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Hi crafty friends, it's Heather here with you today sharing a not-so-spooky birthday card threesome that I created by mixing up Lawn Fawn and Mama Elephant products with a dash of Distress Oxides for fun!
OK, I confess, I'm NOT good at making holiday cards (Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter, etc). However, I LOVE making seasonal themed BIRTHDAY cards for my friends and family members!! If you're on my Birthday Card List - and your birthday falls in September or October - you're probably getting a Halloween themed card haha! So, you get the point, friends, these LOOK like Halloween cards - but I don't send Halloween cards - they're actually Birthday cards with a Halloweeny theme!
These cards started last year, actually! I used a combination of Mijello Mission Gold and Daniel Smith water colors to paint the ghosts from Lawn Fawn's Booyah Stamp Set and cut them out using the matching dies. They then sat in my craft room waiting for the perfect project... THEN Mama Elephant went along and released the most adorable Little Boo Agenda Stamp Set and all I could think to myself was that my Lawn Fawn Ghosts were about to become ghostly parents y'all!!!! Bahahaha I know it's crazy but, well, I'm crazy. So, I used the same water colors to color Mama Elephant's teeny ghosts and cut them out using the coordinating dies
Then I went to town creating night sky backgrounds using several Distress Oxides (Seedless Preserves, Picked Raspberries, Spun Sugar, and Scattered Straw). I spritzed them with water/let it dry and then splattered a bit of India Ink onto the backgrounds. Once they dried I cut a few clouds and Polaroid frames out of heavy white card stock, stamped a few fun sentiments from both stamp sets, and popped them up with foam tape. The inside of the cards say "BOOYAH it's your birthday!"
Thanks for peeking! So, tell me, do you guys send seasonal/holiday themed birthday cards too, or is it just me??


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