I Collect Scraps of Paper

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    With The Intent

    to use them sometime. I don't like wasting paper. I have a stack of scraps now, though, that sits waiting to be put to good use. I don't need them often enough.
    deleted deleted
    Jan 9, 2011

    Paper And Possible Uses

    I really am not sure when i started doing this, all i know is that i got plenty of scraps laying around. i will find a piece of paper that is a pretty color, or a unique texture and think "what can i use this for?" and take it home and keep it. i always intend to put it to use...
    SummerDragonfly SummerDragonfly
    18-21, F
    Sep 8, 2011

    Just Ends Up Clutter

    I'm like lostbird.  I rip pages out of magazines because I found whatever was said interesting or useful.  I then put them into a file folder.  I now have about a dozen file folders.  I even went so far once to organize some of them.  One for recipes, one...
    darlene darlene
    41-45, F
    11 Responses Jan 14, 2008

    I Have For a Long Time.

    I do get quite excited by all the different colours, patterns, pictures etc, that I find it hard to part with a magazine, without first ripping out a page or two.The same goes for greetings cards. My filing system for all this is sadly lacking, however and they can end up being...
    lostbird lostbird
    51-55, F
    3 Responses Jan 11, 2008

    I Love Paper!

    I can't help it and I can't even really explain it.  I just love all things paper.  My friends save their old magazines for me and I cut them to shreds and then put them back together, into all sorts of collage.   I have boxes and tubs and bags full of old...
    hippieheart hippieheart
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Nov 6, 2007
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