Sunday, February 11, 2018

Birthday Balloons

Hi Everyone!

I have a birthday card to share today, using the Faith, Hope and Love Set.  Birthday?  I know what you are thinking; Faith, Hope and Love is not a birthday set!  Well, it is when you turn the cute heart into a balloon!  Need this set to make birthday cards?  Use code TJ10LeeAnn and you will save 10% on your entire order!

I just purchased some of the Distress Oxide inks; I know, I am a bit late to the party, but I was
pretty happy with the plan ol' distress inks!  I heat embossed the hearts 3 times and then painted them with distress oxides.  I used Spiced Marmalade, Peacock Feathers and Twisted Citron.  I then masked the hearts off and sponged the remainder of the card with the Twisted Citron and Peacock Feathers.  To add texture, I placed a stencil around the edges of the card and dabbed with a damp cloth to lift oxidize the color.  Black splatter adds interest. Lastly, balloon strings were drawn in with a Micron pen.
The sentiment, Donuts Happy Birthday, was heat embossed on a black panel.  The image panel was die cut out with a stitched rectangle die and the card was assembled.

That's it for me; I hope I have inspired you to look at your stamps differently, or at least to get inky today!

Lee Ann