Card Making · Paper Crafts

Happy Little Hello

Hi guys! I’m so excited to show you this card I made this last weekend. This is definitely one of my favorites! I finally decided to use felt and my new pear dies! I wanted to create a small, simple card, made for no specific reason but just to say hello.

Happy Little Hello 1

I sprinkled some dots of Simply Chartreuse and Ocean Tides ink with my Ranger Water Brush. I then cut the pears out of felt and glued them with Tombow liquid glue and added some gold sequins with glossy accents.

Happy Little Hello 2

I’m so happy with how this card turned out! I’m on the lookout for more pear shaped stamps and dies so this is not my last pear card!

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Random Pear Fact: Did you know there are over 3,000 different types of pears grown in the world?

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About the Pear

Why The Lovely Pear?

So I know The Lovely Pear sounds a little funny but when I decided I needed a special little symbol for the back of my cards, I couldn’t think of anything! I thought of ladybugs, cassette tapes, just my initial, even the state of Texas (just a couple of items/shapes I love) when finally I remembered my awesome pear tree in my backyard. My favorite time of year is in the spring when this tree blooms! It is also a reminder of the hard work and dedication of my parents who not only planted this tree, but also gave me my childhood home. So that is why to me, a pear was the perfect symbol! And yes, the picture is of pears from my family’s pear tree, just lovely!