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Playing with paper

Some days, I just want to make cute cards and that's how I felt tonight while Kelly was deejaying the stake youth dance, and Lindsey was there dancing the night away.

I bought this S.E.I. patterned paper last week for the Valentine's mailboxes that Lindsey and I were making, and had some scraps left over. I created these two cards. It's hard to tell, but the square window is a cut-out, using two sizes of punches, and it is more three-dimensional than the photograph shows. When I get a gift from someone that has a fabric bow, or buy anything where the packaging come with ribbon, I always recycle it to use again for cards that I make.

Also, I want to share with everyone that I have lost five pounds since I set my goal to lose twenty pounds. I'm a fourth of the way there! The hardest part was turning down pecan pie at Stubb's last night where Kelly and I went to listen to an awesome band from Virginia called Carbon Leaf. I'll post more on our fun concert later.


mom23angels said…
Way to go Kelly!! I wish I had the will power to turn down pecan pie! :-)
Very cute cards too!
WOOHOO!!! You go girl! I'm so proud of you. I could lose 5 pounds but have no motivation. Maybe you'll inspire me :)
Heidi said…
Congrats Kelly- that is awesome.

I love the paper and the cards. Great idea on keeping ribbon from gifts!
Family Life said…
Way to go Kelly. You are an inspiration! You guys are so hip...... hitting Stubb's for the concert!! Keep it up, you look awesome already!!
Julie said…
Kelly - that's awesome!!! Please keep me posted b/c you're my inspiration and diet buddy (I just decided this by the way)! ;) I'm doing a low-carb diet a la Julie style but it's working. I know it's encouraging to see makes turning down pecan pie worth it! :)

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