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This Little Piggy Says...Merry Christmas!

Welcome back friends, I hope you are enjoying your Friday and have lots of crafty plans this weekend!  It's Candice here with a sweet and simple down on the farm Christmas card for you today!



I am completely smitten with Hello Bluebird stamps (and I am sure you are too!) and used them to create this card with other products found at Butterfly Reflections, Ink:
I began my slimline by creating an 8 1/2 x 3 1/2 card base which fits perfectly into the size 9A envelopes.


I created the background by first inking lightly with shabby shutters on smooth Bristol using the amazing blender brushes.  I then die cut the snowhills & pine trees and inked the trees with bundled sage.

Next, I stamped all the images from Merry Pigs & Farmyard Little Bits stamp sets, colored with copic markers and die cut from the Merry Pigs dies & Farmyard Little Bits dies.  HINT:  on the cute pig with sleigh, before stamping I placed it in the die and added to my block so when I die cut it came out even!


To finish my sweet card, I heat embossed the adorable sentiment on a kraft banner that I cut in half and added a little sparkle to the star and lattern!

I love the combination of farm animals and Christmas together and I hope you are inspired to create with them too!

Thank you so much!


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