Feb 4, 2015

Clear and Simple Apothecary Sweets and...

Clear and Simple Stamps ran a contest and I won Apothecary Sweets, which was on my wishlist.  Seriously, my dream wish list for CSS runs to about $500.   Hmm...not going to happen. 

Clear and Simple makes the perfect stamps and dies to coordinate with gifts and food -- two of my favorite things, and items that go well with papercrafting.

I made these two cards with the set and then thought long and hard about the hobby, a hobby I still love.

First the cards --


 

The sentiments are from Technique Tuesday and WPlus9.  
 
MOOD WHEN DONE =  Decisive


I'm tired of only making greeting cards.

I'm


I'll be back ...

Redesigned Blog
Redesigned Use of Stamps and Dies and Ink



17 comments:

  1. LOL! I'm making some different things as well. Carded out. Excellent! I love your apothecary cards, though. Both of them are excellent!

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  2. I love card no. 1, especially the two colors of twine. And I love "carded out"! I do a lot of paper crafts bedsides making cards and I feel the different ways I use paper, stamps, dies etc. keep the hobby fresh for me.

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  3. Both of these cards are great! I really love the candy in the first one and your use of rainbow colors in the 2nd!

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  4. Love both cards, especially #2!

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  5. Cute cards! Sick of cards? Say it isn't so!! Whatcha gonna do next??? I dont' want to stay tuned, tell us now!! LOL!

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  6. Can't wait to see what you have in store!!! It's good to change things up and push yourself creatively! LOVE what you have done with these cards. I am NOT carded out of your work! :)

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  7. Congratulations on your win--you did a beautiful job with your apothecary jars! Hmmmm, you probably shouldn't have planted the thought in my head, because, just between you and me, I'm getting carded out too. . . They DO get used--I'm the family card supplier. :-) But still, I'm hearing you, on that sentiment, Joan.

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  8. You may be carded out, but these are darn cute, Joan. I hope I never get carded out because I don't know what I'd do with all the crafty things I would make otherwise. Love that mini-canvas and the fact that they get used. However, I've got the urge to alter things. . .

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  9. hmmmm....I LOVE your cards...these are wonderful. Can't wait to see what is next on your 'to-do' list.

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  10. Well just leave us hanging.......... :) -- congrats on the set win - great cards you made with it!

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  11. I love your cards Joan. Looking forward to seeing what your next project will be. :)

    Mary

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  12. Carded out???! Oh my! I try not to think too deeply about it because if I did I might be carded out too, but I don't like to make 'other things.' This is a fun set and I love your cards, especially that first one.

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  13. Congrats on the win, love what you did with that cute set. Anxious to see what your next stamping endeavor will be. I sometimes feel a bit carded out too!

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  14. Hey Joan! You know I love you which is why I had to comment! I love love love that second card so much. Awesome work girl. As for being "carded out" I COMPLETELY know what you mean! I'm excited to see what you have in store. Happy crafting, friend.

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  15. These are both wonderful. Love the airy feel of both. Looking forward to seeing what you will be doing next.

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  16. I became "carded out" months ago and came to peace with it. I still have enough cardmaking supplies to make a card if I want to, but I have moved on in so many ways and I love it. Best wishes with whatever new direction you find :) !

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  17. Hmmm, carded out. I am a bit scrap booked out. It's so hard to find the time to do the spreads and pages. Cards, I squeeze in a bit here and there; so I still love them. I wish I had more time to do those too. Some day....

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