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Quick & Easy Shaded Summer Card

Today I'll show you a Quick & Easy Shaded
Summer Card. This is one of those stamps that can go anywhere and be used for any occasion. You can do quick and simple (like our card today) or you can go super fancy...either way you end up with a lovely card to's today's...


Here's a closer look...

Papaya cuThat beautiful shading is already done for you in the stamp--so quick and so lovely.  Additionally using the scalloped contours dies for that big picture frame adds tons of pow to your card.

I'll give you the step by step directions to create this card. Following the instructions I'll give you the supply list--you can order the supplies you need to create this card.

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1. Cut 4 1/4 X 11 Pale Papaya cardstock, score long side at 5 1/2 (card base).

2. Die cut large scalloped rectangle (Scalloped Contours dies) from black cardstock; adhere to card front with liquid glue.

3. Cut Hand-Penned designer paper (papaya design) 3 5/16 X 4 11/16.

    *Stamp large flower bunch in black ink.

    *Stamp smaller flower bunch in lower left corner in black ink.

    *Add Wink of Stella to the flowers.

4. Cut 7/8 X 2 Pale  Papaya; stamp "happy birthday" (Shaded Summer) in black ink; also stamp a bit of the sprig from the flower bunch in the upper right corner in black ink.

5. Cut 1/2 X 2 1/2 black cardstock; adhere to back of the verse with dots of liquid glue; adhere this unit to the card front with dimensionals.

6. Add large Opals to the 2 large flowers and one small opal the the smaller flower.

Your card is ready for sending!

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