While surfing through the Operation Write Home blog hop I found this hop that is perfect for the cards that I make, the Less is Moore and they are having a “Less is More” challenge, featuring pastels, which are also my favorite–especially at this time of the year. So give them a look, they have lots of great cards in their contest.
Here is the card I am submitting. The flowers are from My Time Made Easy I love their stamps. I used the sentiment from Papertrey Ink’s Delightful Dalia stamp set and the paper and ink is from Stampin Up. The bow is from Michael’s.
Pretty in Pink Mother's Day
This is a really quick card to make using PaperTrey Ink lemon tart polka dot paper, matching card stock and ink. The design is from My Time Made Easy. I used the SU 5-petal punch to cut out the flower, and then used pop dots to place it on the card. I’ll probably make a few more of these in differnt colors.
Yellow Love You Card
Here are two cards I made using the stamps from My Time Made Easy. I love their stamps, and now I can cut out the flowers first using their cutter designs, then stamp them using different colors. It’s such a nice idea, and a great time saver.
Yellow Flourish Wish Big
I used Apricot Appeal from SU! and Spring Rain from Paper Trey to decorate these. And, of course, other than the sentiments, which are from SU!, the stamps are from My Time Made Easy. I just love these cards, and hope the heroes who send them love them just as much.
Here’s another one that I made using So Saffron from SU and Old Olive for the greeting. You will notice there is no bow on this one, but the flower is two layers, and popped up using pop dots.
So Saffron Birthday
Happy Birthday, America
Welcome to my blog. I have been making cards for OWH for around a year, and it’s been such a nice opportunity to give a little to those who give so much. I always enjoy reading all the notes from our heroes who express such great appreciation for our cards. If you would like to know more about Operation Write Home, please check them out. Operation Write Home
Just like last time, I made a really simple card. I try to keep them simple so I can make lots of them and get them sent out.
Here is another card that is the same as the Apricot and Green one I posted below, only this one is a different color. I tend to make the same cards, but just keep changing the color scheme. It requires less thinking–which is a good thing.
Aqua and Green Happy Birthday
This card was fun to make, after I figured out how to space the flowers somewhat evenly.
Apricot Flower Happy Birthday
I just can’t do one more purple and green card, so I’ll just call this periwinkle. Which it really is. I have several with this stamp set, “A Little Bit of Happiness,” and it’s a fun set to use. The only thing is you have to color in all the flowers. So you need to have a little time to just chill and color.
Periwinkle and Green Happy Birthday
Today I have a card done with the Pretty in Pink from SU! One of my favorite colors. I used the “A Little Bit of Happiness” stamp set from SU! This may be retired, since I bought it off the Internet.
Pretty in Pink Flowers
Today I have a card that is created from the SU! Simple Friendship stamp set. I stamp the flourish, then add a few flowers around the card, and add a bow. It takes a little longer to make because the flowers need to be cut out.
Blue and Green Love You Card
I used the Simple Friendship SU! stamp set and Old Olive cardstock and ink. For the blue cardstock I used Papertrey Ink Spring Rain and their ink to match. The ribbon is from Michaels. The “love you” sentiment is SU!s Short and Sweet set. This is a great set to own because the sentiments are perfect for small spaces.
For some reason, this has been the weekend for purple and green. So here’s another one with that same color scheme.
Purple and Green Thinking of You
I used the grass from the Honey Bees stamp set from Papertrey Ink and the flowers were all created using the Blossom punch from SU! and the One of a Kind stamp set. It makes punching out these flowers so easy. I used Lavender Lace, So Saffron and Pale Plum ink to stamp the flowers. I also used Old Olive ink and cardstock, and a ribbon from Michaels.
Later this week, I am going to post some other cards I made using the same stamps, but they look completely different using other color combinations. It’s such an easy card to make, but it turns out so gorgeous.