Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Use It Tuesday Challenge #40: Use Your Scraps!

It's a new challenge over at Use It Tuesday!


We're using up our scrap papers this week. If you're anything like me, you would have saved them here and there from other projects and somehow ended up with a pile like this.


I had the delusion that I would come up with an ingenious idea to use it all up but I guess I was just dreaming. :P Instead, I decided to choose the piece of scrap paper that's been in this pile the longest and has been there because I really didn't like it. lol. This was the piece.


Back in July when we had our embossing challenge, I had embossed a small pile of paper. I ended up inking this one with distress inks and then I made the mistake of misting it with water which made the paper all warped and lost a lot of its embossed-ness.

So here's my solution...


...a little circle die cutting, distressing to the the edges, and embellishing with some hearts all made from scrap paper. My hoarded items are everything on this card that are from scraps and the stamp is the newest item (about a month old) but still uninked. The oldest item would probably be the decorative edge scissors I used to cut the border back in my pre-card-making days (picked it up from the dollar store years ago).


Sooo...let's see you digging into that scrap paper pile! Come link up your project over at Use It Tuesday and don't forget to mention your hoarded items. Challenge closes October 5th.

9 comments:

Danielle said...

How great that in the end you could still use that paper! The result is fabulous!

Pooja said...

Fabulous use of scraps !

Stephanie U said...

Wow! THis turned out amazing1 I love your design and how different your three hearts are.

tampatha said...

Victoria I love this card. It is a really soft look and perfect to express the sentiment of missing someone. Looks like that paper had its use after all!
Tammy UIT DT

Haven_mom4 said...

happy accident. Who know it would turn into something so great. Glad you held onto the wrapped paper for this beautiful card

Marjolaine said...

Very lovely card, love everything about it!

Cathy Clouston said...

Beautiful! I think yours is my favburite, lol. I love those circles, so pretty!! :)

Caroli said...

Good think you kep the paper after that "accident"! Gorgeuos and elegant card Victoria :)

Desire Fourie said...

This is so beautifully designed. Love everything about it. Wishing you a fab weekend.
Hugs
Desíre
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