I never throw away my crafting paper scraps. Call me a paper hoarder, but there are so many uses for them. Paper is expensive, so why would you throw a completely good strip of it away when it has so much potential as a future card? What kind of card can you make out of a bunch of paper scraps? Observe:
Now go run to your craft room's trash can and rescue all those pieces of "scrap" paper that might just become your next masterpiece.