Thursday, April 4, 2013

Postage Stamp Birthday Card

This 6 X 6 inches postage stamp birthday card was made for my son-in-law who will be celebrating a significant birthday next week.
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The card was designed using the Gypsy and cut with the Expression. Cricut cartridge Elegant Edges( page 37) was used for the stamp. The stamp and the frame were cut at 5.50 X 5.50 inches.

Happy Birthday(Simply Charmed cartridge) was cut at 3.51 X 1.90 inches and the facial features were highlighted with ink.
The "50"(Birthday Cakes cartridge) was cut at 0.48 X 0.76 inches and “th”(Birthday Cakes cartridge) was cut at  0.45 X 0.65 inches.

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The edges of the sentiment were inked with tea dye TH Distress Ink. Then they were enhanced with Glossy accents.

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The stamp frame is adhered to the stamp base with 3D foam squares.
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Inside of Card
 
SUPPLIES:Cardstock-Recollections Kraft, stash(blue and beige chevron); Electronic machines-Provocraft Expression, Gypsy; Cartridge-Provocraft Elegant Edges and Birthday Cakes; Ink-Rangers Tim Holtz distress, Sakura Gelly Roll; Adhesive-Rangers Glossy accents, ATG, Zig 3 Way, Thermo.o.Web; Other-Hemp, DCWV Quote Stack Stickers

6 comments:

Krafthead said...

I like the layering of the stamp..cute card

Michele said...

what a cool card! love it! xo

danita k said...

Cute card

Susan D said...

Too cute!

NC Peach said...

Cute card, DB! I like your framing and layering! Glad to have you join us with the challenge! TFS

Cassie said...

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