Saturday, February 12, 2011

Distress Colorblock Spring Milk Carton

Happy Saturday! It's Holly posting today, and I have a distressed, rustic, spring-themed milk carton to share with you.

I started with a Milk Carton die cut which was cut from white cardstock. I sponged Antique Linen distress ink all over the outside of the milk carton, emphasizing the score lines. Then I pulled out my Killer White Tear-able Tacky Tape and assembled the milk carton die cut (directions found here).

After I wrapped some hemp twine around the milk carton, I adhered some stamped collage rectangles onto each of the four sides. I added some buttons for a little extra color and texture. The top of the milk carton is not glued shut - I just wrapped some more hemp twine around the top and it will easily slide off when I want to put something inside.

Here is a close-up look at the collage image that I used:

I bet you've had enough of this freezing cold winter. Spring can't be too far behind. Enjoy your weekend!

Die Cut: Milk Carton
Stamps: I Brake for Stamps
Ink: Antique Linen distress, Marmalade distress, Marigold distress, Jet Black Stazon
Other: Killer White Tear-able Tacky Tape, buttons (Foo Fa La), hemp twine, linen thread, sponge


Dawnll said...

Oh Holly this is wonderful! Love the design and such a great way to use these fun die cut cartons.

Fairy Cardmaker said...

Love the distressing on the collage with the twine. The orange is a super colour to use too. Nice project!