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Less than "10 Minute" Card

I literary had 10 minutes to make this card.  I've said it a million times.  When you have extra paints, stains or inks on your craft mat grab a scrap and use up that product!  This card is a perfect example.  I had extra paint on my mat so I ran through an extra tag to use it up.  I threw it in my box and there it waited until now. 
 
With no time I made this in just over 5 minutes.
 
  A quick stamp with the Classic #1 dragon fly and it's quickly taking shape.
 
 
I always have scraps and left overs from other projects ready to use.  This film strip and scrap paper pieces are left over from the Retro TV project.  The Cancer Sucks stamp is a Scrappy Moms Stamp from when I was on their DT.  LOVE this set!
 
 
I usually layer some paper on the inside.  But remember, no time.  So I stamped my #hastags stamp right to the kraft inside.
 
 
I cut the tag top off and ran it through my vagabond using the torn edges die.
 
 
I have a stack of scraps full of stains, paints and inks waiting to be used in a snap.  Don't wipe up extra product.  Soak it up and use it when you need a card in a hurry!
 
Thanks for stopping by and I so love reading all your sweet comments!  Hope you're liking my blog changes!
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Comments

  1. Beautiful! I love that it only took you 10 minutes! :D

    - Mel

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  2. So fun! LOOOVE that hashtag set!! I NEED it! lol

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  3. Love it! Great job for being creative in 10 min! I also love your new layout on your blog! :)

    Christina

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  4. I love your new blog look, it is so you!
    Great card as well :)
    I think I am more creative when I have little time ;)
    Great idea to have extra inked tags on hand :)

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  5. Nicole you are amazing! I say Bravo! Your tag is wonderful and your blog ..... Wow! Works fantastic! You are one of the most energetic people I've ever known (even if only virtually) BArbarayaya

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