If you are looking to make a very quick and simple card with very few materials, this is it!! I just love the Floral District Designer Series Paper. The most difficult part of making this card was deciding which two papers to use! I simply used a strip of each of the two papers I selected, used snail to adhere them, trimmed them to line up with the side of the card, stamped my image and added a little bling! Done. Less than 10 minutes! You can make several of these with different sentiments to have on hand when you need a card fast. I like to keep several in my desk at work. There always seems to be a reason to give a card to someone at work! I truly love the Loving Thoughts sentiment set. It’s not your ordinary holiday sentiment set. It’s uplifting and inspiring! Who wouldn’t want to receive a card that exclaims “Wonderful You”? That would certainly brighten my day!
Tips to making a quick and simple card:
- Stick with two papers from a coordinating set that have similar colors. An expert designed the papers to match and to be used together, why not trust their expertise?
- I didn’t stress over the width of the strips. I simply cut a strip of each paper that looked about the same width. Keep it simple and don’t overthink it!
- Match your ink color to one of the less dominant colors in your paper. I used gumball green because it matched the green in the middle strip.
- A little bling never hurt any card!
Stamp set: LovingThoughts Paper: white card stock, two pieces from DSP Floral District Ink: Gumball Green Accessories: Rhinestones, snail, paper snips, paper trimmer.
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