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January 10, 2010

Another card set...

Hey, there.

Quickly sharing - drowning in work right now.  This is another card set I made for a Chrirstmas gift for my mother-in-law.  She loves daisies and the color pool, so these seemed perfect for her.  I colored the flower with Copics and then added some glitter pen to the center of the flowers.  These look soooooo much better in real life.

011010 Daisy Cards
Supplies: Hero Arts Daisy and notecards, Papertrey Ink greetings, Neenah paper, Copic Markers, glitter pen, black Memento ink

Also, I have been asked a lot about which specific Copic colors I use on projects.  I haven't kept track up to date, but will from now on when I create things.  Sorry!

People often also ask about when I find the time to do card sets like this.  Ask my husband - I can't sit still.  If we go to my mom's for dinner, I bring stamped flowers and color while we chat.  If we drive across town to our church, I cut out flowers as we drive.  I am always staying busy, and cards like this can be done in free moments here and there. 

And, of course, some links for you.  There are some good ones...

  • lovely cards:  HERE and HERE and HERE.
  • Such a clever use of a border punch HERE.
  • Fab ribbon tutorial HERE.
  • THIS is so pretty.  Everything she does is, though!
  • Sweet page HERE by Stephanie.

OK... off to work.  Please keep your cards coming for the card drive for these sick kids.  Valentine cards are welcome!



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what a beautiful notecard set. I love making them for gifts so I'm really enjoying seeing yours. Thanks for those extra links...I'll have to keep in mind that interesting way of using the Apron Lace punch.

thank you! for linking me, you're a rockstar!

What a beautiful set this is! I just wanted to thank you for your inspiration, and also for posting links to others sites! Your butterfly tutorial is awesome and I can't wait to try it!


Always great ideas and inspiration. I used an old layout of your today in my scrapbook. Thanks for all the ideas.

What a great card set! And no wonder you so small you never stop moving! When I was young I used to be like that. Your inspiring me to return to that!

Wow! These look like you could reach out and touch them! You are making me want copics! I'm just a beginning stamper so I appreciate ALL of your ideas!

These card set is beautiful and the flowers look so real!! them!

Lovin' these cards!!! You continue to AMAZE me with your creativity!!! TFS!

that is so funny- I never would have thought of cutting in the car! LOL

I am trying to stay away from Copics, but it's hard when I see what you do with them :) Wonderful set of cards!
Thanks so much for linking to my tiny tags :)

Just LOVE your cards. I am going to HAVE to try my hand at making a set of cards!!
Thanks for the links.... they were great.

amazing - these cards are great!

Love the daisies! Ha, I am trying to do coloring and cutting all the time, too! Last week I was sitting in our bed with my husband, watching a movie and cutting out flowers - next morning I couldn`t find my scissors (sharp, small, bowed ones)... and found them in my bed!


What a beautiful set of cards.

If I would try to cut flowers in the car they would look mangled, I'm impressed you can do that.
Lovely card set.


Just wanted to let you know I love all your work and that I think it's great Colin is getting Spanish at his age! I live in Belgium, and since no one in the world knowd Dutch, and there are three official languages in this country (that is smaller than most American states), most people here speak at least two or three languages. It's really usefull and very important in someone's development and understanding of the world. Anyway, I'm rambling, but just wanted to let you know; great job!

thanks for sharing all the great links ... i may have never come across these fantastic blogs and projects in the great big world of blogland! :)

Love your links....I like to keep busy like you too...the creative mind does not rest easy.....

Beautiful cards. TFS:)

LOVE your cards, Jennifer! I can just imagine what they look like in real life. :)

Beautiful set Jennifer. Something we dread making but is so necessary. TFS!!!

Jennifer your cards are lovely.
Thank you for other sites to see wonderful cards.
stamping sue


I hope your week gets better. I am looking forward to seeing your projects. CHA is just around the corner too.

By the way did you see Tim's new ink colors? I see some great colors to play with.

Take Care
Sandi N.

These cards are cute. And really great links today.

But yikes! Cutting in the car? I'm afraid if I did that some part of my image, or a finger, would be missing when I was done--kudos to you!

so simple and perfect! You sound like me, still working even in the car =) i love it though!

Pretty card set. I'm making butterflies today from your inspiration cards. I visited all the sites you posted and saw some wonderful things. Thanks for sharing. You are a real sweetie. Happy Day!
Shirley L.
Roseville, CA

thanks so much for the inspiring links, again... and for sharing how you get so much done! i know what you mean about not being able to sit still. every week we have a game night, and i have to have something to do with my hands between turns. (it also keeps me from snacking the whole time!!) i'm going to have to start working in the car, too ;-)

what lovely set of cards. My fave is the butterfly set,!!!!

What a pretty card set--a perfect gift. I have to start carrying some coloring and cutting with me too!

What lovely cards. I am enjoying seeing the new Hero Arts stamps in action.

you're right! instead of doing them all at once! simple yet so pretty!

I think these cards are adorable! I have to say I am jealous of your time management skills :)

I am always searching for really special sympathy cards, and the simple single daisy is just beautiful.

Love this idea. So pretty and simple but perfect for a sympathy card.

So very pretty! Thanks for sharing!

aawwwwwwwwwwwww I love daisies. These are so pretty.
I bet your Mom-in-Law just loves them.
Thanks for sharing.

Are you doing any more videos soon? I'd love to see some more. I love the cards and the links too. Thanks!

These are so pretty! Love it!

These are so lovely!! She must love receiving cards from you :)My mother always asks for sets of cards for gifts :)

Love this set of daisy cards-very bright and cheery! So fun to see your creations with Copics!

What a beautiful notecard set. Simple, yet elegant.

Pool is one of my favorite colors too. These cards as so pretty.

I am so loving this set of cards!! Beautiful...I must try it! :)

So pretty~ :)

Such pretty cards! I can only imagine how pretty they are in real life! :-) I like the simple sentiment. Sympathy cards can be difficult to make (for me anyway) but they are good ones to have on hand. Thanks for sharing!

wow those are great notecards!!!
i love them!!

SSSOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO in love with these!!! I am so going to have to get this stamp........thanks for the sharing!!

Great cards, Miss Jennifer - I do so love your work!

such a pretty stamp! luv your designs ...all of em! I secretly think Lil Ms.McGuire needs her own line of EVERYTHING! ty for always sharing...xox Cher

They are beautiful, Jennifer! You might just talk me into that stamp!

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