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Sunday, 28 April 2019

International Art and Soul Challenge 57

The challenge for this fortnight is an easy one if you're a card maker. Apart from, perhaps, Christmas, I make more cards for birthdays than any other reason and that's our theme this time: Birthday!

I was inspired for this card by an issue of Creative Stamping magazine - the one that was out in February. I started by using Distress Oxides on the backround, daubing them on to card which had been spritzed. When that was dry, I stamped several of the elements from the stamps included with the magazine using Distress Ink and Memento ink. When all that was dry, I stampped another of the stamps from that issue in embossing ink and added white embossing powder. To complete, I used the Happy Birthday stamp which was also part of the set.

I hope you can join us this time.

2 comments:

Hazel said...

I've stopped buying craft magazines because I'm not doing very much crafting nowadays - but then I see this card and wish I'd bought that mag. It's subtle colouring is lovely. Hazel x

Chriss America Real said...

This card is just gorgeous! This is the kind of card that I have to look at for about 15 minutes to figure out how you brought all of these elements together. Just lovely!

Hugs,
Chriss

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