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Use a Social Media Post for Inspiration!

You do not need to reinvent the wheel when you design a card.  Tip number 3 - find a card that you like on Facebook, Pinterest, or a blog that uses  your DSP and/or stamp set selection.  Copy it somewhere so you can refer to it later.

I asked demo Patty Chenail if I could use her card from my WOW swap in this exercise.  When I called her to ask for permission, she said, "Of course!"  She then explained her inspiration for her cards!  She is a math teacher, so all of her cards use some kind of math in them - geometry, shapes, symmetry.....she takes her strength, MATH, and uses it in her card designs.   Math is NOT my strength, so that will not be my inspiration.  Here is her card!

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Love the geometric shapes in this card.  This card will be my inspiration.  I may use a lot of elements from the card, or I may just use one or two elements.  My beloved dad has been gone for several years now so, I don't need a Father's Day card.  I will look for a different sentiment to fit into the hexagon shape.

What card will be your inspiration?

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