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You Are My Happy
By Lisa Spangler

This cute bluebird of happiness is singing out a note to make someone happy!

Featured Product:
ST513 Home Sweet Home


Hero Materials:
CH117 Assorted Crystal Gemstones
CH142 Sparkle Gems Hearts
CH264 Designer Twine
GW216 Ranger Diamond Stickles™ Glitter Glue
ST508 My Happy *
ST508 My Happy *
ST514 Houndstooth Background
AF155 Tim Holtz: Tea Dye Distress Dye Ink Pad *
AF183 Chalk Ink: Cerulean
AF189 Vintage Photo Distress Dye Ink Pad
AF197 Spun Sugar Distress Dye Ink Pad *
PS551 Grenadine Folded Cards *
PS553 Carnation Folded Cards *
PS561 Cerulean Folded Cards *
PS563 Mocha Folded Cards *
PS569 Sunshine Mixed Folded Cards
PS627 Kraft Paper
* limited availability

Additional Materials:
Yellow and brown dye ink (Memento, Tsukineko), border punch (Fiskars), foam dots, sewing machine, markers (Copic), foam ink applicator (Ranger)


Instructions:
  1. Start off by stamping a Cerulean notecard with matching Cerulean chalk ink.
  2. Next stamp the Grid Pattern with Walnut Stain Distress ink on a kraft notecard. Trim and adhere to card.
  3. Stamp the herringbone border from the My Happy (ST508) set with Ruby Red ink twice on a Carnation Strip. Layer to a Poppy notecard strip that has been punched with a border punch.
  4. Add sewing, then add gems.
  5. Place the woodgrain stamp from the Home Sweet Home set (ST513) in reverse on the acrylic block. Ink with Tea Dye and Antique Linen Distress inks, mist with water, then stamp on white cardstock. Clean and dry stamp, then place the normal way on the acrylic block, ink with Vintage Photo and Walnut Stain Distress Inks and overstamp the background. Trim.
  6. Stamp the woodgrain circle from the My Happy (ST508) set with yellow ink, then punch out a circle. Make the sun by adding strips of cardstock from the Sunshine Mixed Notecards.
  7. Stamp the notes background label from the My Happy (ST508) set with Spun Sugar Distress Ink. Stamp the bird from the My Happy (ST508) with brown ink and color with markers. Add glitter to the flowers. Add twine with a bit of Glossy Accents.
  8. Stamp "you are my happy" from the My Happy (ST508) set with Ruby Red ink. Trim, distress the edges with Tea Dye and Walnut Stain inks, then layer to Mocha and trim again. Distress with Walnut Stain ink.
  9. Stamp heart from the My Happy (ST508) set with Walnut Stain Distress ink. Add a heart gem to the center.
  10. Assemble card and give to your happy!


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