The American Crafts blog theme for this week is Fast and Fabulous. Fortunately for me, fast is something I HAVE to be. Between a job, 2 very active kids and all that life requires if I am not fast, nothing gets done. Also fortunately for me, my style tends towards the simpler, cleaner looks which lend itself to quick completion times. Getting a card done in 15 minutes is a great way to feel accomplished quickly:
Yes, you can even include machine stitching in that short span of time! I keep my sewing machine out on my desk for easy access (unplugged of course to prevent the injury to tiny hands!). How about layouts though? Each of these layouts took me 1/2 hour or less! I used lots of American Crafts premade embellishments to quickly add pizzazz:
I am not a huge technique scrapper, but like I said, I like to sew. Sometimes I also like to stamp. I did both here and stayed under the 1/2 hour by keeping my stamping simple:
I had SO much fun designing with all the fabulous American Crafts product and I am ever so grateful for this opportunity that I want to share some with one of you! So I am going to stuff a prioirty envelope with as much American Crafts goodness as I can and send it off to someone who loves them as much as I do! There are going to be several ways to gain entry to this giveaway:
1. Leave a Comment on this post (easy!)
2. For a second entry, follow my blog and leave me ANOTHER comment telling me you now do or already did follow.
3. For a third entry, go over to my Guest Design Post on the American Crafts blog and leave a comment there. Come back here and leave me ANOTHER comment telling me you did so.
Be sure to leave your email address if it is not clearly linked to your profile. I will leave the giveaway open through Sunday! Good luck and thanks for stopping by!