Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Monochromatic Birthday Card

by Anne Harada

Monochromatic Birthday Card


  • Paper and Cardstock
    • Bazzill Single Color Cardstock
      • Almond Cream     ( BAZ-8-815   $0.59/sheet), cut to 11 x 4-1/4”, fold in half. Second piece cut to 3 x 4-1/2”
      • Maltball     ( BAZ-9-985   $0.59/sheet), cut to 3-1/4 x 4-3/4”. Second scrap piece for die cut.
    • White CS cut to 3-1/8 x 4-5/8”. Second scrap piece for die cut.
  • Stamps
    • Penny Black Wood-Mounted “Letters & Flowers”     ( PNY-WRS-4035K   $11.59)
    • Inkadinkado Mini Stamps: “Expressions”     ( INK-CSS-96614   $4.99)
  • Inks and Embossing Powders
    • Versafine Onyx Black     ( TSU-VFP-Blk   $8.99)
    • Colorbox Fluid Chalk Cat’s Eye Ink Pads, Dark Brown     ( CLE-FCC-Dkbrwn   $1.95)
    • Ranger Adirondack Acrylic Paint Daubers, White     ( RAN-PD-white   $3.50)
  • Embellishments
    • 1.5" Solid Silk Ribbon, “Taupe”     ( MA-SK5-35   $1.49/yard)
    • Misc. decorative straight pins (optional)
  • Tools


  • Daub white acrylic paint on one side of the Almond Crème panel as shown in photo. Heat set to dry.

  • Stamp the floral image with black ink onto the Almond Crème panel, over the white paint.

  • Layer the Maltball panel, white panel and stamped Almond Crème panel together.

  • Wrap ribbon around bottom of layered panel and tie bow.

  • Adhere stamped panel to card base at an angle.

  • From white cardstock, die cut an oval. Stamp greeting onto oval using Dark Brown ink.

  • Die cut a scalloped oval from scrap Maltball cardstock.

  • Adhere the greeting to the scalloped oval and use white gel pen to add dotted accents.

  • Attach finished oval to card as shown in sample.

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