Nuts About You!

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Happy Saturday, everyone!  If you’re anything like me, you instantly smiled when you saw this adorable card by the super talented Jess Larsen. How cute are these wide eyed squirrels?  Jess tells a little bit more about her inspiration behind making the card and explains how to make it in her video below.

Enjoy!

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I just love the layered look on a card front, so I was thrilled when Simon came out with a set of Postage Edge dies with their last release! I just knew I had to try them out on today’s card.  First, I began by die-cutting the three smaller dies in the set. I chose some triangle patterned paper from the Finnley 6×6 paper pack by Glitz.  Then I also cut some Neenah Environmental Kraft cardstock, as well as Neenah Solar White cardstock.

Next, I stamped the adorable squirrel from the new Hero Arts set Missing You.  I decided I wanted a couple of squirrels who would be in love, so I “mirror stamped” one to create two squirrels facing each other.  This technique is really easy and allows you to get a ton of play out of stamps you already own! Check out the video for all of the details!

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Thanks for reading today and thanks so much to Jess for being our guest today!

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  1. ADORABLE CARD Jess! Thanks for sharing the mirror stamping technique…I’ve tried this technique several times but haven’t got it down yet (need to practice more :) ) You did a great job keeping the stamp steady and you’re right, that is the most difficult step. Take Care and have a wonderful day! :)

  2. I have always been disappointed in my attempts at mirror stamping. After watching your video, I think I’m up to trying again! Those squirrels are adorable.

  3. Such a cute card. And I never would have thought to reverse a stamp like that! I’ll have to look through my collection for a cling stamp large enough to try that out!

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