Friday, 1 May 2009
Hi everyone, thanks to everyone who has been dropping by and especially those that have left a comment, it is very much appreciated. I have been having a play with some ideas for our cousin's 12th birthday and thanks to Inkadinkadoo have come up with this creation. Inkadinkadoo have some fabulous stamps sets out at the moment and I love them all. The two sets I have used here are Roulette for the dotty circle background which was stamped using a wine coloured Versa fine inkpad and In The Groove for the singer and the musical notes. The star and numbers have been cut using the George Cartridge on the cricut and inked with distress inks. The singer has been stamped with black Brilliance ink and then clear embossed. The black background has been aged with weathered paint DI and white chalk ink and then faux stitched either side using a Tim Holtz ruler as a guide. The 12 has been mounted onto the same black paper as the star background and was punched using a Woodware scalloped punch. The musical notes were stamped using black pigment ink and then clear embossed. The Happy Birthday was cut using a Quickutz alaphabet (sorry can't remember the name of it) Before sticking the backing paper to the base card I have added the usual distress inks to it. I think the colours I used were milled lavender, worn lipstick, marmalade and mahogany to the edges.