Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Too Busy for Girlfriends?

This day and age we are all so busy and alot of the time just don't have time for anything extra! I think that also includes our friends. Today I am going to share a couple of cards that would be great to send to a friend just to say Hi!


When we get something in the mail....the actual mail....not email, doesn't it just make you feel good? Especially something handmade! Sometimes these little notes are a pick-me-up, just letting you know you are note alone!
Here are 2 super simple but fun cards that would be easy to share!


This card is super easy to make. I layered the brown cardstock with Kraft CS. Stamped the image, cut it out, distressed the edges with Burnt Umber and attached it to the card. I used my paper piercing tool around the heart and added the sentiment!

For this card I have some pictures below of how I stamped the scalloped border! So easy to layer with Kraft CS and then the Brown CS and a riboon!

Here is picture of how I did it. I used TAC's Forever Family stamp set. Lining up the heart, I just stamped several time until I had an even border.

And here is the end result!

Friends are a gift from God. We all need them! So make a card today and send it to a friend to let him or her know you are thinking of them! Here is a great article to read about being Too Busy for Girlfriends! This is an online magazine that I get by email! Great articles to read and good reminders for us all!

http://www.christianitytoday.com/tcw/2009/janfeb/3.36.html?start=1









6 comments:

  1. Beautiful cards Laurie! Love how you created the scallops :)

    The article you shared was such a nice reminder. Thank you!

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  2. I absolutely love the 1st card!! I have been thinking lately too that I need to send out some "Hi" cards!!

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  3. What a great way to use that heart stamp! Gonna have to try that!

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  4. Lovely cards!! I am suscribed to that magazine (actually is a gift suscription from my best friend) and I LOVE that article!! thanks for sharing here!!

    Love,
    Diana

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  5. Great Cards Laurie! Your border is so clever might have to lift this idea for one of my Funshops....

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  6. Awesome cards. Great article and now you have inspired me. I just made a bunch of friendship cards on my blog and I have a new purpose for them now! Thanks for the reminder.
    Hugs,
    Bridgett

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