Tuesday, November 8, 2016

A Fall Birthday Card For An Old Friend

 One of my dearest and oldest friends had a birthday in October and this is the card I made for her.  I thought the Crafty Secrets "Seasons of Friendship" stamp was the perfect image to use because of her fall birthday and the images celebrate friendship.


These images are a challenge to color because they are so tiny and so detailed.  It's very difficult not to have the Copic Markers bleed a bit when the images are so small.  I think next time I use this set I will try pencils.

I colored the females dress in purple because that is my friend's favorite color.  And when I gave her the card, she noticed the purple dress right away too!


I stamped the sentiment from the set separately, and hand cut it out.  I put "Golden Rod" Stickles on all the leaves in the image and on her dress.  I also added some corner brads for more embellishment.


The fall paper is from DCWV "The Pumpkin Patch" and "Indian Summer".

Have a Great Day!  Amy

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8 comments:

  1. So cute! I just love the sparkly leaves on the tree. I am sure your friend will adore this card!

    Carrie
    curlycraftymom.com

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    1. Your lucky friend! To be able to call YOU her friend and to be given such a lovely card. I tried to get a look at that gold on the leaves but can't much about it...Golden Rod stickles? Are they self-adhesive dots of gold? Love the pop they provide.

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    2. Thanks Leslie! Golden Rod Stickles is just Glitter Glue. Golden Rod is the name of the color. Stickles is the name of the brand of glue.

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  2. What a great friendship birthday card, love the sentiment and image combo.

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