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#the100dayproject : handmade card 85/100-2 : smile my friend

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#the100dayproject : handmade card 85/100-2 : smile my friend
this particular sketch is from mft stamps - i love how each week they have both a sketch and a color challenge. speaking of goals for next year as i mentioned in yesterday's post, i am looking forward to participating in more challenges next year - i really enjoy the way that they get me thinking outside the box! for this one, i decided to interpret the vertical lines near the bottom as strips of patterned paper and to turn the card sideways - so you know i had to incorporate a rainbow in one way or another!

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#the100dayproject : handmade card 77/100-2 : out with the old

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#the100dayproject : handmade card 77/100-2 : out with the old
one thing that i love about sketches is the freedom of interpretation. i liked the layout of this design, but decided to flip the narrow [pink] strip 90 degrees so that it would be horizontal. i also eliminated the small scattered circles, ideally gems or sequins. ordinarily i would've kept them but i decided the patterns i selected to use had enough shine and bling!

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#the100dayproject : handmade card 76/100-2 : friend like you

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#the100dayproject : handmade card 76/100-2 : friend like you
today i had several packages of new supplies arrive - and i've still got a couple on the way! [yayyy for black friday shopping!] one of the things that i was most excited about was the complete set of ink colors from concord & 9th. i've been waiting for them to come back in stock for what seems like forever and on black friday they did and i quickly scooped them up! just look at the glorious colors - and when i opened them, i was in awe. they have such a cool texture and the few colors i sampled are just fantastic. yay - plus, now i want to make a piece of art with all the ink samplings from the three main companies i use . so stay tuned for that.

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#the100dayproject : handmade card 73/100-2 : thinking of you

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#the100dayproject : handmade card 73/100-2 : thinking of you
today's spin on the inspiration wheel landed on pattern play and i have to admit that while i was working on creating the card, i kinda forgot what i was supposed to be doing. so it has some patterns, but if you focus solely on that element, it's a little boring. it happens, right?

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#the100dayproject : handmade card 72/100-2 : happy birthday

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#the100dayproject : handmade card 72/100-2 : happy birthday
i was so excited [and slightly relieved!] when the spin on the inspiration wheel earlier today landed on birthday - because i definitely needed to make a card for a friend who is celebrating tomorrow! 

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