Hello to Showing LOTS of Paper at Once! / H2H Flower Challenge

May 11, 2013

Hello to Showing LOTS of Paper at Once! / H2H Flower Challenge

What to do?!?!
I love all the new Dream Paper Pack papers – how can I use them all at once?

Here is a FUNN quick way to show off the works, plus have some handy dandy cards to SEND!
1. Order DREAM POP (oh shucks, you have to have a qualifying order of $35 to get this $10 bonus)
2. Cut strips of the B&T paper – mostly 1/2″ – 1″ wide by 12″ long.
Get a piece of 12″ x 12″ cardstock for a base – any color – it isn’t going to show *but it could if you want*
Glue Stick
Scissors ( perfect job to have the Non-stick Micro-Tip Scissors)

 3. Start at one of the corners and spread glue stick all over the area – only glue down about 3″ – 4″ at a time.
You can start with smaller scraps or trim off what you add.

4. FUNN bonus – you sometimes end with these little triangles you will trim off.
Instant accent pieces for you!

5. Trim edges – use the scraps again later on page – is this recycling?
Is “re-scrapping” a term? It is now.

6. Keep covering your base page. You can piece, overlap and whatever it takes. Just be sure to glue down whatever you add! Mucho importante.
7. Voile’ you have a lovely piece to work with.
At this point, I add some overlay pieces if an area looks bit monotonous such as zip strips.
Sometimes I give the glue time to dry – usually I don’t – probably should – oh well.
If you like to sew on projects – let the glue dry and sew away! It is a cute look.
8. Next cut the layered piece into eight 5 3/4″ x 2 3/4″ rectangles.
For card bases (one of my favorite sizes), cut a 12″ x 12″ sheets of cardstock (I used Daisy White) into four 6″x6″ squares (twice). Fold into a 3″x6″ card (FUNN SIZED!)
Stick the pretties on the plain base.
These cards fit into a small business envie – we all have them, don’t we?
Part Two:
Get your Cricut out and your CTMH Artiste Cartridge (order it if you don’t have it).
Cut a mess of “Hello” images out at 1 3/4″ page 65 or use the negative space.
Add the Hellos to your cards.
Then have FUNN embellishing – Washi Tape, ribbons, doodles, Just Bloom flowers, Sparkles, you go, girl!
FUNN Tipp: if you use white hello images – try not to use white or real light B*T paper so your hello will show better.
Need something faster?
Cut one piece of B&T paper – add some FUNN do-dahs and a quick Hello.
This Dream Pop Paper is adorable and it is only available this month!
Gitter ordered!
I could do this all day and never have two cards looks alike, but it is too pretty out.
Have FUNN!
Being able to add some quick pre-made Just Bloom paper flowers was just the touch these cards needed.
Need more flower ideas? Visit H2H Challenge blog – flower challenge!

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Such fun cards, Mary! Love the way you used the letters.

Carol Labuski

Oh how FUNN your cards are, Mary! Thanks so much for the instructions and for playing along with H2H this week!