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Saturday Blog Hop: Go Green


Hello! Thanks for joining us on the Create with Connie & Mary Saturday Blog Hop! Well, St. Patrick's Day is just around the corner and we're thinking about all things Green! I kind of went a different route than a card specifically for St. Patrick's Day, because I wanted to show off one of my favourite greens of the moment, Parakeet Party.

Handmade Stampin' Up! Card Ideas with Parakeet Party In Color

I have been wanting to made a card using this die from the Teacup dies that could be a lime wedge. I love the freshness of limes and think it looks so cute on this card surrounded by all things Parakeet Party.


On a white card base, I used my Blending Brush to add a little bit of the Parakeet Party ink to the background. I then just cut strips of whatever I had in this colour; a little DSP, cardstock and glimmer paper. The limes were created by blending the Parakeet Party onto white cardstock and then cutting them out to give a little more variation to the colour than if I had just cut it out of cardstock. It was a little fussy with all the little pieces, so I made sure to use my Adhesive Sheets so they were at least easy to add to the card.


Any sentiment would work here, but I chose one from the Shaded Summer Stamp Set and heat embossed it on Crumb Cake Cardstock.


Here are a few of the main products I used if you'd like to try this too!

  • Parakeet Party Classic Stampin' Pad (Item #159208)

  • Teacup Dies (Item #160186)

  • Blending Brushes (Item #153611)

  • Adhesive Sheets (Item 152334)

Just Because Handmade Card with Stampin' Up!'s Parakeet Party

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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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