Earth Day Project

Happy Earth Day! Today I’ve got a project to share with you using some material I “upcycled” to use for crafting. Sometimes I like to save packaging (plastic and cardboard) to use in my crafts. It has come in handy several times over the years. This time I saved an 8×8 sheet of corrugated cardboard and it was the perfect bit of recyclable material to use for this Earth Day project. Check out what I made with it below:

We R Potted Herb Labels by Aly Dosdall

To create these Potted Herb Labels I cut the corrugated cardboard using the new Home Made Nesting Dies. The cardboard cut perfectly with 3-4 passes through my Evolution.

cut cardboard

Then I embellished the cardboard labels using some pinwheels I cut from Hip Hip Hooray patterned paper using the new Pinwheel Shape Die. (I left the larger pieces out to better fit with the scale of the project.) I finished off the labels by adding the names of each herb on a banner flag with mini alpha stickers. The labels attach to the indoor potted herbs using some jute gardening twine.

We R Potted Herb Labels by Aly Dosdall close

How are you celebrating Earth Day today? Do you like to create crafts using recyclable materials?



Pinwheel Shape Die
Home Made Nesting Dies
Banner Flag Die (from Drink Sleeve Template Die)
Farmer’s Market Page Kit–Alpha Stickers
Hip Hip Hooray 6×6 Paper Pad
Brads–Green, Aqua, Yellow

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