Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Birthday Card with Heartfelt Creations

Hi there, it's Wednesday and time for some Heartfelt Creations inspiration.  This is a card I made a while back for my Dad's birthday.  I used this beautiful image called "Lighthouse Shore".
I started by stamping the image on watercolor paper with black ink and colored with watercolor pencils.  Once the image was colored I used a die from Spellbinders "Labels Eight" to cut and emboss the image, before I removed the image from the die, I used some gathered twigs distress ink to shade the edged of the stamped image.  For the background I embossed a piece of paper with this fun Cuttlebug embossing folder and added some distress ink to the edges and embossed areas.  As a final touch I added some stickles to the ocean on the stamped image.
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Size:  5 1/2" x 8 1/2"
Stamps:  Heartfelt Creations (Lighthouse Shore)
Inks:  Ranger Archival Ink (Jet Black), Distress ink (gathered twigs)
Image Colored With:  Stampin' Up Watercolor Pencils
Paper:  Bazzill cardstock, 140lb. cold press watercolor paper, Cosmo Cricket
Accessories:  Spellbinders (Labels Eight), Cuttlebug embossing folder (Clockworks), ribbon, Making Memories metallic brads, Stickles (Crystal), pop dots


  1. Beautiful card and the image brings back many fond memories of beach trips of past.

  2. What a lovely card, Angelica! Love that stamped image and love the embossed framework for it. The embossed cardstock adds a great detail to the design, too.

  3. Beautiful Angelica! It's a perfect masculine card! Blessings! Kathy

  4. Womderful image! Love this uncluttered beach scene. Great masculine card.


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