Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Paris Flea Market Lace

Welcome to the Club Scrap Artist Team Challenge.  If you've arrived here from Donna's blog, you're in the right place. If you'd like to hop from the beginning, please start at Club Scrap.

We were given the task of creating three new and fresh ways to use the Paper Lace Mats from the Paris Flea Market collection. Even though these beauties look fragile, they do hold up pretty well to slicing, dicing and stamping. 

While out shopping I saw these cute little eggs covered in dictionary pages and embellished. The store wanted $10 for each egg! Have they lost their minds?!  I could so make that.  So I did :)  After cutting out the center of the lace mat I used the masterboard technique to stamp the paper. 

I then applied bookbinding glue to the mat and wrapped some Dollar Tree plastic eggs. I wrapped some waxy thread and added a little tag.
These came out even cuter than I expected!

Well, what to do with the left over edges? I covered the remaining eggs in bookbinding glue and wrapped them with twine.
I used the scalloped edges as a small border...tada...super cute twine eggs!

Now I need a basket.  I tied the sides of a lacy mat to create a small box, used chipboard on the bottom for strength and added fluff.  I think next time I might use fabric stiffening spray to the paper lace to make it more sturdy.

I hope I gave you some creative ways to use your paper mats.
 I love using my craft supplies for other purposes and not limit myself to cards, tags and pages. 

 Please continue on to see what Tina has created for you!


  1. That is super cool and looks like a pretty quick and easy project! Thanks!

  2. Wow, Lisa, what super Easter ideas with the paper lace. I love your basket of eggs.

  3. Oh i in love with those eggs!!! Awesome!

  4. OH MY GOSH!!! This is amazing Lisa, love the eggs and the basket!!

  5. oh, that whole basket thing is super cute, lisa!

  6. How innovative of you! Your eggs look great and the basket is adorable. Way to think outside the box on this one!

  7. Wow, I love this! So innovative,

  8. How brilliant is that!? Thanks for sharing your clever ideas!

  9. Really cute!! and fun! Great Easter idea!!

  10. So awesome! I love the eggs-very creative!

  11. How awesome! Really a unique way to use the paper lace mats.

  12. Ohhh wow what amazing lil eggs!! Super idea!!

  13. These are so cool! Lovely eggs and basket!
    The Leaf Studio



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