:::Using Trash:::


Our hostess this week is Klaartje who has a very creative challenge for all of you. She created this precious arch using “trash” – items you would normally throw away….think package labels, bubble wrap, a lid of a tincan and…..?
We can’t wait to see what you create with items you would normally purge!!

About our hostess:

Hi! My name is Klaartje, 29 years old and living in the Netherlands.
I’ve been stamping since October 2003 and was immediately totally addicted!
Luckily I had a stampstore about 5 km away. Now I work there 4 or 5 days a week!
Yesterday (1 Maart) I gave my first workshop! Which was a bit scary….. but it went good!

As theme for this challenge I chose ‘Using trash’. Just use what you would normally throw
away like packagelabels, bubblewrap, a lid of a tincan and…..?
I can’t wait to see what you do with this theme!

You can see more of Klaartje’s beautiful work on her blog:
also check out her challenge blog….


59 Responses

  1. Hey this is my favorite Theme. Thanks Klaartje wonderful. Here is my arch. Thanks for looking.


  2. gosh what a challenge…. i used ‘trash’ to make my background rather than adding any elements…. used stale bread, yoghurt pot, used tea bag and an old net for putting washing tablets into.


  3. Great idea! here’s my arch!

  4. Whow..what a great idea.
    Here is my arch. Thanks for looking.


  5. http://vintagewil.blogspot.com/

    Here is my arch. Thanks for looking.

  6. Oh what fun I’ve had! Thanks for this one… very spontaneous for once! 😉


  7. Thank you, this was fun! I will be back to look at all the arches during the week!

  8. Lots of ‘trash’ in my work place 🙂


    Thanks for the fun theme

  9. […] mjin bijdrage voor Gothic Arch Challenge: gebruik afval. Met stempels van Studio Art Stamps. Ik heb het sleuteltje van een blikje Smac […]

  10. Good Morning everyone! I had a great time with this one:


    Thanks for looking and have a great week!

  11. Here is my first ever Gothic Arch…I’m addicted…


  12. This is a terrific theme! Here’s my arch.


    Thanks for looking!


  13. Nice theme again, here is my trash entry;o)


  14. My entry for this week, using trash on Gothic Arches.


  15. What a fun theme, Klaartje!
    Here is my collage of trash!
    Judy NZ

  16. Had a lot of fun with this challenge, here’s my arch http://pandoras-artbox.blogspot.com/2008/03/sundays-daily-artchallenges.html

    Thanks for looking!

  17. i’m very happy with this theme!! thank you!!!

    here is my entry:


  18. Trash proved quite a challenge but here is my finished arch:


    Hope you like it!

  19. Great fun!!! I have lots of trash in my studio, so this was a no brainer.


  20. Here’s mine! I don’t have a lot of room to keep a lot of trash, it usually goes out immediately, but I found this. Great challenge.


  21. Hi, I just stumbled across your great site and was wondering if anybody can join in ? Looks like fun!
    Lisa (NZ)

  22. Here is my arch for this weeks theme

  23. Here’s mine for the week….sure made me think (which is a good thing!):


  24. Great idea for a theme. I posted mine today. http://art-interrupted.blogspot.com/

  25. Here is my very first attempt at a Gothic Arch, I do hope I have got the right idea about these LOL, here is the link to my blog page

  26. Great theme! Finally, here’s mine:


    and you don’t have to read the long post unless you want to.

  27. Voici mon arche, j’ai utilisé des coquilles d’oeuf

  28. My entry for this week

  29. For Lisa NZ
    Yes, anyone can join in! Come on in and have a go – you will become addicted like me!

  30. I have been wanting to do the weekly challenges for awhile,now that I have a blog I thought I would try to start with this one.

  31. I have been wanting to do the gothic arch challenges for awhile,and now that I have a blog I thought I would start with this weeks arch of using Trash.

  32. My arches are posted – I missed last week with an incrediable cold. It is good to feel better once again. I moved to a new blog just for a refreshing change with the coming of spring. Spring comes very late to Upstate, New York and I miss the warmth of the sun !!!

  33. What a great theme! I even managed to find time this week to take part, my entry is on my blog: GlitterAngel blog

  34. My “Using Trash” gothic arch-thank you!
    Tami R.

  35. j’espère qu’il est encore temps !
    voici mon arche pour cette semaine !
    je me suis régalée avec cette idée tellement originale !

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