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Slimline card with rainbow colors

Colorful Row of Birdhouses

Hello everyone, Annalisa here sharing my very first card as part of the Brand Ambassadors team! I decided to have a rainbow of birdhouses and birds on this cheerful slimline card. 

To start, I cut a slimline card base (8.5 by 3.5 inches) using some 80 lb card stock. I then got out some white embossing paste and gave it a blue tint by mixing in some Tumbled Glass Distress Oxide ink. Once the blue was thoroughly mixed into the paste, I applied it to the Circle Tone Mixed Media Stencil. I set this aside so that it could dry.

Slimline card with colorful bird houses

I die cut all of the birdhouse pieces as well as the bird elements from some white card stock using the Birdhouse Builder - Cutting Die Set from Brutus Monroe. I added color to the paper using a mixture of Distress Oxide Inks and Copic markers. Once all of the elements were colored, I assemble them using liquid glue. For the backing of each bird house I used the same die, but trimmed the edges a tiny bit so they wouldn't stick out when I glued the front piece to the back one.

I added foam tape to the back of the bird houses and stuck them down to the card base once it was dry. I used a die that I had in my stash for the scalloped border and added some foam tape to the back and stuck it down on top of the card base and bird houses. 

Trio of colorful bird houses on a slim line card
I used a sentiment strip from my stash and added some foam tape to the back and added it on top of the middle bird house.
To complete the card, a used liquid glue to adhere the birds to the bottom edges of the card.
I have followed Christopher Alan and watched the Brutus Monroe brand grow since the early Periscope days! I really enjoyed making this colorful card and I am so happy to be part of the Brutus Monroe Brand Ambassador team. 

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