Sweet Summer Sale-A-Bration set
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Sweet Summer in Poppy Parade

Clever title huh?  Not!   I decided instead of staring blankly into the computer screen waiting for some kind of inspiration to hit me I would just title things and move on.   

Here's another take on the Sweet Summer stamp set.  I really like the swirly stamp with the leaves and berries.  It is pretty forgiving so even if you don't connect them perfectly, it stll looks good.  Besides you can always cover up with a flower or some other embellishment.  I guess I gave away why my flowers are placed where they are!

I stamped this yesterday and did the paper piecing of the flowers but really did not know how I was going to finish it.  This morning I pulled out my scrap bag of Poppy Parade and in there were these leftover ric rac strips and the fun polka dots from the In Color Designer Series Paper Pack which is a level 1 hostess gift choice.  In no time my card was done.  Don't you love it when that happens?  The thing that took me the longest was cutting out the little bird. 

002 copy
Stamps:  Sweet Summer (Sale-A-Bration set) and You're a Gem (Occasions mini catalog)
Ink:  Black Stazon and Poppy Parade
Paper:  Crumb Cake (is it yummier now because of the name?), Poppy Parade, In Color DSP (level 1 hostess set),  Very Vanilla,  Sunny Garden DSP
Coloring:  Pear Pizzaz and Poppy Parade Stampin Write markers
Big Shot:  Tasteful Trim (still available)

It is a beautiful sunny day here, almost makes you think of summer until you go outside cause it is still chilly!   Have a great one and if you dcide you need some Sweet Summer in your stamp room give me a call or email me and we'll get you fixed up!



What a "sweet" card.

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