Friday, November 3, 2017

It's a Happy Day!!!

It's my birthday and I feel it is only appropriate to share a birthday card with you.  Since I am now at the beach, this seemed like a perfect card to share.  The Swirly Bird stamp set and coordinating dies have so many different uses.  Obviously since I am such a beach girl, the sailboat just speaks to me.
 I love how the clouds turned out on this card.  I used a Post-It and tore an billowy edge and sponged with Soft Sky ink near the horizon line and added a little bit of Marina Mist at the top.  This card could be my view this morning as we have a storm moving through but no rain yet.  Ok, back to the card!.  For the sea, I used Post-Its to mark the horizon  and sponged with Soft Sky, Marina Mist and Dapper Denim.  On another piece of cardstock, I colored it as well, adding a little bit of Emerald Envy in the sponging.  I then stamped it using the swirly stamp in Dapper Denim ink.  Finally I cut it out using the wavy die from the Swirly Scribbles framelits.  The boat is stamped directly on the card and the sails were stamped separately and cut out.

Forever Stampin',
    Cathy Williams

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