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Hi Everyone! It's already Thursday and that's hard to believe. This week is flying by for me, how about you? I decided to try out my now Cornish Heritage Farms Scrapblocks and my first to pick up was the distressed circles, of course. After stamping it, I was AMAZED! It looked like designer patterned paper. LOVE THIS STAMP! I can't wait to ink the others very soon! I was technically just 'testing' it out on a scrap piece of cardstock, then ended up liking and made use out of it! For the Maya Road chipboard tree limb, it is painted with brown acrylic. I painted a few limbs a while ago so that when I was ready to use one, it could be painted. This works great when you are short on time, especially when you know most of the time a tree limb will be brown.

I was able to photography my friend's (from the 6th grade) daughters (Aniyah + Jordyn) and wanted to share a few of them with you. You can view the rest of them here.

Thanks for stopping by! Mac appreciated all of the comments and was excited! "See" ya'll tomorrow!

Card Instructions
  1. Trim kraft cardstock to an A2 card.
  2. Trim summer sunrise cardstock and stamp polka dot background.
  3. Trim dusty durango cardstock strip and adhere to left end of summer sunrise cardstock.
  4. Adhere to card front.
  5. On white cardstock, stamp owl and flower, then cut out.
  6. On summer sunrise cardstock, stamp owl parts, cut out, and adhere.
  7. Paint/ink chipboard tree limb and adhere to card front.
  8. Add owl with foam adhesive.
  9. Stamp sentiment, adhere, and add flower with rhinestone.
  10. Corner round one edge, then ink and add faux stitching.
:: My Goodies {thanks a hoot} ::
Stamps: Papertrey Ink - wise owl; Cornish Heritage Farm - distressed circles
Ink: ColorBox - rousillon; Stampin' Up! - chocolate chip + marker; Papertrey Ink - new leaf + chai
Cardstock: Papertrey Ink - white + kraft + summer sunrise; Stampin' Up! - dusty durango
Accessories: Maya Road - chipboard; KaiserCraft - rhinestone; Chomper
Card Size: 4.25" x 5.5"


Yankee in England said...

Very cute card! I love this set from PTI.

itsallrosi said...

this is wonderful. I have a few of the scrapblocks/backgrounders from CFH and love them. I don't have this one though, and its been on my list for awhile.

and the photos are so great! that baby is too cute

Mrs. ABC said...

Very cute. I hadn't heard of the scrap blocks but as soon as I saw them on your video I went to the website and I will be ordering soon. Love the card and the vivid colors. Oh and the babies are so super cute.

Janelle said...

Love, love, love the card, Ashley! Thinking I may need some of those scrapblocks, too. AGH! The list never ends! Great pics of your friend's daughters, too.

Heather P. said...

This card is SO COOL! And that background totally does look like patterned paper! Love the bold color palette. :)

Heather in FL said...

So cute! I got one of those CHF scrap blocks at the show, but not that one. I'd been eyeing them for a while, but my budget was usually swallowed by PTI. Lol! Now I just need to get some bigger stamp pads. Trying to ink it up with the little blocks takes too long! :-)

Anonymous said...

See... I knew I needed those darn 6x6 blocks when I watched your vlog! I'm convinced now. :-) And the last photo is by far my fave! If those were my kids I'd make a poster out of it! Lol... too cute!

Anonymous said...

Sorry... lol I got carried away. I love your card (as always!). It goes without saying...lol! I've been trying to resist the "Owl" movement, but they're so dagonne cute! lol... And that tree brach is just perfect.

Andrea M. said...

I was desperately looking for PTI CHA videos at You Tube last weekend and found your PTI After Release Party! And now to discover you have a blog too! I will be stopping by for a daily cup of inspiration! I love your videos and so appreciate you sharing CHA with us who weren't there. I love the Distressed Circles Scrapblock and look forward to seeing all the ways you use your CHF and PTI goodies!

~kelly marie~ said...

Love this card! It is just so cute! I totally love the CHF backgrounders too! They are so fun! Now I am wishing I had that polka dot one you used ;).

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