Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Happy Birthday



It's turning out to be birthday week on the blog....I am in need of a lot of birthday cards this month.  I'm absolutely loving the inspiration from the current Online Card Class.  Karolyn of Paper Therapy (who I was lucky enough to spend a crafty weekend with this fall!) had a super fun technique called velveteen stamping. I've used this technique a long time ago, but forgot how much I love it.  I stamped the base of my card with the Hero Arts Envelope Stamp background stamp and then finished off the card with Verve flowers and a Verve sentiment.  Loving the end result.  And I'm going to have to buy more Simon Says Stamps inks...love them!  

15 comments:

  1. Oh, Lynn, this is gorgeous - perfect for someone with a winter birthday, to give them hope that spring will eventually get here! lol!

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  2. Beautiful card, Lynn! Love the bright colors!

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  3. Ooooooooh this is absolutely gorgeous Lynn!! Those flowers are so pretty!!

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  4. I really like the pattern look on the flowers, am going to look up this technique now x

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  5. Oh, wow! Love the texture you achieved with the double stamping. Gorgeous card, Lynn!

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  6. This is so gorgeous, I wish I had done the class. Maybe in the spring when I have a bit more time. Love the colours of your flowers and such a perfect birthday card!

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  7. I love love your stamping on this one! I bet the card is even more beautiful in person...that's how I find with this type of technique! You've earned yourself an A +++!

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  8. So pretty and vibrant and spring like, Lynn ... what a fabulous effect! Anita :)

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  9. I had forgotten about this technique. I love the final result. Such great texture!

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  10. oh so pretty! ACK! I've missed another one! Wait till next year! ox

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  11. I didn't even notice the texture on the flower till you mentioned it, just thought it was part of the stamp. Love the pop of colour on the left.

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  12. I love this technique but don't have a good stamp to do it with. Your flowers are beautiful done that way.

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  13. Way to flash the Verve :) Lovely card as always!

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  14. Dude! This is AMAZE-BALLS!! Those brilliant dye inks just pop right off the page, and I so love how that "secret" background pops right out! You nailed this one, sistah!! Adding it to my faves!! XOXO

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  15. Love those flowers--and the way you have them over to the far left. I've been eyeing some SSS inks--glad to hear that you like them.

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