I love that term ... Up-Cycling!
It sounds like a fitness regime! I feel thinner already!
This is another beer mat [aka a coaster] ... same shape as last time ... I have quite a large selection of shapes but I am liking this one at the moment so I thought I would stick with it!
The whole piece is coloured using distress inks and the entire lovely selection of stamps are by Wendy Vecchi. I have added sparkle with spiced marmalade distress stickles. Sir T!m has put in an appearance too by way of the Idea-ology tag and of course the lovely grunge paper.
I got lots of comments and emails about the ickle dragonfly beads ... they are Blue Moon but other than that I cannot tell you where or when I bought them ... they just fell into my basket during a stamping show!
My craft room looks like a bomb site after making this piece ... well not just this piece to be honest ... I had a few disasters on this leg of my journey ... Chapter three of my CD book was going great guns until I got carried away with my white pen ... and another two beer mats did n't pass quality control!
Have a fab day whatever you are doing!