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Papertrey Princesses Challenge

Time for another blog group challenge...this time Pam asked us to use owls and make sure the card was mailable, meaning not too sticky-outy for one first class stamp. Well, I don't have any owl stamps or images (I might just get flashbacks to all that macrame and groovy jewelry in my parents' house growing up), so I improvised. She said we could.
I just got this new stamp set--Everyday Button Bits (thank you, Rose!), and I just love it. Nevermind the fact that I have yet to purchase PTI's buttons...But again, I improvised and used circle punches. The branch is from PTI's Take a Bough (one of my first purchases), and those little sparkly eyes and "i" are flat stickers--yahoo! I love SU Ballet Blue with Gable Green, and I added just a touch of PTI Berry Sorbet. Oh, I'm going to have so much fun with this set!

Paper: SU Ballet Blue, Gable Green, PTI White
Ink: SU Chocolate Chip, Gable Green
Stamps: PTI Everyday Button Bits, Take a Bough, Polka Dot Basics
Other: Dot stickers-Stampendous, 1" & 5/8"circle punches

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  1. Hi Cheryl, I was delighted to see your card, because I'm not a button fan--but I thought the Button Bits set was so cute--so I was planning to get it and do just what you did--use punches to make my circles. And yours looks so cute! I'm thrilled to see it. Love the wings and the leaves too. Just an all-round cheery card!

  2. This card is so cute!! I love how you improvised, I never would have thought of that!!
    LOL on the macrame comment!!

  3. Great Card Cheryl !!
    Love how you improvised on the bird bodies, and that you used the wings as cute !!!

  4. I love how you used the wing stamps for the leaves...very clever. Your card is really lovely. Just love those birds, my favourite image from that set.

  5. This is so cute! Those birds are perfect with Take a Bough! Great job Cheryl!!

  6. Such a darling card and the birds fit on the branch so well! Love the fun use of the wing stamps for leaves! How awesome!

  7. Cheryl, this is very cute, great combination of stamp sets. And when you can treat yourself to some buttons, they are so much fun.

  8. These colors are wonderful together!! I love those little birdies, one of my favorite sets too.

  9. CUTE CUTE CUTE! Love how you used the circles for them... this is one of my favorite sets!! :)
    Have a WONDERFUL day!

  10. I really like how you improvised and used punches instead of buttons!

    So cute!! Love your stamping style.

    This set is on my wish list, perhaps this month it will be coming my way??

  11. this one Cheryl!


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