Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Birthday Card Class Card #2

Here is another card from my birthday card class yesterday. The idea for this card came from Inkstampnscrap on Splitcoast. Her card can be found here http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/821227?cat=12243

Supplies:
  • Embrace Life stamp set
  • Birthday Whimsey Sale-A-Bration stamp set
  • Almost Amethyst cardstock (4 1/4" x 5 1/2") and (2 3/4" x 2 7/8")
  • Lavender Lace cardstock (3" x 3 1/8")
  • White cardstock (8 1/2" x 5 1/2"), (2 1/4" x 2 3/8") and scrap for cut out flower
  • Almost Amethyst classic ink
  • Lavender Lace classic ink
  • Blender pens
  • Lavender Lace marker
  • White gel pen
  • Ticket corner punch
  • Snail Adhesive
  • Tommy glue
  • Dazzling Diamonds glitter
  • Dimensionals
  • Scissors

Instructions:

  1. Stamp leaf image from Embrace Life repeatedly along the bottom of the big Almost Amethyst cardstock piece (4 1/4" x 5 1/2") using Almost Amethyst ink
  2. Stamp flower image from Embrace Life in the center of small White cardstock piece. Colour flower with Almost Amethyst ink using a blender pen
  3. Stamp flower image again on a scrap of white using Lavender Lace ink.
  4. Colour flower with blender pen using Lavender Lace ink. Colour edges (where petals overlap and fold) with the Lavender Lace marker to make them darker. Cut out flower.
  5. Spread a thin layer of glue over the whole flower. Pour on glitter and shake off excess. Set aside to dry
  6. Use Ticket corner punch to punch all 4 corners of the square of Lavender Lace cardstock
  7. Center square of Almost Amethyst cardstock to Lavender Lace cardstock. Adhere.
  8. Adhere White cardstock with flower image to center of cardstock piece from Step 7
  9. Use white gel pen to free hand draw squiggly lines around the white cardstock piece
  10. Using dimesionals, stick cut out flower over coloured flower. Do not line up the flower images exactly. Some of the flower underneath should show around the cut out flower.
  11. Stamp the Happy Birthday image from Birthday Whimsey on the bottom right of the card front using Lavender Lace ink
  12. Finish card

Enjoy!

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