Sunday, May 13, 2012

Using Up Some Scraps

I have been sorting through all of my stamping supplies and have discovered a heap of paper that I should use before I invest in more during the Paper Party Promotion this month. . . So here is the card that I came up with this afternoon whilst avoiding finishing my swaps.
I have a heap of Greenhouse Gala designer series papers and old card stock from three seasons ago so this card is made with Summer Sun (yellow) cardstock as well.  I have combined a few current products including the Pear Pizzazz card stock and Daffodil Delight Satin Ribbon.
I stamped the two little girls from The Nicest Things about ten months ago and coloured them at the time using Stampin' Write Markers - Pumpkin Pie, Summer Sun, Wild Wasabi, Pear Pizzazz, Crumb Cake, Real Rust and Riding Hood Red.  Punched the image out with the Big Shot today because there was an ink blotch on the bottom of the image from storing the project in the wrong place! Mounted it on Summer Sun.

The flowers were scraps that I have had in my flower box for ages too - Riding Hood Red and Pumpkin Pie card stock originally - Whisper White centres.  I used Crytal Effects to make them pop a little as I thought that the whole project was a little under-whelming.  The sentiment is from a current Hostess Set - Happiest Birthday Wishes.  I used the Decorative Label Punch and daubed the edges with Daffodial Delight.
Decorated the inside with flowers too - glossed the Riding Hood Red one with Crystal Effects.  I also mounted the whole card on Riding Hood Red (with a minimal border) and then on Pear Pizzazz to marry in the whole colour theme. . .

Until next time
Shanni xx


  1. Beautiful card and papers Shani. I swa this on MIM..Loz

  2. ahh, what a happy creation! Saw you on Make It Monday and had to check it out! I need to learn how to do these shiny flowers! They rock!
    Karen C

  3. saw this card on MIM and loved it xx

  4. I saw your card on Make It Monday those shiney flowers are stunning love Linda

  5. So lovely Shanni! The flowers are so pretty! Stamping Shanni

  6. So pretty, what a cute image, and love your flowers...

    Thanks for sharing with us at ‘Make it Monday’

    Luv CHRISSYxx

    Don’t forget. .if you leave a comment on another entrant, mention that you saw their card on ‘Make it Monday’ for a chance at second prize.. the more you comment on and mention MIM, the more chances at winning second prize.

  7. Shanni, Just popped in from Make it Monday. Great card, I love the colors and all the 3d flowers it adds alot of dimension to your card.
    :) Chris / CS Designs

  8. Hello. I saw this Beautiful card on MIM..Faye

  9. Hi Shanni

    Sweet card, nice use of older products. The combination of papers work really well, such a bright and cheery colour combo.

    The flowers do really pop with the Crystal effects and it looks nice the way you have carried the theme through to the inside of the card.

    Thank you for sharing with us at Make It Monday this week.

    Michelle :o)

  10. Beautiful! I love the colors and flowers.

    I’m stopping by from MIM. (I’m entry #97)


    **I am having a give-away on my blog. Feel free to stop by if you are interested.**

  11. Lovely bright colours and flower that sparkle glad i came over from MIM.
    Margaret M {my card is *80}

  12. Hi Shanni I saw your card on MIM and decided to have a closer look. I love the colours you have used and the image/flowers are beautiful. TFS

  13. This is adorable sweetie. I spotted you on MIM this time. I am no 123.


  14. I really like that DP! The colors coordinate so well together. Super idea on using Crystal Effects on just cardstock....will have to remember that one!

    I saw your card on MIM. Thanks, for sharing!

  15. Great card. I love using scraps :)

    Saw you on MiM.

    Susan x

  16. Nice combination of papers and a lovely match of insert inside..
    Thank you for joining us this week with your wonderful creation!

    Hugs Krafty Karen - DT for Make It Monday.

  17. Hi Shanni! Check out this MIM post!

    I sent you an email about it!

  18. Hi Shanni I saw your sweet card at No1 on MIM. Lovely colours and it's so good to use scraps isn't it. I am have a Jubilee Giveaway on my blog...swing on by if you would like to ;0)
    Jane x


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