Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Winter Happy Birthday with Kelly

Hello! I have a winter birthday card to share with you today. It's good to have these on hand for any birthdays that come right after the holidays, as I'm always in "veg-on-the-couch" mode for a week or two after the craziness of the holidays.

 
This card features the cardinal from Winter Woodland (glittered in red embossing powder) perched on a cozy evergreen branch. The evergreen branches were inked up in a light green first, and then I tapped a darker green ink pad on the edges to get a more natural, variegated look.

  
The "happy" is from In a Word: Happy Cutaway. I threaded a red strip of paper with "birthday" from The Big, the Bold and Party through the letters. I think that's a nice way to tie the two words together, and create a tiny border on the bottom of the card. The inside of the card is lined with a graphic patterned paper.

Thanks so much for stopping by!

-Kelly


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9 comments:

  1. Stunning card!! I love the clean look and the winter woodland set sure has some pretty elements!!
    Cheers
    preety

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  2. Beautiful card! I especially love how you threaded the happy die with the red strip of paper.

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  3. Awesome card. I am in awe of the red strip of paper with birthday threaded through "happy". Great use of the pine cones and pine leaves. I always seem to put those away after Christmas. I will not do that any more. Thanks

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  4. So pretty! I love this set and it looks great for a birthday card. I really like how you threaded the strip through the sentiment.

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  5. Really like how you've threaded the BIG HAPPY through the red ribbon very different but lovely.thankyou for sharing your talent.

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