Tuesday, March 12, 2013

10 Things You Can Do With A...Zipper!

Zip- a- dee- doo -dah! Zip- a -dee-ay! My, oh my, what a "zipper" day! Plenty of zipper inspiration heading your way!  Zip- a- dee- doo- dah! Zip, zip away!

1.) Trim a tree
Practical Scrapper Charity used an orange zipper and a Kiwi Lane Designs Template to make a tree. Layout inspired by a Kerys Sharrock sketch for Scrapbook Steals.

2.) Create an embellishment.
Practical Scrapper Linda used zipper ribbon by Melissa Frances to make a round embellishment by hand stitching it together and attaching a Prima's zipper part on top.

3.) Layer it on a card.
Practical Scrapper Karen used a zipper with a fun zip pull to embellish a boys birthday card and added zig zag stitching detail to highlight the zipper.
4.) Create photo corners.
Practical Scrapper Lisa used gray Maya Road Zipper trim to make photo corners for her layout.

5.) Open it up and and reveal what's underneath!
Practical Scrapper Kelly Jean used a zipper and patterned paper to hide her sentiment.  Pulling on the zipper reveals the "hidden" sentiment.

6.) Fix a tear.
Practical Scrapper Liz used a zipper to create a faux ripped effect across her page.

7.) Zip off to the zoo for some animal fun!
Practical Scrapper Sarah created a fun alligator character with a green zipper, felt circle and black brad. 

8) Create a flower.
Practical Scrapper Cathy created a flower with Maya Road Zipper!

9.) Recycle them.
Practical Scrapper Marcia Dehn-Nix recycled a zipper and created a gluber embellishment.

10.) Get wordy with it.
Practical Scrapper Janice used zipper pulls to make a simple love note for her husband. 


Dawn Carlyle said...

Love all of these projects, as usual! Thanks for the inspiration....

Jean said...

Cute ideas!

AndreaFriebus said...

That zipper alligator is the cutest, most clever way to use a zipper I've ever seen! It is adorable, and I love it and I'm totally going to copy your idea. ;)