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Thursday, 28 July 2011

Using Your Scraps

Hi all,

here to share a little corner bookmark I've made using up some of my scraps! We're all the same, have WAY too much stash, yet we just can't seem to part with all those little bits of leftovers from our projects! (eyes roll!!) Well, my lovely cyber buddy Deborah Lauder who is the owner and designer over at CRAFTY STASH has set a fab theme for this month's competition......use your scraps!

There are fab prizes up for grabs, and everyone who enters gets a free download for taking part! Yay!

As some of you will know, I am a huge fan of the corner bookmark (yes, it's true!) and they are the PERFECT way to use up your scraps but still make something adorable and useful. Here's mine...


Now, I will admit that the image is NOT a scrap, but was so adorable I had to use it.....but I PROMISE that everything else IS indeed from bits n pieces left over from my cardmaking.....and therefore made from SCRAPS.


The image is cut with a nestie and coloured with Promarkers. I inked the edges too.

The back of the bookmark....the join and ribbon are covered with matching DP.
And just to show you how to use the bookmark....

...simply slide it over the corner of the page you want to save.
You still have time (JUST!) to join in with the competition, it's open until midnight on July 31st.

I've given this one to my 6 year old daughter, who has just started her summer holidays from school, and is poorly, so I wanted to cheer her up a little.

I am going to be cheeky and enter a couple of other challenges too.....
Thanks for popping in, hope to see you soon!

12 comments:

Martha said...

adorable, thanks for joining us at Clear IT OUt

Anne-Marie said...

Ali, this is too cute! Love those bookmarks but haven't got around to makin' one yet....ha!
Do have two that were gifted to me though.....I LOVE the way you did this....sweeeet!

Tine said...

Hi Ali. Lovely bookmark. Thanks for joining us at I ♥ Promarkers.
Tine :)

Dawn said...

Love it Ali! I'm sure it fits with the othere challenges too!
Good luck!
Big Hugs
Dawn xx

sallysbitz said...

This is a fantastic book mark & I bet it cheered your daughter up. Hope you have lots of scrap paper coz I bet her friends will want one too Lol

hugs sally x
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Kreativmonster said...

Great idea and the bookmark is really pretty! Thanks for joining us at stamps&fun=CREATIVITY!

Catherine said...

Your bookmark is fantastic Ali ! Love the image, it's adorable ! Where did you get it from ? Hugs x

Imke said...

Super great bookmark ! Thanks for joining us at The Corrosive Challenge this week .

Pauline said...

This is adorable, Ali!

Bella´s Bastelecke said...

A gorgeous card! Love those colors you used. The paper is awesome!! And the image is so cute. …..
So happy that you have joined us at SFC……
Hugs
Bella

Nadell said...

Beautiful. Love the colors you have used. Thanks for joining us at SFC.

Hugs Nadell

Karen said...

Cute book mark, thanks for joining us at I ♥ proMarkers.
xx