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Old 03-14-2018, 07:30 PM   #1  
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Default WT679 - Strip It (3/15/18)

Hello everyone and welcome to this week's WTUI Challenge! I have to confess that I have a serious problem...I have trouble throwing away those small strips of paper I end up with after trimming my card panels...especially the patterned paper strips. I have a whole file box filled with these strips. Can anyone relate? It's time to use some of those paper strips!

Your challenge today is to grab some of your paper strips and use them on your card. If you don't have a stash of paper strips, you can still participate...just cut some strips and use them. Let's "Strip It" and fill the gallery with cards created with paper strips.

Here are a couple tutorials that use paper strips:
Bargello Technique on Tutorial at Splitcoaststampers
Herringbone on Tutorial at Splitcoaststampers

Here is my card: WT679 Because He Lives by cathymac at Splitcoaststampers

Sabrina, Lisa, and Toni have more fabulous samples to inspire you...just check out the thumbnails below.

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Old 03-14-2018, 09:00 PM   #2  
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Great idea to use up scraps. Here’s mine:

WT679 Sweet Sorbet by snowmanqueen at Splitcoaststampers
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Fun challenge, Cathy, here is my card -

WT679 Strips & Daisies by sue28 at Splitcoaststampers
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I have lots and lots of strips from scrapbooking....great challenge...thank you. Happy day
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I love this challenge...actually it's no challenge for me as I do use my scraps. LOVE all your sample cards

WT679 Chick Family by peeps321 at Splitcoaststampers
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Cathy- my favorite Ways To Use It challenge I believe! I had bits and pieces of solids and some dotted papers collected- so I used those with some modge podge to adhere them to my cardstock (also used for my fabric strip background). Gave it some texture with a snowflake embossing folder, and finished with some reverse stencils. Here's WT679 Snowflake words by Crafty Julia at Splitcoaststampers
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a great way to use some of my left overs I've got a big stash of left overs...

here are 2 cards I made with strips from left overs


WT679 Tulips by snietje at Splitcoaststampers


WT679 Strips for Christmas by snietje at Splitcoaststampers
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Lots of rescued stuff on this card: liner from rolo candies, debris from die cut panels... WT679 rolo b-day by tessaduck at Splitcoaststampers
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I screwed up on a few stripes, but did not make them the same size ... it is different. Giggles! Cathy great challenge today!!

WT679 Blue Bird of Happiness by Precious Kitty at Splitcoaststampers
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Fun challenge, here's WT679 bensarmom. by bensarmom at Splitcoaststampers.
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I've done weaving with strips over the years but decided today to try something totally new for me so went for the Bargello technique - a little time consuming and a lot of gluing but I do like the results! Here's my card:


Bargello Beauty by bubblestx4 at Splitcoaststampers
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Fun challenge, Cathy and a great way to use up some jelly bean colored scraps. Here's my card, CT0318, WT679 Tweet Easter by Covington Crafter at Splitcoaststampers
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I wove an Easter basket with some 12" x 1" strips:WT679 Bunny Basket by sleepyinseattle at Splitcoaststampers
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Great challenge. I cannot even throw away the clean parts of pretty used napkins!

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I've been keeping strips for a while now, so this was a welcomed challenge so I could play with them again.
WT679 Dream in Strips by AnniePanda at Splitcoaststampers
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Great challenge!

Here are my cards--
WT679 friend card with variety of strips by stampmontana at Splitcoaststampers







WT679 Thanks with many purple patterns by stampmontana at Splitcoaststampers
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Here's my card: WT679 old fence by lacyquilter at Splitcoaststampers.
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Here's my card:

WT679 F4A421 Strip It the Cat vky by Vickie Y at Splitcoaststampers
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Hi Cathy, thanks for the fun challenge, I haven't done this for so long I forgot how...LOL! Well, I sort of faked it and fixed spots but oh well!!

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Creative idea, Cathy. Thank you!

Mine is simple for an extra busy week.


WT679 Last little bit by DCinkit at Splitcoaststampers


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Mahalo Ms Kathy for the wonderful challenge. Here is my entries..

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Mahalo again ... here is another ....

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Here is my card for this challenge:


Wonderful You by CraftyMerla at Splitcoaststampers

I used two strips of Chocolate Chip to border my DSP. Thanks for the fun challenge.
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Here is another card for this challenge:

Thank You Pearls 6x6#29 by CraftyMerla at Splitcoaststampers

Thanks for this wonderful challenge. What a great way to not waste anything!
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Here's another, still good inspiration when I need inspiration.
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Play a bit of challenge catch-up going back a few years!


Here is my card using a rainbow of paper strips for a background layer: Paint Your World a Happy Rainbow! by Chatterbox-1 at Splitcoaststampers
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