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I had to buy this set with the sweet thermos bottles because it brought back memories of oh so long ago. I don't drink coffee but I love the smell of it - it woke me up for many years! My parents both worked and carried a thermos of coffee every day. My dad would get up first, make coffee, fill each thermos and put them in the lunch boxes that my mother had packed the night before. Depending on the weather my thermos would be filled with milk or hot chocolate. Wow ancient history!
I am not a good cook but I am great at buying gift certificates at our local soup and sandwich shop. At my age I have many friends getting new knees or hips these days so this card is perfect to tuck a gift certificate inside.
Wednesday, November 1, 2023
In early October I was working on a card when the bee exterminator came to my house. I left my craft room to speak with him and when I returned the sentiment stamp for my card was missing. I am glad to report it reappeared yesterday on the back of scrap cardstock! No clue how it got there since I didn't use scraps that day but it somehow landed in the scrap bin.
I do use scraps to plan a card if I am trying to choose a stamp set. I can't do it in my head - have to see it in front of me. When I saw Jen's sketch I thought.....hmm....snowflakes? coffee cups? pumpkins? leaves? So I grabbed a few sets and pulled out A2 panels to do rough drafts. The second panel I pulled came with a bonus - yep there was my missing sentiment! I took it as a sign and put my four stamp sets away and found some bees!
Stamp Sets; Hey Honey (Pink Fresh), Welcoming Window (SU!), Bee My Valentine (SU!)
Ink: Memento Black, Versafine Black, Copics
Paper: Basic White