09 April 2018

Spring Birthday - masked sentiment, die cuts


A soft Spring card for an awesome person celebrating a birthday. This card features Impression Obsession stamps and die.

Putting It Together

I started with the idea of green and pink and birthday. I used multiple stamp sets to have exactly the look and message I wanted. I love that tree. It's so versatile. Someday I'll even use it with the reading kids that come in the set. 


I used the sketch from Feeling Sketchy as the idea for the layout.  


 I chose papers, a die, and sentiments from 2 sets to build the sentiment I wanted.


With the papers trimmed and the die cut, it's easier to see where the card is going.


The "happy" is from a sentiment "think happy". Since I only want "happy", I used a Post-It as a mask while inking up the sentiment.


This way I get just the portion of the sentiment I want without having to cut it apart. Birthday came from a different set, so I was happy the fonts matched up. I should have given a nudge more space between the two words. Before I stamped them on the background papers, I had adhered the papers together.


I decided the tree was a little plain so decided to add a bird. I stamped a bird from yet another stamp set on a scrap of white pearl paper with black ink.


I fussy cut the bird and snipped off the legs to let me perch it in the tree.


I added the tree and bird with Zig glue pen for a mostly flat card. I also added a  ribbon and three soft pink rhinestones.


Inside, I stamped the sentiment from one more stamp set and added a scribbled heart from the same set as the bird.



Supplies


Challenges

Impression Obsession: Pink and Green
Feeling Sketchy: Sketch 190
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday: Happy Birthday
Seize the Birthday: Birds
Scrapping 4 Fun: Soft Colours


9 comments:

  1. You made a very nice card!
    Lia DT S4F

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  2. Very nice. Love that cute bird sitting in the tree. Thanks for joining us at Seize the Birthday.

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  3. Such a pleasing design and I love the soft colors, too, Rijacki! Thank you for joining us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge!

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  4. Beautiful card
    Thank you for your entry at Scrapping4funChallenges
    Rachelle DT
    https://scrapping4funchallenges.blogspot.com

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  5. Beautiful card, thank you for joining at Scrapping4fun challenge
    Hugs xx
    DT Meena Herale

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  6. Beautiful card you made. I like the way have you used our sketch :-))
    Thanks for playing with us at Feeling Sketchy.

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  7. Great card! I love the little bird on the die-cutted tree! Thanks for sharing your work with Feeling Sketchy. I hope you'll be inspired by our next sketch too!
    Regards,
    Maja DT at Feeling Sketchy You can visit my blog: Rilcek in Kljuncek

    <a

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  8. Lovely card. Love how you have used the textstamps to get the sentence you wanted. Thanks for playing along with us at Feeling Sketchy.

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  9. Lovely work. Thank you for joining the challenge at Feeling Sketchy. Hope to see you again next time.

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