Tuesday, December 21, 2010

9 Incredibly quick cards!


With time running out to get cards in the mail,  I had to make some super quick ones.  There's a few on my card-list that I don't mind sending minimalistic cards to, meaning I don't feel guilty.  I just want to send them something to let them know I'm thinking of them and since they don't know the extent to which I typically make cards, they have no expectations and these simple cards will be fine.






I printed off some of the great free vintage images from Magic Moonlight. and layered them on American Crafts cardstock (American Crafts is truly one of my favorite cardstocks).  I was thrilled to see that my Cosmo Cricket Mitten Weather papers went perfectly with the prints.  I love Cosmo Crickets mini decks.  Since I didn't do any additional embellishing and didn't stitch on them *gasp* I was able to make all four cards in a matter of minutes! I kept them a standard 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 size (a size I very seldom make) and they are ready to mail easily!

It took me a lot longer to take and edit the pictures and write this post than it did to make all four cards.  So are you thinking of a few people you might like to send a card to that you forgot or maybe you need some cards to include with a gift?  Hop over to Magic Moonlight - I noticed a lot of great new posts this week!  Adorable pictures! Print some images, cut some paper, glue together!  Done!

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9 comments:

  1. The vintage look is so classic. They will love them!

    Happy Holidays,
    Georgiana

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  2. They may have been expressly quick but they each have an elegant look to them.
    Kim xXx

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  3. I love the vintage look! Merry Christmas!

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  4. Cindy
    Simple but so elegant. I love them. Thanks for all your inspiration over the year.
    Looking forward to next year.
    Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you and yours.
    Myrna

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  5. These are very pretty.
    Merry Christmas.

    mmlmn@polarcomm.com

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  6. Well, geez, they may have been simple but they're still beautiful! Thanks for sharing the links...I'm gonna go check them out - I love most anything vintage. Hope you're feeling better!!

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  7. They are gorgeous cards! They don't look quickly made at all. Thanks for the link for those great images!!

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  8. These are beautiful, Cindy. I wish you and your family a blessed Merry Christmas.

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  9. Beautiful cards, Cindy! Thanks for the link to Magic Moonlight!
    Wishing you and your family a beautiful, Merry Christmas!

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Thanks so much for taking the time to let me know what you think! It means a lot!