Hello Friends!
I was asked to make a birthday card for a teenage girl that loves horses and also likes the color blue, so this is what I came up.  Do you like it?
I also love horses, so when I saw the Let It Ride Stamp Set in the Occasions Catalog, I had to have it, and I”m having fun with it.   I think the Crackle Paint Background Stamp is the perfect background with the horse.  Having the Stampin’ Blends also make it easy to color the horses on cardstock.   Stampin’ UP! has many options to coloring your projects i.e., Stampin’ Blends, Watercoloring, Stampin’ Write Markers or Watercolor Pencils.  The choice is yours.

All three layers on the Balmy Blue card base were cut with the Rectangle Stitched Framelits Dies.  I used Old Olive Classic Ink on the Crackle Paint Background Stamp and stamped it onto a piece of Soft Sea Foam cardstock.  The Soft Sea Foam and Balmy Blue look awesome together, and the Old Olive layer really makes the color combo pop!

These horses were also colored with the Stampin’ Blends, and the sentiment  from the Pretty Kitty Stamp Set was stamped with Balmy Blue Classic Ink.
  • Balmy Blue Card Base – 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″ scored at 4 1/4″
  • Soft Sea Foam Layer – 4″ x 5 1/4″ stamped with the Crackle Paint background stamp in Old Olive and cut out with a large rectangle stitched framelits Dies
  • Old Olive Rectangle Stitched Framelit Layer – 3 1/2″ x 4 3/4″
  • Whisper White Rectangled Stitched Framlit Layer – 4 1/2″ x 3 1/8″ and 4″ x 5 1/2″ for the inside layer
I’m very pleased with my masterpiece.  Let me know if you like it too , so please leave me a comment.  All you need to do is scroll down to the bottom of the post and click where it says “Read in Browser” or click on the highlighted title at the top of this post, and it will take you to todays post in your browser.  Scroll to the very bottom and leave a comment in the comment section.  By clicking over to your browser to read my blog posts, you will also see a slide show of samples.  
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February Customer Appreciation 
This beautiful customer appreciation project was created by my talented teammate Holly Pedersen.  These creations showcase the All That You Are and the Life is Grand Stamp Sets.  The PDF includes all the instructions to create 4 cards, a Ghirardelli Treat Box and a Hand Sanitizer Box.
Just place your order online of $40.00 or more BEFORE tax and shipping in my online store with Hostess Code HXVAVMPY, and I will send you the PDF within 24 hours of your order.  
Be sure to enter the Hostess Code HXVAVMPY  to receive the PDF.  If your order is over $150, DO NOT enter the hostess code and you will get all the stamping rewards.  AND, I will still send you the PDF.
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