Thursday, January 11, 2018

Birthdays Are Like Donuts Card

Greetings from the cold northeast U.S.  Lynda Joy here, with a card using a stamp from the new January release.  Just a reminder, if Santa didn't bring you all the TJ stamps you wanted, you can get 10% off your stamp purchase of any non-release stamps by using my code TJ10Lynda.

I used the TJ stamp Birthdays and Donuts . 

Before stamping, I did a little surgery on my stamp, and cut off the donuts, so that I could use them individually, separate from the verse.  This is very easy to do, just cut the stamp where you want with scissors, leaving a little area around the image.  I figure I can always use it the way it was intended by just placing the stamps in that order.  Here's how my set looks now.....
I wanted to create this background of scattered donuts. I stamped with Ranger archival ink in the color 'coffee,' and used watercolor and markers to color the donuts.  For the verse, I used the same 'coffee' ink, and mounted it onto coordinating card stocks, wrapped bakery string around the bundle, and attached to my card with foam tape.  I fussy-cut one of the donuts, and added that, also. 

To finish off the card, I attached the panel to a brown A2 card, and added some tube beads to resemble sprinkles.

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