Here’s a quick quiz to see how Simple Patterns for Paper Crafting & Scrapbooking can help you keep your stash under control:
True or false: You buy patterned paper just because you love it.
True or false: You
hoard save your favorite paper and supplies for just the right project.
True or false: When you do use your paper, you trim it just so to avoid creating unnecessary scraps
True or false: In the event you generate a scrap, you save it–no matter how small it is
If you answered true to even one of these questions, you treat your stash like Fort Knox and NEED this special issue! From die-cut positives and negatives to masks that can be used as design elements, the ideas are endless.
How many times have you set aside a perfectly good die-cut shape or sentiment because it wasn’t part of the project you intended to make? Take a tip from Teri Anderson, who made the most of positive and negative die cut sentiments with this fun and graphic card set:Julie Campbell saved her speech bubble die cut from this Missing You card and created a funky gift tag with it:Extra die cuts can also be used as masks for inking or misting, and the misted die-cut can then be added to your project as an embellishment. Check out what Kim Watson did with a die-cut wood veneer sentiment, using it as both a misting mask and tinted title:
Whether your stash is overflowing with scraps you just can’t bear to throw away, or it continues to grow because you’re not quite sure what to make with that favorite collection, I know you’ll get dozens of ideas from this fantastic special issue.
Let me know in the comments if you’re a scrap saver or a scrap tosser, and I’ll send three random winners a copy of this special issue. Be sure to leave your comment by 5pm MDT on Monday, May 5.
Here’s hoping you’ll hop into your stash with the help of some Simple Patterns for Paper Crafting & Scrapbooking!