Pierced Star Card

Here’s a fast and easy card you can make for all sorts of occasions! I like it because it works not only for Christmas, but also for a man’s birthday card. For me, it’s very difficult to come up with men’s cards. I always like things fluffy & flowery 🙂 For some reason, guy’s don’t appreciate that so much 🙂

I used the Hot Off the Press Paper Piercing Template and also 3-D star brads, and added a simple greeting at the bottom. That’s it!

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Vintage Thankful Card

Well, this card might not be totally vintage with the fresh colors of the paper, but the lace, flowers and jewels remind me of vintag-y things 🙂

This card was so fast to make, it was crazy! Hope you get a chance to look during this busy Thanksgiving season :).

I used Ranger Distress Ink to color the lace in just a few seconds, that’s all the older I had time to make it look lol

Ornamental Iron Cricut Card

This is a card I made using Cricut’s Ornamental Iron 2 cartridge. You could use any type of circular die cut and still get the same feel. Think of maybe a scalloped circle or something similar. If you want holes for your ribbon, simply cut a wide slit on each side of the circle.

The bird is from Inkadinkado’s Mindscapes stamp collection. I also used my favorite embossing powder, Red Dragon. The bright sparkles just make me happy 🙂

Fall Colors Card

This is a fast and easy card that you can adapt to any fall holiday! Try adding a leaf, a turkey or whatever you want to the middle and it will work for Thanksgiving, Thanks, Birthday or about anything 🙂

I used a Cuttlebug Fleur-de-Lis embossing folder for the front, but you can use whatever you have, perhaps Tim Holtz Texture Fades. I matted the embossed paper on copper cardstock and added a copper ribbon. Seriously, maybe 5 minutes for this whole card start to finish!