Fast & Easy Stamping, and a Trick

It’s been a hectic few days with little chance to play, er, work in my studio. So just to get the creative juices flowing, here are two fast and easy cards:

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I love this brush stroke set from Hero Arts — such a fast and easy way to add a quick splash of color. For this set, I stamped the brush stroke using Tsukineko’s Vineyard Kaleidacolor pad on white cardstock. The die is from Taylored Expressions and the sentiment from Hero Arts. Rounding the corners is an easy way to up the look.

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Boy, could this card get any simpler? So here’s the trick: the splotchy purple background was made by cleaning a stencil (used in another project) on a scrap of white cardstock. The base card is Neenah stock; sentiment from Hero Arts; dies are Sizzix/Stephanie Barnard Word Labels set. (Do you think it needs some bling? I may try to add a little somethin’ somethin’… )

Thanks for hangin’ in with me!