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Friday, September 4, 2020

Sending Warm Hugs

Happy Friday!

Work has been super light for me this week, not that I'm complaining. I've had several hours each day to do some crafty things because I finished work stuff early. 

Yesterday and the day before, I re-organized all of my dies that don't go with stamp sets. I used to keep them on magnetic panels grouped by company, but sometimes I had a hard time locating the die that I was looking for. I decided to do a few things differently for the storage. One, I'm using all the same sizes of magnetic panels, two, I put the panels into plastic sleeves and three, I've grouped them by categories instead of company. I also made bright yellow dividers that I could label with my label maker. They look great and hopefully, it's a usable system.

Today, I finished with work super early and had time to make this card. The challenge that I was working on is the Sunday Stamps Sketch Challenge, and I also realized it works for the current Paper Players Tic-Tac-Toe Challenge. I've already submitted one card, but I'll add this one too. I used the same diagonal elements as I did with my first card, dies, embossing, patterned paper.

The stamps are from an older Honey Bee stamp and die set called Warm Wishes. I stamped the images on Very Vanilla card stock with Gina K Charcoal Brown ink and colored them with colored pencils. The patterned paper is from SU, retired, called Harvest Orchard. I love the fall hues in this paper! I used an SU EF to emboss the horizontal element.

Here is the inside of the card.

I hope you all have a great Friday and a relaxing holiday, Labor Day in the US, weekend. Thanks for looking in,

Stamps: Warm Wishes set by Honey Bee Stamps
Paper: SU Very Vanilla, Neenah Desert Storm card stocks, SU Harvest Orchard DSP
Ink: Gina K Charcoal Brown
Other: Prismacolor colored pencils, Gamsol, Warm Wishes set dies, Gina K Master Layouts 2 die set, SU Basket Weave embossing folder, Misti, Gemini Jr, SU Dimensionals



  1. Aw, very cute, Colleen! Love his little Fall sweater, and that background DSP is beautiful! Thanks so much for playing at Sunday Stamps!

  2. Adorable, Colleen! The Harvest Orchard paper is too cute...and so is that lil' fox! Thank you for playing in my Tic-Tac-Toe Challenge at The Paper Players!

  3. So sweet Colleen! I love that image and cute paper. Thanks for playing along at PP!

  4. Too cute! Love the fall background paper under your sweet critter. Thanks for joining us at Sunday Stamps, hope to see you again soon!

  5. Oh my goodness, this is simply adorable! I love your coloring, and your DSP! It certainly does feel like a warm hug! Love it. Thanks so much for playing along with us at Sunday Stamps!


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