#100daysofartsyindexcards, Days 1-20, Marjie Kemper

Artsy Index Cards

I'm participating for the second year in a row in The 100 Day Project. This creative initiative, now in its fourth year, was started by Elle Luna. Searching their hashtag (#the100dayproject) will show you the wide variety of people and projects participating. 

Participants create a unique hashtag for their work, which makes it easy to see all of it in one form.  My hashtag is #100daysofartsyindexcards.  The idea is to do something creative every day for 100 days.  We share our daily projects on Instagram

I've used mostly Distress Inks, Distress Oxide Inks, and Dylusions Ink Sprays for my first 20 days:

Artsy Index Cards - Days 1-4 of 100 (Marjie Kemper)

Days 1-4

Artsy Index Cards - Days 5-8 of 100 (Marjie Kemper)


Of course I also used a ton of stamps and stencils. I love layering products to create the illusion of depth.   I've stuck with a horizontal orientation to start, but I think I will do a set vertically down the road.  Goodness knows, I have 80 more opportunities!

Artsy Index Cards - Days 9-12 of 100 (Marjie Kemper)


Artsy Index Cards - Days 13-16 of 100 (Marjie Kemper)


Artsy Index Cards - Days 17-20 of 100 (Marjie Kemper)


I'm still at the honeymoon stage where it's fun posting every day. I remember last year getting pretty tired around the midway point!  It's really fun, though, to be able to look back when it's over and see all one hundred projects. Last year I did #100daysofsmallsquares.

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  1. CraftyHope on April 30, 2017 at 8:55 pm

    These are so fun and colorful. You make them sound so easy, but I’m sure I couldn’t recreate the beauty you’ve achieved with them. Looking forward to the next ones!

  2. Anne R on April 26, 2017 at 5:26 pm

    They are all beautiful Marjie, I particularly love 9 -12, but your use of colour on all of them is wonderful! xx

  3. Hetty on April 26, 2017 at 5:05 pm

    What a great set of cards, Marjie.
    Loving all the colors and great seeing them on Instagram.
    Keep them comming!!

  4. TheresaMP on April 26, 2017 at 12:36 pm

    You will have a great body of work when you have 100 pieces done. I can’t do 100 of anything in a row so I am all over the map. thanks as always for sharing.

  5. Julie Tucker on April 26, 2017 at 8:12 am

    These are gorgeous! LOVING the colors!!!!!!!!!!