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Stampin' Up! Friends of the Forest!

Hey there! I finally decided it was time I put the Friends of the Forest stamp set to good use! I tend to buy so many stamp sets that I love from each catalog that it is hard sometimes to get around to playing with them all!

For my card today I combined Friends of the Forest with Watercolor Shapes. I stamped the tree with Pear Pizzazz ink, then instead of coloring each leaf with a Stampin' Write Marker or Stampin' Blend, I inked the long rectangle image from Watercolor Shapes with Pear Pizzazz, stamped-off once, then stamped behind the tree.


I stamped the birdie with Balmy Blue ink on the tree branch, then stamped the birdie again with Tuxedo Black ink on a scrap of Basic White. After I colored with a Light Balmy Blue Stampin' Blend, I cut him out with Paper Snips, darkened his eye with the nib tip of a Basic Black Stampin' Write Marker, and then used tiny dots of glue to adhere over the stamped birdie.


The deer was much easier than the birdie! After stamping with Crumb Cake ink and coloring with a Light Crumb Cake Stampin' Blend, I darkened the eye, nose, and back markings with the same Basic Black Stampin' Write Marker. I didn't have to use paper snips to cut him out, there's a Deer Builder Punch for that!


This sentiment is included in the Friends of the Forest set!


I created the background layer for the front and inside with the Painted Texture 3D embossing folder and swiping one side of the folder with Balmy Blue ink before running it through the Stampin' Cut & Emboss machine. The inside sentiment is from the Celebrating You stamp set which is carrying-over to the new Annual catalog.


Friends of the Forest is not carrying over, so you need to order it before the January/June Mini Catalog ends on June 30th!

Here are the shopping links for today's card:

Shop with the Host Code:


Here's the box where you put the Host Code in my online store during check out in my online store.  Simply click on "ADD HOST CODE", then type in the code I've provided for the current month shown above. Contact me if you have any problems or questions!


Order any amount online in April, receive this Card-of-the-Month!


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Order at least $50 online and use the current Host Code (posted above) receive 10 Blue Sox Rewards Point for every $50 increment! Redeem 50 points for $25 in free merchandise. Get all the details and download the form to keep track of your points HERE!

Last Chance Retiring List!

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There’s a LONG list of products retiring from the current Annual Catalog to make way for the NEW Annual Catalog starting May 3rd! Check out the list in my online store, but don’t delay, things are selling out fast! Select products (but not all) are discounted from 20-50%. Go grab your favorites TODAY!

If you would like to receive a copy of the New Annual Catalog FREE from me, email me: [email protected]


Call me:  618-237-6281
Email me: [email protected]

Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

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