Peonies in Bloom It’s Your Birthday

I love the way a die cut rectangle add a lot of visual interest when it has been embossed. When I used this technique I usually have it be white on white, with makes a clean and simple card designs with a little pizzazz.

Products Used:

  • Mama Elephant Peonies in Bloom
  • Gina K. Designs Doodle Sayings
  • Copic Markers: G28, G46, G24; YG67, YG25, YG03, Y04, Y00, Y26, Y23; YR27, YR23, YR22; YR14, YR12, YR00
  • Hero Hues India Ink Black
  • Darice Sticky Back Foam
  • 3M ½” Foam Tape
  • Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive
  • Gina K. Designs Wild Lilac Ink
  • VersaMark Ink
  • Ranger Super Fine Detail Gold Embossing Powder
  • Darice Basketweave Embossing Folder
  • Gina Marie Designs Scalloped Rectangle

Peonies in Bloom Birthday Wishes

I love the color combination of yellow and purple together. For this card I placed the flowers in the lower left, on top of a frame that was embossed with the Sizzix Lumber 3-D Texture Embossing Folder.

Products Used:

  • Mama Elephant Peonies in Bloom
  • Gina K. Designs Wishes
  • Copic Markers: G28, G46, G24; YG67, YG25, YG03; V09, V06, V04; Y06, Y04, Y00, Y26, Y23; YR27, YR23, YR22;
  • Neena Classic Crest 80# Solar White Cardstock
  • Gina K. Designs 120# White Cardstock
  • Paper Accents Gold Mirror Cardstock
  • Darice Sticky Back Foam
  • 3M ½” Foam Tape
  • Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive
  • Gina K. Designs Wild Lilac Ink
  • VersaMark Ink
  • Ranger Super Fine Detail Gold Embossing Powder
  • Sizzix 3-D Texture Lumber Embossing Folder
  • Mama Elephant Framed Tags/Artist Mat
  • Nuvo Crystal Drops Crushed Grape and Dandelion Yellow

Peonies in Bloom Make a Wish

I love the beautiful flowers in this Mama Elephant stamp set. For this card I used soft coral Copic Markers. I embossed the center circle with the Sizzix 3-D Lumber Text Embossing Folder. It adds of lot of visual interest to the card and love the way it turned out.

Products Used:

  • Mama Elephant Peonies in Bloom
  • Penny Black Celebrations Die
  • Mama Elephant Framed Tags/Artist Mat
  • My Favorite Things Pierced Circle STAX
  • Hero Arts Circle Infinity Dies
  • Sizzix 3-D Texture Lumber Embossing Folder
  • Copic Markers: R22, R21, R20; YG67, YG25, YG03; YR27, YR23, YR22;
  • Neena Classic Crest 80# Solar White Cardstock
  • Gina K. Designs 120# White Cardstock
  • Paper Accents Gold Mirror Cardstock
  • Darice Sticky Back Foam
  • 3M ½” Foam Tape
  • Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive
  • VersaMark Ink
  • Ranger Super Fine Detail Gold Embossing Powder

Tulip Bouquet in a Vase

This is the second card I created with the stamp set, borrowed from a friend. This time I had pastel colors and placed the bouquet in the vase. Glossy Accents were used to make the vase have a glassy look.

Products Used:

  • The Ton Tulip Bouquet
  • The Ton Rose Bouquet
  • Zig Real Brush Watercolor Markers: 050 Yellow, 026 Light Pink, 080 Violet, 036 Light Blue, 048 Emerald Green, 043 Olive Green, 044 Deep Green, 094 Brown Gray
  • Memento London Fog Ink
  • Hero Hues India Ink Black
  • Strathmore Bristol Smooth Cardstock
  • Gina K. Designs 120# White Cardstock
  • Gina K. Designs Base Weight Onyx Black Cardstock
  • Darice Sticky Back Foam
  • Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive
  • My Favorite Things A2 Stitched Rectangle
  • Ranger Glossy Accents

Tulip Bouquet Birthday

My local crafting friend brought over this beautiful stamp from The Ton. On their web site they shows stamping it twice, top and bottom, with a black sentiment rectangle in the center. I used a sentiment strip, but I love the way it turned out.

  • The Ton Tulip Bouquet
  • My Favorite Things Anything But Basic Birthday Wishes
  • Copic Markers: R29, R27, R24, R22; R08, R05, R02; Y17, Y15, Y13; G99, G94, YG25; G28
  • VersaMark Ink
  • Ranger Super Fine Detail Gold Embossing Powder
  • Strathmore Bristol Smooth Cardstock
  • Gina K. Designs 120# White Cardstock
  • Gina K. Designs Base Weight Onyx Black Cardstock
  • Darice Sticky Back Foam
  • Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive
  • My Favorite Things A2 Stitched Rectangle

Have a Beautiful Birthday KaraLee

The great thing about digital images is that you can size them to fit any design. We have a young woman at church is beautiful inside and out, with long blond hair. This image reminded me of KaraLee.

Products Used:

  • Make It Crafty Emily Sitting Politely
  • Hero Arts Birthday Messages
  • Copic Markers: E37, E35, E34, E31; E55, E53, E51; B00, B000, B0000; BG18, BG15, BG13, BG11; BG49, BG45, BG53; YG67, YG17, YG03; E11, E02, E00, R20; B93, B91
  • Lawn Fawn Small Stitched Oval Die
  • Darice Mosaic Embossing Folder
  • Darice Sticky Back Foam
  • VersaMark Ink
  • Ranger Super Fine Detail White Embossing Powder
  • Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive
  • Pigma 05 Micron Pen
  • Neena Classic Crest 80# Solar White Cardstock
  • Gina K. Designs 120# White Cardstock

Happy Birthday to a Tee

This is such a fun image for the golfer’s in your life. The stamp set also has a woman golfer. We have lots of golf greens around us and they are out almost year round, doesn’t matter the weather, a golfer is addicted to swinging the clubs.

Products Used:

  • Art Impressions Par-Tee Golfers
  • Papertrey Ink Stylish Sentiments: Birthday
  • Copic Markers: Y08, Y06, Y04, Y26, Y23; B01, B00, B000, B0000; C5, C3, C1, C0; E13, E11, E02, E00; YG67, YG17, YG03; G29, G46, G24; E37, E35, E34, E33
  • My Favorite Things Mod Rectangle STAX
  • Neena Classic Crest 80# Solar White Cardstock
  • Gina K. Designs 120# White Cardstock
  • Darice Sticky Back Foam
  • Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive
  • Memento Tuxedo Black Ink
  • Hero Hues India Ink Black

A Day Wrapped in Happiness

There is something wonderful about spending the day at the ocean. We always like to visit the lighthouses when we roam. This stamp makes a pretty scene.

Products Used:

  • Inkadinkado Down By the Sea
  • Penny Black Sprinkles and Smiles
  • Copic Markers: B01, B00, B000, B0000; C6, C5, C4, C3, C2, C1; B39, B37, B34; BG15, BG13, BG11; YG67, YG17, YG03; E33, E31, E30; B99, B97, B95
  • Neena Classic Crest 80# Solar White Cardstock
  • Gina K. Designs 120# White Cardstock
  • Darice Sticky Back Foam
  • Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive
  • Memento London Fog Ink
  • Hero Hues India Ink Black
  • My Favorite Things A2 Stitched Rectangle

An Angler Happy Birthday

I have several fishermen that I send birthday cards to, one being my oldest son. I really like this older stamp set from Stampin’ Up. I tried watercoloring this image, but it was just too detailed, so I tried again and used Copic Markers and liked the results much better.

Products Used

  • Stampin’ Up Angler
  • Penny Black Birthday Die
  • Copic Markers: E39, E37, E35, E31; E55, E53; E99, E97, E15; YG67, YG17, YG03; G24; W4, W2, w1; C6, C4, C3, C2; YR15, YR14, YR12; Y17, Y15, Y13; R27, R24, R22; B97, B95, B93
  • Avery Elle Double Pierced Square
  • My Favorite Things A2 Stitched Rectangle
  • Darice Basket Weave Embossing Folder
  • Neena Classic Crest 80# Solar White Cardstock
  • Gina K. Designs Base Weight Ivory Cardstock
  • Darice Sticky Back Foam
  • Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive
  • Memento Toffee Crunch Ink
  • Hero Hues India Ink Black

It’s Not the Years, It’s the Mileage

I remember a few rides on the back of a boyfriends motorcycle. There is a guy in my cardiac rehab that wears a bandana and motorcycle shirts. Now I just need to find the right person on my list who will love this as much as I do.

Products Used:

  • Art Impressions Born to Ride
  • Clearly Besotted It’s Your Birthday
  • Copic Markers: E57, E55, E53; E35, E34, E33; E13, E11, E02, E00; B99, B97, B93, B91; R27, R24, R22; Y15, Y13, Y11; C8, C6, C5; C3, C2, C1, C0
  • Silhouette PixScan Mat
  • Neena Classic Crest 80# Solar White Cardstock
  • Gina K. Designs 120# White Cardstock
  • Red Cardstock from Scraps
  • Gina K. Designs Red Hot Ink
  • Memento Tuxedo Black Ink
  • Darice Sticky Back Foam
  • Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive
  • Hero Hues India Ink Black
  • My Favorite Things A2 Stitched Rectangle