Saturday, May 23, 2015

Happy Birthday–C4C #287


Hey, there! It’s Crazy 4 Challenges time!! I’m still hosting and since this is my birthday month, and the gem is emerald, the challenge is to use green on your card or project. Any shade of green will do, as long as it’s featured predominantly. Happy Birthday to me!!

I started this card with a Sweet Tooth card stock base. Then I stamped a piece of Sour Apple card stock with Versamark using my MISTI (love that thing!) and heat embossed with white detail embossing powder, then popped it up on foam mounting tape. Next up is a strip of Sweet Tooth card stock with white embossing paste, applied through Grid Stencil, edged with Black Licorice card stock, and also popped up on foam. Next I added a couple of Fishtail Flags STAX Die-namics strips—one stamped with Sheet Music Background and the other cut from Persimmon card stock. I added a Cross-Stitch Circle STAX Die-namics, cut from Black Licorice card stock, stamped with a sentiment from LJD You’re the Sweetest and Versamark and heat embossed with white detail embossing powder. Finally I added an arrangement of Modern Blooms stamped on Modern Blooms Die-namics with Sour Apple dye ink, Peach Bellini dye ink, Persimmon dye ink, and Black Licorice dye ink, and finished off with some enamel dots.

A sentiment from LJD Birthday Greetings was stamped on the inside.


And that's it! Be sure to check out what the rest of the design team has for you, including our May Guest Designer, Broni Holcombe!

THEN, you know what to do--we'd love to have you come along and play with us. Just do your thing with the challenge and link it to Mr. Linky on the Crazy 4 Challenges blog. Please link directly to your project. And, if you upload to a public gallery, please use the key word C4C287.

Thanks so much for stopping by today—see you soon!

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Garden Flourish Background, Modern Blooms, Sheet Music Background, LJD Birthday Greetings, LJD You’re the Sweetest (MFT)
Sour Apple dye ink, Peach Bellini dye ink, Persimmon dye ink, Black Licorice dye ink, Versamark (MFT)
Sour Apple card stock, Black Licorice card stock, Sweet Tooth card stock, Persimmon card stock (MFT)
Accessories/tools: Vagabond;
Cross-Stitch Circle STAX Die-namics, Fishtail Flags STAX Die-namics, Modern Blooms Die-namics, Grid Stencil, foam mounting tape, MISTI, white detail embossing powder, white embossing paste (MFT); enamel dots, heat tool



  1. Such a lovely card! I've never tried embossing paste and definitely will give it a try!

  2. Yeah... I'm SO CASE'ing this card sometime soon! LOVE it! Love the music on the flag... subtle and perfect. And the colors... swoon!


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