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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

Posted by Kerry Wills on

#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 55/100-2 : sweet birthday wishes

Posted by Kerry Wills on

#the100dayproject : handmade card 55/100-2 : sweet birthday wishes
over the weekend of black friday, i'm participating in two online events! i'll be sharing more detailed information as the events get closer, [including an epic online catalog with highlights from all the vendors!], but i encourage you to check out the social media for both, listed below. if you mark yourself as "going" to the events it helps spread the word and then people you know can see the info as well - which is helpful to me and the other talented makers

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#the100dayproject : handmade card 20/100-2 : thanks

Posted by Kerry Wills on

#the100dayproject : handmade card 20/100-2 : thanks
i was pretty jazzed when the inspiration wheel landed on pattern play today - i've been itching for a reason to use coordinating patterns. one of my favorite ways to do this is to utilize 6x6 paper pads. generally speaking, the colors coordinate and often share patterns/themes that mix well together. plus, the designs are smaller than traditional 12x12 pages so they look amazing on cards! 

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holiday gift giving guide - day 12

Posted by Kerry Wills on

holiday gift giving guide - day 12
today's ideas and suggestions are great for white elephants or gift exchange ideas! i never understood the point of giving a useless gift, so i'm thinking of things that could be utilized in one way or another.

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