I’m back with more ideas of stretching your supplies with the Close to my Heart | VIP Flower Shop Card Kit. As a reminder it comes with:
1 – exclusive B-size stamp set
15 – pre-printed card bases
3 – die-cut sheets; 4¼” x 5½”
15 – envelopes
1 – Black Exclusive Inks™ mini stamp pad
1 – 2″ × 3½” stamping block (¼” thick)
3 – tabbed storage dividers
1 – storage box
It comes in a pretty storage box that is perfect to leave on your desktop.
🌼Buy it for yourself. A quick way to make speedy cards. The patterned folded cards are made from heavyweight cardstock.
🌼Buy it for a friend. It’s a great gift for someone that wants to get into stamping. What an awesome way to introduce someone to this fabulous hobby. They have everything they need to create 15 – A2 cards.
I’ve challenged myself to s-t-r-e-t-c-h my supplies and create 30 – A2 cards. The key is clean + simple to make it fun. It’s super easy to do with products from your stash. Slice the card bases in half. What? Yup, I’m slicing each of the 15 card bases in half. The pattern continues from the front onto the back. Take this card quad x2:
Let’s take a look at how the cards are packaged to look:
Here are the cards that I stretched the supplies:
Let me chat about each duo:
These are my clean and simple favorites. The black and white pattern on the card bases are right up my alley. The sentiment is from:
I managed to grab several sentiments from the Coffee Helps set. They have all been heat embossed in white on black cardstock.
This coffee to go cup is from the Desserts a la Whirl with the sentiment from the Flower Shop kit.
My last duo uses another sentiment from the Coffee Helps Stamp + Thin Cuts set.
You may have noticed the recurring theme on my stretched supplies designs. They’re caffeinated. I can always use a stash of caffeinated designs. I’ll be gifting the traditional Flower Shop cards to both my Momma and my former Mother-in-Law.