I made this card for one of the most talented card-makers I’m fortunate to know: Vicki of All I Do Is Stamp. It was her birthday on May 22 and the STAMPlorations girls thought to surprise her with more card selfies on the blog. I’m always in awe of Vicki’s cards — perfectly layered, awesomely bold, and fabulously CAS. And don’t get me going about the bows in her card. I’m completely lacking in that department (I tried…and failed miserably!) so I went about creating a birthday card that has her bold and happy style. I inked a Sizzix embossing folder with Distress paints (broken china, barn door, and mustard seed), gave it a liberal spritz of water, and then laid white cardstock on it to get a print. Once the paint was dry, I sponged mustard seed Distress ink all over then spattered a bit of water to get watermarks. I stamped the sentiment (from the SENTIMENT BUILDERS: Happy and Thank you) in Memento teal zeal and rhubarb stalk before adhering my panel to the card base. This one’s on its way to Vicki :o)
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