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I have no interest in scrapbooking but I LOVE all the gorgeous new scrapbook paper. Anyone have ideas on what other kinds of crafty things can be made with them? Thanks!!
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One idea I love is mounting them on a box/canvas for wall art. cheap and the results were beautiful.

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I've also used them to cover wood letter to put up on the wall. You can use names or just words.

And, you could cut snowflakes out of them.
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Cut or rip and decoupage onto a plain white lamp shade.

Decoupage on old furniture (martha stewart had a nice spread in her mag a few years back)

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I use it to cover the thick wooden picture frames from craft stores.

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thanks that gives me some ideas
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I used it for dd's advent calendar--I cut sheets into 4 squares each and on the back of each one wrote and drew a picture of that day's treat. Then I rolled them all up, tied them with ribbon, labeled the outsides, and put them in a pretty jar. A little late for a new idea for this year, though!
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I use them for covers on hand sewn blank books
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We cut up toilet paper rolls and mod podged pretty scrapbook paper onto the inside and outside of them to make napkin rings for dd's gift to her grandparents.

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i used scrapbook paper for a bunting/garland.
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