Saturday, December 3, 2016

Birthday Card For Mom!

Hi everyone! There is another great color combo challenge on over at the Color Throwdown blog and I used the opportunity to create a birthday card for my dear mom. She loves theses colors, especially purple, so it seemed very fitting!

I have been itching to use my new Concord & 9th 'Hello Lovely' stamp as I have seen it colored beautifully all over social media. Since I love the way Copic markers blend, I used a variety of them in the challenge colors on a white die cut tag. The gorgeous floral image was also stamped on the Hawaiian Shores card stock for the background. 

After the tag was layered over the background, I didn't want to cover up the beautifully colored image so I used vellum for the sentiment strip. This way the images show through, just slightly muted. For shine, I gave the colored images a pretty shimmer using a paintbrush and Stickles 'Diamond' glitter!

The finishing touches were shiny sequins and a lovely vintage button! A  beautiful card for the most important woman in my life! Happy birthday Mom!

Thanks for checking out my blog! Bee Happy!!

Supplies Used:
Copic Markers
Grafix vellum
Lawn Fawn 'Hello Sunshine' sequin Mix
Vintage button


  1. Absolutely beautiful! I really love how you used the colors and added the sentiment.

  2. WOW...this is such a stunning use of the colors! Love how you used just a portion of this great new floral image! Thanks so much for joining us at Color Throwdown!

  3. Gorgeous flowers and love that sparkle! So glad you joined us at CTD!

  4. What a gorgeous card! I'm sure your Mom will love it. The glimmer is a great added touch.


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