I made about 20 striped card bases this weekend using the technique here that Yolanda shared recently. It was a great way to get through most of the patterned paper bits in my scrap stash. I worked on sorting my scraps into file folders based on color. Anything that was sufficiently patterned or multi-colored got cut down to .75" strips and adhered to cardstock cut to 4" by 5.25" in order to make backgrounds for my cards.
Next, I created two files with "thanks" and "love" digi sentiments. I printed these, punched them with my 1.75" circle punch, and backed them with various colored cardstock scallop circles.
I put these all together and got a bunch of cards for OWH. The best part of these cards was that they don't take a lot of thought, so I was able to catch up on TV at the same time. :)
Want the digis for your own use? Leave a comment with your e-mail address and I'll send them your way.
Cards shipped to OWH in 2012: 302 blank and 200 AnyHero (as of March 4)
Cards shipped to OWH in 2011: 1695