Tag Archives: SImple Saturday

Need a quick card? Have some designer paper ?

Happy Saturday, it’s a beautiful morning here in Cranberry Township, the sun is currently shining and I’m sitting out on the sun porch enjoying my morning coffee. Yesterday we had a high temperature of 72 degrees, sure hope the weekend is similar. Today I thought I would share a quick easy card with matching envelope, something I like to call a Simple Saturday card.  I know you have a stash… Read More »

Simple Saturday – featuring simple card design

Welcome to Simple Saturday, today I am featuring cards make using a simple card design started from looking at some of the scraps I had laying around the crafting table. There were some 4″ x 4″ pieces of designer series paper and I thought why not layering them to create a card. The basics for the card: Card base – 4¼” x 11″ scored at 5½” for either top or side… Read More »

Simple Saturday with Festive Flower Punch

Welcome to Simple Saturday where I feature one stamp set to make the projects.  On the second week of Christmas I featured the stamp set Reason for the Season, you can see that post here, on item I completed missed was creating flowers using the Festive Flower Builder Punch with the matching images. Today I want to show you some projects using the punch. First is a card and tag, both… Read More »

Simple Saturday with Marquee Messages

Welcome to Simple Saturday using one stamp set to create your card. This week I’m featuring the Marquee Messages Photopolymer Stamp Set. I’ve created two versions of the card, one with Whisper White card stock and another with Watercolor Paper. For this card, I stamped the images with Basic Black Archival Ink on Whisper White card stock and used the 2016-2018 In-Color Stampin Write Markers to color the images. This piece… Read More »

Simple Saturday with Watercolor Wings

Welcome to Simple Saturday – using just one stamp set to create your card. Today’s card features the photopolymer stamp set Watercolor Wings. When I was looking around by stamp room I realized I’ve not used this set for awhile and thought it would make a great Simple Saturday card. With this set you can stamp two different sizes of butterflies using the three stamp method – stamping light to… Read More »

Simple Saturday Cupcakes

Happy Saturday and welcome to “Simple Saturday’s” – Using one stamp set to create the card. This week Sweet Cupcake Photopolymer Stamp set is featured. Today’s shows you that just because a stamp set comes in a bundle, this one with matching dies, you don’t always needs to use both, you can create cool cards without die cutting. This week I’ve created two cards, a Simple Saturday version and another “stepped up”… Read More »

Simple Saturday – Sitting here thinking of you . . .

Welcome to Simple Saturday, a card using only one stamp set. Today I took the luxury of using two, one to add background to the card base and one for the main images/greeting.  The main stamp set today is “Sitting Here”, one of the first sets I knew I wanted and was happy it was included in the demonstrator preorder in May. This stamp set is perfect for the dog or… Read More »

Simple Saturday with the Fabulous Four

Welcome to Simple Saturday, a weekly series featuring cards made with one stamp set. Today’s cards features designer series paper and the retiring stamp set “Fabulous Four” – available in both wood and clear mount. The card starts with creating the design using strips of designer series paper.  First I cut about 20 strips, ½” wide of designer series paper and a piece of Whisper White cardstock 4 ¼” x 5… Read More »

Simple Saturday Sheltering Tree

It is April isn’t it?  I woke up to this today.  It’s so weird to think in four days I’m leaving for Stampin’ Up! On Stage Live in Salt Lake City and packing winter/spring clothes, this event replaces the conventions that were held in July when you worried about sweating and packed light clothes. Hopefully we will have nice weather, anything better than 30 degrees and snow works for me! For… Read More »

Simple Saturday Flowers

Happy Saturday to you all, welcome to the weekend, hope you have something fun planned. It’s Simple Saturday, a quick easy card using one stamp set and minimal supplies. Today’s card features the stamp set Wild about Flowers and four of the retiring 2014-2016 In-Colors. It’s a simple card made with Very Vanilla card stock, you could use 4¼” x 11″, scored at 5½” or 8½” x 5½”, scored at 4¼”.… Read More »

Simple Saturday – Watercolor Words

Welcome to Simple Saturday, a clean and simple card using one stamp set and minimal supplies. Today’s card features the Watercolor Words Photopolymer Stamp Set. I’ve decided to show you not only the “Simple” version, but a “Stepped Up” version using a few extra embellishment. The card base starts with a piece of cardstock 8½” x 5½”, folded in half. There is a piece of designer series paper with a… Read More »

Simple Saturday In the Meadow

Welcome to Simple Saturday, where I highlight a simple card to make using just one stamp set. Today’s card features the stamp set “In the Meadow”, one of the new sets in the Occasions catalog. This set has a variety of nature scenes, perfect for both male and female cards.  My card today features the sentiments and a few images from the set. I chose to use Very Vanilla Cardstock… Read More »

Happy Simple Saturday!

Welcome to the weekend! Today’s card for  Simple Saturday features the Celebrate Today Stamp set from the Annual Catalog. For this card I first stamped the Wisteria Wonder and So Saffron balloons and strings on Whisper White, then stamped the added images in the balloons with Elegant Eggplant and Daffodil Delight. Hint: For a better stamped image with photopolymer stamps, use a new piercing mat underneath, new so you don’t have… Read More »

Fly away with Simple Saturday!

Welcome to the Simple Saturday version of CardsandCraftwithKaren, an easy to make card using one stamp set. This week I am featuring the “Sky Is The Limit” stamp set from the 2016 Sale-A-Bration Catalog. This is one of the three items only available through February 15th, along with the Hello Stamp set and Perfectly Artistic Designer Series Paper, when they will retire and three new Sale-A-Bration items will be announced!  This… Read More »

You’ve Got This – Simple Saturday

Welcome to the Simple Saturday version of CardsandCraftswithKaren, an easy to make card using one stamp set. Today’s card features the You’ve Got This Stamp set, one from the annual catalog that I just love. This stamp set can be used for any occasion based on the sentiment used. The background image can used behind any focal image stamp from any stamp set you have. For my card today, I decided on… Read More »