Sunday, February 8, 2015

Remnants of 3 A.M.

I rarely have what you might call an epiphany - that ding-ding-ding I have a great idea moment! For some unknown reason, in the middle of the night, I was thinking about all the 3.25" x 11" card stock strips I end up with when making square cards. Then I remembered the nearly 500 "coin envelopes" I have sitting around (a transfer of crap item from a friend).

So with a wee bit of additional trimming I now have a source for cards that will facilitate the whittling down of my monumental stack of small envelopes! Sweet! I love it when an insomniac plan comes together! So watch for a series of  'remnant' cards!




Friendship Love
~Cream colored card stock, edges smudge, background stamped with Hero Arts Soft Leaf
~Three silver sequins
~Red punched hearts
~Pink card stock flourish die cuts
~Wink of Stella accents
~Dollar bin sentiment stamped using VersaFine (BEST stamp pad EVER for sentiments)
~Strip of ribbon
Challenges | Inspirations
Just Us Girls - word week: love
Amusing - Valentine
Come and Get It - love is in the air
Digi Designs - include heart
Sweet Stampin' - add a heart
{PIN|spirational - photo

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Here's to using remnants, culling an inventory of 490 coin envelopes, and 3 AM epiphanies!

Nancy in Iowa


10 comments:

  1. That's a ton of those envelopes! Glad you found a good use for them. Actually, it's an excellent use. This is so pretty. Love the flourish and those fantastic sequins!! Love it.
    Lynn

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  2. Woo Hoo! 3 am epiphanies are the best, aren't they?!! Maybe? Sometimes? Oh well, it was a brilliant idea and look at this gorgeous card that came of it! Thanks for joining us at Just Us Girls!

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  3. Great idea for those scraps of paper and the envelopes! Your card is lovely too! Thanks for playing with Just Us Girls!

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  4. Super sweet card.
    Thanks for playing along at Sweet Stampin' this week.
    Good luck.
    Debs xx

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  5. Definitely a late night epiphany worth remembering! Cute card!
    Thanks for joining us this week at Just Us Girls and Happy Valentine's Day!

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  6. Great card.

    Thanks for sharing at Sweet Stampin'.

    Susan

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  7. This is really lovely. Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week. Sammy-x

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  8. Gorgeous Card! Love your design! Thank you for sharing at Come and Get It! Hugs Julie DT xox

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  9. Wow! Cute!!! Thanks so much for participating in our {PIN}SPIRATIONAL challenge!! Hope to see you again for our next challenge!!
    ~DEANNE~
    A Little Bit O' Paper

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