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Monday, March 4, 2013

You're in my Prayers

Hi guys. I'm trying to get some of my scraps cleaned up. But how to go about making nice looking cards with scraps? It's always a challenge for me! Where do you go to for ideas and inspiration? I head to Pinterest -- it's a limitless supply of inspiration! Perfect to get the mojo flowing...

I found this great card sketch...and set out to use a bit of everything...
  • designer paper scraps
  • Cuttlebug embossed cardstock scraps
  • ribbon
  • bling
  • die cuts
  • & of course stamps
 First, I stamped a butterfly image with light gold ink. Then I stamped my sentiment with black ink. I layered the circle onto a purple die cut from my stash.

Then I layered all the cardstock, designer paper and added a bright yellow ribbon between the two different papers to kind of create a separation. Finally, I adhered my die cut with some foam stickers so it has a bit of dimension.

 ...and finished off with some black bling. :)

Not bad for a cleaning-up-scraps card!!! Too bad I haven't even made a dent in my scraps pile though! :p

supplies used:
Scalloped Edge Circle Spellbinder die
"Fanciful Butterflies" by Sweet Stamps 
Clear Stamp Sentiment
"Victorian" Cuttlebug Folder
various sizes black bling
ribbon from Really Reasonable Ribbons



  1. The yellow and white look so great together and the overall card is so pretty.Thanks for joining Paper Playtime

  2. I love it! The color scheme is wonderful and the design is fantastic.

  3. We'd love for you to try out at our new design team: Sister Act Card Challenge

  4. Hi there. How beautiful and so very delicate. Gorgeous colours and shape too.
    Thanks for sharing at Created with Love.
    Sandra xxx

  5. Very pretty. Love the layout design, the embossing and the stamping. Thanks for joining us at Paper Playtime.
    :) Janis

  6. Great looking card. I love the sentiment. Thank you for joining our Anything Goes Challenge this week at
    Created With Love Challenges


  7. Great way to get rid of scraps. Love the card and the colors you used. I normally use my scraps to do my corner cut outs small cuts and also to make handmade flowers. Thanks for joining in the fun at Created with love challenges.
    Linda K.

  8. Really really gorgeous - doesn't look like scraps at all! I love the yellow in this card. Thanks so much for joining us this week at ATS&M.

  9. Love the way you used scraps to get rid of them, that is something I need to do!! Love the colors. Thanks for sharing with us at CreatedWithLoveChallengs
    Lisa O

  10. Love this layout with the three panels at the top and the embossed bottom - fabulous! Thanks for joining us at Addicted to Stamps & More. Loll

  11. Beautiful card,love the

  12. Gorgeous card, all the details are so pretty :-)

    thanks for joining us on the Crafty Ribbons Challenge :-)
    Lols x x x

  13. very pretty card :) thank you for playing a long with us at lawnscaping - just a friendly reminder in order to be eligible for prizes you can enter up to 3 challenges with your submission.


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