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The Friendly Flamingo Bundle is just fabulous! This flamingo looks great in any color–this time I used Mellon Mambo.

I cut the pieces per the list above.

I stamped the flamingo with Mellon Mambo Ink and then I used the Flamingo Dies to cut it out. I cut the watercolor paper with the largest rectangle in the Stitched So Sweetly Dies.

For the background on the card front, I used a Balmy Blue Ink and a Water Painter to color the paper as shown. I tapped the Water Painter to make the splatter. Let it dry.

I adhered the Designer Series Paper to the Balmy Blue mat. I tied a knot around the card front using Black Glittered Organdy Ribbon. I adhered the watercolor paper to the card front at an angle. I then adhered the flamingo to the watercolor paper using Fine Tip Glue.

I stamped the sentiment with Memento Black Ink on a scrap of Balmy Blue Card Stock. I cut it out using the Floral Gallery Dies. I used Mini Dimensionals to adhere it to the card front. I added three Matte Black Dots.

Adhered the Basic White liner to the inside of the card. Don’t forget to decorate the envelope.

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The Friendly Flamingo Bundle is just fabulous! I used blending brushes to make a totally different look!

I cut the pieces per the list above.

I used the Flamingo Dies to cut the vines, flamingo and wing out of the Basic Black Card Stock. I tore the edge of the Basic Black piece as shown. I also tore the edge of the Pumpkin Pie Card Stock. I then cut a circle out of the Daffodil Delight Card Stock using the Layered Circle Dies.

For the background on the card front, I adhered the Pumpkin Pie piece to the card front using the Basic Black piece as a guide. If you leave a little bit of white showing it will look like the refection of the sunset on the water. DO NOT ADHERE THE BASIC BLACK PIECE NOW!

I used a Blending Brush to apply Daffodil Delight, Pumpkin Pie and Cajun Craze Ink to the card front as shown. If a darker sunset is desired, use a little Real Red Ink.

I adhered the Basic Black piece to the bottom of the card. I adhered the Daffodil Delight Circle to the card front. I adhered the flamingo using Fine Tip Glue on top of the sun. I then adhered the vines around the flamingo using Fine Tip Glue.

Using Mini Dimensionals, I adhered the wing to the flamingo. To finish the card, I adhered the entire assembly to the Thick Basic White card base.

Tips and Tricks: Using Blending Brushes has a learning curve. After you pick up the ink from the ink pad, brush the brush on a scrap piece of paper for a better blending. You can start of the paper and blend toward the center of the card front.

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The Friendly Flamingo Bundle is just fabulous!

I cut the pieces per the list above.

I stamped a flamingo and the flowers on the scrap of Basic White Card Stock using Flirty Flamingo Ink and cut them out using the Flamingo Dies. I stamped the vines using Soft Sea Foam Ink and cut them out.

For the background on the card front, I stamped vines and grass using Soft Sea Foam Ink. I stamped the water area using Pool Party Ink and then I used a Sponge Dauber to fill in the water area.

Using Mini Dimensionals, I adhered the vines and then the flamingo to the card front. I added the flowers to the vines. I put Pearls on the flower centers.

I adhered the card front to the Soft Sea Foam mat and then to the card base. I adhered the liner to the inside of the card. Don’t forget to stamp the envelope!

Tips and Tricks: Dimensionals can be cut with scissors to fit under small areas of the flamingo.

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The Friendly Flamingo Bundle is just fabulous!

I cut the pieces per the list above.

I stamped a flamingo on the scrap of Basic White Card Stock using Magenta Madness Ink and cut it out using the Flamingo Dies. I stamped the sentiment using Magenta Madness Ink on the strip of Basic White Card Stock. I tied a piece of Magenta Madness In-Color Ribbon around the Basic White strip as shown.

I adhered the Flowers for Every Season Designer Series Paper to the to the Bumblebee Card Stock. I then adhered the entire assembly to the card front. I then adhered the Basic White strip to the card front. I adhered the flamingo to the card front using Mini Dimensionals.

I adhered the liner to the inside of the card. Don’t forget to stamp the envelope!

Tips and Tricks: Dimensionals can be cut with scissors to fit under small areas of the flamingo.

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The Hey Birthday Chick Bundle is sooooo cute! This card is similar to a Stampin’ UP! sample but I put my own spin on it.

I cut the pieces per the list above.

I stamped the chicken and 2 balloons (including the strings) using Memento Black Ink and cut them out using the Hey Birthday Chick Dies, I stamped the sentiments on the piece of Basic White Card Stock.

I colored the chicken and balloons using Daffodil Delight, Poppy Parade, Granny Apple Green and Crumb Cake Stampin’ Blends Markers.

I used Granny Apple Green Ink to stamp the confetti around the outside of the card base. I cut 3 rectangle out of the Daffodil Delight Card Stock with the Stitched Rectangle Dies.

I adhered the chicken to the card front using Dimensionals. I adhered the 2 extra balloons to the card front with Dimensionals tucking the strings behind the chicken.

I adhered the Daffodil Delight rectangles to the card base. I then adhered the chicken assembly to the card. Lastly, I adhered the liner to the inside of the card. Don’t forget to stamp the envelope!

Tips and Tricks: This card can do made in any color combination!

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The Hey Birthday Chick Bundle is sooooo cute! I had fun doodling on this card.

I cut the pieces per the list above.

Cut a 2-3/4 inch circle out of the card front using the Layering Circles Dies. I cut it as shown–slightly off the edge of the paper.

I stamped the sentiment in the lower right corner of the card front using Memento Black Ink. For the chicken, I stamped it on a scrap of Basic White Card Stock and colored it using Calypso Coral, Daffodil Delight, Real Red, Soft Succulent and Ivory Stampin’ Blends Markers. I cut it out using the Birthday Chicks Dies.

I used the card front as a guide to adhere the Designer Series Paper to the card where the circle was cut out.

I adhered the card front to the card base using Dimensionals. I cut the balloon string in the middle. I then adhered the chicken on the designer series paper so that the balloon string is just under the edge of the circle. I adhered the balloon so that the string lines up with the other cut end on the card front.

I used a black pen to draw around the circle as shown. I added 3 Elegant Faceted Gems to the card front. Don’t forget to to stamp the envelope!

Tips and Tricks: Any plaid, polka dot or striped paper can be used, just coordinate the balloon color with the paper.

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The Hey Chick Bundle is sooooo cute! I used the sentiment from the Sweet Ice Cream Stamp Set for this card and it coordinates beautifully!

I cut the pieces per the list above.

I cut out 4 squares for Basic White Card Stock using the Layering Squares Dies. I cut out 4 scalloped edge squares from the Bermuda Bay Card Stock using the Layering Squares Dies.

I stamped 4 chickens as shown on the 4 Basic White Squares, I highlighted the chickens with a Pool Party Stampin’ Blends Marker. I adhered them to the scalloped squares.

For the sentiment, I stamped the “Happy Birthday” from the Sweet Ice Cream Stamp Set on the strip of Basic White Card Stock using Bermuda Bay Ink. I adhered it to the piece of Bermuda Bay Card Stock

I adhered the 4 squares approximately 1/4 inch from each corner using Dimensionals. I then adhered the sentiment assembly to the card front centering it between the squares. I stamped the card liner and adhered it to the inside of the card. Don’t forget to stamp the envelope!

Tips and Tricks: Any color scheme can be used with this card design.

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The Hey Birthday Chick Bundle is sooooo cute! I made this simple card in minutes.

I cut the pieces per the list above.

I stamped the sentiment from the Hey Birthday Chick Stamp Set in the lower right corner of the Basic White Card Stock using Memento Black Ink. I stamped the chicken on the scrap of Basic White Card Stock using Memento Black Ink and cut it out with the Birthday Chick Dies. I colored the chicken using Granny Apple Green and Daffodil Delight Stampin’ Blends Markers.

I randomly adhered the Artistry Blooms Designer Series Paper strips to the card front.

I adhered the chicken to the card front using Mini Dimensionals. I adhered the card front to the Daffodil Delight mat.

For the final assembly, I adhered the card front to the Granny Apple Green Card base. I added 3 Champagne Rhinestones to the card front. I stamped the card liner with a chicken and colored it to match the front of the card and adhered it to the inside of the card. Don’t forget to stamp the envelope!

Tips and Tricks: If you have the Ombre Designer Series Paper from Sale-a-bration, it can be substituted for the Artistry Blooms Designer Series Paper.

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The Hydrangea Hill Suite is so beautiful! I used the fabulous designer series paper to make this card.

I cut the pieces per the list above.

Out of the larger piece of designer series paper, I cut the hydrangea flower from the center using the Hydrangea Dies.

From the center of the large piece of Gorgeous Grape card stock I cut the solid hydrangea flower. Only the top is needed so it can be partially cut and snipped with scissors. I rounded the cut end to blend in with the shape (not shown)

I cut the detailed leaves and the solid leaves out of Old Olive Card Stock. The rest of the shape is not needed so you do not have to cut it out. I glued them together using Fine Tip Glue.

I used 3 Mini-Dimensionals to adhered the hydrangea flower to the Gorgeous Grape flower.

I tied a piece of white baker’s twine around the stem with a bow. I left the tails very long!

I adhered the smaller piece of Designer Series Paper to the smaller piece of Gorgeous Grape Card Stock. I then adhered the stem and flower assemblies to the paper. I stamped the tag using Gorgeous Grape Ink and cut it out using the Hydrangea Dies. I tied the tag to one end of the baker’s twine and adhered it to the card using a Dimensional. I tied a single knot in both ends of the twine to keep it from unraveling.

For the final assembly, I adhered the larger piece of Designer Series Paper to the Gorgeous Grape Card stock. I adhered the card front to these mats. I then adhered the whole assembly to the Highland Heather card body. I adhered the Basic White liner to the inside of the card and stamped the envelope.

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The Hydrangea Hill Suite is so beautiful! I used a piece of the border printed designer series paper to make this simple card. I embossed the sentiment to “step it up” a bit.

I cut the pieces per the list above.

I put the designer series paper in the Stamparatus and held it down with magnets.

I put the sentiment stamp on the paper where I wanted it. I closed the plate onto the stamp to pick it up.

I inked the stamp with Gorgeous Grape Ink and stamped the paper. I cleaned the stamp. I then inked the stamp with Versamark and stamped it over the original sentiment. I used Clear Embossing Powder to emboss it.

I adhered the card front to the mat. I tied a bow with Gorgeous Grape Sheer Ribbon around the card.

I used dimensionals to adhere the card front to the Rococo Rose card. I added Pastel Pearls to the card front. Don’t forget to stamp your envelope!

Tips and Tricks: You can use the above technique to emboss in any color ink. If you do not have a Stamparatus, ink the stamp with Versamark and then the ink color and then stamp the paper with it. Use clear embossing powder to show off the colored ink!