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A-Maze-ing Birthday!

Hi friends!  Welcome back to the BRI Blog!  Kari with you, and I wanted to share this interactive birthday card featuring some fun products from My Favorite Things!  Who doesn't love a fun interactive birthday card, or just an interactive card in general?!

This set from MFT is awesome, and to pair it up with the fun Maze Shapes which you can also purchase in black, shaker pouches, and then add one of the Maze Spheres, you can quickly create a fun element on a card!!



To start my card, I created my background with some Distress Oxide Inks in Candied Apple, Abandoned Coral, and Picked Raspberry, and the smaller panel with Twisted Citron, Peacock Feathers and Salty Ocean.  

For the panel for the maze, I die cut it with the largest of the Pretty Pink Posh Scallop Square Tags die set.  To create my frame for my maze element I used the MFT Circle Shaker Window die set with some Ciltrano card stock.



My tip when assembling the Maze element is to use very strong adhesive like some double sided adhesive.  I found that using regular tape runner or glue won't hold your element together.  

For my sentiment, I wanted to have a bright white sentiment to compliment the maze shape, so I white heat embossed my sentiment from the same You're A-Maze-ing stamp set!


I like making interactive cards that are not too difficult, and this one fits that bill!!  

See you all soon!
Kari





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