Jan 25, 2016

Harv Has a Birthday

This is Harv.  He’s a fun old geezer who’s sending birthday greetings to a guy friend.

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I made a shaker card with my Impression Obsession All-In-One Frames – Square and filled it with confetti-colored beads.  The frame has a sort of ombre appearance which is the result of Copic coloring, starting with the lightest blue in the center and working outward with one step darker for each frame section:  B0000, B00, B01, B02, B04, B05.

Aside from Harv, what really dresses up this card and makes it super fun is the Die-namites Hanging Presents.  I’ve developed a serious crush on Die-namites dies lately.  Have you taken a good look at them?  Dies R Us has pages and pages of Die-namites and they’re all simply fabulous.  Cute or pretty, take your pick.  You can see the whole lot of them here.  I made my Hanging Presents colorful with Copics and added an enamel dot to each ribbon knot.  I also went over the ribbon parts of the die cut with clear Wink of Stella.  Very fun and shimmery!

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Inside is this sentiment.

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The inside sentiment is by Inkadinkado.  Harv is an Art Impressions Golden Oldies stamp.  I’ll sum up all this card’s ingredients in the recipe further down.

Just a reminder that there’s still time to play in our “Stitching, Real or Faux” Challenge.  Create with that theme and any die cut and then link it up.  Pretty easy!  Have a happy day!

~~ Leslie ~~

Stamps:  Art Impressions Harv, A Muse Celebrate, Inkadinkado Only a Kid Once  Paper:  Neenah Classic White, clear cardstock, My Mind’s Eye Out of the Blue designer paper  Ink:  Memento Tuxedo Black (Harv), Versafine Onyx Black (sentiements), Copics for coloring  Accessories:  My Mind’s Eye Enamel Dots, beads, Wink of Stella clear glitter brush, fun foam  Dies:  Impression Obsession All-In-One Frames – Square, Die-namites Hanging Presents, Spellbinders Nested Lacy Pennants

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