Posted by Katie smith / 5/14/2014 / 2 Comments / cards , scrapbooking
Stashbusters Anonymous Part 2
I'm splitting this up into 2 posts, so that the post isn't too long and photo heavy. Click here to see part 1.
Last month I won access to the class Stashbusters Anonymous from Megan at The Nerd Nest. The Stashbusters workshop is designed to help you dig into and use your plethora of scrapbook supplies. It’s also designed to be fun, to be flexible, and to stretch your creativity. I have a pretty good stash of supplies so I was excited to use up some of it, and Aly Dosdall was a great teacher!
Today I'm sharing with you my projects from weeks 3 and 4 of the class.
The first challenge of week 3 was to use up your letter sticker stash. You have no idea how many of those I have. I won huge stack of thickers a while back, I buy them at GASC and I've gotten some from friends, so I have quite a stash. But I use them a lot, so about half of them are mostly used up, yet I still keep them.
I didn't create a scrapbook page for this challenge, instead I made my Mother's Day gift inspired by it. :) I made this piece of art with names of some of the Texas state parks we've been to (My Mom's living room is travel themed). I used up a ton of letter stickers. I painted my canvas with crackle paint, stuck down my letters, painted over them and then peeled them back off. I love the finished piece!
Challenge 2 of week 2 was to use up some of your ribbon stash. I don't have a ton (not as many as my letter sticker stash!) but I do have some Amy Tangerine ribbons that I used on this card.
This challenge was one of my favorite- using up journaling tags. I have a good number of these. Instead of using them to actually journal on, I used them as a mat behind photo.
This layout I made for the Monochromatic challenge- Using shades of only one color. I tried. I really did.
I had a hard time sticking with only one color, so I also added creams and browns to my orange layout.
The last challenge was to use up any kits you had. I made this card using a Paper Bakery card kit I won. It's just a fun, cute thank you card. :)
So there you have it- I made 23 projects (layouts, cards, mini album pages, art) in 4 weeks and used up a good amount of my stash thanks to the class Stashbusters Anonymous and the fabulous teacher, Aly Dosdall! If you get a chance, I highly recommend taking this class in the future!
You can see my projects from weeks 1 and 2 here.