What can I show you today?
You see, I've made a bunch of cards recently, but for once, they're for actual humans -- and while I don't really think my non-stamping friends and family spend time on my blog, I'll hold off on some cards just in case!
But I can show you this:
This was my attempt at trying to be shabby chic. I can't quite bring myself to create a card with a dozen layers, this version works for me. I ran the Pear Pizzaz layer through the Big Shot with the square lattice folder, then crumpled it up a bit and inked the edges. The birdie is from a new SU hostess set that matches their punches. Very handy! I like the kraft-colored satin ribbon and little tag, but I could do without the staples. Too sloppy for me. Oh well!
Speaking of hostess sets:
I stamped the hydrangea from Because I Care on woodgrain paper and did some very quick coloring with markers. The main layer is Basic Grey, and the trim is from my stash. Can't have too many crocheted trims!
A super-quick and simple card made with the Basic Grey leftovers. Two quick stamps - sentiment from Mega Mixed messages (pti), branchy bird from a Cavallini set I picked up at Anthropologie (though the link is to Amazon - easier to find!). A bit of tiny bling, and I called it a day.
Well, I called it a day awhile ago -- these cards have been sitting around for awhile, waiting for me to get un-lazy enough to take photos!
I (gasp) went into school today to start getting syllabi and such ready. School starts for us on the 26th. I mean, I love my job and all, but summer seems so endless in May.... Sigh.
On to craftier pursuits! Don't forget to vote (U.S. folks, anyway)!