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Our first card is one of those really quick and easy cards. One quick stamp for your greeting, from From My Heart. A couple of quick cuts using the Labels Collection Framelits -- don't forget, you can run two at a time through your Big Shot at once! I added a few torn strips of Washi tape for the background -- choose your colors according to what Washi tape you have on hand. And I thought the one base card of white card stock was too flimsy, so once again I added a piece of 4-1/4 x 5-1/2 to the back to pop it!
This card used Gingham Garden Designer Washi Tape (retired), along with Melon Mambo card stock and ink.
If my memory serves me correctly -- Good Luck with that! -- I am thinking the inspiration came from a card made by a demo friend who really knows how to use her Washi tape.
This card uses 2 of the 4 Apothecary Accents Framelits -- love these fun shapes! I am always trying to use up my DSP, so I used Kaleidoscope (retired) for the banner, cut with the Banners Framelits, and went with its colors -- Bermuda Bay, Crushed Curry, and Whisper White. Add a little Baker's Twine on some buttons you have on hand, along with afew Candy Dots on the inside, and Wha-la! Verses are from Remembering Your Birthday.
Inspiration from Debbie M from Oregon.
I absolutely LOVE this card. Yes, it involves a little more time for stamping, punching, and assembling, but isn't it so adorable!?! Soooooo Very Worth It!
I learned from Patty B, use the Triangle Punch with your Hardwood background stamp to create the dog-eared fence post. After stamping your Hardwood background, you trim down the size and take one of the extra strips to put across the top for a real fence effect.
I have heard a lot of not liking the Crushed Curry color, but using it here for a base is wonderful. Punch out your bird with the Bird Builder punch and DSP, using this same punch to make the vines as well.
The littlest flowers are punched with Itty Bitty Shapes Punch Pack, now retired, but I am sure you could use our new Itty Bitty Accents Punch Pack as well. To give your tiny flowers dimension, lay them on your Stampin' Pierce Mat and press in the center with your Simply-Scored Stylus. For the other two size of flowers, I used Petite Petals and Flower Shop, along with the Petite Petals and Pansy punches.
Use our C@@L Fringe Scissors to cut your grass. And I love butterflies, so had to use Papillon Potpourri which even has a stamp for the antennas! Need bling? You can also had Rhinestones to the flowers to give it some more bling. Enjoy!
Besides Patty B, I got my inspiration from looking at the many wonderful samples online.