Thursday 13 February 2014

See Ya Later in three minutes

Are you ready for Valentine's Day tomorrow? Well, I know what you mean! But hopefully today's quick card for my Three Minute Thursday slot will help you out - and there's even a video for those that prefer to see a card actually being made! Come and have a look:

I used designer paper and one of the fabulous images from the See Ya Later stamp set that you can get free as part of Stampin' Up's Sale-a-bration promotion. There aren't too many frills on this card and I've been assured by my Quality Control department (my husband) that it's perfect for a man. But of course, now he's seen it, I can't give it to him can I?!

To get my multi-coloured image quickly, I inked the stamp up with Crumb Cake ink and then used a Real Red marker to go over the 'someone' before huffing on it and stamping. Adding the red over the Crumb Cake does darken the red very slightly but that just makes the punched heart really stand out!

Here's the video or, as my children like to call it, Crafting Clare - Da Movie!

This card is made with a bunch of snippets so I shall be linking up with the Snippets Playground. That's the second time this week - but the truth is I'm fascinated about the building of the ark which, under the instructions of a foreduck, will be used as an umbrella I understand... have I got that right?!

'This is a Man's World' is the theme over at Crafty Cardmakers, so I'll link up there too, and also at The Male Room where the challenge is Valentine.

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Stamps: See Ya Later (free with Sale-a-bration)
Card stock: Whisper White plus scrap of Real Red
Other: Sweet Sorbet designer paper (free with Sale-a-bration), owl punch (for the little heart), stamp-a-majig
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The sentiment on this card is such a lovely, romantic one isn't it? Perfect for Valentine's Day, anniversaries, engagements and weddings... unless, of course, you write: "But it's quite tricky to get an appointment with George Clooney" inside!

See you tomorrow,


  1. Lovely simple and effective card. It would also fit in with the current challenge in The Male Room.

  2. Lovely card Vicky and that has to be my favourite movie of the year!

  3. Love your quick card Vicky and thank you for the tutorial


  4. This is a lovely card Vicky, great colour combo and a super clear, easy to follow video! xx

  5. Great layout and sentiment Vicky, assuming they change it for the better:)
    Val x

  6. Beautifully simple card for Valentine's Day. Love your videos (Movies!). And I always enjoy your family's humorous adventures.

  7. Such a quick but perfect man card. Love the videos and hearing your accent.

  8. Thanks for sharing your lovely Valentine with us. That sentiment is so true

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  9. Glad to hear that your hubby also had a comment to make on the suitability of your card for a man! I think it's perfect- no ribbon or frills here, just an absolutely fab design and perfect sentiment!
    Louise xx

  10. Fabulous Vicky - and I LOVE the videos too.

    Did you hear that George Clooney might be giving up acting to go into directing? Not that you need any help but you could maybe drop him a line to see if can can call by and do some directing for you next time he's over here? :)

    Hugs, Di xx

  11. Really great card. Love the colours you have used - and that the sentiment is the focus. Thanks for joning in with my challenge at CCM&M. Cxxx

  12. Perfectly clean and simple. I do like the layout and the sentiment is just right! Thanks so much for playing along with The Male Room!

  13. Great card! I just love that sentiment!

  14. So glad you came and joined us Vicky!

  15. Clean and Simply great. Thank you for joining us at The Male Room.


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