Kim here from Cardmaking Blonde sharing with you more cards I was able to make from March’s Flavor of the Month card kit. Today I am showing off the cards from the Bloom Wildly collection. I am going by the name of the paper pad collection because that is what I’m using even though I used stamps from the other collections in the kit as well. I had to jump onto scrappingforless.com and order more of this paper because I had such a hard time choosing which side to use because I love it all!
Another collection OBLITERATED! It was so much fun and I may have a bit of a hard time parting with these cards. It’s okay though I have more paper pads coming and I will be able to make more. As always I so appreciate you coming to read the blog. Please take care of each other and get your craft on!
With Christmas done, I have to admit I’m happy to start working on some other cards… and the adorable stamps in the Sending Love card kit are perfect for Valentine’s Day cards or even just to send some love to your family and friends this winter.
I used a mix of products from a couple of collections and also used the awesome stamps from the Banana Split subscription…. so many fun sentiments included this month!! I used the following copic markers to color the stamped images:
Banner ~ R00, R20
Envelope ~ R000, R00, R14, R20, R29
Bird ~ B0000, B00, YR21, YR24, R00, R20
I hope that you’ve enjoyed my sneak peek card! To ensure you get your hands on this adorable kit you can sign up for a Flavor of the Month subscription here —> December 2019 Sending Love card kit. Be sure to check back for the reveal of the gorgeous December 2019 Sending Love card kit tonight at midnight Eastern time. The design team is hopping with so much lovely inspiration… we hope you’ll come back to have a look!
Kim here from Cardmaking Blonde, it’s sneak peek week over at SFL and I am super excited to share the card I made from one of the collections in December’s Flavor of the Month card kit! The stamp set is called Puppy Hugs & Kisses and features adorable images of a puppy and some sweet sentiments.
Kim here sharing a couple of cards and a couple of different stamp sets that are perfect for sending love and telling those special folks in your life just how much they mean to you. A quick little story about me and my card making process. Well, I don’t know if it’s much of a process really, more of an admission. Ha ha! I am slow, I am slow at coloring, I am slow at deciding what I want to do, and then once I decide I’m slow at putting it together. Heaven help me if I am making a shaker card or an interactive card because then I am EVEN SLOWER!.
Over time I have accepted this about myself and am now okay with being slow. For me it’s not about the amount of cards I can put out but the act of making whatever it is I am working on at the time. It’s that zone of feeling completely content from coloring and card making that I am looking for and the joy of sending people something that will hopefully bring them joy and let them know I care.
That being said because I know how slow I can be there are few things I have learned to take advantage of. So here are some things I do to help myself with future cards and coloring etc. maybe they will help you too:
Stamp them all – if you are using a stamp set like the two I am using where they have a lot of different images I stamp them all out even if I only have plans for a few. You have the stamp set pulled out already and if you are using a stamp tool you’ve also got the space.
Color them all – of course this is only if time permits but even if it doesn’t you can always come back to them and color them when you do have time. I try to color all the images because often times I don’t have an idea in my head yet as to which characters on the stamp I want to use and this way they are ready to go when I decided I want to use them. The little guys that don’t get used I save in a plastic container for future use.
Cut them all out – whether you are fussy cutting or using a machine cut everything out pretty much for the same reason as listed above so that they are ready when you are.
I have found that these little things make it more likely that I will sit down and make a card even if things are hectic and I only have a few minutes to play. Then the times when I really have some free time I can pull out different stamp sets and have a stamping party! Hope these tips help you in your creative play and ultimately gives you more and more chances to do something fun and play with all these stamps that we find ourselves unable to live without! (You are not alone!)
Doodlebug Designs Friendly Forest 6x6 pad (yellow gingham)
Tree pattern paper, was a scrap so unfortunately I’m not sure who made it.
Mini Brads from Hobby Lobby
Note: Due to unfortunate shipping delays of products needed for the July kit beyond our control we are postponing our July Flavor of the Month blog hop and reveal until July 22nd. Thanks so much.
Thanks for visiting,
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Stacy Tiedemann I am a SAHM who loves paper crafting of all kind, especially card making. I live in Minnesota with my husband and daughter. [VISIT MY BLOG]