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Welcome to the Serendipity June Blog HopWe are showing off some lovely new images! If you arrived here from  Jenny’s Blog  you are in the right place..if not, you may want to head over there first.
The Prize – One $20 gift code will go to one random commenter from the blogs.  So be sure  to visit all the blogs because you don’t know which one the winner will be drawn from. You have through June 14th to leave your comments & Mary will announce the winner on her blog on June 15th. Special:  40% off Coupon – good Friday June 12 – Monday June 15th.   Code is “40fromhigh615”  Good on highest priced item in cart. We have something new…a “Stamp of the Month”. Each month a different image will be 50% off. This month- it’s the Grill. Be sure to check out the great deals on the Clearance Stamps & sale stamps!

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On my first card, I’m using this oh so sweet little Bird Bath image. If you’ll notice the window die cut on my next card, you’ll see that I used the window cut outs for this card. I put temporary tape on the backs, pushed them close together to stamp the image then attached them to a second set of cut outs, colored them and attached them to a white panel. The greeting strip was a leftover & I liked the shape so I stamped the words on it & edged it w/ a yellow Copic. The same yellow Copic was used to make the yellow layers. I didn’t have any plain yellow this color so I went around the edges of white panels w/ the Copic. A few more layers of dp and a few tiny white buttons finish it. These are the Copics I used.

Birdbath copics 06560 And this is the simple inside using leftover frames.

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Stamps: Serendipity Stamps – Bird Bath,  Wishing You,  Sunshine(inside) Happy Birthday Simple
Paper: Neenah white, X-Press It white, dp (Pebbles – Family Ties)
Ink:  Memento tuxedo black
Accessories:  Spellbinders A2 matting basics A & B, labels 17 (greeting strip),  Copic markers,  Cheery Lynn window die FRM141A, tiny white buttons

Birdhouse WIndow cu 06566 The next card uses the pretty little Birdhouse with Sign image. It was stamped, masked, then the branch & leaf were stamped & everything was colored in with Copics. I stamped an extra sign, colored it then added the Home on top.
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Two window were die cut out of heavy white card stock, stacked together for dimension and attached on top of the scene. I added a punched teacup, two punched birds and a little fussy cut bouquet (from the Tandem Bicycle set) added in the teacup. The Wood background was stamped with gray ink onto cream card stock then just a hint of color was added w/ lt yellow & lt blue Copics. These are the Copics I used.

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And this is the inside. I used some leftovers & a birdcage die cut I had sitting around.
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Stamps: Serendipity Stamps – Birdhouse with Sign, Leaf Pops Detailed set, Home is Where You Park It, Tandem Bicycle set (flower bouquet only), Wood Background, The Earth is the Lord’s (inside)
Paper: Neenah white, X-Press It white, cream, dp (Paper Studio – ETC.)
Ink:  Memento tuxedo black, London fog
Accessories: Serendipity Scallop border di(inside), Wood Sequins, Spellbinders A2 matting basics A & B,  Copic markers,  Cheery Lynn window die FRM141A, birdcage die (Quickutz), bird punches, teacup punch

Now I’ll send you on to Karen’s Blog. I know she’ll have something wonderful to show you! Here’s the hop list, in case you get lost:

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