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Blooming with Kindness: Birthday Card

Blooming with Kindness HeaderHi, Stampers & Crafters!

 

This Blooming With Kindness Birthday Card we made at one of my workshops. You can take the basic layout and make up the card in other colors. But, I have to tell you I love how the Wisteria Wonder and Lucky Limeade look together. This stamp set is one of those “go to” stamp sets. I love the flower and greetings. The flowers can be colored, stamped in different colors or simply high-lighted like the ones on this card.Blooming with Kindness

Here’s how to make this Blooming With Kindness card:

 

1.   For the card base cut a 7″ x 10″ piece of Whisper White Card Stock. Score it at 5″ For the two other Whisper White layers cut a 4″ x 6″ piece and a 3-1/2″ x 5-1/2″ piece

 

2.   Cut a piece of Designer Series Paper to 4-1/2″ x 6-1/2″

 

3.   Cut a 3-1/4″ x 5-3/4″ piece of Wisteria Wonder (now all your layers are cut)

 

4.  On the 3-1/2″ x 5-1/2″ piece of Whisper White, stamp the flower image from the Blooming With Kindness stamp set in Wisteria Wonder Ink.

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5.   Stamp the Warmest Wishes greeting in Lucky Limeade Ink,  With the Lucky Limeade Ink and a Dauber, dab on the Lucky Limeade on the flower centers.

 

6.   Somewhere on the card make an EASY BOW out of Gumball Green Ribbon.

 

7.  Adhere the layers as shown in photo.

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Don’t forget Sale-A-Bration is going on, so take advantage of it indeed!

 

See you later this week. Remember to eat, sleep, stamp and create!

 

Hugs,

Diane Caro, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator

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Tool Tip Tuesday: Easy Bow

Tool Tip Tuesday Easy Bow

 

Do you still struggle making bows for your finished cards? While there are several ways to make a bow, here’s a quick tip for making a very Easy Bow.

 

 

Cut your card stock to desired measurements.Tool Tip Easy Bow

 

Using a small hole punch. punch two holes equal distance from edges of card stock edge about 1/2″ apart. You can vary these measurements depending on your ribbon width.

 

Tool Tip Tuesday Easy Bow

 

 

Cut a piece of ribbon about 8″ long.  Insert the ribbon ends, threading them front to back equally. Flip your card stock over and crisscross the ends in the back. Thread the ribbon ends back through the opposite holes.

 

 

 

Tool Tip Tuesday Easy Bow

 

 

Pull ends and adjust the ribbon. You can add a bit of SNAIL adhesive, so the bow lays flat. Trim the bow ends.

 

 

 

So, there you have it! Now you know how to make an Easy Bow!

 

And, don’t forget to embrace your creativity today!

 

Hugs,

Diane Caro, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator

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