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Friday, November 5, 2010

Need a Quickie?

Hi ya friends!
Hope you're all well. I want to start by apologizing for my absence from my blog and especially for not visiting my blog friends out there lately :( It's been crazy busy on the homefront which has left me with little time to craft & visit with you :( Trust me it's totally bummed me out. But because my job fully funds my habit, I'm afraid I have to put it high on the priority list. Then, my boys have had sports & projects of their own that I needed to help them with. Emphasis on the "I" cuz my hubby has allergies---> apparently to school projects... grrr :{
Well, I'm here to share one quick project. Actually it's a prototype of sorts. My friend is participating in a craft fair & she asked me if I could create a quick & easy (& cheap) card set to sell. So I limited myself to 30 minutes & this is what I created:
 It's a set of 4 cards & a matching card box (A2-standard card size)

Here's the box:
Here are the cards inside:

 And the individual cards:
I kept it very simple by letting the beautiful Mimosa paper do all the work. What makes this quick & easy is that there's no stamping or coloring- just cutting & adhering. I wrapped some ribbon I had from my stash & punched out some butterflies. I sprayed them with Tattered Angels Glimmer mist to coordinate with the colors of the paper. Done!

I don't know if she's going to use it or how much she will charge, but it's good to know I can complete something in 30 minutes or less. Cuz it sure isn't a Rachael Ray 30 minute meal! Hee! Hee!  You can find all the goodies for this project at YMH Store---> HERE.
And the tut for the card box ---> Here.
I'm off for now.
Thanks for peeking!

5 comments:

  1. Beautiful "Quickie".
    You are right, the paper works for itself.

    Great job.

    Hugs,
    Gaby

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  2. Gorgeous as always. Even your quickie projects looks like a million bucks (wonder how much your friend made off of them?) Hope your life calms down to normal levels for you soon.

    Hugs

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  3. Such pretty colors. Amazing that you completed it in 30 minutes! Way to go. I'm with you on the Rachel Ray recipes, last time I made one it took 1 1/2 hours, then I broke my fave casserole dish, so I had to blame it all on Rachel.

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  4. Sometimes you don't need to add anything to the DP, these are lovely. Hope things calm down son for you!

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