Hello Sunshine


Today’s card was inspired by a sketch challenge that I did not enter. Why? Because lately I’ve been living a couple days ahead of myself…LOL, it sounds funny, but it’s true. I know it’s Friday because I looked at the calendar, but in my mind when I awoke, I thought it was already Monday.


Although I didn’t post to the sketch challenge you can see the sketch above. I loved it! If you are a fellow card-maker you may even suffer from the same condition called cardgiveawayphobia. It’s a condition when you make a card and then find it very difficult to give away. I think this one has the same made-up medical condition (LOL).

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  • Embellishments! Don’t be afraid of them. The other day I made a card and a treat bag for Mother’s Day and I made flowers with the Bouquet Bigz L Die, which took me out of my comfort zone. Today I bring you hearts with pearls and if you must know…I’m not a pearl type girl either (LOL). I love rhinestones, but I wanted to do something different and I took out the pearls and went to town. After I took the photo, I fell in love with the pearls. The hearts would’ve been fine without the pearls, but I wasn’t going to let them win. I’m the one who is winning.

Click on Kermit the Frog and watch him leap!

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Never Let Go Heart…Never Let Go!


As card-makers we’re influenced by other card enthusiasts, shapes we see around us, and of course Pinterest. Then we sit at our craft tables to put something together. The dangling hearts remind me of how we often dangle through life, yet there is always someone hanging on to us.


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  • Left Overs: The hearts are actually left overs from a different project. I sound like a broken record when I say, “don’t throw away left over card stock.” Why? Because it can be used on another project.
  • How to Make Them Hang: I simply used paper snips to cut and place smaller hearts through bigger one’s. Glue dots came in super handy.
  • Perfect Pop Each Time: Stampin’ Dimensionals give the perfect raise to give the perfect pop to any card.

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Have a fabulous day and thank you so much for stopping by.

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