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Big sentiment birthday card by Gladys


Hello crafty friends! This is Gladys and I'm so excited to be back on the BRI blog and I will be sharing weekly projects with you for this term. Today is a special day for me because it's my birthday. YAY!! Of course, I have a birthday card to share featuring products from Mama Elephant.

I started by ink blending the main card panel using Bristol smooth cardstock. This is my favorite paper for ink blending because it's so smooth and easily blend colors together. I used distress oxide inks in shaded lilac and kitsch flamingo. I then splattered some water and diluted shaded lilac for added interest.
I stamped the images from Boba Tea set onto a sheet of Spectrum Noir card stock with MFT milk chocolate ink. I colored them with Copic markers and used the coordinating dies to cut them out.
For the sentiment I used the big Happy Birthday die. I love this die because it's one piece so you don't have to worry about lining things back together. I cut it 3x on white cardstock and then once on a soft dark purple cardstock. I stacked them up with liquid glue to give dimension.
I adhered the huge sentiment on the center of the panel. Then I arranged the images right below it with double sided foam tape. That completes my card I hope you enjoy. Thanks so much for stopping by and have a wonderful day!!


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