Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Another Post for Tuesday!

I just had to post again and say what a great day this was!! I have had more energy today than I have had in a very long time. What a blessing! I puttered about my studio, doing some projects which I show in the post before this one, worked on some other things which aren't done yet, sent out several postcards for Postcrossing and then I put together this card from scraps and wrote a letter to a friend in Minnesota. She actually lives just across the state line from Fargo, South Dakota.

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I'm trying to make a point of using up some of the tons of scraps I have from other projects. I always save bits and pieces of paper, etc from a project (just like all the other artists out there) and the very large pile needs to be diminished. So what better place than to put them on a card and then fill the card with a hand written message? The envelope for this was made from an old map. Rather fitting, I think!

I also want to put a plug in here for something I just purchased yesterday - two rolls of the tissue tape from Tim Holtz's Idea-ology collection. They are such fun and so easy to use and really adds something to your artwork! I have some on the card above, and I think I will be purchasing some more of his tapes in the very near future. After I use up some of the scrap stash of course!

It's been a happy day!!! :)


  1. I love how you use your scraps and the image is wonderful.

  2. so happy to know you are feeling well. love your piece of "scraps," it turned out beautifully.

  3. Your card is incredibly beautiful. Real charm to it. Lynne M


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