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The Pink Envelope

Hero Arts Zebra Shaker Card

Hey folks!
My oldest daughter called me this afternoon and asked if I could make a card for her best friend's Mom, because they wanted to surprise her. A "hot pink, zebra print cards with bling." She also told me that they had to meet her Mom in half an hour. That left me 15 minutes. I'm in 5 year old birthday card mode, coloring a cut lil hippo and she's asking for that?  In 15 minutes? No Bueno. I mean, SURE! I couldn't say no. They're 17 year girls, they're broke and they're thinking of someone else. Who can say no to that?  
So in the short amount of time I had to switch my brain from a hippo with a party hat to blinged out zebra print, this is what I came up with. Let me tell ya, no joke, I was a maniac trying to get this done so quickly!
I f you're interested in any of the products I've used, I will have thumbnail links for you at the end of the post!

Using the Hero Arts Zebra Stencil and a Ranger Ink Blending Tool, I quickly worked…

Avery Elle Peonies Shaker Card

Hey folks!
In my last couple of posts, I mentioned that I had another card to share using Avery Elle Peonies Stamp Set. Sorry peeps, but I got totally sidetracked with with the ants. I don't have squirrel moments, I have ant moments apparently! So, I'm back to show off these gorgeous flowers from this fabulous set.
If you're interested in any of the products I've used, I'll have thumbnail links at the end of the post!


For the front panel, I stamped the Flowers and Leaves using Inkadinkado Stamping Mask Paper and Momento Tuxedo Black Ink on Neenah White Cardstock. After I colored them in with Copic Markers, I went over the Flowers with a lil bit of Wink of Stella
I used a Lawn Fawn Stitched Rectangle Die and Neenah White Cardstock and used the positive space to stamp the Hello sentiment on. I placed the same die on the Flower panel and lightly traced around the outside with a pencil. Then I used a craft knife to cut the straight lines, and fussy cut around the fl…