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Use Your Scraps! – CTMH Technique Blog Hop

Welcome to this month’s Technique Blog Hop where we the theme is to “Use Your Scraps!” with Close To My Heart products.

If you have arrived here from Wendy Kessler then you are in the right place.

If you landed here by accident, no problem, please join in by following the link at the end of this post.

After every project there are always scraps of cardstock & pattern paper left over. Sometimes it can be a challenge to use them up. So I pull out a pile of scraps & challenged myself to make something with them.

I made sure I had a few options in pattern paper & speciality papers to use.

And my first card I used some left over pattern paper, white cardstock scrap & silver foil scrap. All up I was pretty happy with this design & it works well with larger scraps that get left over.

On this card I had these strips that were not long enough to go the full width of the card & the circle off cut did have a mark on it. I ended up using an off cut of vellum over the strips of card stock & added a thin strip of the zip strip over that.

I stamped on the vellum with stazon ink & added some sparkles. What I liked about this is that the scallop circle die had slipped (I did not use my magnetic plate) so that some of the scallops were blunt & I was able to hide that on this card otherwise it was in my scrap bucket thinking I might end up using the centre.

While I didn’t end up using all my scraps or even make a dent in them, this did remind me to go look in the scrap pile more often as there could be the perfect sized paper that I do not need to cut down or off from the large 12 x 12 cardstock or pattern paper.

I’d love for you to leave a comment before you head on over to Melissa Robinson to get more Use Your Scraps! ideas.

If you like to get any of the products that I have used in this project, please contact your Close To My Heart Consultant or if you do not have a consultant & are an Aussie, I would love for you to place an order with me on my website

Till Next time
See you soon


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