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Hi Stamping Friends!

Tomorrow is the final day to purchase the limited-time Thoughtful Branches Bundle, so I'm doubling up my posts to share two cool cards from my Last-Minute Thoughtful Branches Class Kit!  Just like yesterday, I'm posting one this morning and one later tonight.  This is the MUST-HAVE set for Fall, and it's great for all-year round, too!  It's only available until August 31, 2016! 

Thoughtful Branches Class Options Clarification: Because of the limited-time only nature of this stamp set and last-minute timing of my class, the class options I'm offering are a little different than usual.  This time, I'm offering a "cards only" kit for $15, plus shipping to ANYONE, not just demonstrators, since many of you may have already purchased this bundle earlier in the month.  If you ordered the Thoughtful Branches Bundle from me at TooCoolStamping this month, then you get the whole class for only $5, plus shipping!  All kits include pre-cut supplies, envelopes and instructions for the 5 cards shown below.  See full class details

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Thoughtful Branches Winter Cardinals Cards

Along with being a must-have bundle for fall, the Thoughtful Branches stamps & thinlits can be used to create some pretty stunning winter cards, too!  Today's monochromatic card blows me away with it's simplicity & elegance! 

What you're not able to see in the photos is that I used the beautiful Shimmery White card stock for the background and tree layers.  The subtle shimmer reminds me of a frosty winter day! 

Wouldn't this be a gorgeous Christmas card with a Cherry Cobbler sentiment?  Hmmm…so many possibilities!

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CASEd from Dawn Griffth at Dawn's Stamping Thoughts.

Stamped Background—I stamped the Thoughtful Branches trio of trees image in Sahara Sand ink onto a 3-3/4" x 5" piece of Shimmery White card stock.  I also added a greeting from the same set in the same ink.

I added a 3-3/4" x 1/2" strip of Sahara Sand card stock across the bottom, then matted the layer onto a 3-7/8" x 5-1/8" piece of Sahara Sand.  The layer is popped up with Dimensionals onto a Whisper White card base.

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Winter Tree—I die-cut the bare tree shape with Shimmery White card stock using the Beautiful Branches Thinlits, then trimmed Dimensionals to skinny pieces to pop up the tree onto the card front.  TIP: You can use larger pieces of Dimensionals under the tree where you plan to position the birds.

Cute Cardinals—I stamped the cardinals on some Shimmery White scrap with Cherry Cobbler ink, then die-cut them with the Beautiful Branches dies.  They're added on with a Glue Dot.

Bundle It & SAVE!  You'll save 10% when you purchase the Thoughtful Branches Bundle off the cost of purchasing the Thoughtful Branches stamp set and Beautiful Branches Thinlits separately. 

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Finishing Touches—I added three large Pearl Jewels to the bottom to finish out the white-on-white theme.

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Two CoolI used the same elements on a horizontal card for my second try.  So, so pretty!

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Complete Supplies List—"Clear" means a rubber stamp on a clear block. "Photopolymer" is see-thru. NEW items will be available on September 1 in the Holiday Catalog!

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Hope you enjoyed today's cards!  Look for one more Thoughtful Branches card to post later today!

Until next time,



September Countdown To Christmas Class Series

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