PE: Seven Hills Crafts Winner!! 😀
Its a fine co-incidence that my Ma’s birthday falls in the same month as Mother’s day. 😀 I had said in my post with the Mother’s day card for my Ma that she loved flowers. She absolutely loved that card. I thought of another flower garden card for her birthday too! 🙂 And what better stamp set than the Altenew Golden Garden for the job! 😀
Since I was doing very light watercoloring, with little water, I chose normal cardstock, but since I wanted a little texture, Fabriano Elle Erre Bianca was the perfect choice.
Once I stamped the flowers from the stamp set in Versamark inks, I heat embossed them using Wow! Silver Pearl embossing powder. I then colored the panel using distress inks and Paper Trey Ink inks. Once the panel dried, I added splatters of Deco Art Glamour Dust Ultra Fine Glitter Paint in gold.
Coming to the background. My initial idea was to have the flowery panel on the whole card, but somehow I ended up die cutting it, and then not liking the idea of adding it on a plain card base. I thought of q few ideas, and in the end went with a gold painted striped background. I used Fevicryl Sparkling Pearl colors acrylic paint in gold – such a beautiful sparkling gold, you wouldn’t believe it! 🙂 Loved it. So, once the background was dry, I foam mounted the flower garden panel.
For the sentiment, I used the Happy die cut from Mama Elephant, cutting it from the same card stock and then from some white foam. I used Zig two way glue. I usually use liquid medium for adhering, since I am not good with alignment. This time I chose this because, one, it is like a spongy stick and there were no chances of the glue seeping out and two, it is a pretty good glue. I think I’ll be using this glue for adhering little die cut sentiments from now on! 😀
And before I forget, as I am prising my new glue stick, the stamped and embossed in white sentiment is from Paper Trey Ink.
And finally, my handmade envelope. I made a different kind of envelope this time. The kind you get if you use We R Memory Keepers’ Punch Board. I cut out a template for myself this time, so its easy to make more.
So, I used PTI Classic Kraft ink to stamp the flowers on the envelope, along with the sentiment from Altenew Painted Greetings, stamped in Memento Tuxedo Black. I then added a few dots and also colored a few of the flowers using my Unibal Signo gel pen in gold.
So that’s my card for my Ma’s birthday! Hope she likes it! 🙂
Submitting this card to the following challenges – Seven Hills Crafts: May Theme Challenge: Embossing, Seize The Birthday: Dimension, Simon Says Stamp: Work It Wednesday: April: Flowers –
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