Friday, March 28, 2014

4 Easy Steps to a Great Card

Making a great card is so easy.  
In fact, it's as easy as 
four (4) simple steps like on this card:
overstamp using the large flower detail 
2.  Stamp the base leaf set in Pear Pizzazz ink (#131180) and overstamp with the leaf detail 

Tip:  make the overstamp image a darker ink.
3.  Using a die cutting machine, 
cut an image out of the center of a 
piece of card stock the same size as the card.  
This will be your mask.  
Lay the mask over the card and 
over your stamped images to where you want it to be.  Sponge Sahara Sand ink (#126976) 
into the negative area created 
by the cut-out area of your mask.
stamp the "thanks" sentiment from the 
on a few of the cards. 

So easy, it's crazy!  
And it's a Clean and Simple card to boot!!  
Bonus for you!!
The CASe Challenge was used as a 
fabulous layout for this sweet card.
It's a fun layout that will yield oodles of ideas for cards, 
I'm sure!  I inked up these 10 cards in only 20 minutes - seriously!
Give this layout a try, and let me know what you create.

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  1. Can't pass up taking a peek at a pretty purple rose! Gorgeous, Julia!

    1. Thanks so much! Glad you saw they were purple (of course, the description in the blog post helps. My hubby thought they were gray-ish. LOL Silly man.

  2. Oh, these are so lovely! Wonderful take on the sketch!

    1. Thank you! Such an easy card to make. I just love this layout.

  3. Such a beautiful set of cards. Love the technique you used & thank you for sharing the process. Hugs Bev x

  4. A beautiful, CAS set of cards and a wonderful take on CTS#70! Love the pop of red!

    1. Thanks, Michelle. I'm so very glad you like the color scheme.


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