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Wednesday, 24 October 2018

Happy Birthday - Handmade card | Watercolor | CAS

Hello guys
A new day and a new project...I have a simple card to share with you all. I made this card to celebrate my own birthday a few days back.....and so I have used all my fav colors and elements. I love Pinks and Blacks and gold glitter is just my goto fix for everything and I love flowers....so I mixed it all up and came up with this card.
This is a standard A2 size card and I have used 250gsm Baby Pink cardstock as the base. I layered matted it with Black and White cardstock panels which are 51/4" x 4" and 5" x 3 3/4" respectively. I have added foam tape to mount the white panel to add some dimension to my card.I stamped and gold heat embossed my geometric flower which is from Geometric Nature Stamp set - Mudra Craft Stamps and then watercolored it with ombre shades of pink. Since, there inst a coordinating die I fussy cut the image out....which I feel is just therapeutic. Using Orange curvy leaf die from Elizabeth Craft Designs and gold glitter sheets from IstyBitsy, I diecut some leaves.

To further enhance my card, I added foam dimension to the flower and some black embroidery thread on my card front. I arranged all the elements and finished off with enamel dots in similar colors. The Birthday sentiment is from ItsyBitsy which I gold heat embossed on vellum and adhered onto the flower using Craft Glue from ItsyBitsy.
I also decorated my envelope using strips of matching cardstock...love it when it all looks like a set.
That's all from me today...thank you for stopping by and I hope you liked my card.
I am putting my card up at the following challenges:
  1. HLS October Watercolor Challenge - Anything Goes : Optional Twist Gold
  2. The Flower Challenge #25 - Sparkle
  3. Craft stamper magazine - Take It Make It October - Anything Goes
  4. HLS October CAS Challenge -  Vellum.
  5. Creative With Stamps - Halloween or Leaves
  6. HLS October Anything Goes with Dies Challenge -  I have included leaf diecuts on my card

14 comments:

  1. This is such a beautiful card Mukta! Belated Happy Birthday wishes also.Liking your bright pretty flower with the clever geometric heat embossing. Loving the gold sparkle of course too.Thanks for sharing with us over at 'The Flower Challenge' and we hope to see you again soon ;) Viv DT xx

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  2. Wow, Mukta, I'm sure that's the most beautiful card you received for your birthday! Love the soft watercolouring of the flower behind those delicate die-cuts. Thanks so much for joining our HLS October Watercolour Challenge.

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  3. Just love this it's really striking, that gorgeous pink against the gold is awesome!
    Thanks so much for joining in the fun at Happy Little Stampers once more!

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  4. What a beautiful card and a greT idea to make one for yourself too! A belated Happy Birthday and thanks for joining us at Happy Little Stampers Watercolor Challenge.

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  5. Great card! Love the vellum sentiment! Thanks for playing along with us at Creative with Stamps-Pam DT

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  6. Fabulous fall card! Thank you so much for enering our chalenge this month.
    MaryV

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  7. This is so pretty, loving the pink and gold combo, and the double frame adds great style. Thanks so much for playing along at HLS CAS challenge, Anita x

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