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Username Post: 101 Budget-Friendly Ideas        (Topic#1529941)
KellyCali
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What are some of your budget-friendly, frugal & or most creative ways in which you scrap?

Please list ideas, suggestions, sources & or examples, (if any & or as they apply!)

Thanks In Advance!



*101 Budget-Friendly Ideas*

1. Use more solids vs. patterned papers

2. Create your own unique paper (using inks, paints, mists, etc.)

3. Create your own bling.

4. Create your own flourishes.

5. Trace, print or color your own doodles.

6. Use $1 Store flowers.

7. Use cardboard as chipboard.

Trace pre-made chipboard onto cardstock, cereal boxes or plain chipboards, then cut it out with your Cutterbee scissors. It works great if you don't have enough alphas to make a title or specific styles that you only have 1 of and are thinking of re-using again. Next project would be to scan them and put them into GSD files so that you can resize them and cut them with your Cricut or Silhouette.

8. Recycle childrens board books as chipboard books.

9. Make your own gluedots. Use Aleene's Repositionable Glue. Just put a small dab on the leftover backing from stickers or labels (the non-stick part) and let them dry. Then, cover with another non-stick sheet. You can also reuse the roll when you are done. Works great!

10. Ink, paint, color your brads, buttons & bling.

11. Free wallpaper books from paint stores. The designs, especially the borders, are great to use for LOs.

12. 'Paint chip' sample/swatch cards from Lowe's & Home Depot.

13. Use screendoor material to ink, stencil or paint.

14. Use washers, grommets & door hinges from the hardware store/hardware dept.

15. Use bottlecaps & coke tabs.

16. Use old postcards, maps, postage stamps, medallions, keys & old coins.

17. Use seaglass, seashells, rocks, sand & sandpaper.

18. Buy pp in stacks when they are on sale. You get so much more paper in stacks for the price, especially when on sale!

Tip - Even one better, whenever purchasing paper stacks, try and enlist 1 or 2 other scrappers. That way, not only can you purchase even more stacks/by dividing them up evenly...but that way you also won't end up with so many doubles or triples!

19. Use office supplies, such as staples, bulldog clips, paperclips, etc.

20. Use hatpins or quilter's pins.

21. Use q-tips, cottonballs, makeup wedges, etc. as dabbers.

22. Use make-up brushes.

23. Use nail files for distressing.

24. Use the edge of your scissors for distressing.

25. Burn the edges of your paper.

26. Use birds, feathers, plastic leaves, vines & branches.

27. Use bubblewrap, tp rolls, plastic bottles, etc. for stamping & inking.

28. Use bleach on your LO's.

29. Use teabags to stain or dye paper.

30. Cut & reuse the ribbon from pretty giftbags.

31. Reuse old buttons, buckles, zippers, labels & patches from children's clothing.

32. Make handmade paper from scraps that would otherwise hit the trash. Just toss em' in a blender with a lil water, roll out onto cheese cloth, and let dry.

33. Use a hair straightener in place of a heat gun for embossing.

34. Use a rolling pin or paster maker in place of a Cuttlebug with the embossing folders.

35. Make your own patterned paper with plain cardstock and stamps.

36. Use your computer for digital stamping.

37. Buy a Cricut and SCAL and create your own embellishments.

38. Use the negative space on popdots.

39. Make your own flowers.

40. Stamp, embellish & or cut out your own shapes & letters!

41. Use puzzle pieces.

42. Use playing cards, bingo chips & game board pieces on your projects & LO's.

43. Use old jewelry, gems & brooches.

44. Use plaster's mesh tape as either a mask to paint on cardstock or lay strips on wax paper. Paint whatever color you like. Let dry. Then peel off wax paper and use on your LO. Looks really good on masculine and /or halloween Los.

45. Buy old children's books at a secondhand store...Some of the graphics are wonderful for vintage pages. Colorcopy on your home printer if you don't want to use the original. Found a 1967 nursery rhyme book today for a dollar!

46. Don't throw out that old encyclopedia (who needs it now with the Internet at your finger tips!) Punch scallop circles out of the printed pages. Stain with ink or teabags. Layer five with a brad in the center. Ruffle the layers in toward the center...They make gorgeous flowers!

47. Watch for clothing tags next time you are clothes shopping. There are some really great ones, especially on jeans!

48. Use parts from an old clock.

49. Make your alpha letters go further by combining the styles vs. sticking to 1 font!

50. Cut or turn numbers & letters upside-down & or sideways to replace missing characters.

51. Buy off season or last year's style...shop clearance! Always, always check the clearance aisles or dollar bins!!

52. When layering paper, cut out the center and use it for the mats, flowers, die cuts, etc.

If you only need a short piece of paper, cut it out of the middle of the 12x12 sheet and then you can still use what's left as a full page border for another lo. On the other side of that, if you just need a page border, cut out the middle and save it for another project.

53. Punch small flowers out of scraps that are too small to save, but still large enough for the punch and keep them for future projects.

54. After you've used your Cricut, take the negative part. Use it as a stencil and ink an image from it. Example, cut out a flower and use the flower negative space and sponge a pink flower, with a green stem and a yellow center (in the flower itself).

55. You can use the negative space on used letter stickers sheets. Cut around the border and stick it on cardstock or pp to match your page. You get double duty from one sheet of letters this way!

56. Use wood-grain contact paper.

57. Use pipecleaners.

58. Use yarn.

59. Use $1 store twine, drywall tape, potato sacks, onion netting, etc.

60. Use sheets of plastic canvas.

61. Use felt.

62. Use swatches of discount material.

63. Use embroidery thread.

64. Use old jars for storing embellies.

65. Shop church thrift stores/resale shops for old lace and fabrics.

66. Use hairbows & hairclips

67. Use small toys.

68. Use sheetmusic, CD inserts, guitar pics, guitar string, etc.

69. Most new clothing that has buttons come with extras. Save them for your LOs.

70. Trade leftovers/scraps with friends. Ask your fellow scrapbook friends to save their bits and pieces for you to use. Especially, those long 12" strips. Good for ones budget, and good for the Earth, too!

71. Go digital! It's all free!

72. Use what you have (cards, giftcards, ticket stubs, business cards, brochures, etc)...LO's don't have to be costly or fancy.

73. Use tea-bag folding & origami pieces.

74. Use quilled pieces.

75. Print your own rub-ons.

76. Make your own stickers.

77. Make your own transparencies.

78. Use Shrinky-Dinks.

79. Make your own masks & templates.

80. Trace, print, color & or cutout fonts, clipart & journaling blocks.

81. Make your own Glimmer Mists, paints, chalks & alcohol inks.

82. Dye your own flowers.

83. Use blank envelopes for extra photos or memorabilia.

84. Use bulk rhinestones sold in a bag, instead of expensive bling-- you just have to add adhesive.

85. Cut adhesive strips & photo tabs in half or even into fourths.

86. Use wire, pins & beads.

87. Use small baby booties, plastic diaperpins, plastic clothespins, etc.

88. Use small sewing pins, zippers, snaps, metal clothespins, measuring tape, etc.

89. Use wooden clothespins, craftsticks, chopsticks, & small, inexpensive wooden craft shapes & cutouts, etc.

90. Reapply glue to your Cricut mat for longer use.

91. Use ribbon remnants.

92. Use thinly-made $1 coasters.

93. Use scraps. Use for punch art, letters, lettering blocks, mats for small photos, collage, mosaics, paperdoll clothes & or diecut machines.

94. Recycle & alter fake credit cards. They can be used as tags, letter or journaling blocks.

95. Recycle & alter sampler CDs that come in the mail. Use for embellishments or ornaments, by altering w/patterned paper, paint, stamps, ribbon, etc.

96. Recycle & alter metal juice can lids.

97. Make your own ghost letters, frames & shapes.

98. Recycle, cut, copy or bind old greeting cards.

99. Make your own photo corners.

100. Alter, journal or stamp on old business cards.

101. Save on adhesive, by using stitching & staples!



(source: KellyCali & the wonderful & creative ladies from the sb.com General Scrapbooking Board!)


 
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1. Use more solids vs. patterned papers.


 
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2. Create your own unique paper (using inks, paints, mists, etc.)

Altered Paper

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3. Create your own bling.

Create your own bling flourishes




 
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4. Create your own flourishes.

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5. Trace, print or color your own doodles.
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6. Use $1 Store flowers.

$1 Store Flowers

More ico $1 Store Flowers

Flowers, Blooms & Petals


 
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7. Use cardboard as chipboard.

Custom chipboard


 
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8. Recycle childrens board books as chipboard books.

$1 Store board books


 
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9. Make your own gluedots. Use Aleene's Repositionable Glue. Just put a small dab on the leftover backing from stickers or labels (the non-stick part) and let them dry. Then, cover with another non-stick sheet. You can also reuse the roll when you are done. Works great!



 
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10. Ink, paint, color your brads, buttons & bling


 
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I got 50 free wallpaper books from a paint store. The designs, especially the borders, are great to use for LOs.


 
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I got 50 free wallpaper books from a paint store. The designs, especially the borders, are great to use for LOs.



That's Awesome & an especially great tip!

TFS!



 
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12. 'Paint chip' sample/swatch cards from Lowe's & Home Depot.
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13. Use screendoor material to ink, stencil or paint.


 
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14. Use washers, grommets & door hinges from the hardware store/hardware dept.

Grommets and eyelets are metal, plastic, or rubber rings that are inserted into a hole made through another material. They may be used to reinforce the hole, to shield something from the sharp edges of the hole, or both.

(Source: Wikipedia)



 
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15. Use bottlecaps & coke tabs.

Homemade ribbon buckles


 
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16. Use old postcards, maps, postage stamps, luggage tags, medallions, keys & old coins.

Junk?
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17. Use seaglass, seashells, sand & sandpaper.
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18. buy pp in stacks when they are on sale. you get so much more paper in stacks for the price, especially when on sale!


 
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18. buy pp in stacks when they are on sale. you get so much more paper in stacks for the price, especially when on sale!



Even one better (from personal experience), whenever purchasing stacks, try and enlist 1 or 2 other scrappers. That way, not only can you purchase even more stacks by dividing them up evenly...but that way you also won't end up with so many doubles or triples!



 
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19. Use office supplies, such as staples, jumprings, bulldog clips, paperclips, index cards, etc.

Beaded paperclips

Ribbon paperclips


 
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20. Use hatpins or quilter's pins.

Make your own hatpins


 
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21. Use q-tips, cottonballs, makeup wedges, etc. as dabbers.

Alternate sponge


 
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22. Use make-up brushes.


 
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23. Use nail files for distressing.

Sanderpaper block
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24. Use the edge of your scissors for distressing.
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25. Burn the edges of your paper.


 
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26. Use birds, feathers, plastic leaves, vines & branches.


 
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27. Use bubblewrap, tp rolls, plastic bottles, etc. for stamping & inking.


 
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28. Use bleach on your LO's.

Clorox Bleach Pen


 
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29. Use teabags to stain or dye paper.



 
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30. Cut & reuse the ribbon from pretty giftbags.



 
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31. Reuse old buttons, zippers, labels & patches from children's clothing.
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make handmade paper from all scraps that would otherwise hit the trash just toss em' in a blender with a lil water roll out onto cheese cloth and let dry.

use a hair straightener in place of a heat gun for embossing.

use a rolling pin or paster maker in place of a cuttle bug with the embossing folders.

make your own patterned paper with plain cardstock and stamps.

use your computer for digital stamping

buy and cricut and scal and create your own embellsihments.


 
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use the negative space on pop dots

make your own flowers



 
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Thanks Brandilynn!

Love the rolling pin one!



 
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40. Stamp, embellish & or cut out your own shapes & letters!

Stamped images

Foam Stamps


 
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41. Use puzzle pieces.

Tip - Flip pieces over & add paint, stamp, an alpha sticker, etc. and or use as title.


 
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42. Use playing cards, bingo chips & game board pieces on your projects & LO's.

Monopoly & Scrabble
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43. Use old jewelry, charms, gems & brooches.

Jewelry as an embellishment

Using jewelry as an embellishment


 
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use plasters's mesh tape as either a mask to paint on cardstock or lay strips on wax paper , paint whatever color you like , let dry then peel off wax paper and use on your LO. Looks really good on masculine and /or halloween Los.


 
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Buy old children's books at a second hand store...some of the graphics are wonderful for vintage pages. Color copy on your home printer if you don't want to use the original. I picked up a 1967 nursery rhyme book today for a dollar!


 
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Don't throw out that old encyclopedia { who needs it now with the Internet at your finger tips} I punch scallop circles out of the printed pages , stain with ink or teabags,layer five with a brad in the center, ruffle the layers in toward the center...they make gorgeous flowers! I'm addcited to them!


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Watch for clothing tags next time you are clothes shopping. I've got some really great ones lately, especially on jeans.


 
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Thanks Michelle!

I love all of those!!



 
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48. Use parts from an old clock.
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  • nfldmichelle Said:
Don't throw out that old encyclopedia { who needs it now with the Internet at your finger tips} I punch scallop circles out of the printed pages , stain with ink or teabags,layer five with a brad in the center, ruffle the layers in toward the center...they make gorgeous flowers! I'm addcited to them!



These are so nice, I am now hunting DH's books for something that will suite my needs. Let's hope its one he doesn't need. Although I just got rid of the perfect books a month ago. My old Accounting GAAP books (out of date) but I may have a copy of the tax act around here which would be perfect.


 
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49. Make your alpha letters go further by combining the styles vs. sticking to 1 font!


 
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50. Cut or turn numbers & letters upside-down to replace missing characters.

For example,

1 = l or I
2 = 5 or ?
3 = E, Mmm or Ww
4 = h
5 - 2 or ?
6 = 9
7 = l
8 = Oo
9 = 6

Aa = V, & or @
Bb = q
Cc = u
Dd = h or p
Ee = 3
Ff = j or L
Gg = C or y
Hh = I (X 2) or y
Ii = l, 1, . : or !
Jj = ? or .
Kk = Ll or Yy
Ll = I, 1 or 7
Mm = Ww or 3
Nn = Zz
Oo = 0, 8 or @
Pp = d
Qq = b
Rr = i
Ss = $
Tt = j
Uu = Cc or n
Vv = 5
Ww = Mm or 3
Xx = 10 or +
Yy = v
Zz = Nn


 
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Always, always, always check the clearance aisles or dollar bins !!


 
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If you only need a short piece of paper, cut it out of the middle of the 12x12 sheet and then you can still use what's left as a full page border for another lo. On the other side of that, if you just need a page border, cut out the middle and save it for another project.


 
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I punch small flowers out of scraps that are really too small to save, but still large enough for the punch and keep them for future projects.


 
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After I've used my cricut I've taken the negative part and used it as a stencil and inked an image from it. Example, I cut out a flower and used the flower negative space and sponged a pink flower, with a green stem and a yellow center (in the flower itself). I'll use that trick again and again because it turned out great!


 
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  • KellyCali Said:
50. Cut or turn numbers & letters upside-down to replace missing characters.

For example,

1 = l or I
2 = 5 or ?
3 = E, Mmm or Ww
4 = h
5 - 2 or ?
6 = 9
7 = l
8 = Oo
9 = 6

Aa = V, & or @
Bb = q
Cc = u
Dd = h or p
Ee = 3
Ff = j or L
Gg = C or y
Hh = I (X 2) or y
Ii = l, 1, . : or !
Jj = ? or .
Kk = Ll or Yy
Ll = I, 1 or 7
Mm = Ww or 3
Nn = Zz
Oo = 0, 8 or @
Pp = d
Qq = b
Rr = i
Ss = $
Tt = j
Uu = Cc or n
Vv = 5
Ww = Mm or 3
Xx = 10 or +
Yy = v
Zz = Nn




You can also use the negative space on used letter stickers sheets. Cut around the border and stick it on cs or pp to match your page. You get double duty from one sheet of letters this way:)


 
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How do you use a flat iron for heat embossing? That sounds extremely interesting.


 
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56. Use wood-grain contact paper.
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57. Use pipecleaners.


 
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58. Use yarn.


 
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59. Use $1 store twine, drywall tape, potato sacks, onion netting, etc.

instant Magic Mesh


 
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60. Use sheets of plastic canvas.


 
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61. Use felt.


 
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62. Use swatches of discount material.

Tip - You can get fabric swatchbooks from upholstery & furniture stores.

Fabric

Fabric for paper

Saving money on fabric


 
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63. use empty cereal boxes for chipboard


 
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64. use old jars for storing embellies


 
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65. Shop church thrift stores/resale shops for old lace and fabrics


 
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66. Use hairbows & hairclips.


 
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67. Use small toys.


 
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68. Use sheetmusic, CD inserts, guitar picks, etc.


 
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Most new clothing that has buttons come with extras. Save them for your LOs.


 
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I'm a cardmaker, and I have asked all my scrapbooker friends to save their bits and pieces for me to use, especially those long 12" strips. Good for my budget, and good for the Earth, too!


 
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  • ELynn on 03-06-10 11:12 AM
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go digital! it's all free

trade leftovers/scraps with friends

use what you have (coins, paper clicks, cards, gc, ticket stubs, business cards, brochures, ect...lo's don't have to be $$$ or fancy).

buy off season or last year's style
shop clearance!


 
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When I layer paper I cut out the center and use it for the mats, flowers, die cuts, etc.


 
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73. Use tea-bag folding & origami pieces.


 
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74. Use quilled pieces.

Quilling on a budget



 
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I trace pre-made chipboards onto CS or cereal boxes or plain chipboards, then I cut it out with my cbee scissors. It works great if i don't have enough alphas to make a title or specific styles that I have only 1 and thinking of re-using it again. Next project would be to scan them and put them into GSD files so that I can resize and cut them w/ my silhouette. I haven't done it yet...but I think it'll work


 
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75. Print your own rub-ons.

Handmade Rub-ons

Homemade Rub-ons

Custom Rub-Ons

How to make your own rub-ons

Make your own rub-ons



 
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76. Make your own stickers.

Use dimensional adhesive on top of old, unused alphabet/number stickers = instant epoxy sticker!

Make your own stickers

Make your own epoxy stickers

Handmade 3-D Embellishments


 
KellyCali
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77. Print your own transparencies.


 
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78. Use Shrinky-Dinks.

Shrinky Dinks add flair!


 
KellyCali
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79. Make your own masks & templates.

Making A Circle Template

Scallop Circle Template

Scallop Punch Edges

Quilter's Template
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80. Trace, print, color & or cutout fonts, clipart & journaling blocks.

Printable patterns


 
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81. Make your own Glimmer Mists, paints, chalks & alcohol inks.

Do-It-Yourself Alcohol Ink

Make Your Own Glimmer Mist

Do-It-Yourself Glimmer Mist

Free Chalk


 
KellyCali
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82. Dye your own flowers.

Painted flowers


 
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83. Use blank envelopes for extra photos or memorabilia.


 
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84. use the rhinestones in the bag instead of expensive bling-- you just have to add adhesive


 
KellyCali
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85. Cut adhesive strips & photo tabs in half or even into fourths.


 
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86. Use wire, pins & beads.
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87. Use small baby booties, plastic diaperpins, plastic clothespins, etc.


 
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88. Use small sewing pins, zippers, snaps, metal clothespins, measuring tape, etc.


 
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89. Use wooden clothespins, craftsticks, chopsticks, & small, inexpensive wooden craft shapes & cutouts, etc.


 
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Reapply glue to Cricut mat for longer use.


 
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91. Use ribbon remnants.


 
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mms


 
KellyCali
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92. Use thinly-made $1 coasters.

Cork shapes


 
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93. Use scraps. Use for punch art, letters, lettering blocks, mats for small photos, collage, mosaics, paperdoll clothes & or diecut machines.


 
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94. Recycle & alter fake credit cards. They can be used as tags, letter or journaling blocks.


 
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95. Recycle & alter sampler CDs that come in the mail.

Use for embellishments or ornaments, by altering with patterned paper, paint, stamps, ribbon, etc.


 
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96. Recycle & alter metal juice can lids.


 
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97. Make your own ghost letters, frames & shapes.


 
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