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Username Post: What do you do with those ugly things you HAD to have        (Topic#325226)
GwynnAsbury 
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02-03-13 12:48 PM - Post#4044850    

so last night while working on COW #4 I pulled out these die cut felt borders that were all the rage like 3 or 4 years ago......... And i was looking at them and am now no longer sure why on earth I had to have them, they're ugly! But I don't want to part with them as they were a fortune! So, what supplies do you have that you had to have in the moment and now think why on earth did I add that to my stash?

 
Kiwifarmer 
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02-03-13 01:50 PM - Post#4044882    
    In response to GwynnAsbury

Ha ha....I think we all have those in our stash .....

I have these incredibly different leaf die cuts that are actually photographs of leaves.......they just look wrong.

The felt borders I still use from time to time. I cut them in half, and layer them as part of a border, never on their own. I layer lots of stuff over the top so the felt sort of pops through a little here and there. Adds dimension and texture.

 
MindySue 
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02-03-13 02:13 PM - Post#4044886    
    In response to Kiwifarmer

I thought this a few weeks ago when I got an order from Sb.com - they threw in a flyer of very tempting new tools and such, and I realized I had most of them already - and yet, I never use them,,, I decided I am such a sucker for all things scrappy, and I am really going to be more selective about what I buy now - I use paper, adhesive and photos - and rarely ever use anything else....

 
kaleidoscope 
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02-03-13 02:16 PM - Post#4044888    
    In response to MindySue

I can't think of anything.

And btw - I don't have any of those felt borders. I've looked on occasion but always too cheap to buy them.

 
GwynnAsbury 
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02-03-13 02:27 PM - Post#4044896    
    In response to kaleidoscope

Part of me is tempted to congregate all my crafty purchase mistakes, take a photo of it, add the cation "see what happens when you have he gimmes?" And then print it in 8x10 to be carried with me at craft stores and purchasing online. ...... It's painful looking at unfortunate homely crafty supplies........

 
buttonscrapper 
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02-03-13 02:41 PM - Post#4044898    
    In response to GwynnAsbury

I'm pretty sure I have some of those felt borders that you speak of!! I bought a few of them, still have a couple left. I got to the point where I couldn't even pull the backing off without messing up the whole border so I just left it on and stapled them to the LO. LOL!

I think some of the other purchases I made were the QK 2 x 2 dies. A local gal did a QK club several years ago, and I bought some dies that I know I will never ever use!! Other than that, it has to be paper. For the "ugly paper" COW, I used some of the old Chatterbox papers. Had to have them, thought they were absolutely gorgeous papers! Now, when I dig them out, I wonder why I had to have them! I don't think they are "ugly", just not my style anymore. Then there were the K & Co papers/embellies. You can not believe how much I have from the past, and now I won't even look at it in the stores. I do still buy a few embellies from time to time. Then it's the BG papers. I still like them, but just not into them like I used to be.

 
Kiwifarmer 
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02-03-13 07:07 PM - Post#4044980    
    In response to buttonscrapper

Oh Virginia...I hear you....the K & Co stickers that were layered.....I have some of those...They need to be binned...so horrible.

 
RedSquirrel 
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02-04-13 02:46 AM - Post#4045108    
    In response to Kiwifarmer

OR rather than binning them, why don't we have a COW to use up ugly embellishments? They can be layered, painted, misted, mostly hidden with other things, but they have to be used. Tam? Whaddaya think?

 
kaleidoscope 
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02-04-13 06:47 AM - Post#4045170    
    In response to RedSquirrel

I don't think I have any ugly embellishments. If I do, they were probably RAK'd to me. (no, seriously, because I don't really buy embellishments. LOL)

 
kaleidoscope 
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02-04-13 06:48 AM - Post#4045172    
    In response to kaleidoscope

But sure, we can do that if you want to.

hmm.... stickers are embellishments. I'm sure I have some ugly ones of those. (again, probably RAK'd )

 
buttonscrapper 
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02-04-13 10:42 AM - Post#4045322    
    In response to kaleidoscope

I'll go for that challenge!! And Tam, stickers are stickers, whether they are layered or not!!

Usually I use those layered stickers in my mini albums, and not necessarily on LOs. K & Co have a lot that I don't believe go with any particular papers. And I've noticed that most are the same colors (turquoise and purple). Seriously, how often do you use those colors???

 
3 Little Ladies 
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02-05-13 08:32 AM - Post#4045570    
    In response to buttonscrapper

I don't have any of the felt borders, but I was going to suggest cutting them down and layering them with other embellishments.

 
boysmom 
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02-05-13 10:38 AM - Post#4045590    
    In response to 3 Little Ladies

I liked those felt borders, and I love my QK 2x2 dies because I can use the Squeeze instead of the bigger machine.

Of course, I have plenty of junk I don't use, a lot of it is ugly patterned paper or just paper that's not my style. I probably have lots of embellishments I don't use, but I keep them in drawers so I only see the ones that I use.

 
Mirth 
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02-05-13 11:22 AM - Post#4045598    
    In response to boysmom

I get a lot of UGLY piles gifted to me. My friends have learned that I will use almost anything... if not me then kids if not my kids then it go's to the school. Can I just say I am at the top of the happy list with the art teachers Yha brownie points for my kids hehe sneaky mom

Oh and can I just say I love getting everyone's cast offs. It is like Christmas all year.

 
RedSquirrel 
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02-05-13 11:26 AM - Post#4045600    
    In response to Mirth

LOL Me too! I love the challenge of using things I wouldn't otherwise have bothered with!

 
DeblynA 
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02-05-13 06:44 PM - Post#4045664    
    In response to RedSquirrel

For me it would be fibers - bought lots of it when they were popular, what was I thinking!! Not that they are ugly though, I just have a hard time using them. I also went a little overboard with flowers too, I have drawers full of flowers.

 
buttonscrapper 
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02-06-13 10:08 AM - Post#4045734    
    In response to DeblynA

Ohhh fibers!! Yep, got lots of them too!! I try to use them every now and then to bind mini albums, or tie a few onto the binder rings. What was I thinking, buying every color under the sun??

 
GwynnAsbury 
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02-06-13 11:14 AM - Post#4045738    
    In response to buttonscrapper

I have a ton of fibers too! But I've been using them up lately.... and you can't find them anywhere now.... just as they are on their way back into style....

 
scrappinmamma 
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02-06-13 03:55 PM - Post#4045824    
    In response to GwynnAsbury

I don't have the felt borders; but I do have tons of fibers.

And since I haven't really been to a scrapbooking only store; I don't know what's in or out. So my past, current and future LOs will probably have the uglies in them!

 
RedSquirrel 
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02-06-13 04:38 PM - Post#4045832    
    In response to scrappinmamma

LOL They will only be ugly if you think they're ugly. If they look ugly in the packet and cool on a LO then they're cool.

 
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