Hi crafty friends! I'm so glad spring is finally here I'm so excited for everything to be green and flowers to bloom. 

I love the subtle shimmer that the Curious Metallic has. For this card, I used three different colors of the Curious Metallic cardstock: Cryogen WhiteAquamarine Blue, and Blue.


I started with a piece of Aquamarine Blue and die cut it with a double stitched rectangle die that was smaller than 5 1/2"X 4 1/4" and then embossed it with a polka dot embossing folder.


I inked the embossed paper with Tim Holtz distress inks in Mustard Seed, Picked Raspberry, Spiced Marmalade, and Peacock Feathers.  I let them overlap a little bit when ink blending them to get more variety in the colors.


I stamped three chicks onto cardstock with Memento Black ink so I could color them in with alcohol markers. I stamped the eggs onto Cryogen White with Memento black ink.


After I colored the little chicks in, I fussy cut them out.


I then die cut a 5 1/2"X 4 1/4" rectangle with a double stitched die with Blue cardstock. 


I stamped my sentiment "Wishing You a Very Happy" and "Spring" onto Cryogen White and cut the ends out to form a banner.


I glued all three chicks onto the bottom of the embossed cardstock, then glued the shells on over the chicks.


I glued the sentiment to the top part of the card. I matted the embossed cardstock onto the large rectangle panel which I die cut and adhered the whole panel to a 5 1/2"X 4 1/4" card base. 



Thanks for stopping by today! 

~Crystal



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