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#the100dayproject : 69/100

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#the100dayproject : 69/100
i started the front of the card with a white panel that i decided to stencil. i masked off sections of the stencil creating a bit of diagonal design line down and across the panel. beginning at the top i used squeezed lemonade distress ink and gently applied color. as i moved down the stencil i intensified the color and near the bottom i added some mustard seed. using black ink i stamped the sentiment "have a happy day" which is a fun pixelated font. 

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march meet the maker : day 30 : work life balance

Posted by Kerry Wills on

march meet the maker : day 30 : work life balance

day 30 : work life balance on a normal day, in a normal week, when we aren't obligated to abide by rules of social distancing and my work schedule is not the long days wednesday-sunday that it currently is, i have a really nice work-life balance.  i spend the majority of my mornings planning projects and sketching ideas and doing research on social media. i'll usually head to work for a few hours and when i come home, it's back to the craft castle to make the magic happen. weekends are full of crafting and when the weather breaks, events...

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march meet the maker : day 27 : future goals

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march meet the maker : day 27 : future goals

back when the prompts came out for this monthly challenge, i looked ahead to start thinking about what i would want to focus on each day. 

this topic scared me - mostly because once you say something out loud it becomes real, and that can be scary. imagining something in your head is one thing, but once it's out there - that's totally different. 

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march meet the maker : day 23 : photography

Posted by Kerry Wills on

march meet the maker : day 23 : photography
in about two weeks i'm planning on beginning a project called the 100 day project. you can check out more details here. it's my intention to make a card [or a few of the same design] everyday for 100 days. i think that in order for me to be successful at this, i need to plan ahead. 

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march meet the maker : day 21 : change

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march meet the maker : day 21 : change
but i'm learning that nothing changes - if nothing changes. it's very similar to the saying that if order to get something you've never had, you have to do something you've never done. 

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