So.....patterned paper has become my best friend! I have a VERY large family, and I like to make handmade cards for each of them for their birthdays. Often, the date sneaks up on me and I'm frantically trying to put something together that is acceptable and will reach the recipient on time! My "go to" in those situations is good old patterned paper. They go a long way in making a quick, easy, and attractive card!
And...here's my supplies: