OWH sketch 109

hey there, it’s Sunday and time for another sketch from Operation Write Home! Be sure to play along this week as there’s a prize from Doodle Pantry to win. 🙂

My DH’s birthday is this week and I, as usual, don’t have anything ready. So, I thought I’d use this sketch to make him a card. 🙂

Stamps are Unity Stamp Co; Basic Grey dp and random other stuff.

Since I’ve hit a 100 cards, my spending freeze is over. (Boy, is it OVER. LOL) I bought:
ATG tape (a necessity, though)
ribbon from Really Reasonable Ribbon – I am anticipating this package SO much!!
A very pretty vintage cowgirl-ish set from My Mind’s Eye on Scrapbook Steals
Some bazzill cardstock (another necessity)
The new Imaginisce ribbon cutter!!!!!!
The Tim Holtz tiny attacher

And now, another spending freeze. I have to send a box in for the Mother’s Day challenge by March 10 to Kris with a minimum of 100 cards – I have a start already, so this is not crazy talk – or the freeze continues until the end of Lent (which is Easter).

And speaking of Lent, I’m giving up baked goods. *hold me*

So, any encouragement is welcome. And please join me in my new challenge, if you are so inclined!!



16 thoughts on “OWH sketch 109

  1. Hubby will love this one, I'm sure of it. I love that sentiment. Bakes Goods?? Boy are you good. I just can't give up that one. I'll have to try your spending freeze self challenge though. I'm like a total addict. The more I KNOW I should not buy things, the more I shop. I justify every purchase by saying “I NEED that”. LOL Have a good night.

  2. Boy, giving up baked good is difficult. I have given up chocolate in the past and that was hard enough! I like your card; especially the placement of the “playing cards”!

  3. Wow, I haven't seen that Unity stamp…love it and your hubby will love this card! Sounds like you are having fun spending girlie! I love RRR ribbons…I've been on a spending freeze for a while..I may need to set limits like yours…great examples and such a wonderful way to make others smile with your creations! And ahem…there is no way I could give up baked goods…oh my gosh, you certainly are an overachiever to do that!!! Way to go Jen!

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