Tuesday, January 26, 2010

It's Your Birthday!


I have been enjoying using Square Pegs from Gina K Designs and illustrated by Melanie Muenchinger.  For this card I used the balloon stamp that I stamped in several different colors then cut out.  After stamping them  I decided that they needed to be embossed with clear.  So I swiped over each of them with versamark ink and embossed them before cutting them out.  To get the bouquet right I laid them out on a piece of scratch until I was happy with the way they looked then I covered them with another piece of scratch  paper and carefully turned them over then all I had to do was apply some scor-tape easy peasy.  The hippo is from another of Melanie's sets Just so Hippy.  Melanie is sharing another card I made using Square Pegs so if you have a minute head over to her blog and check it out.  Thank you for stopping by.

Card Details
Stamps: Square Pegs, Just so Hippy
Paper: sweet corn, lipstick red, DP sugar rush
Ink: memento tuxedo black, pear tart, lulu lavender, tangelo, angel pink, bahama blue, real red, copics

Copics: C1, C3, C5
Other nestabilities, cuttlebug, black marker

10 comments:

  1. Soooo cute, Brenda! Love how you clear embossed the balloons ... and the DP is perfect!

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  2. That hippo has the sweetest face, love the balloon bouquet you sure did a great job to get them looking good, are you sure they were easy peasy!!!! Fun birthday card.

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  3. This is so cute Brenda. Your balloons look so real. I love how you added the balloons to the hippo's tail. Your card on Mel's blog is super cute too. You are so creative!

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  4. LOVE your balloon bouquet on this! Awesome creation!

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  5. Love this card - the balloons are great!

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  6. this is just toooooooo cute! love it (:

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  7. Hi brenda! hahahaha..what a cute card!

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