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Dotty Birthday

>> Thursday, April 1, 2010

by Julie Warner - The Write Stuff
Happy Thursday!I thought these would be great colors for a bright, Spring birthday card.

I stamped the two sizes of the new dotty circle frames using a rainbow pad and cut them each out using Spellbinders circle Nesties. I used the same two circle Nesties to cut and inside and outside curve for the stamped semi circle birthday greeting. Two color of green chalk ink were used to stamp the dotty leaf on the green band and a coral chalk ink was used to stamp the ladybug background on the large guava layer.

Swiss dots were embossed on the white panel and I used a coral marker to color each raised dot. A scallop dot border punch was used on the narrow guava panel and I added two green faux brads dots all around with a white gel pen. The ladybug & flower were stamped twice, colored with Prismacolor pencils and cut out. I used a stylus on the back of one flower to add dimension before attaching it on top of the base image. Stickles was added in the center.

Thanks so much for stopping by! I hope you have a splendid Easter!

stamps: DRS Designs - New Release Mega & Giga dot circles, Happy Birthday semi circle; dotty leaf, Ladybug Flower, Ladybug background
paper: white, groovy guava, green galore
ink: Kaleidacolor Melon Melody rainbow pad, Ancient Page coal, Colorbox Fluid Chalks in coral rose, lime pastel, ice jade
accessories: Spellbinders large circle Nesties, Prismacolor pencils, markers, white gel pen, foam tape, Martha Stewart scallop dot border punch, Cuttlebug Swiss dot folder, 1/4 inch hole punch & stylus (for faux brads), stickles


Sue said...

WOW!! How bright and cheerful! I love all the polka dots!

Dawn said...

This is stunning! what a lovely color combo... beautiful...I love the layout and the shapes that you used... AMAZING!!! You are so talented and have a wonderful eye for designing and I am so glad to be on this team with you!!!

Debbie Seyer said...

This is just lovely!!

Cathy Indelicato said...

Amazing, love it!

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