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Hey Everyone! I just love Jennifer's idea to stamp an image and use the reverse side! So I used this peacock stamp, cut off his feathers, turned him over and made him a whole new kind of birdie! Fun, fun!

I also used the tree stamp from my previous post and just cut it down to make the right size trunk for my button tree.

Thank you to everyone who joined in on the I {HEART} HERO ARTS BLOG HOP! It was a total success. I don't know about you but I'm still hoping! I check out a few cards, change a diaper, check out a few more, feed a kid, check out a few more... Most of the time when I'm browsing through blogs I'm holding Rachel in one hand and clicking and typing with the other. But I will get to them all! You all are awesome! Special thanks to Lisa Spangler, Laura Vegas and Jennifer McGuire for joining! You rock!

Materials
[You Make Me Smile Birdie Card]
Stamps: Hero Arts Cloud Background, Houndstooth Background, , All Occasion Messages, Happy Hello
Paper: PTI, Bazzill Swiss Dots Embossed
Ink: Broken China & Shabby Shutters Distress Ink, Soft Blossom Hero Arts Shadow Ink, ColorBox Chalk Ink, Memory Box
Other: PTI Buttons, Googly Eye, Hero Arts Pink Gems

Comments

Vanessa said…
I can imagine how you sit there with your baby girl! I often do the same thing! Your card is adorable, you gave the peacock stamp a completely new look! I wish I was able to take part in the blog hop, must have been fun!

Hugs,
Vanessa
Jana said…
I love this! And using the buttons to make the tree is such a clever idea.
donna mikasa said…
Thanks to your family, too, for the sacrifices they made! Holding Rachel and typing? Wow! Love your houndstooth birdie--too cute!
Kelly Booth said…
Wow Ashley such a cute Card...Love that your Birdie is a Hounds tooth one too!!
thanks so much for the Blog hop...it was tons of Fun!!
What a cute card! I love the way you used the buttons.
Love your birdie. This card is so cute!! And thank you for doing the Hero Arts blog hop. It was fun! :)
Deneen said…
Love your beautiful cards you have definately inspired me. My good friend Laura Vegas pointed me to your blog, I wanted to participate in the Thank you for Hero Arts blog hop but I was too late so maybe next time.
Laura said…
I can't tell you how much I am lovin' that button tree. Perfect!
laura vegas said…
this is such a cute card ashley! love the button tree! and thanks again for organizing the blog hop. it did take me a while ... but i think i hit them all!

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