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Birthday Card

I’ve got a card share for you today. It’s the birthday card that I made for my husband. Who says masculine cards can’t have sequins? Lol!

This was my first time trying watercoloring which is real hot right now in card making. I used Tim Holtz Distress ink which I smeared on a craft sheet and spritzed with water. Then I smooshed a piece of Tim Holtz distress watercolor cardstock in it. I kept dipping it in until I got the look I was happy with. I allowed it to dry completely before adhering it to the card base. It was a bit warped so I made sure to use a good amount of adhesive on it.

The idea of tying the balloon strings to the words came from this card by Jennifer McGuire. I really love learning from her. She’s such a talent.

The process of decorating cards is much like anything else that I do. I’m kind of a spontaneous decorator. I have a vision in mind but I don’t always follow it. I just start adding stuff until I’m happy with the result.

Card supplies:

Tim Holtz Distress Ink in peacock feathers, picked raspberry & mustard seed

Tim Holtz Distress Watercolor Cardstock

Ranger Craft Sheet

Simon Says Stamp Balloons Craft Dies

Simon Says Stamp Happy Birthday Craft Dies

Pretty Pink Posh Stitched Borders I Dies

Pretty Pink Posh 6mm Sparkling Clear Sequins

White Carstock

Black Cardstock

String

Thanks for stopping by today. Be sure to come back tomorrow at 7pm CST for the Party in Your PJs link party.

I hope to get in the kitchen soon. I’m due to share some recipes and decorated cookies with you. It’s been way too long.


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Comments

  1. WOW….I love the look of this card…you are really showing your creative side with these cards. I totally love the colors you chose!
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