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Monday, July 4, 2016

Happy Birthday, Friend!




































I made this card for a dear, sweet friend's birthday (a late mailing...) and I see that it can qualify for a few challenges!  Bonus :)
I was quite anxious to use this new to me stamp from Concord & 9th and I have so many colour combos swirling in my head.  I first white heat embossed onto bristol card.  The detail on this stamp is amazing and I used a WOW superfine white EP.  It worked like a charm!
I used my Zigs to water colour the tiny images.  The Happy is a Memory Box die that I cut from the same bristol and again applied the colour with Zigs in a gradient fashion.  The birthday is from Winnie & Walter and the Friend is a PTI stamp.  The main panel was cut with an Avery Elle Elements die.  
Happy to finally send this card out and it is also on it's way over to the following challenges.  Oh, Happy 4th of July !


Curtain Call 

Memory Box sketch




Simon Says Anything Goes










CAS-ual Fridays Colour Challenge



11 comments:

  1. Love your delicately coloured blooms - Zigs would be perfect for that stamp set! The pretty vellum really softens the colours. Thanks for playing along at CAS-ual Fridays!

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  2. Yay for birthdays, and challenges!!! This one is extra special, and GORGEOUS!!! xx
    =]

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  3. Oh, this is beautiful! Wonderful take on the inspiration photo!

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  4. The vellum adds a lovely softness to your card, so pretty.
    Thanks so much for playing along at Simon Says Stamp this week.
    Hugs,
    Caryn xxx

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  5. Wow, Chriss ... such gorgeous florals ... delicate, detailed and delicious ... love the soft vellum overlay! Hugs, Anita :)

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  6. This is SO pretty, love that floral stamp from Concord & 9th and the colors you used are fabulous!

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  7. So pretty! Love the stamping and the gorgeous colours. The vellum overlay is lovely too! xxx

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  8. Beautiful card, love the design. xx

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  9. Thank you so much for playing along with the Memory Box challenge this month!

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