hello lovely

Hi everyone! I hope you’ve had a great week and you’re looking forward to relaxing this weekend! Affiliate links are used in this post at no cost to you – I really appreciate your support! I’m thrilled to be back on the Eyelet Outlet blog today with another awesome DT inspiration project! I created a pretty birthday card featuring our new Female Cardinal Brads which I paired with our Glitter Brown Washi Tape, Valentine Washi Tape and White Enamel Dots! Nothing like girls hanging out jabbering to one another, lol!

I cut a standard A2 size top-folding card base from Neenah Classic Crest 110# Solar White cardstock along with layering panels from Neenah Classic Crest 80# Solar White cardstock and CutCardStock Pop-Tone Hot Fudge cardstock, and rounded the top left and bottom right corners. Using the Hero Arts Color Layering Birds & Blossoms stamp set, I stamped the branch in Memento Espresso Truffle ink and the flowers in Hero Arts Soft Pink ink and Hero Arts Bubble Gum ink on the white panel, added three Female Cardinal Brads on the limbs, and added strips of Glitter Brown Washi Tape and Valentine Washi Tape across the bottom. I stamped the sentiment (from the same stamp set) in brown ink, cut it with a stitched oval die and adhered it to the bottom right portion of the washi tape. I adhered the layering panels together and then to card base, and added several White Enamel Dots to complete the front.

I cut the inside panel from Neenah Classic Crest 80# Solar White cardstock and embellished it with strips of the Glitter Brown Washi Tape and Valentine Washi Tape. I stamped the sentiment from the Hero Arts Color Layering Birds & Blossoms stamp set in brown ink and layered the panel on CutCardStock Pop-Tone Hot Fudge cardstock after rounding the upper left and bottom right corners.

And one more look… I really do love a pink and brown color combo! And aren’t these brads gorgeous?!

Sharing in the following challenges:
1. Critter Crazy Challenges: #56 – Anything Goes with a Featured Critter
2. Classic Design Challenge Blog: #11 November – Anything Goes
3. Crafter’s Castle: #47 – Anything Goes
4. Crafts Galore Encore Challenge Blog: #93 – Anything Goes
5. Crafty Calendar Challenge: November – Anything Goes
6. Jan’s Digi Stamps Challenges: November – Anything Goes
7. The Crafting Challenge: November – Stitching (Real or Faux) (stitched oval die cut)

Eyelet Outlet products used:
Female Cardinal Brads
Glitter Brown Washi Tape
Valentine Washi Tape
White Enamel Dots

Other products used:
Cardstock/Paper: Neenah Classic Crest 110# and 80# Solar White cardstock, CutCardStock Pop-Tone Hot Fudge cardstock
Stamps: Hero Arts Color Layering Birds & Blossoms stamp set
Ink: Hero Arts Soft Pink ink, Hero Arts Bubble Gum ink, Memento Espresso Truffle ink
Dies/Punches: Kadomaru Pro corner rounder, Memory Box Stitched Oval Layers die
Accessories: Tonic Studios 12″ Guillotine Paper Trimmer, Tombow Mono permanent adhesive, Bearly Art precision craft glue, Big Shot, MISTI stamp tool

I hope you’ve enjoyed today’s project! Be sure to check out all the fun goodies at Eyelet Outlet! I can already see you drooling, lol! Be sure to ‘like’ and ‘follow’ Eyelet Outlet Facebook Page to keep up with news and sales, and while you’re at it, join the Eyelet Outlet Fans Facebook group for lots of creative inspiration! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you next time! ;)

Scrappy hugs,

Author: Leslie

I'm definitely what one could consider a crafting junkie! I love making cards, 3-D projects (especially paper shoes, mini albums and gift bags), mixed media projects, altering items, as well as occasional beading and making jewelry! Fortunately, hubby is very supportive! Life is good! :D

10 thoughts on “hello lovely”

  1. You created a lovely scene here Leslie, and those birds are perfect to finish it. So glad you shared with us at Critter Crazy, come back again soon. CarolG

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  2. I can almost smell the Cherry Blossoms and hear the birds tweeting Leslie! Thank you for sharing your Spring creation with us at Jan’s Digi Blog Challenge. Join us for a NEW challenge each month for Prizes and Fun! Happy Crafting!
    (Owner & Illustrator of Jan’s Digi Stamp Shop)

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  3. Oh that is soooo pretty!!! I love that you made the birds dimensional…..it really brings it to life. Thank you so much for entering our challenge at Crafter’s Castle this month….good luck :)
    Hugs… Janie
    Crafter’s Castle

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