Hip Hello
by Jeanne Jachna

Isn't the weather just lovely?  I'm still delighted to see GREEN everywhere!  Each day brings a new surprise - a flower blooming or a visit from a bird that has wintered away!  It's like my little corner of the world is coming alive!   I wanted to capture that feeling with vibrant colors on my card today! 
I created my card base by cutting rows of the rush arrow dies from a white card stock panel.  I have a magnetic plate on my die cut machine so it was easy to space them approximately 1/2" apart.  I cut once, and then ran it through the machine again for each of the cuts.   I made the strips different lengths to add more interest.  When the panel was cut I removed all the die cut pieces and then taped strips of colored card stock to the reverse side of the panel to peek through the openings before adhering it to my card base.
I double cut the Gingko Branch in dark and light green so it wouldn't fade into that strong background.     I did the same with the hello sentiment - this time adding a cut of gold glitter paper for some sparkle and shine!
I love the button dies - have you checked them out?  Poppystamps has classic buttons, stars, hearts, and these pretty butterflies that make great accents.  Some even have stitching!  
I love the rainbow of color!  Wishing you a beautiful day!
Jeanne Signature copy


Really pretty card!! Love the rush arrows die cut!!

SO Bright n cheerful !

So lovely, love the colours

This is beautiful Jeanne - I love the HELLO doubled up - super!

Hi Jeanne, I love this 'uplifting' card, beautiful colours and I love the 'Arrows' die and the Gingko Branch die is one of my favourites, I was using it yesterday. I love this !!
Lots of love from Patricia xx

Simply the best!

Such pretty colour choices, Jeanne :o)

An inspiring card! The background, wow! Thank you for the step by step on the background, I want to use that technique in future projects. I'm thinking paint chip strips behind the arrows, gradated colours.
The ideas are spinning in my head.
Thank you for the creative inspiration today!
Jacquelene L

Love the colors and how you put that yellow "hello" on top of the sparkly paper. that is a really NICE touch.

FUN card :)
LOVE your CHEERY colours and FABULOUS design!!!

This is stunning ,Jeanne!

very cool design!

Love this cheerful card!!! It just POPS off the white! Those rush arrows are great and I have to start getting some of the word dies, and I when I do, the first will be "hello"!

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