Welcome! Have you heard of the Crafty Troop Challenge? It’s a theme challenge held each month over on the Trinity Stamps blog. This month the theme is birthday! All you have to do to play is create a card using Trinity Stamps products (even just one) that fits the theme and upload it using the InLinkz widget at the bottom of THIS POST. You have a chance to win a Trinity Stamps gift certificate! Today I’m over on the Trinity Stamps blog with this far out birthday card inspiration featuring some fun products that I am using for the first time!
I had a general idea of what I wanted to create so I jumped right into my background. I blended peacock feathers, mustard seed and picked raspberry distress inks on a 4×5.25 panel and then went over the whole thing with black soot. I spritzed it with water and then splattered silver and gold watercolor for extra stars. After that dried I ran it through my die cut machine with the starry skies coverplate. This die only gives the stitching detail which is so much fun!
Next I pulled out my make-a-spaceship dies and had a blast cutting out and building my own spaceship! I used vellum for the largest spaceship die and then various colors for the rest. My favorite are the shiny gold accents. Because my spaceship has a see-through window, I decided to put one of the Monster Love monsters inside for fun! I popped this up on my starry sky with foam squares and moved on to a sentiment.
I chose a sentiment from Otter Space – heat embossed it and used the coordinating dies to cut it out. I love that about this set – the words have dies too! Then I used liquid glue to attach them to my sky too!
Finally I popped the whole panel up on a black card base with foam tape and my card is finished. I had so much fun creating this card with so many different techniques!
I appreciate you sharing your time with me. Have a fabulous day!