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Cute and Simple Congrats Card

 Hi everyone! I'm super excited to be back on the Butterfly Reflections Ink blog today, sharing a card I made! I was in need of a baby card and I decided to pull together some of my favorite brands and create a cute and simple card. Let's jump right in. 

I started with some blue card stock and used the new Heffy Doodle stencil Head in the Clouds. Instead of ink blending with a stencil, like I normally would, I used my white gel pen and outlined the openings of the clouds. I thought this was a fun chance of pace! I also added some highlight lines on each cloud to add some detail. It was super easy to do but adds a nice touch :) 

I used the Over Coffee ink by Catherine Pooler to stamp out some images by Lawn Fawn. I love this ink for stamping as well as for using with Copics! It always works SO well! I stamped out a couple images from the Really High Five stamps and colored them in. I fussy cut them out and adhered them to the card with some glue dots. Then I found some twine in my stash and used it for the balloon tail! I thought it was a fun detail. I like doing things like that on simple cards to add some interest. 

Finally, I stamped the 'congrats' sentiment from Lawn Fawn's Big Scripty Words stamp set with VersaMark ink and heat embossed gold embossing powder over it. I love how it turned out! The final touch was to add a couple more white gel pen highlights to the bear and balloon and the card was complete! Thanks so much for stopping by to see my card :) I hope you have a wonderful day! 



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