Adventures in Card-Making

Paper Adventures

Dear Fellow Crafters,

I must admit that I have been quite lax in writing this month! I’ve been busy creating my new blog: uniquelyyourscraftjournal.com on wordpress. I’m focusing on writing and creating journals. I’ve invited guests (authors) and will sell my cards. I’ve also discovered Pinterest and have linked my sites.

Of course, Valentine’s Day cards were designed, made and sent. Like all of you in the Northeast, we were bombarded with snow, so we didn’t go out but had a nice, romantic dinner complete with my Kaluha brownies. One of the cutting dies I used this holiday was the Love and 5 Hearts cutting dies http://www.paperwishes.com/products/4105320/love-5-hearts-cutting-dies. It’s very versatile.  I covered a square card with red paper and used white, red and a textured blue for the swirl. My husband wants me to scan it for you, so you will see it soon.  I also discovered  2 stamps I hadn’t used lately (Darcie Hunter’s little bear and country stand).  They may be obsolete now. I stamped the stand on craft paper and the bear in a darker brown matte paper. The grass was from Fiskars and the tree was another Paper Wishes die called the 4 Seasons Tree http://www.paperwishes.com/categories/cutting-dies-embossing-folders-machines-accessories-110/cutting-dies-112.html That one comes with a tree and tiny hearts, flowers, snowflakes and leaves. I used a heart paper punch instead because I wanted the hearts to stand out.
It’s fun creating and crafting!
~Sallie

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