Hello there! I’m back with my third guest designer card for Seize the Birthday. As always, the challenge is Anything Goes Birthday with an optional topping. The optional topping this fortnight is Water.
I used a couple of new / unused stamp sets to create this birthday card for my dad. His birthday is at the end of this month.
I purchased this really cool layering Wave stamp set last month and couldn’t think of a better time to use it. It is one of the easiest, if not the easiest, layering stamp sets I’ve used. So to start, stamped the wave layers with Caribbean Sky, Persian Blue and Sapphire dye inks on an A2 size Whisper White panel. Then die cut it out with a Stitched Rectangle.
Next, stamped the surfing shark on X-press It paper with Memento black ink and coloured with Copics. With no matching dies offered, I fussy cut it out. Black heat embossed the sentiment with Versafine black ink and clear embossing powder. Mounted the panel onto a white card base with white fun foam, and then adhered the shark with mounting tape to finish.
Initially I couldn’t decide which surfing shark to use, so I stamped and coloured them both. It seemed like such a waste not to use the other shark, so I stamped a wave background in portrait style, black heat embossed a different sentiment… and voila! completed a masculine birthday card to add to my stash!
That does it for me, but click HERE to see the wonderful cards the design team at Seize the Birthday have made to inspire you to join in. Thank you for stopping by. Have a super day!
Always Happy Birthday — August Challenge Birthday Anything Goes optional Water Theme
The Male Room — 5th Birthday
Creative with Stamps — #29 Father
That’s Crafty — Animal Magic
Moving Aong with the Times — #77 For the Boys