Colorful Birthday Cards

February 08, 2016

Hey everyone! It's Wiebke here and I have two cards for you today!
I wanted to create a colorful birthday card with the two new stamp sets Happy Hoppy and Just Sentiments. But when I tried to combine them, I realized that the Just Sentiments set has so many great bold sentiments that it would be much more nice to them for a single card. Therefore I have two pretty colorful birthday cards today :)


For my bunny card, I stamped out and colored the bunny plus a few balloons. I cut out a small hill mask and used a green and a soft blue Distress Ink color to create a grass hill with a soft touch of a sky. Just mask off one side and sponge with the color over it to get that look, afterwards mask off the other side and do the same with the other color ;) Then I stamped two different parts of sentiment stamps on white cardstock, cut them out and placed them on my card. I think different fonts always add much more interest to a card! Then I took a black fineliner to draw the string of the balloons to the hand of the bunny.


This card was quite an easy one! I saw a very similar card on Pinterest the other day and just HAD to create something in that direction. I just stamped the sentiment with five different Distress Ink colors on a piece watercolor cardstock. But before you stamp them on it, you need to spray a bit of water on the inked stamp. You'll get a more even look and it looks a bit more.. "messy" and "blurred". Always start stamping in the middle of your card (the red one here) - that way, you'll get a perfectly centered image!


I hope you're a bit inspired now! :) Have a great day!


Leave a comment


Also in Gerda Steiner Designs

Lettuce be Friends forever
Lettuce be Friends forever

July 07, 2020

Hi there, 

    Continue Reading

    BIRTHDAY BEAR CARD BY NOGA SHEFER
    BIRTHDAY BEAR CARD BY NOGA SHEFER

    July 03, 2020

    Hi crafty friends,  Noga  here ...
     

    Continue Reading

    Sorry to hear you're under the weather - Larissa
    Sorry to hear you're under the weather - Larissa

    July 01, 2020

    Hi everyone, I am Larissa from Car-d-elicious and today

    Continue Reading