Friday, June 15, 2012

Any Size Card-VC Rocks Blog Hop

I am so glad you joined me from Terri's blog.  Wasn't that just the cutest??  Terri does so many awesome things.

I just love VCRocks, they challenge me to keep stamping and blogging-no matter what.   I was wasn't able to sleep Wednesday night-so what is a girl to do??  Why she signs up to make a card for a blog hop; isn't that what everybody does??  No, just me? OK.

Once again, I am going to prove the best invention and investment is a Big Shot.  Why is that you ask?  Not only did I sign up to do a blog hop with this wonderful groups of ladies, but I did it in the middle of the night-before going away with my husband.  Thanks to the Big Shot I had a handy dandy card made in less than 10 minutes.  Most of that was searching for supplies (can we say messy craft room?). Any how....

here is my card-not the best photo since it was taken with my cell phone as I was running out the door.

I cut the card base with two layers of Night of Navy card stock using the Top Note die. (I snail on the left side for it to open).  I used the Fun Flowers die to cut the flower from retired card stock, and I embossed the petals with the Vintage Wallpaper embossing folder.

I quickly put the flower together with a black glitter brad.  A thank you verse from a retired set I had on my shelf to put away stamped with white Staz-On.

Once again I have managed to prove there is always time for cardmaking even if you only have 10 minutes.

Now, that you are tired of hearing my many ramblings, head on over to Eileen's blog, she has some really fun stuff for you to check out.

Until next time,


mitz June 16, 2012 at 10:54 AM  

...when time is tight.. this is perfect.. thanks for the idea

MJ June 16, 2012 at 11:03 AM  

Love it, the flower is so pretty!

Kimber June 16, 2012 at 2:53 PM  

What a fun and easy idea - and short of the flower HA HA I'm totally making this card today!!

Debbie June 16, 2012 at 3:50 PM  

I have to agree - Big Shots are the best. It makes everything look so much more professional. Thanks for sharing your quick card!

Chris Occhipinti June 16, 2012 at 8:35 PM  

I love the idea of embossing the flowers, and my Top Note die is probably my most used one. Super cute idea!

Anonymous,  June 16, 2012 at 10:37 PM  

Great idea for a fast great looking card! Thanks for sharing with us.

Barb June 16, 2012 at 11:31 PM  

I love the fact you embossed the flower...I never do that and I need to...well maybe after my thumb heals as the big shot is a bit hard to use right now Barb

Patrice Herrera June 17, 2012 at 3:22 AM  

I really like the flower's texture. That is one idea I will use in the future. Thanks for the inspiration.

inkedx2 June 17, 2012 at 7:38 AM  

Very cute! Love the flower and will have to remember to emboss mine every once in a while.

Jackie L Watson June 17, 2012 at 12:19 PM  

Clever lady, love the flower. I love my Big Shot and the amazing things I can do with it. Rock On!

Brenda Hugar June 17, 2012 at 12:42 PM  

Stace, this is a great card. Quick, easy and fun! Love it.

Elizabeth June 17, 2012 at 3:57 PM  

You are right - you can make a great card in only a few minutes! tfs

Stamper Shirley June 17, 2012 at 6:53 PM  

Stace, love the flower - I am so loving my Big Shot and all the dies and embossing folders ... and everything else that goes with it. You are right, so quick and easy to make cards Great job! Hugs, Sassy Shirley

Carey June 17, 2012 at 10:13 PM  

I just love my Mr. Big Shot and love what he can do. This Top Note is so versatile and I am going to CASE this. TFS
Carey Rogers
aka Roscoe's mommy

Gwyn Crawford June 17, 2012 at 11:45 PM  

Yea I would be lost without my big shot! Love the flower!

June Reister June 18, 2012 at 2:07 AM  

I love making a quick and easy card with the Big Shot. Love the flower too.

Cynthia Ferenz June 18, 2012 at 2:42 AM  

Love my BS! TFS!

Cindy Ferenz

Carolyn Sharkas June 18, 2012 at 9:06 AM  

Love it! Especially love the texture on your flower. Thanks for sharing!

Janice June 18, 2012 at 12:51 PM  

The flower is so pretty, neat idea.

Diane Villegas June 18, 2012 at 4:31 PM  

A very lovely card. Thank you for sharing.

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