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Canada 150

IT'S CANADA'S BIRTHDAY TODAY!!!!  

A bunch of us Crafty Canadian's along with Scrap n' Stamp got together to celebrate our countries 150th Birthday!  You should be arriving from Amy's blog.  If you're just arriving you'll want to start at the beginning HERE.

"We are blog hopping today in celebration of Canada’s 150th Birthday, sharing projects featuring the cute new ‘Busy Beaver’ stamp & die set by Taylored Expressions! Be sure to leave comments along the way because Scrap N’ Stamp Canada has some prizes to give away randomly- $150 in gift certificates (3 lucky people will get $50 gc’s) and a Busy Beaver set with a bonus maple leaf tag die! Winners will be randomly chosen and announced on the Scrap n' Stamp Blog on Monday!"

Check out my Birthday Card celebrating Canada Day but also it's my husband's birthday today too!  The Busy Beaver stamp and die set is featured and the star of this card.  




I coloured the Busy Beaver with Oxide inks on watercolor paper.  I added the birthday hat and glasses from the Crazy Things die set.


I used Canadian Manufacture Wild Whispers Adventure Paper throughout.


 A wood red maple leaf from Southern Ridge Trading Co. is a perfect fit in this little spot.


Birthday Balloons, Hats and Presents...


Peek a Boo...


I cut Sizzix die Broadway for CND and coated the letters in Emerald Creek Craft Supplies OH CANADA embossing Powder.  Don't you just love the "EH" 


#CANADA150


Thanks for hopping by to see my Canada 150 card!  Please support your Canadian and local retailers, manufactures and bloggers... like me ;)  Click the links below for a list of all the products I used.  

You're ready to hop over to Niki's blog.  Happy Canada Day!

Here's your full list

Nicole Wright (that's me)

Canadian Goodies



Eat. Sleep. Craft. {repeat}

Comments

  1. Soooo cute! I love what you've done for this fabulous birthday card Nicole! Thanks for playing with us :)

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  2. Love this card!!! I really like how the oxides look when used as a watercolor. so smooth and pretty!

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  3. I love this!!! All the little elements make a fantastic card. Happy Birthday wishes to Brent!

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  4. I love the CND at the bottom. Great card if your birthday falls on Canada Day!

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  5. Ohh love your Canada cars !! So adorable ❤ Happy Birthday to you too.

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  6. I love this card...so stinkin cute especially the glasses on the little beaver!! Happy Canada Day!

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  7. Happy Canada Day!! Cute card! I love the glasses on the beaver! Where did you get the Canada 150 wood piece?

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    1. The company is Southern Ridge Trading Co. and it's the Canada 150 set I have listed and linked for you. Right under Canadian Goodies ;)

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  8. Just an adorable card. Great idea for a Canadian themed birthday card. Loved the way you've adorned the beaver!
    Happy Canada Day everyone!

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  9. I loooove what you did here. It is so adorable!

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  10. absolutely love this! adding the little birthday hat to the beaver is perfect :)

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  11. OMGoodness, your card is the cutest ever! It's so fun that your husband has the same birthday as Canada and that means he gets the day off work every year! Love, love, love your card - I'm so happy to join in this blog hop to celebrate Canada 150 and I get to see the creativity of other creative Canadians! Hope you and your hubby have a great day!

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  12. Love those glasses! Such a fun card!! Happy Canada Day!

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  13. Oh my gosh Nicole, this is awesome!! I love the little windows and the way you used the Eh!

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  14. Great card - so cute! I love that you added items from Crazy Things - I have that stamp set and never thought of adding it to other sets. Great idea, eh!

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  15. I love it! I have got to get this stamp set, it's perfect! And your card is awesome! Happy Canada day!

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  16. Haha< Adorable!

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  17. Very creative. Love the layout and the little peek-a-boo elements.

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  18. This card is sooo cute, Happy Canada Day

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  19. Your card is absolutely adorable!!! Today is also my granddaughters birthday so Canada day is very special to us and finding things Canadian to craft her cards with has been very challenging! Thanks for sharing!!

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  20. What a cute card love the plaid

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  21. Fantastic design! Love your style!

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  22. Your card is adorable!!!!! I love the little red glasses on the Beaver and the wooden maple leafs.

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  23. your card is so cute love his little glasses

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  24. Those glasses soooo clever and too cute! I love the wooden maple leaf with Canada 150 in it!

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  25. Your Card is Canada to a tee!!! love all the EH and those glasses to cute thanks for sharing Happy Canada Day hugs Nikki

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  26. OMG that beaver with his glasses cracks me up..

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  27. What a great card. I love all the little windows, all are so welll thought out.. Happy Canada Day!

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  28. So many wonderful ideas in this card! Happy Birthday to your husband. And thanks for introducing me to new (to me) Canadian suppliers!

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  29. Oh my, this card just makes me smile......so adorable.

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  30. Love this card!! The glasses are the bomb!! :)

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  31. Those little glasses are just adorable. A great card, thank you for sharing.

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  32. I love the 3D look with the windows. What a great card...esp the "eh".

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  33. OMG Nicole, this could not be any CUTER! The glasses are so cute and I love the C 'eh' N 'eh' D 'eh' A! ACK! Genius!

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  34. What a sweet card. I love the blocking on the card and all the Canadian elements you included, so fun! I just adore the little beaver wearing the cute little glasses, so sweet!

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  35. Oh my. That is such a cute beaver and your card has so many lovely details. Love this and Happy Canada Day. Hugz

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  36. What an amazing card!! I love your play on words in Canada with the "eh"!!

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  37. Great card. The beaver is adorable!

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  38. Your birthday card is too cute!! I love how you make the windows to showcase everything.

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  39. oh my goodness, this is so adorable!!

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  40. So happy to have found yet another amazing Canadian crafter and have just subscribed. Your card is amazing and thank you so much for directing us to more Canadian fabulousness like the paper and would icon! Good to be Canadian eh!

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  41. Love that you used Canadian good. Super cool card.

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  42. Adorable! Happy Birthday Canada, Eh?

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