Thursday, February 16, 2017

HEART BALLOONS BIRTHDAY CARD

Birthday purses with metallic heart balloons sounds a little crazy but it is not crazy when it is a celebration card.

Hello crafty friends, Martha Lucia here to share with you a card that I made using a fun and beautiful stamp set called Birthday Purses from Skipping Stones combined with the new die cut Heart Balloons. I don't know if this happens to you, but sometimes I see some stamp sets and die cuts that I feel the need to have, but then I don't know how to use them, and these are one of these. Take a look at my card:

  BIRTHDAY PURSES WITH METALLIC HEART BALLOONS

In my real life I am addicted to purses, shoes and die cuts, so this card is a great combination of all my passions, don't you think?
  • I created the base card with watermelon wonder card stock. The size is 4-1/4"x11" with score in 5-1/2".
  • Then I stamped the images of two of the purses included on the stamp set Birthday Purses over designer paper using Memento Tuxedo Black Ink and fussy cut them with my scissors. To create a contrast over one of these, I colored the handles with a brown copic marker.
  • I took a piece of Very Vanilla card stock and I arranged the purses on the lower part of this.
  • I cut the die cut Heart Balloons from Die Versions using my new favorite metallic foil paper. It is RINEA Metallic paper and it is amazing  because the color is on both sides and the material is more solid than other metals. You can use it with punches, die cuts or electronic machines. I used the copper color and I love how the heart balloons from Die Versions turned out.
  • After cutting the heart balloons, I pasted them on top of the vanilla layer using Imagine On Point Glue.
  • Using my MISTI (HLL & SS) , I stamped two of the sentiments included on the stamp set Birthday Purses using Versafine Vintage Sephia.
  • I pasted the the purses with dimensionals and voila, my card is ready!
BIRTHDAY PURSES WITH METALLIC HEART BALLOONS  

On this card I combined not only my personal passions, but also three different materials: card stock, designer or decorated paper and metal foil. Easy and fun!

I hope my project inspires you to no be afraid to mix colors and textures in one creation, just keep in mind the balance of the things.

Have a great day and celebrate Birthday purses with metallic heart balloons.

I would love to see your projects using Die-Versions dies on DieVersions Facebook page HERE. If you use the code martha15 you'll receive 15% off your regular price Die-Versions order.

Thanks so much for stopping by and come back soon for more inspiration.

See you soon!

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