Christmas cards with leftover bits part 2

IMG_5501 (Medium)Another idea for those strips of leftover bits is to cut ( or punch) them into squares and layer them with foam pads ( I use three different thicknesses – .5 mm, 2 mm, and 3 mm) onto your card.add  a ribbon bow and button for a homespun feel and to add the the patchwork effect. The greeting on the right hand card was made with a scalloped collectable which had a message on it which I didn’t want to use ( sometimes those messages are more for scrapbooking than card making ) and layered another circle – this time from the paper pad – on top. Til tomorrow….

2 thoughts on “Christmas cards with leftover bits part 2

  1. Both posts contain great cards Helen and great ideas to use up left over bits of card. I have some of these papers so will probably steal some of your ideas!

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