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Tue 17

Welcome Spring


We are having a rare cold day here in Pennsylvania for this winter and all I can think of is when is it going to be spring!

I took some time off from my school work and made this card, with the hope it would usher spring in sooner.

I used the new stamp chrysanthemum frame G1857 from the love and kindness collection. I stamped just one half of the stamp with Ranger's  Distress ink Gathered Twigs. 


Next, I stamped the frame with a stamp positioner.


I positioned the stamp positioner so the chrysanthemum was in the opposite corner, and I inked half the stamp again  and stamped the image.





I colored the image with copic markers stamped the saying Miracles of Springtime B1766, cut the image out and sponged the edges with the same gathered twig ink. I layered this panel with foam tape onto distressed squash paper 77913. Using a circle punch I punched just half the corners out to create the ticket look. I wrapped the yellow panel with brown bakers twine and layered onto a kraft card.

With brown card stock, I die cut the kaleidoscope butterfly 98261. I then cut the body using paper from the Pixie collection 10118 with the moonlight butterfly 98260. I layered them together and attached to the card with foam tape.

I hope this card inspires you and inspires spring to come.

Back to the books!


Beautiful! Spring can't come quickly enough for a lot of us!

Love that you matched the corner up on both sides! Beautiful!

Beautiful card and thanks for sharing the techniques!


This is an awesome card! You never cease to amaze me with your work. I love this card. I now want to buy this stamp!


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