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Saturday Blog Hop: Blue Bird

Hello! Thanks for joining us on the Create with Connie & Mary Saturday Blog Hop! We're continuing on with our colour themed cards based on a song title and this week the inspiration was "Blue Bird". I've been trying to make a few cards here and there that aren't all about flowers (it's so hard when all the flower stamp sets are so awesome!), so I felt like this card could be a great masculine card for the guys in your life or even for kids too!

The base of the card is a 3 3/4" x 5" piece of Crumb Cake cardstock layered on Tahitian Tide cut at 3 7/8" x 5 1/8". Next was having fun with circles! The new Stylish Shapes Dies have lots of different sizes for you. I cut 2 out in Pacific Point, 2 in Night of Navy and 2 in Tahitian Tide Designer Series Paper. I added texture to the circles that were cut out in cardstock by using the Stripes & Splatters 3D Embossing Folders.

I love this bold font from the Biggest Wish Stamp Set. It was heat embossed in white on Crumb Cake cardstock and then I decided to crumple up the cardstock a bit to add a bit more texture to the card. Once I added the Rustic Metallic Adhesive-Backed Dots, the card was ready to go.

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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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