Friday, July 24, 2015

Belated Happy Birthday & A Blog Update

Today's card features a retired Stampin' Up wood block set. A die cut strip is topped with some laced and the image panel is popped up over it. The sentiment is stamped on a die cut fish tail banner and some purple paper flowers anchor the straight end of the banner.

I watercolored this sweet girl with distress ink and markers. The image was die cut and matted on a scalloped mat. Each scallop was accented with a white gel pen for added interest.

Popping the image panel up just a little adds a touch of dimension and helps the image panel stay level when placed over the lace trim.

The paper flowers add a beautiful touch, however, this much dimension means the card will have to be hand delivered or packaged with extra care (and extra postage).

The interior was decorated too.  Unfortunately, I need to use this sentiment a LOT.  :)

Cardstock:  Georgia Pacific (white), Bazzill (purple), Strathmore Water Color Paper (image)
Patterned Paper:  Recollections (Lavender Print)
Stamps:  Stampin' Up (Summer By the Sea -retired); Stampendous (Birthday Wish)
Ink: Stazon (Jet Black), Versafine (Onyx Black)
Tools/Embellishments: Distress Markers and Inks for water coloring, Uniball Signo White gel pen, The Paper Studio flowers, Offray lace, Spellbinders dies (Petite Oval Small, Petite Scalloped Oval Large), Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps die (Lacey Eyelet Border), Cuttlebug embossing folder (Basketweave)

I'm entering this card in the following challenges:
Crop Stop Linky Party #6 - Use something that can be purchased in the Crop Stop Shop (I used distress inks and markers)
Papertake Weekly - Build it Up (use lots of layers and dimension)
Digi Choosday Week 29 - All About the Girl
Through the Craft Room Door - Anything Goes

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What I Created Next said...

Absolutely beautiful inside and out. Thanks for entering the Digi Choosday All About The Girl challenge (DT)

Cara said...

Beautiful card. One of my favorite images from Stampin Up! Thank you so much for sharing with us this week at Through The Craft Room Door.
Please come play along with again!
Warm Regards, Cara
Through The Craft Room Door Owner
TTCRD Challenge Blog
My Creative Chaos {My Personal Blog}

Eve's Been Reading said...

Very very pretty and I love that the insert is done beautifully too. Thanks for joining in the fun with us at Digi Choosday Challenge and our theme of 'All about the Girl'. Yvonne (DT)


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