this is ingenious I just love it. Those sticks are perfect for the image and card. Wonderful idea. X

  5. Soo beautiful card! I love your flowers are fantastic

  6. I had to LOL when I read your comment on my blog 😂😂 ...you put yourself down though my lovely, you very talented & creative .. love the cocktail stick flowers xx

  7. Such a lovely card. Thank you so much for joining us at Lemon Shortbread Challenge!
    Laine - DT

  8. You are hilarious!! No creativity....hahahah! Yes, you stunned me to silence as I reach for cookies and coffee because that along with ice cream sparks all creativity!! ;) Seriously, wonderful card with those sticks doing double duty! ~Katrina

  9. Thanks for the giggle Yvonne.....cocktail sticks, brilliant. Adorable card....

  10. Cute card! love the DIY lollipop! Thank you for joining us at Crafty Sentiments Designs for our Summer challenge. Beatriz DT

  11. Beautiful card. Thank you for joining us at Crafty Sentiments Designs.
    Marja DT.

  12. Hehe, this made me smile,I will need to buy loads of biscuits if I'm to keep up! Gorgeous card and a perfect use for cocktail sticks (last time I saw cocktail sticks they had cubes of cheese and pineapple on) Liz xx