Tuesday, February 21, 2017

"Loving On" - Your Next Stamp ....


Hello everyone!!  Sorry for disappearing.  No, I was not abducted by aliens nor did I win a round-the-world cruise.  LOL. Life just got in the way as most of you can understand.  The holidays were a bit crazy here and I did some travelling to other parts of Brasil.  Then….well…..I lost my mojo.  I think I left the door open one day it went for a very long walk.  LOL

But it’s back now and I need to thank Katie over at Katemade Designs!  She posted on Facebook that she was going to do one of her “Loving On” series using stamps by Your Next Stamp and she was looking for others to join her. So here I am! I have loved products by Your Next Stamp for a few years now.  Not only are they adorable but they are really well made, their phrases come in some really nice fonts, and their customer service is amazing.  

So this week I am “Loving On - Your Next Stamp”.  I will have two posts this week and I will be sharing posts from some of the other folks along on the hop. For today’s card I used the Word Critters - Spring Birds set along with the matching Spring Birds Die set.  

I started by making a top folding card base of white cardstock - 4.25” x 11”, scored at 5.5”.  I then cut a piece of black cardstock and applied it to the card front.  Then I found a cool piece of scrapbook paper in my stash that had leaves on it so I cut a piece to 4” x 5.25” and adhered that to the center of the black cardstock.

(Sorry for the glare - shiny paper.)

Next up I stamped the two birds and the nest with the eggs, die cut them, and colored them in with Tombow markers.  I then cut a piece of white cardstock, 2.75” x 4”, and stamped the branch,the hearts and the phrase, and colored them in with Tombow markers. I adhered this to a piece of black cardstock, 3” x 4.25”, and then adhered the nest and birds with pop dots.


The last thing I did was to adhere this piece to the card front and I was done!


I hope you enjoyed this quick and easy card using stamps and dies from Your Next Stamp.  

Karen, the owner at Your Next Stamp, has offered a stamp set to one lucky winner this week. So leave a comment to enter and get yourself some of the YNS love.

Until next time….Hugs from Brasil -

Michael

10 comments:

  1. Thank you for loving YNS!!! Super sweet card!

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    1. Thanks Karen! One of my fav brands and was happy to play along with Katie.

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  2. Michael, this is so pretty. I love that background as well as the top layer with two birds.

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    1. Thanks so much Lois. As soon as I saw that paper I knew it was perfect for the card.

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  3. This is so cute! I love the birdies and loving that patterned paper! I know what you mean about life being in the way. Glad you found your mo-jo

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    1. Thanks so much Birgit! I'm glad I found my mo-jo too! Thanks for stopping by the blog again.

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  4. thanks for playing along you make beautiful cards.

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    1. Thanks so much Katie! And thanks for letting me play along with you guys!

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  5. Love those adorable birds and what a fine job you have done on the card!

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    1. Thanks so much Rannah!! Thanks for stopping by the blog!

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