Three ideas for using paper scraps on your layouts

by Erin Weed

Are you a keeper of scraps? If so, you're probably looking for ways to use even the smallest scraps on your scrapbook pages. One of the best ways to ensure you'll use your scraps in the future is to take a little time here and there to prepare your scraps for scrapping. Cut them into strips, punch small extras into shapes, cut larger blocks into squares, and store them in plain sight.

Sliding into Spring by Amy Heller, as seen on page 36 of the March/April 2011 issue of Creating Keepsakes magazine.

In this layout, Amy Heller used tiny strips of patterned paper to create these fun flowers. You can find her step by step instructions on creating these adorable flowers on the Crate Paper blog.


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