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Sweet Cherries Card

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Today’s featured card is just a sweet little note card that can be used for any occasion.  If my Grandma Jay were still alive, this is the kind of “any day” card I would send her.  I have a lifetime collection of letters and cards we exchanged over the years and it was bittersweet when I received the box of handmade cards I’d mailed her.  I’m happy she saved them, but never imagined they would come back to me.  Grandma was very special to me, and I miss her.  Recently I found a card I’d written in 2004 that I never sent her; another card and stamped envelope I had started; and a shrinky dink card charm I made that said “I (heart) Gramma Jay.”

This card used the really fun geometric Elemental paper from Close to My Heart; some coordinating ribbon, stamps, red buttons and I cut out the stamped area on my Cricut with my Art Philosophy cartridge.  I love how it cut perfect slots for the ribbon to pass through.

Cherry Card with Red Buttons
Cherry Card with Red Buttons

Thanks for reading my blog post and please contact me if you’d like to know more about the Close to My Heart (CTMH) items I used.

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