Not a Birthday Card

Using the last of the bg paper made with gel plate and acrylic paint I stamped in black the leaves then water colored them with gold paint. Stamped sentiment with black ink. then added black and white splatter/dots. Once matted on white cs base I added the rolled yellow roses and fussy cut leaves. The gold strips on the edges was an after thought because the image needed grounding.

I enjoy making these roses from Paper Vellum sprayed with shimmer spray. My new tools for creating them is a toothpick with the end split so that it holds the paper with a piece of tape added to keep the rolling even. I split the end of the wood with an X-acto knife. The other new toy is a cordless glue gun. Love this thing, no drips, no cord and really heats fast. More details of how I make these can be found HERE

Challenges I am entering

Sweet Stampin: Anything but a Birthday Card

Double Trouble: Make a Scene is not a falling leaf transporting itself from the tree to the ground?

Simon Says Monday: Use Favorite Stamp hard to have a fav but I do love fall

12 thoughts on “Not a Birthday Card”

  1. Your roses are lovely and make a wonderful embellishment fall card. I have dies that pretty much cut the way you’ve cut them – I’ll have to try doing it with scissors – it would certainly be quicker. A cordless glue gun would be so helpful to have – where did you get it?

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  2. I love the beautiful cards you create. I also love that a toothpick with a split end is what you consider a new tool. Your afterthought is a beautiful addition and that rolled rose is gorgeous! The way you think and create is amazing.

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  3. Wow, gorgeous jel plate background of fall, adding the gold, splashes of black and white, all the right choices for your little floral… luscious card… love everything about it. Thanks for sharing with us at Double Trouble.

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