Joyful Birthday

Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Hi friends!  I'm back with another card I made with the recent Verve release.  This one uses the Joyful Blooms set and coordinating die.  I was in a bit of a mixed media mood, so I pulled out my Gelatos to play a little.

The confetti tag is stamped randomly with the flowers from Joyful Blooms and I lightly blended the centers with a silver Gelato, then accented with Stardust Stickles.  The popped up flowers are colored with a Tattered Rose distress marker, then accented with glass glitter and more stardust stickles.  I also edged the tag with a black gelato, then added some glass glitter around the edges.

The background is a Sizzix embossing folder, which I lightly colored over the embossing with a black Gelato and blended with my finger.  Love the look of this.  I finished off with a black and white polka dot bow and some black pearls to highlight some of the flourishes.

Enabler's List:
Stamps: Joyful Blooms (Verve Stamps)
Paper: Blushing Bride (SU!), confetti tag (Paper Accents)
Ink: Worn Lipstick, Black Soot (Ranger Distress), Gelatos (Faber Castell)
Accessories: Joyful Blooms Die Set (A Cut Above by VERVE), black pearls (Pizzazz Aplenty), champagne glass glitter (SU!), embossing folder (Sizzix), Stardust Stickles (Ranger), ribbon


Ravengirl said...

Gorgeous! This has a great feminine feel!

Riet said...

So gorgeous Julee.

Hugs Riet.xx

Maureen said...

what total texture eye candy! That ribbon is making me drool!

Marisa said...

Fun EF in the BG and the flowers are wonderful with the touch of sparkle :) Loving that polka dotted ribbon!

Darlene Gabriel said...

This is so pretty. The embossed design really stands out the way you've done it with the Gelato. I love that polka dot ribbon!

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