Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Easy Card Recipe

I wasn't feeling too hot Monday and I needed something really simple to make me feel accomplished but without any stress.  I worked up this very easy card.  It is inspired by the Grid Challenge at  I think you could CASE this easily with a lot of different stamps - especially those small stamps that are sometimes hard to use.


Tool:  1" circle punch
Paper:  4 Designer papers in small tone-on-tone patterns.
2 solid cardstocks
4 small stamps and 1 greeting stamp

Cut the DSP into 8 - 1 1/4" squares.  I used 2 squares of each color.
Stamp images in white cardstock and punch.
Stamp greeting
Arrange squares on a piece of solid cardstock - 5 1/2" wide by 2 5/8" high.
Add circles with foam squares
Assemble adding twine.

I did a few of these for my OWH box and they lifted my spirits.  Creative pursuits always do that.

Thanks for visiting today!

Ingredients:  Stamps:  Season of Friendship by Stampin' Up!
DSP:  Sweet Pea by SU!
Cardstock: Choc Chip and Baja Breeze
Twine:  Martha Stewart


  1. This is a great card, Lisa! I love the mix of papers and the way you used your twine!

  2. Love your color combo and the great way to use smaller stamps so they make an impact!

  3. Your card is very pretty.
    sometimes you just need to create something quick in order to get motivated.
    Love the circles you added.

  4. That is my kind of card Lisa. Colorful but easy to make and the possibilities are endless. Really nice card.

  5. This is adorable. And, you're right. The possibilities with those little images we all have is endless!


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