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#the100dayproject : handmade card 75/100-2 : missing you

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#the100dayproject : handmade card 75/100-2 : missing you
the inspiration wheel landed on die-cut element so i pulled out a die-cut that actually arrived this morning! i've had my eye on it for what seems like forever and when it went on sale, i decided i needed to have it! it cuts out up to four different elements that can be used in conjunction with one another, but i only used two on today's card. i also used a handful of other newer products and therefore today's handmade card has a bunch of photos.

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#the100dayproject : handmade card 70/100 : never give up

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#the100dayproject : handmade card 70/100 : never give up

but in all seriousness, i couldn't do what i do without the help of this guy. during show season he's right there with me, doing all the heavy lifting and talking me up to anyone and everyone. he's great at feedback and at suggesting ideas for things i would never think of and i love when he keeps me company in the craft castle. he encourages me to spend far too much money on new supplies ["because you need them, obviously" is one of his go-to lines] and he's one of the most incredible humans i've ever met. so it's well deserved that he earns employee of the month. love you babe!

okay...onto the card for today! the inspiration wheel landed on heat embossing and sometimes that intimidates me. however, i decided to try a few different things. 

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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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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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#the100dayproject : handmade card 23/100-2 : you are remarkable

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#the100dayproject : handmade card 23/100-2 : you are remarkable
for the second day in a row, the inspiration wheel landed on stencil as the theme. this is a theme that i am really enjoying because i have so many options! stencils really are such a versatile tool and can be altered in a variety of ways - color choice, medium used, direction, etc. while somewhat basic, they are one of my favorite tools to use when making my handmade cards. 

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