Today’s card is based on my desire for spring! I was so enjoying the weather we were having a couple days ago in Alabama. But, that didn’t last very long! Now it is cold and we are back to wearing the heavy coats scarves and gloves. I am so ready for spring and this card makes me think so much of spring. Here is my card for today I hope you enjoy it and it makes you think of spring were ever you are.

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I used two Sale-A-Bration products on my card today. I used the new Metallic Glitter Tape and Honeycomb Happiness Stamp set. When I saw both of these products I had to have them both, I loved them very much, and I can see a lot of use for each of them. (You still have time to earn both of these products for free with a qualifying $50 order from Stampin’ Up!) The Metallic Glitter Tape comes with the Dazzling Diamonds tape that I used today and both a silver and gold roll also.

Hello Spring close up
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I stamped the little chick on Crumb Cake cardstock in Whisper White Craft Ink. To make the color pop I first gave the chick a light coat of color using my white Prismacolor pencil. Next I came in with three shades of blue and went over the chick going from light to dark. I smoothed the pencils out using a little bit of gambersol on a cotton swab. After that I came back and touched up some of the shadows and highlights.

I used the Confetti Texture Impression Embossing Folder on my Crumb cake card base that’s cut at 5 ½ x 8 ½” scored at 4 ¼”. To add some more color to the card and tie everything in I added some yellow color pencils to all the embossed stars.  I sponged around the 2 1/2″ circle with the chick and the entire card using Early Espresso Classic Ink.  I added the shadow so that it extended under the circle.   I added the metallic tap and the hello die cut to draw attention to the fact that I am ready for spring.   Spring was stamped in early espresso and punched out with the world window punch.

I hope that you give this card a try if you find yourself in a pinch. You could easily change it up to meet any occasion. Thanks for dropping by and I will see you tomorrow. Remember, if you need any of the supplies for this card you can pick them up 24/7 from my online store.
Thanks for dropping by today.

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