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#the100dayproject : handmade card 70/100 : never give up

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#the100dayproject : handmade card 70/100 : never give up

but in all seriousness, i couldn't do what i do without the help of this guy. during show season he's right there with me, doing all the heavy lifting and talking me up to anyone and everyone. he's great at feedback and at suggesting ideas for things i would never think of and i love when he keeps me company in the craft castle. he encourages me to spend far too much money on new supplies ["because you need them, obviously" is one of his go-to lines] and he's one of the most incredible humans i've ever met. so it's well deserved that he earns employee of the month. love you babe!

okay...onto the card for today! the inspiration wheel landed on heat embossing and sometimes that intimidates me. however, i decided to try a few different things. 

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#the100dayproject : handmade card 69/100 : the best teacher

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#the100dayproject : handmade card 69/100 : the best teacher
it was a looong day of picking and pulling product, double checking invoices, packaging orders, weighing and labeling everything and updating the system to send shipping alerts. jon stayed up with me til 4 am and was an excellent helper! 

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#the100dayproject : handmade card 67/100-2 : sending smiles

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#the100dayproject : handmade card 67/100-2 : sending smiles
i saw this graphic on instagram today and i shared it in my stories - it's absolutely so true. i know i still have a lot to learn about this business and i spend so much time researching and planning and i'm amazed at how intricate the algorithms are for social media - but these few things, these are so accurate. it might not seem like you're doing much, but sharing, hearting, commenting and saving posts does so much to help [my] exposure. the more people that can find me or hear how awesome you think i am, the better! 

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#the100dayproject : handmade card 66/100-2 : blessed to know you

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#the100dayproject : handmade card 66/100-2 : blessed to know you
i'll be adding this card, [along with a few others that i managed to create today], into the online shop tomorrow. i've still got a few other surprises to share and i'm super jazzed about the online events for both the virtual holiday makers market as well as the shop holiday handmade. it's such a good feeling to support small businesses and i can't wait to see what everyone else has in store!

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#the100dayproject : handmade card 65/100-2 : you are a super star friend

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#the100dayproject : handmade card 65/100-2 : you are a super star friend

speaking of having, today i have another handmade card that was inspired by this one i made the other day. i am loving this stamp set and finding myself reaching for it a ton! the inspiration wheel landed on color swatch and luckily for me, the result was one i could incorporate into this card i've had in mind. 

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