Clean & Simple Cards

A List of Must Haves on Special

Posted by on Jul 21, 2015

A List of Must Haves on Special

My heart skipped a beat when I saw this list of things on the enhanced Stampin’ Up! specials that they call the Weekly Deal.

I’ve got a card in my head right now that we could make with that set of Stars Framelits that are available while supplies last for 25% off.

And here’s a card we did with the Little Numbers Thinlets that is easy to recreate. In fact, just scroll down below the specials and I’ll share the video with you.

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Is Someone Sick?

Posted by on Jul 18, 2015

Is Someone Sick?

Do you know anyone who’s not feeling well? We both know that a handmade card will make them feel instantly better.

OK. Almost instantly.

It’s the next best thing to having a dog sit on their lap. You know, we don’t do enough Get Well cards, so today we’re going to feature one in Melon Mambo, Basic Black & Crumb Cake.

We’ve got a long distance family member who could use a bright and cheery get well card after a few days laid up in the hospital.

Do you think this one will do the trick?

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Leftover Vintage Squared

Posted by on Jul 16, 2015

Leftover Vintage Squared

Have you made anything fun with leftovers lately? I’m not talking aobut food. I’m talking about the leftover supplies you have from making a card or other paper crafting project.

Those of you who have been around me at all know I like to sneak a little chew in every now and then.

Not tobacco! I sometimes like to she a little piece of cardstock between my teeth & my cheek.

I was helping Ann clean up after the Yuba City Stamp Club was over here the other night. I found a piece of cardstock that was a pretty nice size and just too pretty to chew.

And this is what we made with it!

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The Little Square Card That Could Video

Posted by on Jul 13, 2015

The Little Square Card That Could Video

We shared this fun little versatile card a few days ago and oh, wow! You loved it as much as we did!

So we made this little quick video to go along with it.

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I Was Framed!

Posted by on Jul 12, 2015

I Was Framed!

I was going to call this “Which Do You Prefer”, but framing is what this post is all about.

I loved the original version of this card (that you can see in this post), but Ann & I agreed that it needed just a little bit more. (I love when she listens to my barks.) So this is what we did with it.

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Look Mom! It’s an Ice Cream Card!

Posted by on Jul 9, 2015

Look Mom!  It’s an Ice Cream Card!

It’s hot outside and we’re all scraming for ice cream around here. How about you?

What’s your favorite? Chocolate? Strawberry? French Vanilla? Ann loves Rocky Road, partially for nostalgic reasons.

So come on ! We love to read your comments so let us know what your favorite is by leaving a comment below. Can you guess what my favorite is?

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Humorous Handmade Cards

Posted by on Jul 6, 2015

Humorous Handmade Cards

Do you like humorous handmade cards? Do you like something that will give a belly laugh? I do you want to inspire a little chuckle?

Today’s card might bring about a little chuckle, but it was purely unintended.

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Happy Birthday, America!

Posted by on Jul 4, 2015

Happy Birthday, America!

Yes, Happy Birthday, America! I can’t believe you’re 239! You don’t look a day over 235!

And that’s why we’re doing a youthful card today that I’m calling a Graffiti Birthday Card.

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Build a Birthday Card Off Center

Posted by on Jul 3, 2015

Build a Birthday Card Off Center

When’s the last time that you got to build a birthday card? Did you do it at the last minute? Or did you plan ahead?

Inquiring dogs want to know!

Because last night our power went off – BEFORE we made this card!

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Is It Too Early for Christmas in July?

Posted by on Jun 27, 2015

Is It Too Early for Christmas in July?

I know that we’re in June, but do you think I can start barking about Christmas in July? That’s when we start with our Christmas card classes.

You don’t want this year to start off being behind again!

And I’m already celebrating by hauling out my newest Christmas Card stamp set, Lots of Joy.

It’s new in this year’s catalog so we broke that rubber out of the box and …

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