Thursday, March 30, 2017

Happy Birthday Norm!

Good friend of ours, Norm, just had a birthday and this was the card for him!

Outside
Inside

To create this top-fold card I began by die-cutting the speech bubble window and then matching up where I wanted to stamp the cats.  I stamped them onto some watercolor paper in Versamark Black Onyx ink and colored the cats with zig clean color markers, then die cut a fancy-schmancy border on each side, adhered it to some lavender cardstock and then adhered that to the inside of a card.

Next I started on the outside of the card.  I matched up some watercolor paper to the window in the card front and die cut it.  Once that was done, I wet the watercolor paper and  swiped some pink, blue, and lavender across the panel and splattered with with some blue.  Lastly, I stamped the Happy Birthday and white embossed it.  This one was a little more work than I anticipated, but I had fun doing it!

Materials Used:
  • Art Impressions Cat Stackers
  • Mama Elephant Birthday Wishes
  • Mission Gold Watercolor Bright Opera, Bright Clear Violet, and Cobalt Blue
  • My Favorite Things Birthday Speech Bubbles
  • Pretty Pink Posh Stitched Borders
  • Zig Clean Color Markers
  • Canson 140 lb. Watercolor Paper
  • Versamark Black Onyx Ink

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