Friday, June 18, 2010

Creative Ways To Use Products by Sara!

Have you noticed how beautifully packaged many of our scrapbook products are? I sometimes find myself drawn to the packaging of products as I walk thought the scrapbook store. I am sure this is a marketing strategy to increase sales but I say the jokes on them because we can use the packaging on our layouts as well as the product! Here I have created a layout using packaging from 3 separate products as an example for you:


This is the front side of the 3 product pages I will be using.


This the back side of the 3 packages.


Here is the final product. First I scalloped the edges of the large polka-dotted packaging for a back ground paper and then I matted my photo on the beautifully decorated Prima flower packaging. (Prima has some of my favorite packaging!) I used my last piece of packaging to make my cupcake wrapper and accented it with some bling.

Now go take a look at what packaging you have in your stash and see how you can use it on your next layout. Visit my blog (http://www.sarazenger.blogspot.com) for more examples of using your packaging on layouts.

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8 comments:

  1. That is soooo innovative!!!! --- I lookin in my drawers!!!!

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  2. What an awesome idea. Beautiful and nice to the environment too!

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  3. Love the finished product Sara. Really great layout! TFS!

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  4. Thank you ladies for all of your kind words! I am so honored to be a part of Ideas For Scrapbookers- Pam is doing a great thing here!

    Happy Scrappin!

    Sara

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  5. really liking this idea! thnk you.

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  6. Just checking out this site and the featured artist, Sara. What a great way to Go Green by using our packaging.

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  7. Such a neat post Sara! Thank you so much for sharing!

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