Thinking of You Cardinal

Hey everybody! It’s Hump Day and I hope you’re having a great week! I have another Prickley Pear Stamps sample to share with you this morning featuring the new All About You Cardinal stamp set! OMGoodness, I’m so in love with this stamp set! I absolutely love cardinals – there are a lot of people who believe that a loved one is watching over us if a cardinal appears, and that’s what I always think of when I see one. I have many loved ones in Heaven and I’m sure they’re watching over us until we see them again one day! <3

I cut a standard A2 size landscape top-folding card base from 110# Solar White cardstock along with two panels from Hot Off The Press Blue Persuasion patterned paper which I adhered together and applied a strip of skinny washi tape at the seam. I stamped the cardinal image directly on the patterned paper in Memento Tuxedo Black ink and colored it with alcohol markers, and then adhered the panel to the card base. I stamped the sentiment on a scrap piece of 80# Solar White cardstock and cut it with a My Favorite Things Stitched Rectangle STAX die. I adhered the sentiment to the bottom right corner and added a few tiny light blue gemstones which completed the front.

And another look… really happy with how this card turned out! Love, love, love this stamp set, and it’s so versatile with all the sentiments included!

Sharing in the following challenges:
1. A Perfect Time To Craft Open Challenge: #05-2022 – Anything Goes
2. A Place To Start: #052022 – Anything Goes w/ optional Lilies and Lace (no twist)
3. Classic Design Challenge: #5 May Anything Goes
4. Critter Crazy Challenge Blog: #62 – Anything Goes with a Featured Critter
5. Your Scrapbook Place: May Anything Goes

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Prickley Pear Stamps products used:
All About You Cardinal stamp set

Other products used:
Cardstock/Paper: Neenah Classic Crest 110# and 80# Solar White cardstock, Hot Off The Press Blue Persuasion 6×6 Double-Sided Papers
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black ink; Arteza alcohol markers- R21, YG22, YR00, BK00, NG04, BR41/42/52/82
Dies/Punches: My Favorite Things Stitched Rectangle STAX Die-namics
Accessories: We R Memory Keepers Large Guillotine Paper Trimmer, Bearly Art precision craft glue, MISTI stamp tool, Big Shot, Stampin’ Up Red and White Dotted Skinny Washi Tape, Darice light blue gemstones

I hope you’ve enjoyed this project! Be sure to check out all the awesome stamps and dies at Prickley Pear Stamps! If you’d like to save 10% on anything on the site when you shop at Prickley Pear Stamps, use the coupon code LESLIE10 at checkout! And be sure to ‘like’ and ‘follow’ the Prickley Pear Stamps Facebook page to keep up with news and sales, and join Prickley Pear Pals (the fan group) for lots of fun crafty ideas and to share your creativity! And finally, we’d love to see you visit the Prickley Pear Stamps blog that’s in the process of being revived and become a Follower! Hope to see you there! 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

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