Happy is as happy does…

My “Happy” is focusing intent and energy into something and someone whose happiness is heightened as a direct result of my input.

Meaning?

I like making stuff for people. I like giving.

So. A dear gal-pal of mine has a birthday tomorrow…for which I made a card. I’d awaited receipt of a particular stamp set (The Tea Shoppe, Stampin’ Up!) in order to make said card.

IMG_0125It arrived. It may or may not have been accompanied by a plethora of other goodies as my treat-to-me for completing Book 1 of my herbalism program.

*shifty eyes*

 

In order to use more of the stamps, I made a second card.

Why?

To say “Thank you.”

Said gal-pal did something of such significance that my up-for-27-hours-straight brain cannot articulate into the proper grammatical structure today.

She’s a tea gal. I had a teacup stamp.

I gathered my Graphic 45 Renaissance Faire paper line and came up with:

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Oh, yes.

That’s a small section of raffeta for use as a faux “tea bag string”.

Both cards also used Framelits from Stampin’ Up!. First time I’ve ever used anything like the Spellbinders die-cuts.

I love them and want to own them all.

Just sayin’.

Go, Go GimpyAss here also hand-cut out the tea-cup.

Bat-shit crazy.

Just sayin’.

All the whilst in the throes of the worst mutha freakin’ neck pinch EVA’.

I’m hoping it subsides very soon (it’ll be a week tomorrow) and that I can, y’know, get some sleep I’ve heard people rave about…so that I can make some more cards. I’ve got a slew of new stamps and I wanna play! 🙂

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