Thursday, July 26, 2012

Floral Birthday Card

This is another card I made for the Papertrey Ink Stamp-a-faire.  The collection was already closed when I made it, but the colors really appealed to me, so I thought I would give it a go.

The challenge called for the PTI Natural Beauties stamp set.  I don't have that one, so I pulled out the only two floral sets that I do have:  Wildflower Garden and Botanical Silhouettes, which was a reward stamp set from a couple of years ago.  I used all of the suggested colors and had fun just stamping.

The sentiment, from Wildflower Garden, is stamped on a strip of vellum that has 1/8" ScorTape hiding behind the score marks.  I used StazOn ink (I think I need to practice this technique a bit).  To see Nichole Heady's original card, click here.

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  1. Beautiful card! Stamping on the ribbon gives a wonderful etheral effect!

  2. So the colour! Lee-Ann :)

  3. Katie ~ this is a BEAUTIFUL card! I LOVE the colors you chose with the hint of green ~ LOVE it!!! Oh you used vellum! I need to pull that out and use it more! I think it looks AMAZING!! CLEVER idea to score it ~ then add the score tape ~ you can't see it at all! That is very CLEVER!!

  4. nice stamping, love the colors and nice sentiment!!!

  5. I love the colors and the stamps are so airy...great job on the card. I like the vellum stamping for the sentiment.

  6. Hi Katie,BEAUTIFUL birthday card!I LOVE the pretty colors and the sentiment,JUST GORGEOUS my friend!!!:)


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