Hey all! Nicole here to share a few ways to use those card stock scraps you have lying around. After all I can’t be the only one who has a bit of a hoarding problem when it comes to my craft supplies 😉 I used the fun bright Pop Tones collection that is currently on sale right now to decorate this birthday gift set.
I started by cutting the bag from 12×12 Basis White Card Stock in 80# cover weight. It’s a great weight without being too heavy. Once the bag was cut out I cut another piece of white card stock that was slightly larger than the cut out in the bag.
Using Helmar Acid Free Glue I glued down the card stock scraps.
Then glued the panel behind the cut out in the gift bag.
I decided to make the flowers and script stand out a little more and took a Zig Millenium fine tipped marker in black and outlined the whole design.
I added trim along the top with strips of card stock and a wide wire ribbon for handles.
Once the little gift bag was finished I decided that a gift just isn’t a gift without a card. I used the same technique with hearts and attached these to my card base.
I finishing the card off with a printed pink label and some enamel dots.
Such a bright and colorful little set! I gave the birthday girl her present yesterday and she was thrilled.
Even better, that very small dent I put in my scraps of card stock. What do you make when your card stock scraps start to pile up?
Thanks for stopping by the blog today!
SVG files from Digiplayround.com: Scalloped gift bag by Jami Cripps, Happy Birthday card by Jennifer Wambach.
This is super darling, Nicole! I LOVE the fun patching you did with the cardstock! HUGS! 🙂 Mynn xx
These are darling. I pinned my favorite.