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ziggyeor
03-02-2008, 07:25 PM
ok I think I remember this from the 'other' board years ago and someone I'm not naming posted this tip.

It involved scraps of paper of various small sizes that you couldn't do anything with really and they showed it running through a xyron and layering till they got a whole sheet. I know the end product they just showed deco squares.

Was this all there was through it? Just run your scraps through and layer and overlap? or was there something else that went with this?

Ziggy

mommaidwf
03-02-2008, 08:10 PM
It sounds to me like what you are saying is to take your scraps and "put them together" to make one whole page. It would be like a quilt. HHMMMMM.... that actually sounds kinda neat, lol.

ziggyeor
03-02-2008, 08:36 PM
yeah it was a bunch of different colors and a great use for those itty bitty scraps.

Ziggy

LoriS.
03-02-2008, 09:51 PM
I have seen this but if you want to do this less expensively use some white craft glue to paint your pieces and then stick them down. A lot cheaper than xron adhesive

midnightangel
03-02-2008, 10:09 PM
I remember that also Melissa, let me see if I can find it......

OK, got it... here is the website for it: http://www.scrapfriends.us/articles/deco_squares.html

I knew I remember it..... Hope it helps!!

Atty
03-02-2008, 10:20 PM
gee that looks like using paint squares...LOL

ziggyeor
03-02-2008, 10:27 PM
http://www.scrapfriends.us/articles/article_serendipity_squares.htm

I found it! It was on the site Tonya posted TY!

mommaidwf
03-02-2008, 10:47 PM
That wasn't what I was thinking at all, lol. It's really neat! I bookmarked the site. This is something I'd really like to try.

LoriS.
03-02-2008, 11:02 PM
yes this is very different from what I was thinking. the ones I was thinking of was is more like making a mosaic out of different size scraps

ziggyeor
03-02-2008, 11:47 PM
hmm Lori can you find a picture of what your talking about? That sounds cool too!

Yeah I don't know if I have enough scrappies to make these. I just had some endy bits from making my kits and I love the paper so much I don't want to throw it out! but it's to weird and small to do anything with.

Ziggy

jujuann
03-02-2008, 11:54 PM
I liked both techniques. I think I may one day try them.

ziggyeor
03-03-2008, 12:47 AM
I just started and then the idea said Week Challenge! Get camera! Took 2 pics and camera died :p

I used elmers like Lori suggested so I've got to wait to dry anyway :p

Ziggy

midnightangel
03-03-2008, 08:01 AM
Ziggy, your welcome!!

What Lori was talking about seems cool also... Now if I can just remember to try it, lol.

thecountryrose
03-03-2008, 08:38 AM
I've seen that technique, but haven't done it yet. May do it soon though :).