Almost no scrap of patterned paper is too small to use on a card. Coordinating papers that come in 6 X 6 paper pads are ideal since their patterns are shrunk from their original 12 X 12 size. Using Distress Ink on the edges of each square softens the edges.
Papers: white cardstock (Georgia Pacific), patterned (Basic Grey Eva)
Inks: Distress Spun Sugar, Verafine Black
Accessories: CM Square Punch