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If you have just hopped onto my blog, you can start here as this is a circular hop, but if you want to follow us across Canada then please start at the beginning and join Michelle at mycreationswithmichelle.blogspot.ca. If you came from Michelle's blog you are in the right place.
I have a couple of cards to show you today! With a Spring theme, how could I not use "Brushed" paper to create a bright & cheery card?? I have wanted to try this "sunburst" technique for quite a while now, and one of my very creative shoebox gals (thanks Cheryl!!) brought this technique to the table. That inspired me to use these papers for these cards:
I also wanted to do a Mother's Day card and after seeing a class photo from the Cutting Garden in Halifax, I was inspired! I loved the card they had offered so much, and knew I could duplicate it with CTMH products (although this stamp set is retired). No patterned paper on this one, just stamping, embossing, and Cricut cuts!
I started with a piece of White Daisy cardstock and embossed it with Z1927 Damask embossing folder. The next step was to stamp B1418 Love Doily (retired) with Versamark ink and heat emboss it with White Daisy embossing powder. A little ink applied with a finger dauber lifts the image right off the cardstock. The sentiment comes from our Artfully Sent cricut bundle stamp set - The butterfly and small flower were cut with our Art Philosophy cricut cartridge ....then added a white daisy cardstock banner, a little bling and a paper clip!
Your next stop on the Cross Canada Hop is Nicky's blog - www.timelesscottage.ca. If you get lost along the way, you can head back to Michelle's blog
Thanks for hopping along with us - we hope we were able to inspire you to get creative using some of the designs, products and techniques seen along the way. We hope you will join us again next month when our theme is Scrapbook layouts from CTMH How-To Books. Mark May 15th on your calendars and hop along with us.