Thursday, January 11, 2018

Birthday Card for my Daughter-in-Law!!!

OK y'all, as always lately, I am waaaay behind in posting to my blog, so I am going to keep it real simple and if you have questions, you can email me.

To start with, I have a Simon Says die (Cosmos Flower Frame) that was way too small for my card design, so I made a cut file of it and upped the size to 5 inches for the main focus of my card front and cut it with my Cricut Maker!  The watercolor background was done using Tim Holtz Distress Oxide inks (oh how I love them!!!) and Heide Swapp Color Shines.  Also, I did not make the was one I have had in my stash for a long time.  You can't really tell by my photo, but the "Happy Birthday" was foiled.

Inside views.

Signature label.  My dear friend Peggy Dollar gifted my some really cool "torn paper" dies for Christmas and I used some of them for this label and for the envelope.......thanks Peggy!!!


Thanks for stopping by!!!

Supplies List

Papers:  140# Canson "Watercolor Paper" (card base), 90# Strathmore "Watercolor" Paper, Recollections "Fresh Floral Stack" (envelope)

Inks:  Ranger Tim Holtz "Faded Jeans, Fired Brick, Peeled Paint & Wilted Violet" Distress Oxide Inks

Dies:  "Torn Paper" Die  & "Flowers & Insects Die sets (from China), Simon Says Stamp "Cosmos Flower Frame" Die, Lil"Inker Designs "Stitched Mats Square" Dies

Cutting Files:  Simon Says Stamp "Cosmos Flower Frame" (made from die), "5.5 Envelope" and "39" (designed by me)

     Fonts:  "Arial" (Happy Birthday), Caprizant ("Nicole"), "KG Somebody That I Used to Know" (card message)

Tools: Cricut "Maker",  Martha Stewart "Score Board" and Tim Holtz "Vagabond 2"

Accessories: Mark Richards "Purple Nailheads",  Heidi Swapp "Gold"  & ^Sheer Color Shine", Ranger"Golden Rod Stickles", Cricut  "Glitter Vinyl Purple", Heidi Swapp "Rose Gold" Minc Foil

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