Monday, September 19, 2016

Birthday Celebration!

A big month for us, my son turned 18 last week and I am a little excited and scared at the same time. Nonetheless, I am happy he is looking forward to his future.

I made a birthday card for the Stampin' Celebration Sketch Challenge (SC135).

To be honest, the card wasn't for my son.  It was for a nephew.  A lot of September birthdays for us!

I pulled out my Confetti Celebration Wood Mount Stamp Set from the Stampin' Up! Annual Catalog.  I love this stamp set, lots of fun celebratory images!  I thought the string of lights would be cool to stamp along the card with the Happy Birthday image!  I stamped everything in basic black archival ink and then colored the lights with Stampin' Write Markers.  I decided to use Marina Mist, Pumpkin Pie, Crushed Curry, Sweet Sugarplum and Flirty Flamingo.

I used die cut the stars from the Popcorn Box Thinlits Dies using Copper Metallic Paper.  I like the way the shiny copper paper added a little brightness to the card.

Hope you can join us at Stampin' Celebration this time, I would love to see how this sketch inspires you!