May Your Glass Always be Half Full

Stamp Set – Half Full Cardstock – Fresh Fig, Lemon Lime Twist, Whisper White, Naturally Eclectic Designer Series Paper Ink – Fresh Fig, Sahara Sand Accessories – Watercolor Pencils, Blender Pen, Ovals Collection and Stitched Shapes Framelits, Big Shot, Stampin’ Dimensionals, Snail Adhesive This is a great sentiment to encourage an optimistic outlook in life.  I think everyone would rather spend time with a friend who has a  positive outlook in life rather than one…

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Back to School Pencil Card

Here is a card that I made to send my grandchildren for Back to School.  I’m not sure either of them are excited about their first day of school, but everyone loves to receive cards in the mail! To create the Card Base, start with a 5-1/2″ x 6″ piece of Kraft Cardstock.  Score the 6″ side at 3″ and fold.  You should have a card that is 3″ x 5-1/2″ when folded.  Cut the…

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Ribbon of Courage – Embossed Leaf

Here is a card we made at my Card Classes earlier this month.  The leaf was cut out of Watercolor Paper using the Leaflets Framelits Dies and then colored with an Aquapainter and Ink Pads.  When the paper was dry , the heart image was Heat Embossed with Gold Stampin’ Emboss Powder. You can combine other shapes to make your own unique embossed, watercolor paper.  A die cut tree embossed with a flower.  A bird…

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