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Posted 3/13/2013 by akenyon in General Scrappin'
 

akenyon
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Posted: 3/13/2013 6:12:31 PM
Seriously 2 years in a row my mom has bought me chipboard. I think I have it all! Raw, Basic Grey, adhesive, no adhesive, themed, flowers and even coasters. I have a drawer full of it and would like to use it up. Thoughts? Are the Garden Girls up to the chipboard challenge or should I just let my cat start playing with it?


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LydiaInk
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Posted: 3/13/2013 6:15:29 PM
I have rather more than ONE drawer full! Mostly of raw chipboard. I'd love some fresh ideas to use it as well.


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tiffanyo
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Posted: 3/13/2013 7:12:23 PM
Yes please!

I know a lot of ways to alter it but it still never seems to end up on my page. I like other dimensional embellishments... I don't know. But seeing things in videos seems to help me get inspired.

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Posted: 3/13/2013 7:17:50 PM
Altering chipboard is too much work. I use mine when I'm low on dimensional adhesive.


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Posted: 3/13/2013 7:56:59 PM
I would also love more ideas and motivation for using up my chipboard. I have raw, white and colored - some shapes and some letters. I also have a ton of grungeboard I need to use up. I have more than one large cubbie filled with the stuff.


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Posted: 3/13/2013 8:39:04 PM
I've purged some of it, but I'm pretty sure I'll never ever use up all of my chipboard stash.


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susanlk
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Posted: 3/15/2013 7:53:50 AM
Yes, new/more ideas would be great. I have slowed down in using it. I really like spraying raw chipboard with glimmer mist and now, my new favorite, Heidi's Color Shine sprays.


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Posted: 3/15/2013 10:57:54 AM

Altering chipboard is too much work. I use mine when I'm low on dimensional adhesive.


This is so me! I have the same drawer full of raw chipboard that I never use, because I'm too lazy to alter it when I'm in the middle of a layout. Maybe if I sat down with my pile of chipboard and all of my paints, mists, stamps, washi and whatnot, and just played, sort of batch processed them and made them into ready-to-go embellies, I would actually use them.



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Posted: 3/15/2013 11:00:37 AM
Hey guys! I hear you on the chipboard!! lol

I thought I'd share two fun ways I recently used some.

Today's Seeing Double video I showed how to create a fun dimensional texture on a plain chipboard tag.
Seeing Double

Then on this two page layout I covered some plain chipboard with American Crafts Glitter tape. I also think washi would be a fun easy way to spice up your plain chipboard too!
Happy Happy-Star layout

Hope that helps a tiny bit!


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mamaof8
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Posted: 3/15/2013 1:01:50 PM
I just want some of it - need to get more. Chipboard became the rage while I was without a scrap room and I didn't buy any. I am SO behind!!
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