Friday, 3 March 2017

Cardio Majestix Dragonfly Garden Handmade Birthday Card

I love working with these little stamps, there are so many things you can do with them and they are very forgiving it's usually quite easy to cover up small mistakes :) Once you have the right mix of colors you can just stamp away and create whatever shape you want.

Cardio Majestix Dragonfly Garden Handmade Birthday Card 

I cut and scored white linen card to make the base, I like the way the linen finish makes the stamping look slightly distressed.

The Dragonfly Garden stamp set contains two hydrangea flowers, one daisy flower, two leaf stamps and a dragonfly. I used a dark orange and a yellow for the hydrangea flowers a dark red for the daisies and a light green for the leaves, and clustered these in a band around the top two thirds of the card.

The happy birthday greeting is stamped with a watermark ink pad and heat embossed with gold onto a vellum strip. I stamped some of the flowers and foliage onto the ends of the vellum strip to give them a stronger color. I used adhesive foam pads to adhere the vellum strip across the stamped area as shown to lift it slightly from the stamping underneath.

The finishing touch is a dragonfly stamped in gold in the bottom right corner of the card.

I really like this card and it would be easy to change it up with different ink colors. Hope you like it too, I'm looking forward to your comments.
Debbie x

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1 comment:

  1. So pretty Deb's, love the delicate colours with the flowers. The happy birthday is a really nice font and looks a decent size stamp. X