Today’s card began with the idea of red birds with a blue and white background for a color challenge.

The Pretty Birds Stamp Set has stamps for “two-step” stamping to color the birds. I eliminated the first, “detailed” stamps, and just used the four “coloring” stamps, in Real Red ink, to make the birds look watercolored. After cutting with their Birdhouse Dies, I placed the birds on Dimensionals. Aren’t they pretty?

By Su Mohr for PP; Click to go to my blog for details! Featuring: Pretty Birds Stamp Set, Birdhouse Dies, Blessings Of Home Stamp Set, Eden Dies, Sun prints DSP; #prettybirds #birdhousedies #parakeets #blessingsofhome #edendies #sunprints #birdsoncards #colorcombos #colorchallenges #wreaths #handmadecards #handcrafted #diy #cardmaking #papercrafting #redwhiteandblue #sumohr #stamping #stampinup

Red, White & Blue


For their blue background, I used an Eden Die to cut from Sun Prints Designer Paper, which includes the colors of Pacific Point, Starry Sky, and Night Of Navy. This rectangular wreath was glued to a Thick Basic White card base, 8 1/2″ X 51/2″, folded at 4 1/4″.


The sentiment is from the Blessings Of Home Stamp Set, which fit the space perfectly. I stamped it in Pacific Point Ink on Basic White Cardstock, and used another Eden Die for cutting. Prior to attaching the birds, I glued the framed sentiment in the center of the wreath, “You are a real blessing to everyone around you.”


I was inspired by the Paper Players.


My June Host Code Gift

Type the current host code (found beneath my profile picture) in the box provided, on your order of $75.00 or more, before tax and shipping, and I will send you the Iridescent Pearl Basic Jewels in July.

150 self-adhesive pieces come in two sizes:  100 each: 3mm and 50 each: 4mm.



Be sure to check out the retiring products from the January-June 2022 Mini Catalog, where some are discounted 10-50%! Click here to go to my store, where you will see a pictured list under this banner.


Stampin’ Up! is having a special BOGO “kits” promotion this month. Kits are great, because everything you need, except scissors and glue, is contained in the box, along with written instructions. 

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