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Day 13 of 31 Days: Simple Kraft Card

Hello hello! It's Saturday the 13th! Yeah, not as exciting as Friday the 13th, but it's Saturday, so who cares? Today I am bringing you a card that took me literally less than 5 minutes to make. And sometimes, don't we all just need to bang out a card really quickly? So, here's my offering for the day.

This is very similar to a series I did last year for the 31 Days. But I had used cream colored cardstock and different stamps. I also didn't add in the little details like I did here.

I simply smudged some orange ink where the pumpkin was going to be, then stamped (my image is from Inkadinkado) on top of it. I took a Sakura Stardust pen (can you see the shimmer?), and a white pen and highlighted some of the negative space in the image. Then I just drew in a border. Easy! But elegant.

I may do another couple of card like this and make a complete set. Even though it's easy, it's a lot of fun to make. Now it's time for you to hop along to the rest of the Wicked Bloggers! They are all listed in my side bar. Thanks for stopping by. Have a fang-tastic day!

Comments

xfilekc said…
This card is so pretty - 5 minutes, no way. I never thought of putting colour down before stamping but will have to try that.
Steph said…
Elegant card, love all the detail you've added with the white pen.
Super gorgeous! Super elegant! I LOVE your details!
Sharon Sahl said…
Maybe a quickie but you are definitely on the right track with ideas! I have a theory that I totally believe that only great designers can knock off something this good that fast!!
ScrappinCSI said…
So simple yet so gorgeous. Thanks for sharing a part of yourself.
~Lady B~ said…
Very pretty card! I love the kraft paper and the shimmery highlights:)
DonnaMundinger said…
Very elegant! Would be great all Fall for so many things. xxD
Super fun card and I just love how sometimes the easiest ones turn out the best ;0)
Jane said…
looks awesome a set would be lovely
hugs xxx
Julia said…
Fab Card! Great image and colors!
Hugs,
Julia
Great idea and it looks great.
Oh this is fabulous, what a beautiful and elegant card, I love the corner image
Lindsay xx
silvia said…
Very pretty!! LOVE the coloring!!
Dieverdog said…
I love the vintage look of this... the white adds a really neat touch, giving it depth.... I really, really like this!!!
I love working on craft and this project highlights all that is good about it. Beautiful.
Kristina said…
Very pretty!
Peace,
Kristy

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