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#the100dayproject : handmade card 34/100-2 : jingle all the way

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#the100dayproject : handmade card 34/100-2 : jingle all the way
the inspiration wheel landed on stenciling for the topic and while it might be hard to imagine while looking at the above card, the blue box has been stenciled, creating a nice focal point on this card front. overlapping the block is the sentiment that reads "jingle bells jingle bells jingle all the way" -  it's been stamped in red ink and then heat embossed with a clear coating. it's slightly dimensional to the touch and adds a nice shiny finish on the words. there's a gorgeous shimmer across the entire card front. using a black gel pen i hand drew lines around the perimeter of the inked up square. 

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#the100dayproject : handmade card 30/100-2 : i am missing you

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#the100dayproject : handmade card 30/100-2 : i am missing you

since i began this project, i've been somewhat anxiously awaiting the inspiration wheel landing on the "special effect" wedge and today was the day!

i've been wanting to make an updated version of one of my all time favorite cards and while i switched it up a bit, i love the way it turned out! i used a handful of lawn fawn stamps and coordinating die-cuts because they are so happy and i love the punny sentiments that the stamp sets include. 

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#the100dayproject : handmade card 28/100-2 : with sympathy

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#the100dayproject : handmade card 28/100-2 : with sympathy
earlier today i was fortunate enough to join two girlfriends for lunch [while appropriately social distancing, especially considering we were the only people in the entire area of the restaurant!] and it was so, so good to sit and laugh for a couple hours. these are work friends and while i see them at work, it's never enough time to fully catch up, so i was grateful for today. i was also telling them about this project and my self-imposed rules. i even showed them the inspiration wheel which, when spun, happened to land on inside element - so that's what i'm focusing on today! 

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#the100dayproject : handmade card 27/100-2 : merry & bright

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#the100dayproject : handmade card 27/100-2 : merry & bright
this fresh new week is kicking off with a handmade card featuring products all from the same company - as per the spin on the inspiration wheel! i elected to go with some newer holiday products from mft

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mail it monday - one of a kind ink blended birthday card

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mail it monday - one of a kind ink blended birthday card

happy monday friends! i hope your week is off to a marvelous start!

i'm super jazzed to share one of the cards that i made + mailed last week with you. sunday was my niece's 18th birthday [how?!] and i wanted to make her a card that was fun and colorful without being super kid-ish. 

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