My gallery of residual-misted cards

It's no secret that I had to waste mists when I use them for projects so I always have some precut watercolour card bases handy to soak up those residual mists. Over the years, whenever I needed to make a quick card, I would run through my stack of residual misted cards and just pick one to "texturize" and make pretty. Here is my gallery of residual-misted cards....

What do you do if you are too lazy to find a temporary home for your scraps?

1. Try adding a banner to your card to evoke a happy feeling....:)

Card set
1 mask, 2 mists, 3 looks

2. Challenge yourself to use 1 mask, 2 mists and create 3 looks for a card set. *winks*

How do you organize your cards?

3. Treat the residual misted card like patterned paper and just add more!

A mixed media card with Maya Road embellishments

4. Pull a colour from your background to highlight through a focal embellishment.

Love always...a quick card

5. Add a diecut and some embellished chipboard letters.

The case for the "no sentiment" card

6.  Pile on the embellishments!

The five minute CAS card

7. Keep it simple with a stick sentiment and sequins.

The 5-minute Christmas card

8. Make it Christmassy. :)

This week's five minute card

9. Give it a bloom and a leaf.

Sail away on a carefree day

10. Pull out fun stuff from your scrap pile.

Hello beautiful

11. Doll it up with some pretty stuff.

A latte love card

12. Make it cute!

Going for monochromatic

13. Cover up parts you don't like with texture paste and a stencil.

I love the look of peekaboo lace

14. The peekaboo effect is always pretty.

My modus operandi for making cards

15. Bling on a card is always a good idea.

A card for Lynnda Hosni

16. Go with a pastel colour palette.

The quick party card

17. Add cute critters.

The real reason why I favour clean and simple cards

18. Have a little fun with your sentiment.

Do you have stacks of cards ready for all occasions?

19. Diecut your sentiment.

Happy birthday Sparkle Creations

20. Have a play with stamps and paper piecing.

There you have it....20 fun ideas for using residual mists on your cards. [They are all linked to their original posts if you want to see closeups.]


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Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

I ALWAYS love how you create your backgrounds from left over previous projects!! Just AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

~amy~ said...

These are all amazing!

Lisa said...

They are all absolutely stunning!! What a perfect way to use the left-over mist!! Artistic and fabulous!! Have a great day!! Big hugs :)

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Cindy deRosier said...

Great ideas, all of them!

Lynn said...

You must be a CARD-eeeeee-o-logist because you seem to be able to fix up the heart of any paper scrap and turn it into a thing of beauty. Keep it up doc!

Annette Allen said...

your use of color is always so awesome. All of these are amazing

Audrey Pettit said...

I always love your tips! And love that you don't waste an ounce of product! You are so creative!

Karon said...

Oh my goodness - loving all those cards and fabulous backgrounds ! TFS

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