We’re coloring adorable greeting cards today + I’ve got clever tips you need for using your Stampin’ Blends (my favorite alcohol based marker!) Even if you think you don’t like coloring I urge you to give this a try because this is super easy and you get professional looking results. Coloring adorable greeting cards may be ‘your thing’ too!!

You often hear myself, or other creative people say, “So Stinkin’ Cute,” and this stamp set seriously deserves that phrase!  These are the cutest birds ever!!!  These greeting card designs are super simple to make, just some cutting of layers (and adhering them all together!)  I was having so much fun with all the colors and coloring techniques I could not help myself with all the layers.  And I was using up a bunch of scraps that I had laying around!

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Each of the birds are colored using the Stampin’ Blends.  Have you tried these alcohol based markers yet?  They are a bit addicting and very easy to use.  Make sure to watch today’s video as it’s filled with quick and easy tips for coloring with the Stampin’ Blends!

Like I said, lots of layers on these cards, so make sure to scroll down.  I have all the sizes and dimensions listed for each of the cards.

 

Coloring Adorable Greeting Cards + Clever Tips You Need | Video

How to make greeting cards that are adorable you ask? These easy card making ideas will carry you through all the upcoming major holidays with one stamp set and coloring fun! The images in this stamp set are really easy to color using the Stampin’ Blends.  Make sure to check out today’s video where I share lot’s of clever tips for keeping it simple.

 

 

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Coloring Adorable Greeting Cards is the Best!  Check These Out!

Below are each of the cards along with the “recipe” for making them.  Make sure to check out the video to see how super cute the inside of each card is as well!

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Card Recipe:

  • Granny Apple Green:  8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″
  • Daffodil Delight:  4″ x 5 1/4″
  • Mango Melody:  2 1/2″ x 3″
  • Granny Apple Green:  2 1/8″ x 2 5/8″
  • Whisper White:  2″ x 2 1/2″
  • Strips of DSP from the Brights 6″ x 6″ Collection
    • Mango Melody:  3/4″ strip
    • Daffodil Delight:  5/8″  strip
    • Granny Apple Green:  1/2″ strip

 

TIPS:

  • Just cut strips of the DSP and layer on the card then trim off the excess
  • This picture really does not show, but the image is outlined in the Crumb Cake Light Stampin’ Blend.  It really makes it pop!  (make sure to watch the video for a better look)
  • Stampin’ Blend Colors Used:  Black, Daffodil Delight, Granny Apple Green, Pumpkin Pie, Poppy Parade, Crumb Cake

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Card Recipe:

  • Mango Melody:  8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″
  • Poppy Parade:  4″ x 5 1/4″
  • Mango Melody:  2 1/2″ x 3″
  • Bermuda Bay:  2 1/8″ x 2 5/8″
  • Whisper White:  2″ x 2 1/2″
  • Strips of DSP from the Brights 6″ x 6″ Collection
    • Bermuda Bay:  3/4″ strip
    • Mango Melody:  5/8″  strip
    • Poppy Parade:  1/2″ strip

Stampin’ Blends Used:  Bermuda Bay, Soft Suede, Poppy Parade, Mango Melody, Daffodil Delight, Basic Black, Crumb Cake Light (to outline)

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Card Recipe:

  • Poppy Parade:  8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″
  • Bermuda Bay:  4″ x 5 1/4″
  • Daffodil Delight:  2 1/2″ x 2 1/2″
  • Poppy Parade:  2 1/8″ x 2 1/8″
  • Whisper White:  2″ x 2″
  • Strips of DSP from the Brights 6″ x 6″ Collection
    • Daffodil Delight:  3/4″ strip
    • Poppy Parade:  5/8″  strip
    • Bermuda Bay:  1/2″ strip

Stampin’ Blends Used:  Bermuda Bay, Poppy Parade, Mango Melody, Daffodil Delight, Crumb Cake Light (to outline)

Same Layouts…..Just Different Colors

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As you look at the 4 cards, have you realized it’s the exact same layout just different colors?  The Christmas Chick’s pieces for the focal point are a little smaller, but the other 3 cards have all the same measurements!

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Card Recipe for Hen Card:

  • Flirty Flamingo:  8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″
  • Whisper White:  4″ x 5 1/4″
  • Flirty Flamingo:  2 1/2″ x 3″
  • Gorgeous Grape:  2 1/8″ x 2 5/8″
  • Whisper White:  2″ x 2 1/2″
  • Strips of DSP from the Brights 6″ x 6″ Collection
    • Gorgeous Grape:  3/4″ strip
    • Flirty Flamingo:  5/8″  strip
    • Poppy Parade:  1/2″ strip

Stampin’ Blends Used:  Crumb Cake, Soft Suede, Poppy Parade, Daffodil Delight

 

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