Pieced Scrap Cards Are An Amazing Way To Use Up Those Paper Scraps

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Hi friends! Thanks for joining me in my happy place. Question — Who has a bin specifically designated for paper scraps? (I’m raising my hand high over here) Well, if you raised your hand too, you’re not alone. I cannot stand to see all my beautiful designer papers go to waste, so I hoard them in their own little (or big) bin. Below, I’ll show you how to make pieced scrap cards using some of my Stampin Up designer paper scraps to make beautiful and elegant cards. Take a look!

Pieced scrap cards are an amazing way to use up your paper scraps, so take a look and then make some yourself!

What’s A Pieced Scrap Card?

Making a pieced scrap card is a #simplestamping technique that uses scrap pieces of Designer Series Paper (DSP) or cardstock to make beautiful and fun cards. It allows you to use up scrap pieces of paper you may have laying around from other projects you’ve done. The pieced scrap card technique helps eliminate the waste of all your beautiful paper by making even more cards and projects from them.

How to Make Scrap Cards

Scrap cards are a pretty easy technique, that’s why they’re part of the #simplestamping movement which I am loving. There are many different ways you can make scrap cards, so let’s talk about one of them.

You’ll need narrow strips of cardstock or designer papers for this technique. You can find some strips or trim your scraps into narrow pieces.

Pieced scrap cards are an amazing way to use up your paper scraps, so take a look and then make some yourself!

Next, glue the strips onto a larger piece of paper. You can do this horizontally, vertically, or on a diagonal like I did below. Once the strips are attached, trim off the edges in line with the paper you attached them to.

Pieced scrap cards are an amazing way to use up your paper scraps, so take a look and then make some yourself!

Now you have one large fun piece covered in strips. You can cut this piece down into smaller pieces to attach to your projects. Here you can see how I cut down the large piece into smaller pieces.

Here is how I used them on some simple cards.

Pieced scrap cards are an amazing way to use up your paper scraps, so take a look and then make some yourself!

Pieced scrap cards are an amazing way to use up your paper scraps, so take a look and then make some yourself!

In the video below, you’ll see that I also used black and white strips for some scrap cards. Here are the cards I created from that sample in the video.

Pieced scrap cards are an amazing way to use up your paper scraps, so take a look and then make some yourself!

I’m loving these scrap cards!!! I need to make some more!

Check out my video below introducing this technique. I’ll show you how to glue the scraps down as well as different ways you can cut them to make fun patterns.

Scrap Card Video

Click on the video to watch me create the sampler piece for these fun scrap cards.

Materials

  • 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″ Card Base
  • Stamp Sets – I used, Happiest of Birthdays, Sweet Ice Cream and Ornate Thanks
  • Paper to adhere paper scraps to
  • Strips of DSP or Cardstock of your choice (I used True Love DSP and Ice Cream Corner DSP)
  • Adhesive – I used Multipurpose Glue

There are so many creative ways to use paper scraps, hopefully I got the wheels turning inside your mind to get creative with your scraps!

Pieced scrap cards are an amazing way to use up your paper scraps, so take a look and then make some yourself!

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