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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 63/100-2 : warm winter wishes

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#the100dayproject : handmade card 63/100-2 : warm winter wishes
the spin on the inspiration wheel today landed on monochromatic and i was inspired by a newer stamp set from mft. it was definitely out of my comfort zone, but i think that i like the way it turned out! i decided to use shades of greys and black with a splash of white to land on both ends of the color spectrum. 

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#the100dayproject : handmade tags 47/100-2 : holiday tags

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#the100dayproject : handmade tags 47/100-2 : holiday tags

do you ever have those ideas that you think are going to be money - like so amazing that there's no way they won't work out? and then you try them and they totally ... don't?

live and learn and take something away from it i say. 

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#the100dayproject : slimline handmade card 43/100-2 : happy holidays

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#the100dayproject : slimline handmade card 43/100-2 : happy holidays
i went with another holiday themed card and even though i tell myself i'll stop making them, i can't help it. i just love making special holiday cards. i'm a firm believer that you don't need to send everyone on your list a super special card, but maybe focus on those people you know will appreciate it, or those who go out of their way for you throughout the year. these cards can also become decor - just pop them in a frame or even place them on the mantle.  

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#the100dayproject : handmade card 38/100-2 : season's greetings

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#the100dayproject : handmade card 38/100-2 : season's greetings
since the stores already have christmas candy out, i suppose it's only fitting that today's card is a holiday card. [side note - jon went to pick up halloween candy for the project that i'll share details on tomorrow and he had to go to three different stores because the christmas candy was more stocked than halloween candy. sorry, i'm not ready for candy canes quite yet - bring on the reese's!]

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