Does your family have made up words that only the insiders know? We do, and Gadribbles* is one.
Gadribbles is what's leftover after the main stuff is cut. Grandma Sager started it, I think -- maybe its genesis is older, but I know Grandma ("Elsie") said it particularly at Thanksgiving time.
When Grandma carved the turkey, we stood around the kitchen to watch and sneak a piece of the meat before it made it to the table. Lord help you (and watch out for your fingers!) if you snatched a piece of the neatly cut, presentation-worthy white meat.
But, all of the little pieces that only made it off the bone later at soup-making time, or dropped onto the cutting board while cutting, were fair game -- they were the gadribbles.
So what does this have to do with cardmaking? Gadribbles are what I call the paper off-cuts or scraps that might otherwise wind up in your trash can, unused, that you snatch up and turn into something worthy. Here's one such card:
*I find myself amused today. I Googled "gadribbles" and found most of the links right near the top would take you to my prior entries on this blog. I know I will have made it big if "Gadribbles" ever makes it to Wikipedia!
Your "leftover" card turned out FANTASTIC!!
Cute card! I love snowmen! Christina
I save those "leftovers" also, but I never had a name for them. (I feel an idea for a blog hop here . . . after Thanksgiving . . . Use Your Leftovers)
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