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Friday, June 10, 2011

Using up the scraps project #8

Hello Crafters,
I have a neat one for you today. It uses up some of those strips again. It is another one of those techniques where it doesn't matter what colours/patterns you use, it always comes out looking super cool. It is called the bargello technique. Here is the link for the tutorial I used. There is a photo tutorial and a video demo at the bottom. I made two cards and then stepped a little outside the box and did a huge one that I can use for a scrapbook layout. I have not actually done the layout yet but the base looks cool! I will show that one to you when the layout is complete. Hopefully sometime soon...if you have seen my scrapbooking mojo in the last year please send it back...I will gladly send you my card making mojo, lol!
Tara

I would like to enter the above card into the following challenges
Quirky Crafts - Challenge 12 - Under the Sea
Scrappy Frogs Challenge - Birthday Card Challenge
Cup Cake Craft challenges - Challenge # 145 - Things with tails
I would like to enter the above card into the following challenges:
Craft your passion challenges  - Challenge #61 - Anything Goes
Tuesday throwdown - use an animal

12 comments:

Sherrie K. said...

Your cards are great! I just love the little fishy card :) Thanks for sharing and good luck in all the challenges!
Sherrie K
http://sherriescraps.blogspot.com

Love That Bug said...

Tara,
Such a great way to use your scraps, these cards are adorable.
Hugs
Stacy

Donna said...

Super sweet cards and just perfect for our 'things with tails' challenge this week...thanks for joining in the fun with us at Cupcake :) Donna x

Poppit said...

Cute cards! That technique is pretty cool too! Thanks for joining us for this week's Cupcake Challenge. x

JustYolie said...

Adorable cards! I need check out this technique, thanks for sharing the link.

Georgiana said...

I gotta' try this one now! How do you find all these sites?

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

Super cute! You must really be making a dent in your scrap pile! Good for you!

Spyder said...

Love your cards, your fish is so cute! Thank you for playing along with Quirky Craft's Under The Sea Challenge. Don't forget to come back next Friday/Saturday to vote for your favourite!
((Lyn))

Kimberly said...

Oh my i just love these cards...i'm partial to fish for some reason. My room has a mural of orca whales that i painted as is surrounded with tropical fish on every wall and surface, i don't know how my hubby can stand it but i love it...now for something serious.....i need you to use up my scraps...i went to a crop last night and tried one of your designs and i have to tell you i had issues:):) i think i need paper packs that have matching paper, i'm trying to use up some costco paper before i add more to my stash, cause i have way too much. Anyway love your cards for sure, talk way soon.....www.justwordz.ca

Deedee Anderson said...

What an incredibly fun way to use your scraps. Thanks for sharing the tip and link. Both cards are just SO cute! Thanks for sharing this with us at Tuesday Throwdown! :-)

Samantha J Designs (Wife2TJ) said...

Adorable cards!!! :-)

Caro said...

What a fun effect! Thank you so much for joining us at Quirky Crafts this week.