I'm using the colors in the current Hand Stamped Sentiments challenge; Pool Party, Daffodil Delight and Tangerine Tango.
The card base is Basic Gray and then a layer of Whisper White embossed with the Woodland embossing folder. I lightly sponged the edges with Basic Gray ink. The only piece of Daffodil Delight ribbon that I had was the retired seam binding ribbon and it was stuffed into my scrap bin and was in serious need of being ironed. I joked that if someone asked if I ironed I could be truthful and say yes. No one has to know I only iron ribbon for a card and not clothes!
To make the maple leaf I watercolored the 3 colors onto watercolor paper with my Aquapainter. I just put the colors down in random splotches and then dried it with my heat gun. Once it was dry I inked up the maple leaf with Basic Gray ink and stamped onto the watercolor paper. The leaf was then cut out with the Leaflets framelits. Remember you can get the Vintage Leaves stamp set and Leaflets framelits in a bundle and save 15%!
I mounted the leaf with dimensionals and then add the happy birthday banner and button tied with baker's twine.
Thanks for looking! Did you stamp today?
Stamps: Vintage Leaves, And Many More
Ink: Basic Gray, Pool Party, Daffodil Delight, Tangerine Tango
Paper: Basic Gray, Whisper White, watercolor paper
Accessories: Woodland e.f., Leaflets framelits, Daffodil Delight seam binding ribbon (retired), Sale-a-Bration button (retired), Basic Gray baker's twine (retired)
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