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Otterly Great Birthday

Hello everyone! It's Ashley with an otterly adorable birthday card for you today!

I started this card by softly blending Tumbled Glass Distress Oxide ink on white cardstock. I die cut the piece with an A2-size stitched rectangle die, then used Lawn Fawn Stitched Wave Borders to cut the background into pieces. I blended more Tumbled Glass and a bit of Mermaid Lagoon to the bottoms of the pieces to add depth, before piecing everything back together on my card base. I used Lawn Fawn Stitched Hillside Borders to create a small hill and colored it by blending Bundled Sage Distress Ink in different intensities.

I stamped three cute otters and other images from Hello Bluebird Otter Friends, along with the cattails from Hello Bluebird Fishin' Hole in Lawn Fawn Jet Black and colored with my Copic markers. I also used the waves in Otter Friends with Tumbled Glass Distress Oxide ink to add more interest to my water background. I attached one otter and the cattails to the ground piece and popped the whole thing up with foam tape onto my card.

I tucked the other two otters into the waves - they look like they are playing in the water! I stamped my sentiment in Versamark onto Lawn Fawn Black Licorice cardstock and embossed with white. I adhered the sentiment to my card with foam tape for a bit of added dimension.

Thank you so much for stopping by! Have an otterly wonderful day!


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