Adventure Awaits

I love the way this card came out! I was inspired by the colors in this week’s DOstamperSTARS Thursday Challenge. I always feel like I should live on the East Coast when I do nautical challenges–how silly is that?! I just don’t feel as authentic making these cards, hehe. :) The saying is true, isn’t it? I wholly believe that our greatest strengths come out of our greatest struggles. 


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I attached the brad like a paper clip by bending both metal pieces to one side and sliding both under the Marina Mist tag. 

Looking for more inspiration? Check out the other STARS:


Using up my Seasonal Snapshot Cards & BLOG CANDY!!!!!

Hi! I’ll get right to it because I know you want to be one of the THREE!! blog candy winners!!!! :) The blog candy will be a full set of the Project Life Seasonal Snapshot Cards AND the Seasonal Snapshot Accessories!!!! 
Look at all the beautiful cards you can make with this multi-purpose kit! :) I made these in two hours with minimal supplies, this truly is fool proof! :)

Here’s a look at the awesome blog candy 3 lucky people will win:

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To Win;
1 entry for commenting
1 entry for subscribing to my blog
1 entry for following me on instagram: DoAllThings

Thanks, have fun, good luck!

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   I’ll announce the winners this Friday! 

Flower Patch

This set had me scratching my head for awhile–I just couldn’t get the right combos! I kept scratching my head and ended up throwing out all my attempts. Well, that has changed because I through out my “rule” book! 😉 So, that’s why there’s a smattering of different colors! Because I said, “you know what–I just need to use this set!” :) By the way, I really love the new Cucumber Crush In Color!!! We needed a this hue of green, don’t you think?

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Papillon Potpourri

Hi friends,

I’ve had the pleasure of working on my best friend’s wedding invitations lately so I have not been making many “other” cards. It has been a lot of fun giving her different size, color, layout options, etc–it is definitely right up my alley! Today I met with her to finalize those things so this evening I was able to play with my other supplies :) I was looking at all the DSP options that will be retiring soon and I decided I needed to use some of that up vs. working with the new, rich Bohemian DSP I’ve been gravitating towards. 😉 So, here’s the beautiful card I came up with using some gorgeous Gold Soiree DSP. I just love all the gold elements on this card–it is totally a card my mother would love! :) 

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Dear Lilly

For those of you who don’t know, I have a two year old daughter named Lilly and she is my little sweetie. Today I made a card and I looked at it and I was hit with inspiration to change the way I currently do something for my daughter.

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Currently, I have about 3 journals I write in for Lilly–I write her letters, I share her progress in it, and I share funny moments in them. Right now its really disorganized and I have things in a few different places. After seeing this card today I knew the change I wanted to make! I am going to start writing in the cards I make and keeping them in a pretty Project Life binder. It will be my way of organizing the things I already have and streamlining the things I will write to her in the future. :) I find that I have all these beautiful cards I never send that I could be writing in for my daughter. :)

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So, what do you think? Do any other moms do this for their babies? Do you have anything like this from your own mother? 

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I love the Bohemian Designer Series Paper because it is so bold! The colors they used are just fantastic and they really POP!

One thing I don’t like is that you can see Snail Adhesive behind vellum, so, for this card I used my handheld stapler to attach the trim and vellum to the card stock. It worked out perfect!

I also inked the stamp and then covered the flowers with masking tape so they wouldn’t show up on the card stock. I just didn’t think the floral images went with the boho paper. :)

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