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Saturday Blog Hop: Say Hello to Sale a Bration

Hello! Thanks for joining us on the Create with Connie & Mary Saturday Blog Hop! It's the beginning of a new year and I'm looking forward to another year of card ideas to share with you. Our theme for this week is 'Say Hello to Sale-a-Bration'. How can you not love this time of year on the Stampin' Up! calendar?

I think Stampin' Up! really outdid themselves with the free products available through Sale-a-Bration this time and I've chosen one of my favourites to create with today, the Flight & Airy DSP that you can earn for free with a $60 purchase.

Stampin' Up! Sale-a-Bration Card Ideas Flight & Airy DSP

I've been wanting to try fussy cutting one of the patterns from this paper. The flowers and the birds are just so cute! To make the most of the design, I decided to make a slim line card. This is a card base that is 8 1/2" x 7" and scored in half at 3 1/2". I spent the time to fussy cut out this pattern and then used multipurpose glue to put it on top of another of the patterns from the DSP cut to 3 1/4" x 8 1/4".

I wanted to keep the sentiment simple, so I used this 'happy birthday' from the Artistically Inked Stamp Set. I stamped in Lost Lagoon on a 1/2" strip of Basic White and used dimensionals to add it to the card with a bit of Flirty Flamingo Twine.

Flight & Airy DSP Sale-a-Bration Card Ideas

Now, I realize not everyone will want to fussy cut out such a large detailed image and you probably wouldn't want to make a whole set of these! So, I decided to make a quick version of this card. This is the same pattern of DSP, just cut in a whole piece at 3 1/4" x 8 1/4". It honestly looks just as good because the paper is so pretty. So you can decide if you want to cut it out or not!

Here are the main products featured on my card today that you can purchase from me or online while available:

  • Flight & Airy Designer Series Paper (Item 162977) *Free with a $60 purchase

  • Baker's Twine Three Color Pack (Item 162759)

  • Artistically Inked Stamp Set (Item 154542)

Handmade Card Ideas Stampin' Up! Canada Flight & Airy DSP

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For more fun and inspiration, be sure to either click back to see Mary's project or next to check out Cindy's! Then enjoy the rest of the blog hop to see everyone's beautiful projects!

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Thanks friends for stopping by today and have fun crafting!

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