Holiday Cards

Joyeux Noël

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Hello!

Today’s card is a quick an easy one using emboss resist, one of my favorite techniques, and some soft colors of Distress Oxide inks.

I’m entering this card in the latest Simon Says Stamp Flickr Challenge for a chance to win $25.  Read more about how you can enter the challenge.  This challenge’s theme is Christmas/holiday projects with Simon products.  How easy is that?!

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Encouragement Cards, Feel Good Cards, Just Because Cards

You’re My Hero

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Hello and happy Thanksgiving!

The holidays are a busy and complicated time of year and I was thinking about how heroic we all are, doing our best to get through these days with grace and cheer even though at times we might feel the exact opposite of graceful and cheerful.  So this card is for all you heroes out there who are juggling and struggling and skipping and limping your way through the holidays 🙂

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Holiday Cards

Holiday Wishes

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Hi there and happy Saturday!

Today I finally put to work a stamp set that I purchased sometime in 2017.  I’m pretty sure it’s one of the very first holiday sets I ever purchased.  I love it for it’s pretty shapes, in particular the ornament at the bottom left which reminds me of Ruth Asawa’s wire sculptures which I find mesmerizing. Continue reading “Holiday Wishes”

Anniversary Cards, Love Cards, Wedding Cards

You Are My Forever And Ever

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Hi there, I hope you had a great day!

Today I’m sharing another card using some beautiful stamps from Picket Fence Studios.  When I first saw this beautiful Circles of Faith stamp, I immediately thought of rippling water, and the idea of the endless ripples caused by a single drop of water let me to pair it with this sentiment, from the Forever and Ever stamp set.

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Thank You Cards

Sending Love, Hugs, And Lots Of Thanks

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Hi there!

Here’s another quick and easy card using a few sets from Simon Says Stamp. I’m still exhausted from my quick but very busy weekend trip so I’m using colors that energize me and a technique that is easy and satisfying. Continue reading “Sending Love, Hugs, And Lots Of Thanks”