step away from the stamps … slowly, slowly …

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In an effort to try to be less “stamp heavy” with card designs (especially for the About.com articles), I’ve been trying to come up with ways to use other materials that may be more commonly found around the house or office.  I realize that not everyone owns stamps and that shouldn’t discourage people from wanting to be crafty: there are so many other ways to express creativity without breaking the bank to buy supplies that you may not use much later down the line.

So instead of complicated card designs that involve rubber stamping, here are a few ideas that are fast and simple to pull together in mere minutes.  You could even incorporate the help of your little ones while you’re at it: they can help tear washi tape, pick out the color of the balloon, or select the marker colors you should use.

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revamped landing page on about.com

They’ve revamped the card making landing page on the About.com website.  Check out the new layout and let me know if you like it as much as I do!  It’s clean, crisp, and easier to navigate around the various topics too.

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