Birthday Hi

Happy Sunday everyone!  Today I am sharing another super CAS birthday card with Buddy. The stamp set was still sitting out on my desk, and since I still need to make more birthday cards, I made this.



Buddy was stamped in the upper right corner of a white A2 stitched rectangle panel with Intense Black ink and coloured with Copics.  I then masked him and used a DIY cloud stencil and blending tool to crelate the sky background with Tumbled Glass distress ink.



The sentiment was die cut twice from white cardstock to stack them for dimension.  They were Ombré coloured with Copics and highlights were added with a white gel pen.  To make the sentiment the focus and really stand out, I die cut another sentiment from black cardstock and offset them to get a shadow effect.



The panel was adhered to a white top folding card base and glossy accents was added to the balloon and sentiment as a finishing touch.  As you can see, I made two cards but added a stamped sentiment to the other one.




I am playing in the following challenges:

Tuesday Throwdown – #330 Say It With Words
The Paper Player – PP332 Use a Sentiment as Your Focal Point
Less is More – #316 Alphabet
CAS(E) this Sketch – #209 Sketch




12 thoughts on “Birthday Hi

  1. I adore your cards, Trina and these are fabulous. I love how you can add so much interest to monochrome cards, and always so wonderfully executed. LOVE these tones with the cute pup.
    Thanks so much for sharing with us at Less is More, Anita x

  2. How can this not be another winning card?! No one makes a CAS card come alive with as much personality as you do, Trina! Whether it’s critters or balloons, your designs ROCK!! Hugs, Darnell

  3. OH. MY. GOSH! This is just tooooooo cute! Everything about it is adorable, but the ombre letters just send it over the top! And who wouldn’t love that cute little puppy! Brought a smile to my face for sure! Thanks for sharing it with us this week at the Paper Players!

  4. This really is adorable – what a lovely stamp set! Your inked sky/clouds are brilliant and how you’ve done the sentiment looks great, really eye catching and attractive. Thanks so much for playing along with us at Less is More 🙂

  5. Oh my gosh so cute! I just received this stamp set this week and I am dying to use it! Thanks for sharing at Less is More!

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