Monday, March 16, 2009

Two Fast and Easy Cards

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I played around a tiny bit with my new Big Shot and made a card for a new hostess who booked a workshop.  I used the Top Note die and the wonderful Parisian Breeze textured cardstock:

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You're probably getting sick of seeing this cardstock, but it is so pretty!  I cut a piece of cardstock 4 1/4" x 8" and scored it at 5 1/2".  Then I cut the Top Note and mounted it on top as shown, added the ribbon and button and a NEW sneak peak--a scalloped oval punch and coordinating set that will be in SU's Occasions Mini!  The set is called Oval All and it fits in the large oval punch perfectly.  I LOVE my Nesties, but it is nice to just pull out some punches and have matching shapes!  Then I took the "negative" piece from which I punched the Top Note and made this card:

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And yes, I went against my tradition and put on a big honkin' bow!!!  These cards were soooo easy!  I cannot wait to play some more!  I can't sleep at night thinking of all the stuff I could be doing!  Hopefully the Mojo Monday sketch will be posted soon, (although I already saw it on Mary Fish's blog here) and perhaps I'll have time to do that today also!

  • Stamps:  Dreams duJour, Oval All
  • Paper:  Shimmery White, Parisian Breeze, Baja Breeze
  • Ink:  Basic Brown, Creamy Caramel, Baja Breeze
  • Acc:  Taffeta Ribbon, Organdy Ribbon, Sissix & Top Note die, Dimensionals, Large Oval Punch, Oval Scallop Punch, Aquapainter, Dauber, Button Bouquet, Twine

16 comments:

  1. Two fabulous cards. I love how you used the negative from the Top Note. The bow is super, great addition.

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  2. These are fantastic! I am not tired of seeing that beautiful dp! They are both so pretty!

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  3. BOTH are just GORGEOUS, LeAnne!! Wow!

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  4. Wow I love both cards, they are gorgeous!

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  5. Oh, LeAnne, these are gorgeous!! I know you're going to love your new Big Shot! It's so much fun to play with, and creating and creating and creating. LOL!! Thanks for sharing your fun!!
    Kim

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  6. These cards are gorrrrjus - I'm really diggin this paper.

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  7. Gorgeous LeAnne! I love the paper...these turned out super!

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  8. These are gorgeous, LeAnne! I'm not sick of that paper yet either! I wanted to stop by and thank you for the nice comments you've left! They are so appreciated and warmed my heart! You are such a nice friend! I hope to play in the CTD again soon...I've just been really busy lately! Thanks again!

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  9. Ohhh I hope we get this yummy DS paper in our new catty on 1st April

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  10. Great cards! I like how simple they are, the designer paper is great too.

    The more I see this die, I think I need to get it :)

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  11. These are beautiful - and so clever to use your negative piece on a card! Love the fold on the first one!

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  12. Very pretty...love them both!I just love this paper too.

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