Artist’s Birthday Card
I made this card for my niece who is an art student and whose birthday is this week. I just happened to find the printed paper I used for the card a few days ago at a store near me called Tuesday Morning where they sell a variety of discounted and closeout items, including crafting supplies. I love stopping into this store periodically because you never know what they will have on any given day, and I usually find neat things at a great price. (I also found the zebra print paper there that I used on my last card. It was a very successful trip!)
Anyway, here is the paper I found…
It is called “Create” by Paper House Productions. I decided to try to create my card using just this sheet (and a few pieces of solid greens for mats). My idea changed quite a few times before I ended up with my finished card!
The flower pot is a Heartfelt Creations Spellbinders die from the set called Decorative Flower Pot. The banner tag I used for my sentiment is from the Spellbinders Nautical Frame and Accents set. The Happy Birthday stamp is from the Gina K Designs “You Know You’re Old When…” set, and I used my MISTI to line it up on the tag. I used Gina K dark sage and Tim Holtz walnut stain distress inks. A little burlap ribbon and twine finished it off.
I do find it a little stressful making cards for artists. (My sister is one as well.) Hopefully I didn’t do anything too “offensive” with colors or composition!! I guess it’s the thought that counts, right?! Happy Birthday, Domonique!!
Thanks for checking out my card project!
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