Using Scraps and Leftovers
I am not sure how you are, but I typicaly do not throw away my scraps. If I can stamp or punch on the smallest area I will save it and use later. After making several projects from my Flamingo Scraps July kit I had a ton of scraps and pieces leftover from both the Merry Christmas and Winter Fun paper collections to make a 12" x 12" page.
I used a 12" x 12" base page, layered with an inked top layer measuring 11" x 11". I adhered strips of inked papers measuring 1/2" to 1 1/2" wide using various lengths next to each other on an acute angle.
From there I layered many of the embellishments found in the Merry Christmas collection pack on the page.
I also used a corner punch to draw your eyes out to the edge of the page
and two mats for pictures.
Here is my finished page. I am really happy with how this finally turned out. At one point I had so many colors and patterns being used, I wasn't sure if I could avoid it being too busy.
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