Saturday, September 29, 2007

Cased card

I needed a card for my dh's nanny, her Birthday is coming up and wanted to do something new so when I was browsing through the Paper Craft November issue I came across this card and thought it would be perfect. Debbie Olson from Norway, MI made the card that I had cased from the magazine :)!

I used white cardstock as m base for my card, then I cut a piece of baby blue cardstock that I had gotten from Kim Prince the other night when I was at Julie's SU night. I then got a white piece of water color paper, and cut a piece of chocolate chip cardstock to fit with the white square piece of white water color paper. I then attached the white cardstock and the chocolate chip cardstock together, then attached them to the blue piece of cardstock that was on the white base. Next, I stamped the "Doodle This" flower stamp onto the white water color cardstock and then I stamped the corner flourish from the same set on the blue cardstock and then onto the white water color cardstock. I took some of my Tombow markers and colored in the flower and whatever corner flourish was showing on the white cardstock, then I took the white pen from SU and colored certain parts of the corner flourish with the white pen. I had a corner piece that I was going to use for another project, but in the end I didn't use it for that and decided this would look perfect for this card. I then used my Word program and printed out the Happy Birthday sentiment onto a white piece of computer paper...attached it to my card and voila almost the same card.

I must say that it was hard to get the corner flourish stamped onto the cardstock like Debbie did on her card...did the best I could. I feel that my card is now lacking something, lol, perhaps one of you have some suggestions?? Let me know what you think please :D!


Tracy.H said...

Great job on the card! I am sure she will love it! :0)

Julie Mutch said...

I think this is gorgeous! You did a great job. :) Love how you accented the flourish with the extra bit of colour and the white gel pen. She'll love this card and the time you put into it! I wouldn't change it at all!