What A Year Memories and More Hello Card PP636

by Joanne James16. April 2023 08:00

Today it's Sunday and time for this week's new challenge over at The Paper Players! It's the turn of the lovely LeAnne to host this week and she has a fun clean and simple challenge for us to work with:


Use a craft image on your card - hmm, this should be an easy one right? Turns out I had nothing in my current product stash that fitted the bill and due to the sorting out of stamp sets I couldn't find any stamps in my retired stash either (even though I know I have some somewhere!!) Then I remembered that I has a retired Memories and More pack called 'What a Year' that had some quirky images in - and today's no-stamping card was born! Here it is:


Here's the low-down on today's card:

A few of the cards in this pack feature scissors, so I chose one of them, added a background of (retired) Mango Melody Dandy Designs paper left over from Sale-A-Bration, and one of the sentiment stickers from the Memories & More pack too. The only extra I added was a diecut circle and banner behind:

And that was it - done! A little light on 'white space', but no stamping, minimal layers and embellishments and it took barely 10 minutes to put together - clean and simple at its best!

No visual summary of the key products used on today's project or supplies list, as apart from the Stylish Shapes Dies and basic cardstock I used, everything else is retired. I think this makes a fun and colourful notecard for a crafty friend - I'd love a fancy pair of scissors like the ones on this card too, wouldn't you?

Before you reach for your ink and papers, check out what our amazing team has created to inspire you this week:

Here's a quick recap of our challenge rules:
1.  Create a new paper project
2.  Upload your creation to your blog with a link back to us and provide a direct link to the post featuring your challenge submission.
3.  Please link your card to no more than four challenges, TOTAL.
4.  Have FUN!

Enjoy your day; I'll be back tomorrow with another project. Until then, happy stampin'!

Comments (7) -

LeAnne Pugliese
LeAnne PuglieseUnited States
4/17/2023 12:22:14 PM #

Memories and more to the rescue, Joanne!  I would love to have a pair of those sweet little letters too!  Great job and your sketch is plenty "simple"!  Thanks for rocking my challenge!

Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
4/18/2023 7:34:08 AM #

Clean and simple, I agree. Memories and More cards - I never get them. Maybe I should revisit that. And likewise, I have nothing in my stash that meets the criteria for LeAnne's challenge.

Ann Schach
Ann SchachUnited States
4/20/2023 5:16:14 PM #

Oh my gosh...Such a cute card and so perfect for this challenge, Joanne! I LOVE it!

Claire Broadwater
Claire BroadwaterUnited States
4/20/2023 9:02:17 PM #

Joanne, I just adore this color combo!  So bright and happy!  Your scissors are so pretty and those would be the ones I want to use if I had a choice.  Those little circle dies are the best and the big HI made me smile!  Great job!  Have a lovely weekend, My Friend!  

jaydeeUnited States
4/21/2023 3:09:22 PM #

Joanne, what a find!  These scissors are perfect, and I love the bright, happy colors!  I also love how you lifted the sentiment and ran the banner underneath it.  What a great way to bring the eye to the sentiment.  Fabulous card, my friend

Anne Marie Hile
Anne Marie HileUnited States
4/22/2023 5:34:52 AM #

Joanne, this is one of my favorite M&M packs EVER! I love how you used the scissor print with the bright and cheery colors. SO fun!

Fran Wing
Fran WingUnited States
4/22/2023 8:44:13 AM #

What a great card, Joanne! I love the red and yellow, but the additional pink and blue are unexpected and wonderful. And that very simple layout - well, I could go on and on...
Xoxo, Fran

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