Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Happy Birthday!



I'm entering this card in the 30 Day Coloring Challenge with The Daily Marker. I made this card for a friend's mom who is turning 80 on Sunday. The card base is Recollections A2 cards. I then added a piece of Craft Smith Watercolor 12 x 12 that I cut down to fit the front of the card. The stamp is from a Stamped Image Swap from Dawnette with Girls, Giggles, Glitter, and Glue on Facebook so I'm not sure of the name of the stamp. 4G's as we call it is a secret group on Facebook, but you are welcome to ask to join. I used Spectrum Noir Essentials Professional Blendable Pencils to color in the jar. The Happy Birthday stamp is from Stampin' Up Remembering Your Birthday collection and I used Versa Fine Onyx Black Fine Pigment Ink to apply the stamp with. It wouldn't fit vertically so I decided to stamp it diagonally. (I decided to link up to Julie's Stampin' Up demonstator site so you wouldn't have to search for a demonstrator if you wanted to buy this set or anything from Stampin' Up.)  I added the bling in the top corner to give the card some extra pop. They're from my stash and may be a part of iClear stamp set.
I added this sentiment that was from the same Facebook swap to the inside of the card. I'll include a short message to the card before I mail it.
I don't know the woman personally that will be receiving this card. Her daughter is in a nursing home, requested cards for her mom, and doesn't think she will see her mom on her birthday. Jan, my friend, is an only child and lost her dad a few years ago. Jan is wheel chair bound due to being paralyzed from the waist down. We met in a chat room years ago and have kept in touch through Facebook. I decided to make this card out of the kindness of my heart plus I love making cards! :) TFL!

1 comment:

Julie Brancart said...

Beautiful card Amanda!!