Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Use Those Left Overs

It's Wednesday again!!  That means it is time for another What If? Wednesday challenge from The House That Stamps Built.  This week is a Designer's Choice Challenge and Joy chose the theme of "use leftover papers and supplies".  My card is FULL of leftovers.
I created this background several months ago, when I was trying to use up some scraps of Christmas paper packs.  But after I finished it (and another one I did actually use on a card) it ended up in my bits and pieces pile.  So, when I saw this challenge I knew I was going to get a chance to use it.  The die cut button and sheer ribbon were also in my bits and pieces stash and both the snowflake and banner were cut from scrip pieces of card stock.  I didn't actually make a cut into any whole pieces of stock or paper, as the card stock base was all ready to go as well.  The only thing I cut into was the twine.  I hope you get a chance to play along; it's a great way to use up some of those things that haven't made it onto a card, yet.

Stamps: Repeat Impressions "1141F. Christmas"
Dies: MFT "Blueprints 13" stitched rectangle and banner; PTI "Fancy Flakes" and "Button Stack 2"

Pixie's Workshop #228--anything goes with snippets
Hiding in my Craft Room NSD #4--Prints x3 (I have more than 3 patterned papers, I hope that still fits)
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge #280--vintage or anything goes
Crimbo Crackers #106--anything goes
As You Like It--Favorite: Patterned or Embossed papers (though I do love embossing folders, I'd have to say that I prefer patterned papers.  A good mix of patterns makes all the difference on a card)
Creative Knockouts #140--tic tac toe (I used the stamp, sentiment, ribbon/twine diagonal row)
Crafting By Designs--anything goes
Crafting with An Attitude--anything goes


Glittered Paws said...

What a great idea for using up your Christmas scraps - this is such a rich looking Christmas card with the golds and deep dark reds. Great job.

Di said...

AS the above commenter says - this really is such a rich looking card Heather - fabulous combination and of course brilliant use of snippets too :)


Di xx

Ina G said...

Absolutely STUNNING Heather. A truly beautiful (scrappy) card. You have used those scraps to perfection. Gorgeous colours gorgeous layout.

Beebeebabs said...

Such a beautiful card - love how you used your scraps thanks for sharing!!!

Hazel said...

Thanks for entering your lovely crafting for CHNC challenge 280 - hope to see you again soon x

Laurie Unger said...

What a wonderful color combo and all with scraps. Beautiful.

Zw@@n said...

Gorgeous CAS Christmas Card, Heather. I love the background and the papers. Thank you for joining us at As You Like It. Luv, Wilma

Spiral Creativity said...

Such a beautiful card.Thanks for sharing your card with craftimg with an attitude.