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Monday, 4 July 2011

SOS - Scrap Attack


This is a quick posting as I do want to get in an entry for Shopping Our Stash Challenge, it makes me feel a bit less guilty about all my stash:).  This week it's Scrap Attack or recycle.  I saw a gorgeous card by Julie, which I have partly CASED, with Julie's kind permission.  My scraps are those forlorn, cut into sheets from a Basic Grey 6x6 pad that I don't want to throw away because I love the DP but aren't good for much.  I stamped flags using Lindsay Mason stamps that I bought at the recent Craft Barn Extravaganza and then stamped them onto the tiny scraps, the sentiment is from the set too.  The paper pieced flags are highlighted with a blue marker and a white gel pen.  Although the papers are all from the same set, the scale is small and it is hard to see that they are related.  I prefers Julie's colour coordinated card and will try something similar another time.

My card is for:
Shopping Our Stash - scrap attack
Cupcake Crafts - single layer card
Kaboodledoodles - celebrations
2 Sisters - birthday - and Happy Blogaversary to them too!
Ellephantastic - birthday and another Happy Blogaversary!

PS Grrr...  DH thought they were pants.  I mean underpants rather than being rude about the card as such.  Definitely need to try another version...

13 comments:

  1. hee hee I'm with DH - I thought they were underpants, too. :):):)

    I love Basic Grey, and this is a fabulous way to use up the hoarded scraps. Excellent take on our challenge! Thanks for joining us this week as Shopping Our Stash!

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  2. What a cute card! I love those flags. And I thought they were flags right away! hehe... men can make the most unappreciated comments about crafty stuff! Mine does. Thanks for joining us at SOS!

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  3. oh what fun ~simply stunning!!
    vanessa xx

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  4. Who cares if they're underpants OR flags?! I still think this rocks either way. :D Really fun and colorful and a great way to use up scrap paper, too. Yay you!

    Thanks for joining us this week at Shopping Our Stash!. :)

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  5. Fabby card! I too thought they were pants ha ha!!
    Thank you for playing along this month. Don't forget there's a blog hop on all month with some BiG candy at the end. You get 2 entries into the candy when you play the challenge too!!
    Good luck hugs x

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  6. Simple and gorgeous! Great use for tiny scraps!
    Thanks for joining us at SHopping Our Stash!
    Hugs, Alica ;)

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  7. Love this card - great string of flags! Thanks for playing with us at Cupcake this week x

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  8. Love that bunting Ann! Thanks for joining in our Blog Hop at Ellephantastic. Jill

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  9. A gorgeous card, I love the flags you have created. Thanks for joining us at CCC.

    Liza x

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  10. What a funny design! This is so cool.
    Thanks for joining our birthday challenge at 2 Sisters Challenge.
    ~darling Ho~2SC-DT

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  11. I call it going 'green', but your card is not only that, it's fun and pretty too!

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  12. beautiful card, love the bunting! Thanks for joining us for this months Ellephantastic challenge.
    hugs
    Michelle
    Elle DT
    x

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