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Make it Rain!

Sharing a fun birthday card that I made for my husband this week using Make It Rain – CYNS728 (#YourNextStamp) for the main image and sentiment. I thought it would be fun to put the image inside a balloon too! Now if only that could be Lottery Winnings he was holding onto. LOL!

To make my card this week, I started out with a simple lime green card base, sized at 5.5″ x 4.25″.  For the bottom layer I used Hammermill – Premium Colour 100 lb. paper and multiple Tim Holtz inks which I have listed below. Then I die-cut the top layer with my Cuttlebug and #Your Next Stamp – Confetti Panel Die. Hammermill paper was used for this also. I mounted the bottom layer directly onto  the base card and then attached the top die-cut layer using 3M VHB – 2 sided tape.

For both of the sentiments, I used my MISTI, VeraMark ink and Ranger Embossing Powder White – Extra Fine Detail on black cardstock. Then a Marvy Uchida – Embossing Heat Tool was used to heat emboss the powder.

The balloon was die cut using My Creative Time – Stitched Circle Balloon Dies MCT-D137 to cut Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card which I then stamped the main image onto using Memento – Tuxedo Black ink and my MISTI. The image was coloured with Copic Markers.

To assemble the remainder of the card, the image and sentiment were popped up on top with 3M VHB – 2 sided tape. Some ribbon was tied to the bottom of the balloon and some Kraftin’ Kimmie dots were used.

Card Recipe:

Stamp and Sentiment: Make It Rain – CYNS728 (#YourNextStamp)

Inks: Memento – Tuxedo Black, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Barn Door, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Carved Pumpkin, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Crushed Olive, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Mermaid Lagoon, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Mustard Seed, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Spiced Marmalade, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Twisted Citron, Versamark

Paper: Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card, Hammermill – Premium Colour 100 lb.

Die Cuts: My Creative Time – Stitched Circle Balloon Dies MCT-D137, My Creative Time – Rectangle Frame Die Layers – MCT-D274Your Next Stamp – Confetti Panel Die – YNSD770

Embossing Powder: Ranger Embossing Powder White – Extra Fine Detail

Tools: MISTI – Most Incredible Stamping Tool, Cuttlebug, 3M VHB – 2 sided tape, American Crafts – Premium Ribbon, Marvy Uchida – Embossing Heat Tool, Kraftin’ Kimmie Dots

Image coloured with Copic Markers:

Dog: E33, E31, E29, E27, E25, E23, R89, R59, R39, R37, R35, R24, C0, Sakura Glaze – Black, Gelly Roll Sakura #8 Pen

Money: G99, G94, G21, G82, YG05, YG04

Balloon: BG09, BG07, BG05, BG000

Hope you like it and have a fantastic week!



Happy 60th Birthday!

Hi One Crazy Stamper Fans!

Hello There! My brother turned 60 this year and so I had to have some fun with his card. LOL!  I thought the background paper was perfect for his card with all those candles.

I used the stamp from High Hopes Rubber Stamps called “Birthday Bob” and coloured in the image with Copic markers. I tried to colour the candles to match the background paper.

The sentiment was created in Microsoft Word using Cooper Black font and then printed out on my printer. Then I die cut it with My Creative Time – Stitched Circle Balloon Dies using my Cuttelbug and completed the edging around the balloon with Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Fossilized Amber.

The main image and co-ordinating rectangles were all die cut with Your Next Stamp – Stitched Rectangle Die Set.

On the inside of the card I loved the sentiment:  Birthday Emergency (High Hopes Rubber Stamps) and Firefighter Dragon (High Hopes Rubber Stamps). My brother is also a Firefighter so I couldn’t resist the temptation! LOL!

He loved his card and I hope you do too!

Card Recipe:

Stamps: High Hopes Birthday Bob T080; High Hopes Birthday Emergency J017; High Hopes Firefighter Dragon S198

Old Man:

Face: E000, E00, E21, E11, E04, R22, R20, E95, E93; Hair and Eyebrows: C10, C7, C3

Shirt: BG78, BG75, BG72

Balloon: B06, B04, B02; Gelly Roll Sakura #8 Pen for highlight

Candles: R24, Y17, Y38, YR04, Y06, Y15, G07, G02, G00, B02, BG05; Glow: Y06, Y17, R24

Cake: E53, E55, E57, E59; Icing: B06, B04, B02

Plate: BV23, BV20

Around image: B000; Shadow underneath: C02, C01

Background Paper:  Echo Park Paper Co. – Happy Birthday Boy (6″ x 6″)

Inks: Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Pine Needles; Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Pumice Stone; Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Fossilized Amber, Memento Tuxedo Black

Dragon: YG01, YG03, YG13, YG17, G17, G07, G14, V04, V06, V09 ; Hat \ Jacket \ Boots \ Fire Hydrant: E15, Y24, Y17, Y15, Y08, R39, R29, R27, R24, R17

Hose: C5, C3, C1,R39, R29, R27, R24, Water: B26, B24

Boots: Black, C10, C8, C6

Outline: B000

Die Cuts: Your Next Stamp – Stitched Rectangle Die Set (YNSD214); My Creative Time – Stitched Circle Balloon Dies MCT-D137

Sentiment on front of card: Microsoft Word – Font: Cooper Black; Size 28

Miscellaneous Items: American Crafts Premium Ribbon

Tools: Misti (Most Incredible Stamping Tool), Cuttlebug,

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