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Altenew Sticky Essentials Blog Hop + Giveaway ($300 in Total Prizes!)


Hello and welcome too my stop on the Sticky Essentials Blog Hop, I'm LauraJane :) You can find the entire Altenew Adhesives Collection HERE. 

For my projects today I used the Double-sided Adhesive Sheets. However, any of the Ultra Sticky Double Sided Tapes would work with similar results.
Do you keep all those slim cut pieces of paper like I do? You can see my box of all those trimmed down edges, below, that were just to pretty to toss in the trash :) 

To start my project I sifted through the box looking for a color palette that worked well together and set the chosen ones aside. Was not surprised that I found many yellows and greens with a smattering of blues.

Next I took a full sheet, 8.25" x 11.75", of the Double-sided Adhesive Sheets and pulled back one corner of the top release paper then started to lay down the scrap strips on the sticky sheet at an angle, just for fun. 
Going for a Crazy Quilt look, I didn't pay attention to pattern on the individual strips but made sure the ends and sides butted up together smoothly and without any gaps. then trimmed anything that hung off the edge of the adhesive sheet. I continued this process until the sheet was covered entirely with paper strips. Then I cut the adhesive sheet in half on the long side. Leaving two manageable sizes to store and use on future projects.
TIP: Peel away a small area of the top release paper at a time. Otherwise, the sticky surface might get stuck to items not intended. ;) Ask me how I know! I think this UNTRA sticky could hold a house together.

Check out the results below. After a very pleasant time listening to music and piecing these together, I ended up with two full  8.25" x 11.75" sheets of scrumptious crazy quilt paper! My heart swoons over the randomness of the patterns. 

For the blue sheet I started working at a 90 degree angle for visual interest on the one half of the full sheet.

There was enough left over scrap pieces left over to make one A2 sized cardfront that I actually popped a sentiment onto for a completed card :) For a bit of added texture I ran it through the die cutting machine with the Dotted Swirls Debossing Cover Die. More Quilty goodness. 
What do you think, would you give this technique a try? How would you use the finished pieces? Let me know in the comment section.
Giveaway Prizes
$300 in total prizes! To celebrate this special blog hop, Altenew is giving away a $50 gift certificate to 2 lucky winners and a $25 gift certificate to 8 winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog and/or each designer’s blog post on the blog hop list below by 10/05/2022 for a chance to win. Altenew will draw 10 random winners from the comments left on each stop of this blog hop and announce the winners on the Altenew Winners Page on 10/06/2022.

Blog Hop Order

Altenew Card Blog

Virginia Lu

Helen Kalb

Lilith Eeckels

Teresa Litchfield

Laurie Willison

Bridget Casey

Tenia Nelson

Linda Westfall


Therese Calvird

Karen Brown

Sadia Ashraf <PREVIOUS

LauraJane < YOU are here

Erin Thompson <NEXT

Terri Koszler

Amy Hill

Nathalie DeSousa

Marieke Slaats

Disha Jain

Maryam PĂ©rez

Michelle Short

Berina Rajakumar

Teri Wilson

Reiko Tsuchida *

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Dee Earnshaw said...

wow - love how you created these amaZIng looking cards with just scraps - I have a ton of scraps that I am going to convert into cards now - thanks for the inspiration

Maureen Reiss said...

These are Amazing!!!! I have a HUGE drawer full of scraps!!!!

sharon g said...

What an amazing idea for using up scraps! GORGEOUS!!

MadeByMeghanK said...

I LOVE these decorative scraps! GREAT IDEA!

Jeanne Rice said...

Thanks for sharing your experience and tips & tricks working with adhesives. Beautiful cards.

donna mikasa said...

So cool and very inspiring, Laura Jane!

Cindy C. said...

These backgrounds look really vibrant!! Fun technique, and a great way to use up the pretty pattern paper leftovers.

Sandy said...

Gorgeous backgrounds! How clever.

Vicky said...

Your paper piecing skills are amazing! Gorgeous cards! Wow!

Kelsey Thomas said...

These are gorgeous! I love all of the patterned paper strips!

Liz O. said...

Great scrap stash buster idea Laura Jane! I love the adhesive sheets. Thanks for the inspiration!

Nandini said...

Great cards!

Carole McK said...

What a great way to use scraps! I will admit I usually throw away anything under a certain size. I may keep a scrap box in the future to try out this technique. I especially like the look you got by placing the strips at 90 degree angles.

Carol McCready said...

Such a fun way to use up scraps. Thank you for the inspiration.