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Sunday, November 1, 2015

NaBloPoMo and Another Pocket Card

Hi friends!  I hope you are doing well!  We are ok.  Guess what??  Something super exciting is happening here in Northern California.  Can you guess what it is?  FALL!  I joke every year that summer lasts until after Halloween and sure enough, it is HOT up until Halloween each year.  I'm excited to feel a little bit of chill in the air!

I was talking to my friend Carole today and we were talking about how I've been told A LOT recently that I need to get back into crafting.  Carole suggested I try NaBloPoMo (National Blog Posting Month) and I was really really reluctant.  But Carole mentioned that I don't have to blog something crafty everyday, I could really blog ANYTHING.  So, what the heck?  Let's give it a shot.  Did you know that I used to actually blog every single day?  That seems like a lifetime ago.  I think I've actually done NaBloPoMo once before and I'm not sure I completed it.  Who knows what will happen?

A weird thing happened to me when I stopped religiously creating and blogging.  I would make things and forget all about them.  Sometimes, I would even take a picture of them, mean to blog them, and forget.  Three years ago Ashley would be SO appalled!  Today, I'm sharing a card I made back in August.  I was having a hard time when I attempted the 100 Days Project (which I failed at) and I decided the best thing to do was to take out something I just LOVED and try to make something using those materials.  I used the Pebbles Happy Day collection which I just LOVE and I added a few enamel dots.  This is a 3x4 card and it is completely my style.  I feel like I'm a scrappy style card maker and I've tried to resist it but no longer.  ;)  


Have a great day, friends!  And wish me luck with this whole blogging thing.  Maybe I can get back into it?  What do you think?

4 comments:

  1. That's beautiful. I used to make a few craft things. Now I am done with all that and just stick to writing when the creative urge strikes. Looking forward to reading more of your posts this month. Here's wishing you luck for a successful NaBloPoMo :)

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  2. You can do it!
    Love your fun card...such happy colors.

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  3. Good luck on the blogging! You're already ahead of me for the month!

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  4. BIG giant tons of luck! That is such a super cute card! They've already painted the basement, so I estimate that I have 3 more weeks before I get to start crafting again. I'll start blogging soon, too. You are inspiring me.

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