Happy Day - Playing with Scraps

Hello!
I was inspired by a very sweet and talented fellow card maker, Lisa, to use up some of my scraps, after seeing one of her adorable cards!

I just so happened to have the same bitty scraps sitting around and thought it would be fun to give them a whirl! So today's card is an eclectic mix of little odds-and-ends.  


To start this card, I used a lovely Prima stamp called Offset Dots to stamp the background in a soft shade of blue, French Ultramarine from Ranger Archival Ink.

On the side of the card, I added a wispy pink ribbon, with a Confetti Garland die-cut from Papertrey Ink.

To embelish the garland, I used buttons, heart stamps from Love Lives Here, and bitty confetti hearts from Neat and Tangled Little Bits dies.


I added a large focal point at the top of the card, by layering all the little bits and pieces I had scattered about my scrap bin. Some of the pieces feature vintage flowers and sweet images, while others are leftovers from previous stamped projects. 


Since I had so many of these little bits, I thought I'd use them all up to create a cascading look to the card. 


For the stamped pieces, I used colors of Spring Moss, Raspberry Fizz, Harvest Gold and Aqua Mist ink from PTI.

I scattered a few little stars and sequins about the card, and added a few mis-matched pieces together for a sweet sentiment.

It's always a pleasure cleaning out scap bin. Thanks, Lisa, for the inspiration :) And thank you all for visiting!

Ivana


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4 lovely comments:

  1. Completely wonderful! How fun : ) and such a happy mix of 'left overs' <3;
    which often make the sweetest things~ TFS & lots of hugs. karen o

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    1. Leftovers are quite fun, aren't they! Thanks for visiting dear friend :) I hope you are doing well! Lots of hugs right back atcha!

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  2. Thank you so much for the sweet shout out! Your card is absolutely delightful. I spy some October Afternoon scraps on your card too. This is extra sweet Ivana!

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    1. Lisa,thank you for inspiring me! I love the OA scraps just as much as you do and your sweet card inspired me to finally use up all the bits! :)

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