Time for thanks

Time for thanks

Every since I got this months kit I have been thinking about how to use these leaves and when I saw this sketch this seemed like a good fit. I like how they are thin enough to not overwhelm the card, but they are large enough that you don’t have to use a lot of them to cover the area. I don’t know that they are something that I would buy on my own, and yet I am so happy to get to play with them, that is what I love about the monthly kits!

Watercolor thanks

Watercolor thanks

When I went to make this card I wanted to make a Sorry card, but I don’t seem to have a stamp for that. The kind of funny thing was that I was lamenting to my nephew and he kept saying ‘sorry’ then we realized that it was funny. He didn’t know what to say except sorry you don’t have a sorry stamp. I do have a lot of thanks, stamps so that is what I did instead.

Thankful pumpkins

Thankful pumpkins

Sometimes I know a general idea of what I want to do for a challenge, and most of the cards I make are inspired by challenges (well it is a whole complex thing but we will just go with that for now), but I don’t know how I am going to pull it off until I find a sketch that works. That was the case with this card. Occasionally I can just put a card together without a sketch, but most of the time I do better with at least the idea of one to work with. read more

Purple floral thank you

Purple floral thank you

When does a stamp hit a point of over use? I feel like I keep using this stamp because I love it so much, but I have only used it three times.  Then I think about when I started out and some stamps got used so much I hardly ever use them now.  There are other stamps that get neglected simply because I love another stamp a bit more, and yet I always want something new. read more

Dotted thanks

Dotted thanks

Sometimes I go into a challenge wanting to use a specific set of stamps, and sometimes it works and sometimes not.  This time it was almost like this challenge was meant for this stamp set. read more

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