Make it Minimalist: Enamel Dot Cards

Enamel Dot Cards "Missing Dot Sample"

It has been a bit of a hard couple days, lucky readers, because the reason I have free time to blog right now is that my job at the winery is on hold with all of these horrifying NorCal fires. It’s a scary time for businesses and residents all over Sonoma, Napa, Santa Rosa, and beyond, and is sickening and difficult to watch the community I’ve come to know in California wrestle with the fact that their livelihoods and homes are at stake…or even compromised. I bring this up mostly to mention that I’ll do a real post on this […]

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Sticky Notes

sticky note samples

I don’t have a planner, lucky readers, which dang better be a shock to you all based on your perception of my otherwise beautifully crafty and excitingly plan-able life (psych), but this is just one craft movement I haven’t had the proper time to jump on. Which is too bad because I LOVE all of the little planner embellishments that are out these days. Gahh they’re so cute that I buy them despite and then need to find things to do with them. The latest purchase were these little sticky note flags by Recollections. Such a cute little color scheme […]

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Make it a Game: Flash Cards! Word Searches

Word Searches Birthday Card

Flash Cards! Word Searches less is more, lucky readers, especially during a time of the year like this when between birthdays, graduations, and father’s day (and all of the thank you notes needed for these events) you need your card stash to multiply like rabbits. I’m just that crafty friend of yours, here to help as always. This is the design I’ve been using for this year’s festivities. It is super fun, and clever enough for people to be impressed ๐Ÿ˜› – I’m going to show you how easy this is to do with stamps, but I’ll make a couple […]

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Flash Cards! Henna Hollas

flash cards! henna hollas  I’m on holiday, lucky readers, as the good people of this country would call it. So you won’t be hearing from me much for the next couple of weeks.  But I do have a quick post… Just in case you need some Mum day card ideas ๐Ÿ˜‰  Hope you enjoy. Tally ho Xo๐Ÿ€, lindsey mae  flash cards! henna hollas Henna patterns are really simple to free hand, which makes them great for crafting simple cards. You could do this in pen, but 3D paint gives more appeal. Materials- fabric or 3D paint note cards henna template- […]

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Flash Cards! Chalky Wishes

flash cards chalky wishes pin image

Flash Cards Chalky Wishes We are rocketing ๐Ÿš€, lucky readers, into the frenzy of birthdays and parent holidays and weddings and popsicle celebrations that is summer. Ok so I’ve never had a popsicle celebration, but this year it is going to happen…and the real point is that we are already at the end of April! So you need to have your card arsenal prepared. And I’ve got your back. I design the chalkboards for the restaurant I work at and when I finish a design, I always think about what a cool card it would make. Here, I’ve simplified things […]

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Flash cards! Strung Sequins

flash cards! strung sequin birthday card

Flash Cards! Strung Sequins I have so many projects in the works, lucky readers, and none of them are blog ready. So I’m gonna stall with this cutie little quickie post and then make myself an exceptionally cheesy polenta pizza. priorities guys. good things are coming later this week! xoโ˜˜, lindsey Flash Cards! Strung Sequins Materials: sequins thread thin needle (has to fit through center of sequin) tape assorted rubber stamps/cardstock Instructions: Step 1 cut a 10-12″ length of thread, thread the needle, then tie the ends in a knot Step 2- string enough sequins to fill 3-5 inches of […]

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Flash Cards! Cork Stationary

flash cards cork stationary pin image

Cork Stationary And we’re back (finally), lucky readers, And can I just say that it is totally uncool how a week of illness wrecking balls your life and leaves you feeling too terrible to drink coffee or wine to make it better? Speaking of the wine that is now back in my life- I have a quick idea for you today that I had lots of fun with – stamping with corks! so original I know…but put your exacto knife down…you don’t need to carve out crazy shapes on this one, you have the rest of Pinterest for that. I […]

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Flash Cards! Tissue Tidings

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Flash Cards! Tissue Tidings I’m exhausted, Lucky Readers, and my week isn’t over until Saturday, so powering through to the weekend is going to take some extra self therapy…to include a dirty chai, an oversized sweater, and paper-folding, a very therapeutic activity. …I’m sorry, just gonna stop myself right here. that was a terrible segue, which is what happens if you start a blog post at midnight…or if just in general, you are bad at segues. moving on. I was actually serious about the paper folding. If you’ve ever opened a new shoe box, bought clothing from a store in […]

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Flash Cards! Silver Foil Valentines

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Flash Cards! Silver Foil Valentines Take back Valentine’s Day, lucky Reader, and trade the $$ Hallmark propaganda, the pink, the sugar high, and the contrived coupleness for your own sweet Valentines. Be honest- when, since elementary school, have you sent Valentines to your friends? Remember how great it used to feel to get those? I’m here to help you recreate those warm fuzzies, and with the weekend now ahead of you, there’s no excuse! These will come together so quickly (obvi that’s why they’re called flash cards) and will make such a great surprise in the mail box – especially […]

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Flash Cards! Magazine Mosaics

flash cards magazine mosaics

Flash Cards! Magazine Mosaics You know as well as I, lucky reader, that getting mail is pretty much the best. And that’s why I have A LOT of magazine subscriptions, because guaranteed mail is just an all around good thing. …except for one minor downside…guaranteed mail has a way of turning into guaranteed clutter…and guaranteed recycling… But wait! Before you donate your mega stack of Food&Wine, Dwell, Martha Stewart, and Flow (because duh you should have subscriptions to all of them) to the blue bin, cut out all the pretty photos, because you’re going to need them. I’m no photographer, […]

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Flash Cards! Reverse Watercolor

Blue watercolor card, teal envelope

Dear lucky reader, -Quick Unrelated Matter of Business- In case you need reminders to be lucky…you can follow my blog on Bloglovin! – End of Quick Unrelated Matter of Business – I’m a big fan of finding other uses for my craft supplies. ย It helps me keep my crafting costs low. ย It keeps me from sending someone the same thing twice. ย You get the idea. And that’s why today’s flash card design is another Crayola one. ย Make some snail mail for that friend of yours that brings out your crayola-loving child self. xoโ˜˜, Lindsey   Flash Cards! Reverse Watercolor Materials: […]

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Flash Cards! Inner Picasso

flash cards inner Picasso pin image

I know you’re wondering, lucky Reader, What are Flash Cards? No, they are not a pile of ineffective index cards you made for your biochemistry test. Not here at least, I can’t speak for your desk. The point of my “Flash Card” posts is to promote snail mail. You send mail? You get mail. Happy friends = happy You! These are all cards you can make yourself. ย But classier. ย And faster. ย And cheaper than that $8 card you bought from Paper Source with the fake sushi on it. please. we’re millennials not boomers So set aside 15 minutes and get […]

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