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#the100dayproject : 64/100-2 : holiday tags

Posted by Kerry Wills on

#the100dayproject : 64/100-2 : holiday tags
speaking of the craft castle, i was busy all day long. i've been making new items that will go live on friday morning in my online shop and i'll be sharing all the details [including sales and promo codes] tomorrow!

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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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#the100dayproject : 94/100

Posted by Kerry Wills on

#the100dayproject : 94/100
so. much. rainbow. happiness. i absolutely love it. there's a space between the large gold ampersand and the black frame with my bargello project that i think would be perfect for a painting. [then of course i'll have to add in another detail so i have an odd number, but anyway...]

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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

Posted by Kerry Wills on

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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