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Saturday, 25 February 2012

A little of this, a little of that!


Over at LESS IS MORE the recipe this week is to use your scraps.  I'm a true scrapbooker and keep all my scraps in fact they are overflowing so I was keen to use some up.

For my card I started with a Whisper White card blank.  I spied the negative cuts from the sizzlits leaves that I used on my Less is More card last week and decided to use them.  Trimmed them up to the same size and corner rounded two of the corners on each.  

I have a bag of thin strips, so digging deep I came up with a selection of colours and glued them directly onto the card blank before glueing down the negative cuts on top. 

I have so many scraps like this I think I could make a 100 cards!  

Hope your having a great weekend, happy scrapping.  x 

Supplies Used
All Stampin' Up!

Card - Whisper White, Wisteria Wonder, Pear Pizzazz, Pool Party, So Saffron 
Sizzlits - Little Leaves

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17 comments:

tala1947 said...

That's too clever. Made me go back and look at your card from last week. I think you could give both cards to the same person and they might not realize you were using the scraps of one to make the other!!!

Chrissie said...

I shall look forward to seeing the other 99 cards Aileen!
I must confess to not always saving the negatives of my die cuts, but these look great.
Thanks so much
Chrissie
"Less is More"

Sandra (Stamping For Pleasure) said...

Super use of scraps xxx

Loli said...

Hola Aileen, fantastic use of negative dies, great idea!, elegant colours:D well done Aileen.
A hug from Palma and have a nice week

craftattack said...

Great way to use up scraps! Valerie

Margaret said...

Great idea Aileen and fab card! TFS
Margaret x

Mandi said...

So that just 16/17 a day Aileen ? lol
Super card, great use of scraps
Thank you so much
mandi
"Less is More"

Suze Bain said...

Fab stripy leaves Aileen, see those teeny tiny scraps we all keep ARE useful! xx

Katina said...

Very clever and very effective Aileen!
xx

Faith A said...

Love these colours and a beautiful card
Haven't been blogging so missed some of your projects, had a look though and they are all fab

mustavcoffee, Gay Peplow said...

Lovely work Aileen, I love using the negative elements sometimes just to ink through. Great card, Gay xxx

nnalorac said...

Aileen, love what you have created here must give this a go sometime. Super way to use up some of those scraps. Carolxx

Jenny said...

Great idea Aileen, love the colours, they are a pretty close match to the play date cafe colours this week!!
I dread to think how many cards I could make with my scraps!!
Jenny :0)

ding said...

Wonderful card, brilliant and effective idea..
Diane

Jenni's Jems said...

Now that what I call recycling no waste and a beauty of a card to boot! x

laurie said...

What a great idea!

Bonnie said...

Oh, Aileen, what a great job of using scraps! I love the thin strips of color behind the negative cuts. Brilliant!

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