Hello and welcome to today’s card, which is a quick and fun birthday card with lots of glitz! In this year’s Holiday Catalog, Stampin’ Up! introduced metallic ink pads, Golden Glitz, Silvery Shimmer, and Celestial Copper, and I was ecstatic! This now means that you don’t have to heat emboss gold, copper, or silver to your projects! Don’t get me wrong, I love heat embossing, but let’s face it, it can be, well, messy….if you’ve ever dumped a container out on your desk or floor, you know what I mean! Who wouldn’t love to receive a birthday card that’s gold and glitzy??
You will start with a base layer of Rococo Rose cardstock, cut at 4” x 5 ¼”, embossed with the Tin Tile 3D Folder, and I lightly “dragged” the Golden Glitz Metallic ink across the raised side of the embossed cardstock. TIP-save time by using your heat tool to dry the ink:
For the card front:
1. On Crushed Curry cardstock, stamp the medium daisy stamp with Golden Glitz Metallic in three times and punch out with the coordinating punch.
2. Stamp the sentiment from Itty Bitty Birthdays on Very Vanilla cardstock in Rococo Rose ink and cut out with the third smallest Stitched Nested Labels die.
3. Use the fourth smallest Stitched Nested Labels die to cut out a layer piece for the sentiment from Early Espresso cardstock:
Adhere the stitched labels layers together and adhere to the card front. Use your bone folder to curl the edges of the daisy pieces, use liquid glue to adhere the layers together, slightly staggering, use three of the smallest Gold Glitter Enamel Dots for the center, and use a dimensional to adhere to the base layer, next to the sentiment piece:
This completed piece is adhered to a Early Espresso cardstock card base, cut at 4 ¼” x 11”, and scored at 5 ½”:
For the inside sentiment, cut a 4” x 5 ¼” piece of Very Vanilla cardstock, the sentiment is stamped in Rococo Rose ink and the daffodils are stamped along the bottom in Golden Glitz Metallic ink:
Isn’t this a fun and glitzy card?? I really love how the gold metallic ink coordinates with these colors! If you are into heat embossing, then I highly suggest these metallic ink pads, just don’t forget that they take a little bit to dry, but this can be sped along with your heat tool!
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