Sunday, November 15, 2009

Daring Cardmakers Challenge

Morning folks....and it's time for another challenge card....yes I am managing to fit the occasional one in between other things.   The challenge this week over at Daring Cardmakers is from the lovely Paula......

SCRAPLINGS.....
well I've been a crafter for many years..but this was a new one on me and hey it just goes to show that you can teach an old dog new tricks..... 

"Scraplings are little narrow cards made from scrap cardstock. You know how when you make a card from a a piece of A4 or Letter sized cardstock you're left with an off-cut? Well that's the basis of a Scrapling. When folded in half, the Scrapling's card front will measure roughly 2 1/2" x 4 1/4" , though this depends of course on the size of card you were making in the first place....well now you know."




Stampin Up Kraft Paper
Scraps from MME...Merry Days of Christmas
Pink Petticoat...Little Fleurs Collection
Image: Hero Arts...Let it Snow
Buttons...ribbon...gems and thread from stash
Sentiments: Making Memories Tiny Alpha
Doodlebug Cardstock Stickers

I normally do keep the waste from white cardstock as I use it for stamping images and matting sentiments but hey this is a brand new use and I am loving these cute and dinky little cards.....how great would they look as tags on your christmas parcels and great for place settings at your Christmas table...just use alphas to add the names....and perfect for using up all those itty bitty scraps of paper that we all tend to hoard.....in fact made from scraps left on my desk after making this card.....

 
Catch up with you all tomorrow for some real exciting news...in fact next week is going to be a bumper bumper week of good news and lots of fun......Friday is a very special day...can't say any more about that  and make sure you join us next week on Penny Black Saturday for a very special challenge with oodles of fabulous prizes to be won....oops I may be in big trouble for letting the cat out of the bag.
Hugs Kath xxxxxxx

21 comments:

Lythan said...

Cute and dinky sums they up. These are wonderful! Love the other house card too and can't wait for your news

SueK said...

Fabby dabby dozy little dinky cards, oooh another thing to add to my list of things to try inspired by your fantastic designs.
Have a great day.
Sue

Unfading Spring said...

Love these Kath, and great use of your scraps, I have a box full, the house card is beautiful, in fact I was just thinking this morning that I have to make one as one of neighbours is moving soon.

Big Hugs Carol x

Caroljenks said...

Kath your cards are fab - and those Scraplings - WOW!!! I too keep all the 'off-cuts' for stamping on etc, but am so happy I now know of something else I can do with them - thanks for passing on :)

Carol x

Suzie Q said...

Hi kath,
i am a lover of kraft card and you have made these to die for dinky cards so cute, love your style
hugs
Suzie Qx

Neenie said...

Love this tiddly cards, Kath! Really love kraft, particularly at Xmas, it really works so well with red. Adore the new home card - it so cute and you may well have inspired me to make my boys' teachers cards with my scraplings. Fab!x :)

weewiccababe said...

oh these are so cute and what a fab idea - can think of loads of different uses for them now.
And am intrigued now - not that I need any excuse to visit you anyway lol
have a great Sunday quine
Debz
xxx

pinky said...

These are brilliant Kath, loving the dinky little letters with them too. Sorry about my pb card, the little doggy image is so small. I haven't many pbs as I find them a little big too expensive for a nice sized image so I tend to go for the clear packs. I did get a few better ones this weekend so hopefully you will see it better next week.
Pinky

Desire Fourie said...

Love this card and of course the cute scraplings ... definitely doing your bit to saving our planet.
Hugs
Desire

Dolly said...

Great scraplings Kath, so cute, love the white stamping on kraft. :)xx

Allison said...

oooh they are all so fabby
AllisonX

Kim Piggott said...

Oh wow these are so fantastic!
Love those colours!
hugs
kim x

Paula said...

loving your scraplings......Is it me but the word 'scraplings' here doesnt do your work justice! thank you so much for joining in on my first challenge x

Dragonlady said...

Hi Kath

What fabulous scraplings you have. Love the card you have used and the theme.

HUgs Ali x

Jo said...

Oh Kath, these are so cute, I love them. Hugs Jo x

Lynda said...

Hi Kath I love your New Home card and it's nice to see where the scraps came from to make those fabulous scraplings. Glad you joined in with Daring Cardmakers this week.

Love Lynda xxx

Cheryl said...

wow these are just brilliant so love the designs and papers just awesome love cheryl xxxxx

Mojo Hugs said...

Love your style.

Ellen said...

love them Kath I like your rounded corners

Rein said...

Lovely scraplings Kath!

~ Ali ~ said...

the house card is brill, very clever. Fab colour combo too.

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