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Saturday, May 05, 2018

We Must Celebrate, Birthday Card, 2018 Occasions Catalog

I have not played much with the "We Must Celebrate" set and it's going to be retiring at the end of May.  So I thought I would make a fun birthday card using it.  I love the font that is used in that set for the happy birthday.

The base of my card is a folded half-sheet of Old Olive card stock. On top of that is a 4" x 5-1/4" piece of "Sweet Soiree" Decorative Series Paper.  Actually it's specialty paper because it has silver foil on one side of the sheet. I didn't use that side!  Yup, spend the extra money for foil and use the flat side!! LOL

I die cut a scalloped oval (the largest one in the set of oval dies) and I die cut a Whisper White oval.  I stamped the critters and cut them out.  I colored them using the Blends pens.  The words were stamped using black Memento ink and I trimmed them to 3/8" and the Old Olive layer was cut 5/8".  

To assemble my card I taped the background piece in place.  Then I taped the oval and scalloped layers together.  I set the critters on top to see where I wanted to make a gray colored line to represent a shadow under them. I colored that line in and then I set the critters in place using Dimensionals.  I taped the oval to the card front.  I taped the word and background layer together and set them in place using Dimensionals.  And that was it. Pretty simple and cute too!!

Thank you SO much for visiting today,
Wanda

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