Saturday, September 8, 2012

Western/Feminine Birthday Card

I made this card for a friend that wanted something a little western but feminine for his sister's birthday.  I tried to do a Zindorf technique.  This is the link of the card I cased .  I did the image sooooo long ago that I'm not sure what colors I used, but I know they are all SU and I think they are Black, So Saffron, Apricot Appeal, Rose Red, Ballet Blue, Brilliant Blue, and Night of Navy.  I sponged the sky first then stamped the horse image which is Inkadinkado filled in with Black, the trees are SU Lovely as a Tree and the ground is sponged with black.  The papers are generic, the brown was run through the Cuttlebug Moroccan folder, the yellow was punched with an EK punch.  The bolo tie is a piece of rawhide folded over.  I used a piece of jewelry wire to tie it tight together.  The lace bow was white, but I used Tim Holtz's Antique Linen Distress Ink to color it and an SU brad in the center.  The flower charm was made with Shrink It.  It's the Texas state flower, the bluebonnet, which is where his sister lives.  The label is SB covered in copper colored embossing powder and an SU Happy Birthday stamp in the center.  Thanks for stopping by to take a look.

Thursday, September 6, 2012

Kathi's Birthday Card

My friend Kathi's birthday was this week and I had a really difficult time deciding what I wanted to do for the main image.  She has sooooo many likes.  But I chose this carousel horse from Flourishes that I colored with copics.  The teal is her favorite color.  The paper is from DCWV, the impressed paper is Core'dinations and I used an SB Impressability plate, some silver line stickers, SU flowers with pearls in the centers and Diamond Stickles to make them shine.  The stick pin is also SU.  Thanks for stopping by!