Last week I shared a project that I made to try to get myself out of my non-crafting funk, and it and the few other cards I made that day by building on the ideas of others really helped. A few days later, it was time to clean up and get ready to move onto other projects that I wanted to try out. In the cleaning up process, I just brushed the scraps that I’d made into my waste basket. Think slow motion as I watched some stamped images that I’d thought weren’t worth working with slipped into the trash. I snatched them up and decided they really did need to be used and not wasted.
Now that I look at those stamped pieces (the little hearts and the banner) I’m not sure why I thought at the time that they weren’t good enough for a card. My intention was to make a duplicate of the card I made last week. But then I remembered something else that I’d seen online (cannot remember where or when) where the new Whisper White 1/4″ Organza Ribbon was wrapped around a piece of colored cardstock to create a striped effect. There were some issues with where I placed my scrap of Bermuda Bay Cardstock that I used to set off the ribbon, so the placement of the hearts and banner is a bit different.
The point I’d like to make with this project is to think about keeping something that you’ve stamped but not completely liked, and look at it another day. You may end up like I did, with another card made in no time at all because I’d already done all the stamping!