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Monday, July 25, 2016

A Simple Magnet of Encouragement

Coffee of the Day - Creme Brulee


Sometimes we all have rough days, and yesterday was one of those for me. I just needed a bit of crafty time, so I put together a simple magnet to either place on my refrigerator or card stock credenza to remind me that better days are ahead. it was the perfect little thing to add to the Bugaboo 'Anything but a Card' post for their inspiration and challenge blog.


I used the pretty 'Frame It - Meant to Be' image and re-purposed a microwave popcorn box for the backing. 2 pieces were die cut with the SU! Top Note die, painted, and then distressed with inks. magnetic strips were added to the back. shimmerz paint was added to several words of the main image and glitter pen accents to the butterfly trails. ribbon snippets are from Really Reasonable Ribbon and the chrysanthemum is from Wild Orchid Crafts.

sorry for the horrid photo. it really was the best of the ones I took. my tremors are getting pretty bad these days and I just flat out can't see well either. my sight is going, which is part of the reason for the yuck day. oh well. trying to stay focused on the many blessings in my life. :)

I'll be back in just a bit with my challenge project for The Digi Bells. hope to see you then!


Challenges:
Not Just Cards - color challenge
Scribbles Designs - how does your garden grow?
Colour Crazy - anything goes (watercolor brushes and SU! inks)
Through the Purple Haze - peaceful/harmony
Allsorts - anything but a card (magnet)

8 comments:

aussie aNNie said...

Cool idea, love this.xx

Bad Kitty said...

this is wonderful!
hugs

Anjie said...

Fabulous make. Thanks for joining us in our Anything Goes challenge at Graph’It Markers Colouring Challenge
Anjie (DT)

Tracy said...

Fab creation, thanks for joining Allsorts challenge, good luck.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

susiestacey said...

Great project, thank you for sharing at Allsorts 'Anything But A Card' challenge and god luck x Susan x

Suze said...

What a wonderful project Jennifer. Thank you for joining in the "How does your Garden Grow" challenge at Scribbles Designs.

Diane Louise J said...

Thanks for entering our challenge with your gorgeous card, hope you will join us again.
Diane Louise, DT Scribbles Designs xx

Scrappy Scatty said...

lovely make
Thanks for joining us in our Anything Goes challenge at Graph’It Markers Colouring Challenge
xx