Go Green! Reuse Bubble Wrap For An Awesome Textured Look PLUS Four Cards!

Do you like to GO GREEN? Do you try to reuse your supplies? I know I do! Often times when I receive products or when I am sending customers their purchases I use bubble wrap to ensure their package gets there safely and without damage. I don’t like to waste anything so I had some bubble wrap that was sent to me along with a product shipment so I decided to reuse it. I used it to create a beautiful textured background. In this video I will show you how to do that as well as create four cards. You can make the same card for sympathy as you can for a thank you card as I will show you just by changing the color scheme. We used the ever versatile Sentiments for All Occasions stamp set. We think you will really enjoy how we used the same idea four different ways. Whether you like to learn by video or pictorial we have you covered! Let’s get started!

Here are the supplies you will need


To start, take out your card base, your ink for your background, bubble wrap and your brayer.

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Ink your bubble wrap. ink bubble wrap

 Place your bubble wrap ink side down on your card base. Use brayer to distribute the ink evenly. Be sure to hold onto the bubble wrap as you use the brayer.

use brayer on bubble wrap

  Notice the design will not be perfect depending on how much ink is on it as well as what shape the bubble wrap is in. Set aside to dry.

Results from bubble wrap

Take out your stamps, paper to stamp sentiment on, stamp block, black ink for sentiment and punch. Stamp sentiment onto paper.

stamp sentiment

Punch sentiment out.

 punch out sentiment

Take punched out tag with sentiment and twine. Wrap twine around tag (I do it three times) tie a bow and trim excess. Set aside.

wrap twine, tie bow and trim excess

Take card base, adhesive and colored strip of paper. Place adhesive on the back of the strip of paper.

 Apply adhesiveAdhere strip to the card base. Trim excess paper.

Adhere strip and trim excessKeep card base out and take out the tag. Place foam squares on the back of the tag.

Adhere foam squares

Remove backing on foam squares

Remove backing on foam squares

Place tag on the card base. Your project is complete!

Adhere tag and you have your finished project

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