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Thursday, March 7, 2013

A Masculine Kinda Birthday Card

I just had to share this wonderful little card I made for my son-in-law's recent birthday with Susan K. Weckesser's new Unity stamps "In Circle Me" as a background and "Sail Away" as the focus.  Since My son-in-law was born in one of the coldest months of the year were we live I wanted to send him a little sea & sun and I just LOVE how this card turned out! 
I used water color paints instead of my usual Copic markers to color this stamped image and I actually stamped and painted it once on the card and a second time on a piece of watercolor paper and cut out various bits to pop off the original to give it some dimension.  As always, a layer of stickles and liquid glass for sparkle just finished it off!

I loved this card so much that I am entering it into the Crafty Cardmakers Challenge #86

Challenge 86 Masculine Birthday Featuring Technology or a Gadget


So Wish Me LUCK!!!
 

4 comments:

  1. Holy crow Lynne! This is absolutely GORGEOUS!!!! I want to put this in a frame and hang it on my wall!

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  2. I love the colour combo and texture you have achieved with this card. Chris D is right - this is more artwork than a card...

    Thank you for sharing it with us at Crafty Cardmakers

    Jackie

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  3. This really is a work of art. It almost looks ceramic. Thanks for joning us at Crafty Cardmakers this time. Cxx

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  4. I am really impressed with this card- you really could frame it. SO bright and cheery.
    Thanks for playing along with my masculine theme at craft cardmakers challenge this week.

    Rebecca x

    http://mellymoopapercrafting.blogspot.co.uk/

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