Tuesday, March 26, 2013

RePurposed Sugar Container

What does one do with an empty Truvia container?!?!
Make a Sugar Container....
and make it pretty!!!!
We have a 'Coffee, Tea & Cocoa Bar' at our home - I love variety and have a ton of each!  So we also offer sweatners in varying needs... my Diabetic husband uses Truvia and handed me an empty container one day... I have a bowl for my sugar but wanted something better... HERE it is!!
Now we will have the Truvia container that is ideal
with a Pop Up lid for our Sugar...
what a fun way to re-purpose this container!!
Cleaning out the container - I then went to town on the lid....
The Tea for Two Designer Series Paper (Spring Mini) is soooo darling!  Vintage with a pretty mixed pattern/quilted look...
This paper is Double Sided (like all of our DSP) and I used the Cameo Coral polka dot side for the base!  The 2-1/2" circle punch fits perfectly on the Jumbo Sticky Rounds (Spring and Holiday Minis) to adhere directly to the lid!

Flipping the paper over with this punched out 2-3/8" scallop circle punch is easy and coordinates perfectly!!
Using the new Early Espresso firm ink pads - they are sooo juicy that they will actually - if you move quickly - allow you to emboss!!  (WOW!!) This Morning Cup stamp set fits me for my hot drinks (I'm usually cold - so hot drinks help me out - lol.)  Iridescent Ice embossing powder adds a dash of bling to this cup and sentiment... the Heat Gun is easier than ever to use and embossing on Vellum (Idea Book & Catalog for both) is easy peasy, lemon squeezey!
Our Stampin' Write Markers are a fun way to color in the cups... they also coordinate with the colors in the papers!
Another Jumbo Sticky Round (Spring Mini) adheres this embossed Vellum piece across the top!
Wrapping a Strip around the bottle is a fun way to continue the patterns... this 1-3/4" Scallop Circle Punch centers and covers the edges as they meet!  This Punched 'S' for sugar comes out easy on card stock with our Big Shot... rubbing the S into the Marina Mist ink pad and embossing with more Iridescent Ice embossing powder continues the fun bling!
How Sweet It Is...
Re-Using this container while making it pretty...
I LOVE it!!

What can YOU re-use/re-purpose?!?!
I LOVE that our Papers, Punches and crafting is for MORE than just cards and scrapbooks! 
Being Eco-Friendly is also Wallet friendly - lol - as this is a great plastic container that fits my needs and doesn't cost me anything while benefiting the Earth!  It's prettier, too!

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