January 21, 2017
My mother in law needed a birthday card for a close friend. Here is the card I came up with. I LOVE this card.
Size: Horizontal side fold A2 card
Extra Details: I started with some yellow card stock that I die cut with a large cross stitched rectangle. Then, I used a stitched line border to create rays on my panel. Using some Post It Tape, I masked off every other ray and stamped some stars. I used three different shades of yellow Distress Inks. Once all the rays were stamped, I added some ink blending to the center point.
Next, I die cut a small stitched circle from some water color paper. I ink smooshed some blue Distress Ink on the circle. While that was drying, I looked through my box of pre-colored and cut images. I found this beet image and couldn’t wait to use it. I glued it right on the inked circle.
For the sentiment, I die cut a small black banner and used white embossing powder. I adhered the banner flat to the yellow panel and then layered the circle on top with some fun foam. Lastly, I adhered the yellow panel to a card base.
LOVE! January challenge “Anything Goes”
Stamps Used: Lawn Fawn’s Starry Backdrop, Lucky Stars, and Rooting for You
Dies Used: Lawn Fawn’s Large Cross Stitched Rectangles, Stitched Borders, Everyday Sentiment Banners
Simon Says Stamp’s Stitched Circles
Ink: Versa Fine
Distress Inks in Fossilized Amber, Mermaid Lagoon, Mustard Seeds, Scattered Straw
*The beet is stamped in Distress Inks also, but I, sadly, don’t remember which inks I used.
Hope you enjoyed the card