Sunday, August 18, 2013

OWH sketch 186

Time for another Operation Write Home sketch! Today was kind of a lazy day. It was actually over 80 today, which it hasn't been in over two weeks, so the kids played outside in the sprinkler while I lazed on the deck with a good book and some diet Coke. Ahhh, the life. :)

I've been trying to use up this My Mind's Eye 'the merry days of Christmas  pad and it's just not my favorite. I went to it for this sketch thinking Christmas but I ended up just making a masculine card. Hmm.  Now I'm thinking harder about using up these papers, if I can use them in a non-holiday way! 

Behold, sketch 186:
MME merry days of Christmas paper
Gina K warm cocoa card stock
Unity Stamp Co sentiment
big eyelets and twine from stash
CTMH desert sand & TH antique linen inks
Happy start of the week! Thanks for visiting me today.



  1. I have been trying to use up My Mind's Eye paper packs as well and have similar papers in my packs. Now that I see what you did, I will try again. Thank you for the inspiration.

  2. What a lovely card! and I LOVE how the sentiment "ties" in perfectly with the Twine theme! Thanks for playing along with us in the Drunken Stampers

  3. Love the colors and how you used these papers for a non holiday card! It looks great!

  4. I would say for paper that you just don't like, you did a heck of a job! It is a very cute card.

  5. Hey Jen- love how you used the papers! Perfect sentiment too- great use of the twine! Thanks for playing with the Drunken Stampers this week! I love combining OWH and DS-great fun!

  6. I never would have guessed this was Christmas paper. You've made a great non-holiday card. Love the combo of the twine through the buttons and the sentiment.

  7. These papers are perfect for masculine cards! I like how the twine is a subtle reference to the sentiment. Thanks for joining us at Drunken Stampers this week!

  8. great idea to use your themed paper for another purpose. This paper really does make for a great masculine card! Thanks for playing along with us at Drunken Stampers!


  9. What a gorgeous creation thank you for playing along with us at Drunken Stamper this week
    Jacki xx

  10. Jen!!!!! Nice to "see" ya!!! Love your card! Thanks for playing along with the Drunken Stampers this week for the twine challenge!

  11. Great card, Thanks for joining us for the Thing/twine challenge at the Drunken Stampers.


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