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Hello Bluebird-LOVE

Hi my inky-fingered friends! I've been super excited for the chance to use the new BRI Mood Board colors for February, they're so pretty! We moved last week and my life has been total chaos, but I managed to squeeze in a minute of crafty time to create this sweet little Valentine's Day scene. I've had these squirrels in mind for a card like this for quite a while. The little one on the right just looks so sweet and bashful, I love her expression! I love the little additions from a Christmas set from Hello Bluebird Stamps. The gifts and little garland were too cute to pass up. 


Here are all the products I used from the Butterfly Reflections, Ink Shop:


I stamped my images from Fall Banner Buddies and O Christmas Tree  onto my white paper. I colored all the images using my CopicSketch markers and die cut them with the coordinating dies.

I cut my background out using the Lawn Fawn Large Stitched Rectangle Dies, then cut a Heart out of the center of it. I saved the center heart, and used the background as a simple inked backdrop for my scene. I inked the backdrop with my Distress Oxide Inks in Candied appleAbandoned Coral, and Spun Sugar
I used my Charlie Alpha Dies to cut the word "LOVE" from some sparkly red paper I had on hand and glued it to the heart, along with the little garland. 

To finish, I mounted my die cut heart images to my background using 3D Foam Squares. I glued my stamped images and my sequins using Ranger Multi Medium Matte adhesive

I love it when I can use totally different stamp sets to create something fun and new! I hope you all enjoyed my card and I hope you have a fabulous week!



Lots of love! 
Saedi

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