Friday, September 2, 2016

Happy Birthday Hugs and Kisses

Hi Everyone!

I'm here just really quickly today to share a card I made for my hubby's birthday which was this past Monday. I wanted to create a fun background with a stencil and some small stamps. I adhered the stencil from Simon Says Stamp to a piece of Neenah white 110lb card stock and then stamped the heart and star in alternative patterns. Then I used my masking pen to cover the stamps so I could daub the distress inks through the circles. A couple of the heart stamps didn't mask well; but that's ok.

For the smaller front panel, I used Terracota Tile card stock from PTI along with Sea Glass, and Smoke from Simon Says Stamp. I cut the two top panels using the Circle Border die from SSS. I stamped the Happy Birthday sentiment with black ink and then heat embossed the xoxo sentiment with versamark and white powder. Both sentiments are from Hero Arts "Year Round Sentiments"

Finally, I added a few sequins for a little glitz and shine and a small line of white faux stitching around the inside of the sentiment circle and then the ribbon on the side to finish it all up.

Thank you so much for joining me today! I will be back again tomorrow (or...maybe Sunday) with this week's Coffee Cafe!


Anything Goes:
Aud Sentiments
Craft Rocket Challenges:
Crafting with an Attitude
Southern Girls Challenge:

Creative Knockouts: Sparkle and Shine

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Elaine Stark said...

A lovely card. Love your background. Thanks for joining Aud Sentiments challenge. Elaine

Stampsnob. said...

Very Cool,,,,TFS Craft Rocket Ch ..........Lis

Unknown said...

Great card!

cotnob said...

A super card, such a fabulous design.

Rae Ann said...

Love this color combo and it was such a great idea to use the stencil! The background turned out so great!

Thank you for joining us at Creative Knockouts for our Sparkle and Shine challenge.

suzARTe said...

Such a bright and cheerful Birthday card, I love the stencilled background which looks great. It would be fantastic if you shared this creation at Anything goes September link-up, Just keep on creating
Susan xx

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