Hello My Fellow Crafters,
Today I want to share with you a handstamped birthday card with some fun fiber embellishments that I made for my mother-in-law. I wanted to make this card bright and colorful.
I had so many ideas for this card and instead of choosing one stamp set and theme, I put them all onto one card. What women does does not like shoes and a matching purse 🙂
Using some stamp sets that I have had from Hero Arts, I stamped the sandal, woven bag and the sentiment with tuxedo black memento ink onto plain white cardstock. Then using a square paper punch cut out each image.
Next step was to color them using a copic marker (dark suntan) and that’s it! But I just had to add some kind of embellishment. So I punched a tiny flower and using a styles tool just pressed down in the middle and it made a small indent in the middle of the flower and then I added a drop of silver stickles.
Since I wanted a layered look to this card I punched a larger square from black cardstock for each image and stuck them together using my ATG gun. Also had a scrap piece of lime green cardstock so I put that in the back of the Pink cardstock that had three squares cut out already. (I got these card kits a few years ago from The Paper Cut company who were at a rubber stamp convention), it would have been really easy to make if I didn’t have this already cut out just by using a larger square punch. For an extra “pop” I added pop dots on the back of the black cardstock before I put onto the lime green. Then for the finishing touch on the outside of this card I added some funky fiber that I had from EK Success that I found in my stash of ribbons, raffia, bakers twine…
For the inside I kept the same colors and layering look, and added a strip of striped paper behind the layers. Then added a rhinestone for that extra bling!
~ Happy Birthday Mom ~