Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Fall Birthday Card for Guys

     It's been too long since a post, but I do want to try to do this blog thing again.  I've done several cards but didn't get around to posting,...  I used Latte Love, a Verve digi file for this card.  It's for my son's birthday tomorrow so there is no sparkle on it except for the lone sequin (PrettyPinkPosh) to dot the "i" in birthday.  Those little dots in the dies are just to hard to use sometimes!  :-)  I colored the image with Stampin' Write markers in Pumpkin Pie, Real Red, Cajun Craze, Crushed Curry, Mossy Meadow & Hello Honey after printing it on SU Sahara Sand CS.  I used some SU White Chalk Ink to color the "lid" of the cup.  The leaves from Heartfelt Creations were stamped in Real Red, Pumpkin Pie and Hello Honey from SU and cut out with the matching dies.  I used MFT die to cut out a piece of Lawn Fawn's Perfectly Plaid 6x6 paper pack - I liked the diagonal interest it added!  The card elements are mounted on a piece of MFT Primitive Cream CS with the front embossed with Darice's Chicken Wire EF.  For those of you who know me, I did fussy cut the coffee cup.  I prefer dies but with a digi image...  Ah, what we do for the sake of our art, right???  Three of SU's Candy Dots in Pumpkin Pie added a bit of interest at the top.  I triple cut the "happy birthday" sentiment from MFT and layered them so that the die cut had some strength to it as the paper was thin!

     That's it for now!  I'm hoping that you like my offering for the 2016 Fall Coffee Lover's Blog Hop though this post isn't linked to it - just my Instagram post, but I am linking this to Splitcoaststampers.

Many Fall Blessings to you and yours!