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Hey There, Donkey Friend

Hello Friends. Happy Hump Day! We're half-way through the week. Isn't it funny how at one time this meant something? As we continue to live and adapt to the ever changing restrictions imposed by Covid, somehow Hump Day doesn't have the same impact.

I wanted to take a pause from my Product of the Week projects to share with you this adorable card featuring the Darling Donkeys stamp set.

I am so in love with this stamp set; and what's better is that you can earn it for FREE! Be sure to check out my post on how you can take advantage of Sale-a-Bration here. The beautiful patterned paper on this card is also a Sale-a-Bration reward that can be earned FREE!

Card Measurements:

  • Bumblebee card stock base: 8 1/2" x 5 1/2"

  • DSP: 5 1/4" x 2"

  • Basic Black cut with Stitched So Sweetly dies

  • Basic White: 2 1/8" x 3 2/8"

  • Basic White cut with Stitched Shapes dies

Card Details:

  • Cut and score card base at 4 1/4", fold in half and burnish edge with Bone Folder.

  • Cut DSP and attach to card base using Stampin' Seal.

  • Use Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine to cut Basic Black & Basic White pieces using respective dies.

  • On Basic White, cut to size, stamp donkey image in Memento Tuxedo Black ink, position toward top of card stock. Colour donkey using Stampin' Blends in Crumb Cake and Smokey Slate. *Optional, colour "grass" under donkey using Old Olive Stampin' Blends. Attach to Basic Black die cut.

  • Using White ribbon from Flowers for Every Season Ribbon Combo Pack, wrap around Basic Black die cut leaving ends on left side of image. Use White Baker's Twine from Snail Mail Twine combo kit to tie a bow around the above ribbon, securing it along the left edge of the die cut. Attach die cut to card base using Stampin' Dimensionals.

  • On Basic White die cut, stamp sentiment in Memento Ink. Attach on top of donkey layer using Stampin' Dimensionals.

  • Finish off card with Artistry Blooms Adhesive Backed Sequins. you love it? What's even better is this layout is so easily adaptable for a variety of stamp sets. A full list of the supplies used to create this card will be found at the bottom of the post. Take advantage of Sale-a-Bration to add the Darling Donkeys and Field & Flowers DSP to your own collection.

If you enjoyed this post:

Happy stampin'!

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