Friday, March 25, 2016

Sending Happy Mail

Since April is National Card and Letter Writing Month, I thought that I would make a point to send out some happy mail to friends near and far. I don't know if I'll be able to take on the challenge posed by Write_On to send 30 letters in 30 days, but I hope to send many smiles through the mail in April.

I've been trying to make my cards when time allows, and while a couple were sent off already, here are a handful of the ones I've made so far. I'm working with 6x6 paper pads and stamp sets and I've found it fastest to make them in pairs even though I try to mix up the finished product.

Apparently 6x6 pads are my latest obsession and my stack of them keeps growing. Card making and mini albums are the best way I know to work through them, but it seems those little pads really last. And after seeing Leslie's latest layout, I was reminded to put my lone border punch to work. :)

Still trying to work my way through loads of enamel dots and if I could put my washi tape to work, then I'd be able to say I've worked my way through just about everything in my stash recently.

You guys know I love my stamps, and these border stamps have become a new favorite of mine for sure! Wishing you a wonderful weekend ahead!

Dear Lizzy {Fine & Dandy} paper pad
Maggie Holmes {Confetti} die cuts
Prima Sugardot enamel heart stickers
Fiskars Scallop Border Punch
black Thickers

Shimelle {True Stories} 6x6 paper pad and die cuts
yellow enamel dots
Simple Stories alphabet stickers

Waffle Flower Pattern Play stamps
ink - Wet Cement - Hero Arts, Coral Reef and Sunkist - Simon Says Stamp
Avery Elle Fabulous Floral stamps
alphabet stamps - Studio Calico
ink - Teeny Bikini, Cotton Candy, Duckling, and Surf Blue - Simon Says Stamp, Butter Bar and Tide Pool - Hero Arts, Coral - Heidi Swapp, Inky Black, Lime Light, and Going Green - Studio Calico


  1. I love this idea to send out happy mail in a form of a card!!
    Your cards are lovely and I am sure will put a great big smile on whom ever receives them :)

  2. What a great challenge this is! There's no way I could send 30 cards or letters but I should try to at least send a couple! Your cards are fantastic and will surely brighten someone's day <3

  3. These are so pretty and perfect for spring! I'm inspired!

  4. These cards are so adorable. You know I want that coffee card LOL!

  5. Oh my gosh Elise, these are all so beautiful and sure to make anyone's day. I am really digging those border flowers and now think I need to go check them out.

  6. These are all beautiful and so cheerful, Elise! I love the colorful flower border on one of the last cards. So, so pretty!

  7. I spent so much time on birthday, get well and sympathy cards. Might be a nice change to just say hello. These are all so bright and cheery.

  8. You can truly do it all Elise!!
    Love your cards
    excellent design on each of them!

  9. Happy Mail is the best card. When a note turns up from a friend it puts a smile on my face all day x
    Good luck with 30 thats quite a number.
    Yes, i love your stamps too.


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