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July Mood Board inspiration with Jane


Hi Friends!  I'm so happy to share this Birthday card featuring colors inspirited by the July mood board (see below).  

To create this card, I first ink blended the background on Bristol paper using the following distress oxide inks (top to bottom): mustard seed, dried marigold, abandoned coral, seedless preserves and dusty concord.  Then, I splatted the background using water and a thin paint brush.  

The background was then cut using the scallop stackables die set to create a fun pattern on the edges of the paper.  

Next, I stamped and colored the images using copic markers from the following Lawn Fawn stamp sets: Ocean shell-fie, fintastic friends, mermaid for you, you are sublime, keep on swimming and so jelly

 After the images were cut using the coordinating dies, I adhered them using foam tape, thin foam squares and liquid glue to the card front.  

Next, I cut the scripty "birthday" and scripty "wishes" die using white cardstock.  The "w" from "wishes" was carefully cut using scissors and replaced using an "F" from Finley's abc dies.  

Lastly, I added white gel pend accents to my critters and to the background to create the look of bubbles.  The card was then adhered to a white A2 card base and that finishes the card!

Thanks so much for stopping by today!  Hope you will join us for this month's mood board challenge!  Check out @brimoodboardchallenge on instagram for all the details!


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