A Bit Like Magic

Simon Says Stamp | Sweetheart Release

Hi there!

Every Friday my best friend and I get together for “Happy Hour”.  We have been doing this for years and we rarely miss a Friday.  We meet up at a restaurant as soon as we can break from our day jobs. We settle in for a drink, dinner, and then talk about our week. 

This week’s Happy Hour was particularly fun – with lots of post-holiday stories and a ton of laughs – so I was still thinking about it the next day when I went into my craft room to work on a few cards.  

<cue Twilight Zone music>

When I walked in, the only thing I had out on my desk was a stencil set waiting to be used.  The next thing I knew, I was putting gems on two completed cards!  

I must have been totally distracted by my thoughts because I barely remember making these cards.  If it weren’t for my stomach growling loudly and breaking me out of my revelry, I probably would have made a few more!

It all felt a bit like magic! 

Has this ever happened to you? 

Have a wonderfully creative day, everyone!



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  1. Charlene

    This is so pretty and I love all the details and you have inspired me to try it myself. Thanks so much.

  2. Megan

    Such pretty cards!

  3. Kim Davidson

    This is just LOVELY! Love the soft feel of the colors! !

    • Jean Doeringsfeld

      Thank you so much!💜


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I fell in love with card-making many years ago and I’ve been hooked on it ever since. I love trying out new techniques and finding the perfect color combination for whatever I’m creating.

By nature, I am an uber-organizer and a steadfast planner, but as you’ll see, my creations are much more fluid. And while I love color theory, the concept of lights and shadows, and the importance of depth and perspective – these are not things I worry about when it comes to my creations.

I simply find joy in creating and delight in sharing.

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