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My Craft Goals for 2015

My Goals for 2015:

1. Update my goals for 2016 in January of 2016 :)
2. Maximize my crafting time!
3. Keep plugging away at scrapbooking photos!!
4. Learn how to Heat Press!!
5. Have fun!


Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Happy 2 Years and some Thank You Note Cards

Today is my 2 Year Blogversary.  I almost forgot about it to be honest.  I love so many things about blogging, but some of the details (number of followers, number of posts, anniversary dates) are not as much fun for me as the CREATING and SHARING my projects.  I want to thank all of my followers, subscribers and cyber friends for the motivation, comments, links and friendships over the past 2 years!!!!  When I began this journey it was simply a way to upload photos to the Cricut Message Board (the only way I could figure out how to that is).  Within one year, I was Guest Designing on three blogs and my readership steadily increased.  I have met several wonderful friends that I sincerely hope to see in person one of these days!!!

Thank you!!!

I made this Thank You/Notecard set for Toni who was my Cricut Circle Stocking Sister.  She sent me an amazing box jam packed with tons of scrappy things!!!  Instead of sending her just a Thank You card, I sent her a set!!


I was inspired by this lovely set that Sheila sent me!  I am linking my thank you cards up at Sheila's BLOG this week for her Thank You Linky Party!

To make the folder, I took a piece of kraft brown 8 1/2 x 11 cardstock and folded it in half (5 1/2) and then turned it and folded the bottom 2 inches.  This was configured to fit the envelopes which are 4 3/4 x 6 1/2.  You could easily adjust the bottom fold to fit a smaller envelope.

I cut a piece of purple cardstock (5 1/2 x 6) and used my Martha Stewart edge punch to punch the edges.  I cut a piece of patterned paper (5 1/2 x 4) to adhere on top of the purple cardstock.

I cut the circle with flourish from Home Decor at 1.94 inches.  I cut the letter T (for Toni) from Calligraphy (shadow) at 1.67 inches and "Thanks" from Calligraphy (shadow) at 1 inch.  I punched a 1 1/2 inch circle out of kraft brown cardstock with my Fiskars punch.

Here is the cover put together and the Thanks card.

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I punched two holes in the folder with my Crop-A-Dile and strung some crinkle ribbon through.  I ran a line of glue across the front of the folder to hold the ribbon down.

Here is the folder all closed up.  Toni, your package is on its way ~ thank you for the wonderful gift!!!

To my followers ~ thank your for your kind and encouraging words these past two years!!!

7 comments:

Vicki said...

Happy Blogaversary!!! Your thanks you cards are so pretty.

Suzanne cricutcraftingrammyblogspot.com said...

Happy Blogaversary Lori. You always do such a great job. Good luck with all you have planned this year and I love your cards.

2 Ducky said...

Congrats on the year and happy blogoversary. Good luck on being published and the card above is pretty dang cool! :)

Sheila aka SassyLady said...

Happy Blogaversary to you my friend! Love your note card set! The colors are awesome and I amd sure she will love her gift. Thank you forplaying along and linking it up to She's A Sassy Lady!

Amy E said...

Happy Blogiversary to you!!!!

Amanda said...

I love your cards and became a follower! That looks fun to make!

Cricut Couple said...

Congratulations on the Blogiversary! YAY! The card sets are gorgeous!!!