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Saturday, January 26, 2013

A Betsy's Blossom Birthday

Once again I'm going quick and simple.  Here I used the cute little flower from the "Betsy's Blossoms" set.  I am now feeling that I actually got some use out of this set, so if it retires I won't feel so bad!

The base of the card is Early Espresso.  The flowers were stamped using More Mustard, Cherry Cobbler and Old Olive.  

The center of the flowers were stamped using Early Espresso and the small trio flower image from the set.  That was an image I hadn't used yet!  

I  punched out the larger flower of the three using a 1/2" circle punch.  I attached them to the center of the flowers using Dimensionals and I colored the centers with a More Mustard marker.  

The words are from "Bring on the Cake."  They were stamped using Early Espresso ink.  And that was it, very quick and very simple.  It was so simple in fact that I made 6 of them.  I figured if I had to stamp each flower and wash off the stamp just to reink it with the next color, I might as well make several cards.  I could have stamped each color but I wasn't sure where they were going to land on the paper so I found it easier to just stamp each color as I went.  And yes, even doing that it was a quick card!  

Now being I have 6 of them I would like to mail four of them to a lucky reader in celebration of my blog reaching half a million hits!!!  WOW!!!  Just leave a comment on this post only and I'll draw a name on Wednesday and send the cards off to them.  The lucky 13 in 2013 is still going strong!

OOPS, that's one and a half million hits, not half a million!  Silly me!
Edited on 1-28-13

Thank you SO much for visiting today,


Anonymous said...

Wanda, your card is very lovely. Your colors go so well together.
I have been looking at your blog every day and still enjoy all of your great ideas.
Thanks for sharing this with us and thanks for offering a card to someone.


Anonymous said...

Wanda,CONGRATS on your blog reaching half a million hits!!! Way to go. I check your blog every day but yesterday I was busy celebrating my B-day. I love how you did the card. Again CONGRATS!! Peggy

Kerry Joy said...

I love this stamp set and will get it one day, but I love your card! It was simple, but beautiful and that is too good to pass up. Thank you for the opportunity to receive your cards, and for being such a faithful blogger!

Anonymous said...

Wanda, this is a great card!! I'm really enjoying your blog. Wish I'd found out about it sooner!! Your ideas are always so easy for me to follow. Thanks so much!!

peg said...

Wanda, Thank you for sharing your talent. I check your posts daily.Peggy

Carol K. said...

I really like the simplicity of this card. The colors give it a WOW factor. Thanks for the chance to receive the card. I look forward to your blog every day and have used your inspiration many times. Thank you!

christi said...

you come up with so many of the cutest cards. most are clean and simple and
I love them. thanks for the daily eye candy and congrats on the half
million hits... i'm not all of them but a lot! would love to win some of
your cards. thanks for the chance.

Anonymous said...

I really liked today’s card. You did a great job. It looks easy enough even for me!

connie said...

Congrats on half million hits. Your cards are always so beautiful. You are so talented and who would not want to follow your blog. Thanks for sharing with us.