Monday 26 January 2015

Stampin' Up - It's a Happy Thing!

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One of my favourite free stamp sets is A Happy Thing. Come and see what I made with it today:

I'm a terror for bird stamps and squealed when I saw this beautiful warbler! I coloured him with blendabilities markers, punched him out with the 2 1/2" circle punch and mounted him onto a snippet of stamped card stock rescued from the bin!

Do you like the greeting? It's from a new set in the Stampin' Up spring/summer catalogue called Crazy About You and is designed to combine with some beautiful thinlits dies - more on those another time. I love the variety of sayings in this bold upper case font and think they work perfectly alone and are excellent for masculine cards.

I think this little chap really brightens up these dull winter days don't you?

Since this card was made with left over bits and rescued pieces, I'll be linking it up with Pixie's Snippets Playground (where there are some strange snorting noises coming from the bushes!)

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I have another Happy Thing to share today - my daughter's coming home on Friday! I'm off to stock up on her favourite foods and air her bed - see you tomorrow!


  1. What a sweet little card. Love how you coloured the bird.

    Happy Monday to you. xxx

  2. Hi Vicky
    Love the Bird.... Fabulous colours...
    Hugs Sylvie xx

  3. That's a lovely card Vicky great colouring and colour combination.
    How lovely to have your daughter home soon
    Jackie x

  4. Gorgeous card Vicky love that bird:)
    Val x

  5. Vicky, you are the first person I have seen color this little guy well. Beautifully done! Love your card!

  6. Wow, he's stunning! This is amazing! xxx

  7. I can confirm just how beautiful your colouring of this little guy in in real life as I have a similar card made by your own fair hand here Vicky :)

    Lovely to see you in the Playground :))


    Di xx

  8. WOW, love the colouring of this and the overall effect.

  9. Love how the bird is colored. Can you tell us which ink you used to stamp the image before you used the Blendabilities? So glad I found your site.

    1. I stamped the image in Smoky Slate classic ink before colouring with the Blendabilities Diana. You can use any of the classic inks because they're water-based so the alcohol-based blendies don't make them bleed. Thank you for the compliment! I'm glad you found my site too and hope you'll visit me often :)


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