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>> Thursday, April 6, 2017


I am very excited to say that my daffodils have started to bloom!!!  Because of this I just had to feature them in my card today :)

When I first sat down to stamp this card, my plan was to use just the flowers from our new Sneaky Bunny Flower Pot stamp as the background

and then use the whole image as my focal point.  Once I stamped the background/border of flowers using a mask, I thought it was a little busy with the Sneaky Bunny on top, so I settled for our new Springtime Easter greeting stamped in raspberry.

Oh, and here's a stamping tip for you - I didn't want any of the bunny ears mixed in with my flowers, so once I had the stamp on the acrylic block I put a bit of masking tape on either side right where the ears ended.  It made stamping the border one of the easiest I've ever made!  I just lined up the top of the tape with the edge of the card and it was exactly where I wanted it!

Thanks for stopping by,


Shelia said...

Fabulous card, Sue. Love your flower border! What a great way to use that new image!

Karin said...

LOL! Our minds are on the same wave length Sue! I just made a card with a tulip border. I just love how sweet and spring like this card looks! Great coloring too :)

Julie- justwritedesigns said...

How cute, Sue! Love the flowery border in these bright happy colors. Great job using just part of the image.

Robin Clendenning said...

Brilliant! Genius! You are so clever, I just love the way you think!! What a fun way to do a pretty border, I totally love it!
Beautiful flowers!

nwilliams6 said...

What a fab idea! Love that frame you created. This card is so full of spring and looks awesome. Thanks for that tip too! I am going to try this. Hugz!!!

Janett Ray said...

What a great use of the stamp Love the card.

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