Happy Monday! First things first: The Ribbon Winner! I had random.org pick a number out of the comments from the week and the winner is….
Lynn R!!! Congrats!!!
I leave behind the weekend with a bit of an accomplished feeling….I got to log into my cpanel and check the mysql database wp-config.php file, find a user name and reset the id to match the admin login. How’s THAT for sounding smart? I’m learning by leaps and bounds with WordPress…and have become some sort of tech support for crafty bloggers lately too! Broken blogs? Bring em on. (KIDDING! haha.) But…I did get more things tidied on the Operation Write Home site – including the discovery of a rogue post that seems to be the cause of a lot of my email. I’ve had so many people say, “I saw somewhere that you don’t need envelopes and you like to tuck. But other places it begs us to send them tucked. What gives?” No one was able to point back to it – but when I started going through link by link (I’m working my way through the glossary now), I found the post. From 2009. When we had recently received 5000 donated envelopes. Apparently I was silly enough to put in writing that people could send cards without envies…and never got rid of that post. Eeep! All better now though 🙂
I also got the first vlog posted in a while…enjoy, and share if you wish! It’s a pretty good basic top five list of things I’ve learned since starting OWH in 2007.
On to what you’re here for! I have a missing you card…and it’s a digi – I haven’t used digis in a long while! But I found a stash of images that I went through, and decided to give lil Raggy Puppy a try. I used a very common design layout, and my ribbon feature today is layered ribbon – a couple scraps of thinner ribbons, with some ricrac wrapped around it. (All are adhered with ScorTape). The sentiment is from the Paper Smooches Circle of Honor set…I love having an extra missing you in my tool belt! By the way – the nesties don’t have a thin die (the dark brown) so I cut that by hand. Don’t look too close 🙂
I’m particularly proud of what I accomplished here – I had colored him in 2 shades of orange first, then after I had the dimension worked out, I added dark stripes to make the lighter shade corduroy – and polkadots on the darker reddish sections to be a complementary fabric! Copic colors: YR07 with YR04; R37, R14, and R59 together.