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Spring Into Action: Cathy’s View

Hummingbird Dream

By: Cathy Peper, Artistic Guide

Finished Card Size:  4.25" x by 5.5"

Hummingbird and Sentiment (Kanban)

Solar White Cardstock (Neenah)

Moonlit Fog Cardstock (Gina K Designs)
Smokey Slate Cardstock (Gina K Designs)
Patterned Paper, Honey Cake (My Mind’s Eye)
Memento Tuxedo Black (Tsukineko)

Dies:  Ironwork Accents, Petite Scallop Ovals, Labels 20 (Spellbinders)

Grand Calibur (Spellbinders)
Copic Markers (.too)
* R 20, 22 and 11
* BG 72 and 75
Ribbon (Papertrey Ink)
Flowers (I Brake for Stamps)
Chalk (Pebbles)
Dimensional Adhesive (from stash)
Glossy Accents (Ranger)
Adhesive (Scotch 3M)
Double sided tape (Viva Las Vegastamps)



  1. Make A2 size card base from Moonlit Fog cardstock.  Cut patterned paper to 5.25 by 4 inches.  Cut strip of polka dot paper to 5.25 by 2 inches.
  2. Die cut the border die from the ironwork accents out of the Smokey Slate cardstock.
  3. Stamp hummingbird on Neenah white cardstock and color with Copic markers.  Lightly add some color around bird with chalk.
  4. Die cut hummingbird with petite scalloped oval die
  5. Adhere polka dot border to patterned paper as shown.  Adhere iron work border and ribbon using the double sided tape.
  6. Adhere hummingbird to card front and then adhere card front to card base.
  7. Stamp “dream” on white cardstock and die cut with smallest Labels 20 die.
  8. Adhere sentiment to card.
  9. Cut off the long flower stems with scissors and adhere flowers to edge of oval using dimensional adhesive.  I also used a little Glossy Accents for a stronger hold.

Your springtime card is complete!


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1 Responses »

  1. what a color combo I love it and the card is gorgeous!