Friday, January 4, 2019

2361*** FANTASY - Using up scraps and collected goodies

 I have sorted out so many collected scraps and papers already, but it just seems that scraps have been secretly multiplying . I have stolen this term from Pearshapedcrafting Chris, thank you Chris now I know why they never run out!

But I will try to use some of the scraps and papers this month for Alison's theme of "GEOMETRIC SHAPES" over at 
ART JOURNAL JOURNEY as this is the perfect reason to use little goodies and precious finds of paper. 

On this page I just had fun with things from my big "hidden messy stuff basket waiting under the work desk for Susi " .


 This is all precious material safed during my last major cleaning up - including  inspiring little gifts from friends, like the little leaf die cut  I unfortunately do not even know who sent it to me. The pretty blue handmade paper is from Elizabeth!
Arty friends are just the best - aren't they?! 
What about using up some of your precious scraps for
Alison's theme of GEOMETRIC SHAPES at 
We would be thrilled to see you at AJJ! You know how much we appreciate your support and inspirational entries!



  1. haha, dieses virus der geheimen vervielfältigung hab ich hier auch;) und es tauchen sachen auf, da wusste ich gar nicht, dass ich die habe... ich kruschle gerade hier herum, in die gänge komm ich nicht. deine seite ist toll collagiert, so ein bisschen faden/stoff macht immer enorm was her, finde ich. mixed media eben. - hab ein schönes WE ♥

  2. Great page-I love it and the colors. that goes with quilters fabric scraps as well-they just continue to multiply lol
    Happy Friday Kathy

  3. What a lovely page! The stitched crosses look fantastic and i love the colors!
    Happy new year 2019,

  4. What a fabulous page I love how you created it with scraps, mine always seem to multiply too 😉. The colours and the way you incorporated the fabric with the beautiful stitching is stunning 😁. Thanks for the inspiration and wishing you a very happy weekend dear Susi! J 😊 x

  5. a beautiful page, I like the colors, a great idea to decorate a notebook !!! I'll keep in mind I like it!
    Happy year full of many opportunities for you, yours and all humanity! !
    affections for liyongo

    kisses! 😚

  6. I like the idea of using little bits together to form a larger work, and you created a beautiful piece! I'm going to start a little box for odds and ends I might can use as I try some to enter into a more creative mind-set. Thx! I love the stitching!

  7. Ein klasse Mixed Media Cover hast da kreiert liebe Susi.
    Liebe Grüße

  8. Oh Susi I am smiling that you have a box of multiplying bits and pieces as well, I think mine knows it is growing, as it overflows from the box.
    You have created a fabulous page and I love how you have added the stitches.
    Have a lovely weekend.
    Yvonne xx

  9. Stunning page, Susi. I love how you mixed paper and fabric scraps. You always inspire me, my friend. Hugs!!!

  10. Great page and love the stitching and wonderful selection of goodies...our scrap box/es overflow with lots of loving goodies to be

  11. I have to say it so clean under your work table. I have too many boxes of stuff under mine I guess. (smile). I love your page. Cleaning up pages are so much fun to make and to see what bits you can use that work together. Your page came out super and I love all your leftovers you used to make it. Hope you have a fantastic weekend and get to keep some of those scraps from reproducing more. That was a great quote from Chris, wasn't it? Hugs-Erika

  12. Hi Susi love your journal page very creative,well done my friend,hope you have a lovely day. Cheers Shez xx

  13. Wow, Susi, you don't want to see all the scraps I have accumulated. I even have my scraps sorted by color! You have a small collection compared to mine. I adore your scraps page and I truly admire the hand sewing. It adds a certain charm machine sewing misses and lacks. I love this page and was so delighted to see you took time out of your busy schedule to create this masterpiece using Alison's theme at Art Journal Journey. This is truly mesmerizing.

  14. What a creative and beautiful page - I did have a suspicion that my saved bits were multiplying... I love how you have interpreted the challenge Susi

  15. A perfect way to use your precious, saved scraps Susi! I love the stitched crosses and french knots on your beautiful page! It's a great entry for my challenge at AJJ!
    Alison xox

  16. A really terrific page with so many textures Susi.

    Have agreat day

    Love Chrissie xx

  17. You've made great use of those multiplying scraps Susi, A wonderful way to display them. How many pages could be created this way if we were to use up it all? I do not think there is enough time on earth to use up all mine as they really do multiple by the day.
    Your hidden scrap box under the desk is very tidy.
    Happy Saturday HUgs Tracey xx

  18. Oh love what you did with the scraps Susi, its totally delightful. I need a big sort out soon lol. X

  19. hallo susi,

    deine seite ist fabelhaft,schöne farben und toll gemacht mit den nähten und den stoff,das macht viel her.
    einen schönen sonntag.

    knuddels von jenny

  20. Just coming by on my weekly visit..
    I have to be honest, geometric shapes is not something I easily relate to, but I think the way you have incorporated scraps into the theme of your page here is really cool and very creative! And oh those basketz of stuff and scraps we all have hiding away somewhere.... I think that is something we all can realte to....

    Have a happy week Susi and have fun with your reorganisation! xxx

  21. A fabulous page Susi you've made great use of the scraps to create interest as well as texture to the page.
    I think we're all trying to use up the old stuff - even if it's just to make room for the new items that keep appearing!
    Hus, Avril xx

  22. Such gorgeous light, bright colours - so uplifting at the start of the year. I love those stitches, and I'm happy your scraps are multiplying... that means we'll get lots more lovely pages using them! Happy New Year!
    Alison x

  23. Eine sehr kreative und schöne Seite ist das liebe Susi,
    bin jedes Mal begeistert was man so alles machen kann, toll.
    Ganz liebe Grüße

  24. Happy scraps make beautiful pages, Susi!
    Hugs, Chris

  25. Hi very good blog
    Thank for sharing such a valuable information

  26. Hi Susi, I am not sure f my comment got lost then, so I'll go again. Happy New Year. good on you for using up some scraps -the cahllenge is to sort scraps so you can find what you need, isn't it/

  27. Great us of scraps. I really like the thread that you added, especially the use of sewing to attach that leaf.

  28. Love your page Susi, love the colors, you chose , the blue is so lovely, and love the sewing you did , the little knots so wonderful there on the white fabric. Truly wonderful fantasie , all over. I admire your creative drive and all the fantastic mix. Big hugs and Happy New Year to you , friend. xoxoxoxo

  29. Loving the geometric feel to that page, makes my eyes very happy!!!

  30. What a delightful page, Susi, and I love that your shapes are organic and not perfect. Very visually appealing and your signature. <3 xoxoxo

  31. I am only just getting around to a proper catch up so missed this altogether! I swear my scraps really do just appear!!! This is a fabulous page Susi - love the sewing too! Hugs, Chrisx


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