Cardmaking with paper scraps

Hello and thanks for stopping by to check out today’s new papercraft project. I have one and I’m guessing you have one as well. That fantastic drawer or box filled with scraps of paper left over from other projects that we can not discard. My bin is a small plastic container that I pull from daily. I go to the scraps before cutting a fresh piece of cardstock and always have a big smile when a scrap goes to a good use. Today’s project will showcase cardmaking with paper scraps.


Cardmaking with paper scraps

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Design Details

measurements for this project

Whisper White Thick cardstock card base:  4 1/4″ x 11″ fold in half
Whisper White cardstock layer: 4″ x 5 1/4″
Whisper White cardstock panel: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″
Whisper White Thick & Sahara Sand cardstock scraps

All products used are available in my Online Store


Turning scraps into a design


The inspiration for this project began with a partially stamped flower. The flower stamped in Sahara Sand from Better With You stamp set caught my eye and I built the design around just the one flower! All of the flowers are stamped with the “masking” technique, except for the fussy cut flower at the bottom right side of the card. To mask an image, start off by stamping it in the desired position, then add a paper “mask” on top of the image so that any other stamped images appear behind it.

Below is a video for a previous project that explains the masking technique.

Finding another scrap that coordinated, I used the Playful Pennants Framelits set to get the look of a rick-rack design. It was a rectangle to start with and after placing the pointy die in the middle of the scrap, it gave me two pieces to turn back to back and make the design,



Cardmaking with paper scraps card created by Jenny Hall at for #cardmaking #cardmaker #betterwithyou #playfulpennantsframelits #jennyhall #jennyhalldesign #jennystampsup #cascards #cleanandsimplecards #stampinkpaperchallenge #papercraft #crafts #artsandcrafts    Cardmaking with paper scraps card created by Jenny Hall at for #cardmaking #cardmaker #betterwithyou #playfulpennantsframelits #jennyhall #jennyhalldesign #jennystampsup #cascards #cleanandsimplecards #stampinkpaperchallenge #papercraft #crafts #artsandcrafts

Watch this video to learn the masking technique




Here is a list of supplies I used to make this card project. Links are here that you can click to get product info and purchase items, at no additional cost to you, as well. Thank you for your support with your purchase.


Cardmaking with paper scraps card created by Jenny Hall at for #cardmaking #cardmaker #betterwithyou #playfulpennantsframelits #jennyhall #jennyhalldesign #jennystampsup #cascards #cleanandsimplecards #stampinkpaperchallenge #papercraft #crafts #artsandcrafts


Having more ways to create a focal point on your project can make a project work for you. I hope you like this project and will come back to visit often! Thanks for stopping by today.

-Jenny Hall

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  1. Jenny, I so enjoy your videos and all the information you give in the videos. I aso enjoy your creativity and your special style.
    As a demo for SU, how would you suggest someone who is new to find customers??
    Thanks you so much!!
    Be blessed and trust in Him.

    • Hi, Denise! Thanks for stopping by. The best advice I can offer any crafter, Demo or not, is to be yourself and develop your own style. It took me a while to be comfortable sharing projects in the style that you see from me today. As a new Demo, I tried to make projects that would appeal to others and I wasn’t really in my own zone. The projects I made just for my own pleasure ended up getting much more attention. That changed the way I create for my clients and classes. Being comfortable with yourself and sharing what you know is your own style, will really go a long way in how the public perceives your work. Being the real you is the best you that can be shared 🙂

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