Sunday, May 16, 2010

Use those scraps: A Drunken Stampers Challenge

The Drunken Stampers challenge this week asked designers to dig out the scrap bin.

I have three of these: A bin for die cuts and pieces that I have made, but had no designated use for or didn't want to use after I'd made them; a bin for small bits and paper with weird holes; and, finally, the I Can Not Possibly Throw This Away bin.

This week's creation made use of all three bins.

There's the fiendish skull with fiery eyes. He's from a computer game box My Guy was going to throw away years ago. I cut the skull and surrounding "frame" and ran it through the Cuttlebug ... sandpaper here, sand paper there. Done.

The skull backer is a piece of scrap from a card I made only last week. The shiny on this backer is from Distressed Stickles that I squirted on and rubbed around.

A cemetery fence, from my made-it-and-didn't-use-it bin, was originally meant for the DS Mardi Gras challenge (alas, drunken party chick won out and cemetery scene went into the bin).

The sign is a bit of roof flashing I'd run through the Cuttlebug awhile back, just to see if it would emboss.

So, there you have it folks. A skull and cemetery themed birthday card. All made from stuff out of the scrap bins.

See you next Saturday! Prost!

7 comments:

  1. OH, COOL!!!!

    Way to put those scraps to good use, girlfriend! This is completely fabulous! The embossing on the skull looks amazing, and all the elements work perfectly together. I raise my Drunken Stampers martini glass to you, again!
    *hiccup*

    Hugs,
    L

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  2. Very cool card ! You have way better scraps then I do :-) Thanks for joining us on DS and know I will be around off and on all summer to play !

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  3. This is tooooooooooo cool! LOVE it ... and dontcha just do the dance of joy when you can use up your scraps?!? Me too!!

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  4. wonderful! Glad to know I'm not the only one who grabs stuff that hubby wants to throw away LOL! love the card:)

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  5. This is just sooooo cool! I love that skull it is just sooooo awesome!!! I hope you are feeling better soon too my dear! Thanks for playing along with us again this week! :D

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  6. OMGosh this is so very,very cool!

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  7. Awesome! Very cool card! I wish I would have got a cool card like this when I turned 40.

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