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Welcome Back!
I have a fun little card to share with you today!
It's Wednesday, so you already know it's a Heartfelt Creations post...and I hope you've 
already seen the adorable "Sugar Hollow" Collection.  
People have really fallen in love with this collection...and I certainly don't blame them!

I decided to keep my design simple this week.
There are times when every crafter doesn't have a lot of time to create a card, and this week I wanted to show you how easy it was to keep your design simple but still give people the illusion that you spent a lot of time creating.  

I chose a plain background paper that had a soft and pretty design. 
I then decided to give the card a bit of interest by using a piece of a decorative border along one side.  
A die cut shape on the bottom corner also adds interest, however is quick and easy to accomplish. 

Here's a peek at the card...

I chose the fun owl family image stamp to work with on this creation, along with the leaning tree.  
Both images have been water colored using Derwent water color pencils.  
The small blossoms are those ever so versatile flowers from the Birds and Blooms collection.  
I've used 3D pop dots on the tree, the owl family as well as the sentiment to give the card lots of dimension.  
The fun finishing touches that I've used here are the multicolored prills as well as the yellow Stickles.  

The perfect card creation for a housewarming, a thank you or any type of well wishes occasion from your family to another.

I hope you've enjoyed your visit here today!
Don't let it be too long before you stop in again!
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Until next time...

Project Supplies and Instructions
HCDP1-262  Sugar Hollow Paper Collection
HCPC-3715  You're a Hoot Cling Stamp Set
HCPC-3714  Sugar Hollow Hangout Cling Stamp Set
HCD1-786  Sugar Hollow Bungalow Die
HCD1-784  Sugar Hollow Hang Out Die
HCPC-3644  Birds and Blooms Cling Stamp Set
HCD1-757  Leafy Branch Die
HCST1-401  Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit
SMP001 Stamp Mat Pad
ANC851  Rock 'N Roll Prills

Other Products Used:  white card stock, VersaFine Black ink, VersaColor Pine Cone ink, Derwent Water Color Pencils - Saddle Brown, Apple Green, Ink Black, Baked Earth, Violet, Leaf Green, Fuchsia, Felt Green, Bark, Sienna Gold, Stickles - Yellow, Spellbinders Standard Circles LG Die, 3D pop dots, scissors, paper trimmer, Big Shot die cutting machine, gold ink, finger daubers,  scor tape, water, mist bottle, blender pen

Watch this video to learn how to shape the blossoms from the Birds and Blooms Collection.

Create a 4.25"x5.5" card base.  Locate the pink patterned paper within the paper collection as shown, trim just slightly smaller than card base and die cut a circle shape into the lower right corner.   Ink all edges using a brown colored ink.  Locate the tree image with owl family on one of the premade card panels and trim to fit behind circle cut.  Adhere behind circle cut out and then adhere card front to card base.  Locate the decorative strip shown, and fussy cut to fit card front.  Ink all edges using a brown ink and then adhere to card.  Stamp the leaning tree image, the owl family image, as well as one inking of the flowers from the Birds and Blooms collection using black ink.  Using a finger dauber, apply gold ink to flowers, cut using coordinating die and then shape using a spritz of water,  flower shaping mat and tools.  Apply Prill Spills to center of each flower.  Color the other images using Derwent water color pencils.  Die cut using coordinating dies.  Using a spritz of water, shape leaves on tree and centres of owls.  Adhere tree to card base using pop dots.  Adhere owls to top of tree using pop dots as well.  Locate sentiment from within the paper collection, trim and ink all edges using brown ink.  Adhere to base of tree using pop dots.  Arrange flowers among leaves in tree and adhere to card base.  Apply Yellow Stickles to edges of each flower. 

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