Let’s Make a Stack of Cards

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Let’s Make a Stack of Cards with Photoplay Hello, Lovely

Hello, Friends!  Let’s make a stack of cards today with Photoplay Hello, Lovely Collection.  About once a month, I select a “mostly used but still good” paper collection from the Closet of Inspiration and Delight.  Then I go to work on creating a stack of 12 simple, but pretty note cards.

This accomplishes two things: I use up a paper collection that’s been languishing in the closet.  And after a couple of hours of work, I have a lovely pile of little notecards ready to go.  Most of these end up as little “extra helpings” in my Etsy shop shipments.  But it’s also very nice to have a blank card at your fingertips when you need to write a quick note.

Sound like fun?  It is!  Let’s dig in , shall we?

Photoplay Hello, Lovely

Today’s pick for Let’s Make a Stack is this pretty paper collection from PhotoPlay.  I love the color palette, the patterns are right up my alley, and the sentiment stamps are wonderful.  But I have to be honest with you.  I really don’t care for most of the 3×4 focal images that come in the collection.  Does that ever happen to you?

To remedy this situation, I decided to die cut some of my patterned paper with Spellbinders Picot Petite Ovals Die.  Then I just added one of my stamped and inked sentiments as the focal image.

Entwined Wreath on the Assembly Line

To save time, I decided to stamp the same sentiment over and over instead of using a bunch of different sentiments.  After all, the point of this particular crafty adventure is to make as many cards as possible in the least amount of time.  Repetition saves time.

I also die cut several of the Crafter’s Companion Entwined Wreaths.  Adding a circular element like a wreath to a square card softens all those square corners and adds a lovely, feminine touch to the composition.

I did use 4 of the 3×4 sentiments that I liked.  Then I dressed everything up with white burlap string bows, sequins and Pastel Sweetheart Blossoms.  I really like the way the cards came out, and I hope you will enjoy watching them come together in today’s video tutorial.

Let’s Make a Stack of Cards Video Tutorial on YouTube

Ready to get your craft on?  Then please enjoy this video tutorial:

 

I hope I shared some tips and ideas that you can use in your next crafty adventure.  You can find a linked supply list below this post.

Thanks for stopping by, friends!

Cheerio,

kathy

 

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4 thoughts on “Let’s Make a Stack of Cards

  1. Helen

    Way to go Kathy! A productive session indeed and isn’t it amazing how many cards can be made with bits and pieces, just going with the flow of the stacks of prepared items on the table. I can see that taking time to prepare the elements is the trick to bringing multiple cards together with those langushing leftovers. Love those tiny string bows, they are a lovely finishing touch to take a basic card to the next level.

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  2. Susan Steele

    Awww Kathy …always, always so enjoy your mass card making tutorials! You make it look so easy and it really is! You never disappoint! Thanks so much for the inspiration! Hugs, Suzy Q

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  3. Joni E

    Great way to use the leftovers from a paper collection-I need to do this as I like to have some cards made up in advance. Thank you for this video. You are so inspiring!

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  4. Dana Roepke

    Oh, these are some of my absolute favorite video tutorials!! I watch and save them all as they are perfect inspiration when I need a bunch of cards or need to use up left over bits from a collection. I have so much paper but I have found a wonderful local card ministry that can always use cards – yay! An outlet for my obsession!

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