Do you have “bits” left on your craft table that you don’t end up using on your projects? I do quite often. Then they get shoved in a drawer to sometimes never see the light of day again. I have just finished working on my swaps from Onstage and had some leftover “bits”. Instead of shoving them away I thought “use them straight away …” So I thought maybe this is a good thing to chat about for Wednesday’s WOW! #63 – Using those leftover bits.
It might be scraps of Designer Series Paper, or die-cut pieces you don’t end up using. Maybe it’s a sentiment or image that you changed your mind on. If they don’t get used, do you just throw them or put them away for later?? And like me never to be used again. 🙂
SO … why not use them straight away and make another project right there and then. You have all the products out, you have everything on hand. I know sometimes it’s a time thing but I decided today to use them straight away. Not to put them in the bottomless drawer.
So with that in mind. I created this card with leftovers on my table.
The Gingham Gala paper was left from another project, The butterflies and the Highland Heather narrow card strip was left over from my Onstage swaps. I just cut another piece of Highland Heather card with the Delicate Lace Edgelits. I won’t go in to details with the butterflies at the moment. I will tell you about them when I show you my swaps in the next week or 2.
I stamped the sentiment from Butterfly Gala on a scrap piece of white too and cut with the Rectangle Stitched Framelits. I added some loops of Silver Thread under the sentiment. I just noticed on the photo that there is only 2 Rhinestones on the card. I had put 3 on. It’s good to work in odd numbers on the elements. I must have dropped one off so I will have to fix that.
So the moral of the story is and the message for Wednesday’s WOW! #63 – use those scraps – straight away though. Otherwise they enter the drawer of no return never to see the light of day again. 🙂
Have fun creating,