Sunday, January 25, 2015

Cards from the Heart

Hi friends, thanks for being patient with me as I get adjusted to my new and last semester. Now that I have all the syllabi, I'm naturally stressed about the next four months, but I am happy that I got to squeeze in some crafting (after a painful creative block). Anyone else feel guilty about hoarding--I mean owning new products and hardly getting to use them? Yes, I felt that immense guilt for quite some time...so what I like to do is make a bunch of cards and then make someone's day with them! I would like to think that somewhat evens the balance, lol.

Anyway, I love discovering causes and being able to partake in them. Recently, I found out about the Cards from the Heart Card Drive, where Valentine's Day cards are given to children in hospitals. All the rules and deadline information is on the website if you're interested in participating as well--hurry, it's ending this week!


I was inspired by the subtle colors of this photo from Taheerah's blog:


Her inspiration pictures are always so beautiful! Have you seen her work? It's STUNNING. She has a style that's bold and breathtaking! Please check out her blog and take part in her weekly Monday challenges. This month is sponsored by Winnie & Walter (who are celebrating their first birthday this WHOLE month with incredible challenges and giveaways of their own!) 

This is a set of cards I made using Mama Elephant sets Purrfect Pair and Love Quotes, MFT Die-namics Love & Adore You, and MFT Die-namics Straight to My Heart. I stamped, colored and die cut everything first because my creativity wasn't exactly flowing. Eventually, this is the card sketch I decided to go with and ended up finally using some doilies I had sitting around! What do you think? They look adorable!





Linking to the following challenges: 
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge: Have a Heart
7KidsCollegeFund Challenge: Anything Goes
Craft Stamper: Take It Make it Challenge
Time Out Challenge #23 Valentine's Day

13 comments:

  1. Such a wonderful set of cards, and of course the cats ones completely melted my heart!! You've reminded me that I *must* ink up that set!! And thank you so much for your kind words too, they totally made my day. <3 Thanks so much for playing to find a Cure For The Monday Blues!

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  2. okay, you are such a rockstar!
    Check out all of those cute cards!

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  3. Very cute cards! Ilove all those stamp sets!

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  4. Your cards are all so cute! Cute! Cute! Thanks for joining us at www.7kidscollegefund.com!

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  5. What an awesome collection of cards!

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  6. What an awesome collection of cards!

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  7. Your cards are so romantic and sweet! perfect take on Valentine's Day cards, Ruby! So glad that you join the fun over Simon Says Stamp Wednesday “Have A Heart” Challenge!

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  8. Totally adorable!! Love the little critters!! Thanks for joining us at 7 Kids College Fund!

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  9. All of the cards are adorable and your going to make some pretty special children feel VEY special! That is sweet. Thank you for playing at http://7kidschallengeblog.blogspot.com! Hope to see you there next week and good luck! Hugz

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  10. So cute! Thanks for joining in with the Craft Stamper challenge ..... good luck! Linda xx

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  11. These are all so sweet and make such a gorgeous set. Especially love those little kitties and the variety of colours/patterns for each card. So happy you joined us at TIME OUT!!

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  12. Thanks for joining us at the Take It Make It Challenge. Best wishes ~ Renee xx

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