Sunday, November 27, 2016

Winter BD Card

Fun to make a birthday card in the midst of holiday crafting.  I had a gift certificate to spend for Impression Obsession & as soon as I saw the new Three Trees Background die I knew it needed to come to my house--haha! Fortunately it wasn't out of stock too long & here's my first card using it.  I honestly didn't think about how many little pieces there would be, but using my metal adapter plate worked great using 65# cardstock.  I blended Distress Inks pine needles, faded jeans & dusty concord onto a scrap for a day time background. The IO sentiment, A6977, is stamped in Memento Nautical Blue.  
I covered the words with micropore tape before spraying with adhesive & covering with prisma glitter.  I was afraid the small font of the sentiment would get lost if it was glittered.  I'm entering the cool colors challenge at Impression Obsession as well as The Playground, SSS Monday, & Word Art Wednesday. Thanks so much for taking time to stop by.

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23 comments:

  1. Oh that is a gorgeous die and your background is stunning too...I wrote down those colors because I always love trying new ones together! What a simple a lovely birthday card...and totally works for a male too!! Heart Hugs, Colleen!

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  2. Simply stunning card Greta....your background is as beautiful as can be. Just love the incredible look you created.

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  3. Oh, how beautiful! Love those pretty colors for the background! And, the tree die in white is perfect for a winter birthday card!!

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  4. I can see why you wanted the die Greta, the trees are so pretty!! I like the sparkly snow mound you added too, this is beautiful!

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  5. This tree lover is totally in love with your fantastic card! The shimmer and the background are gorgeous! Now I have to check out this die!

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  6. totally awesome Greta. The sponging on the background is stunning.

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  7. Oh it's beautiful!! I love the die and your shading is wonderful!

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  8. Wonderful shading Greta - and the die is really fabulous! A gorgeous card.

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  9. gorgeous card, greta!! the inked background is amazing!!

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  10. Sweet background, almost prettier than your beautiful die cut!

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  11. This is so pretty, love the trees and the background is so lovely. Thank you so much for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. Hugs, Sandra

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  12. Such a lovely background for your trees...I want to bundle up and go for a walk...
    Hugs~c

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  13. You are a pro with ink blending and that die is gorgeous. Such a lovely card!

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  14. A beautiful card Greta; the trees look perfect on the coloured background and I like the technique you used around the words.

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  15. Gorgeous winter birthday card, Greta! Just love the background behind your white silhouette!!

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  16. Love this die (think I have it on order, and it was OOS at some places I tried too). You've done a splendid background sky - so pretty. TFS

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  17. Wow that is one gorgeous card! I think that die needs to come to my house too! LOL

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  18. Such a pretty winter birthday card!

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  19. That's cool how you masked the greeting so the words wouldn't get lost in the snow. Cool tree die too and it makes out into a wonderful card.

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  20. Greta, what a fabulous card. Love that die cut and you have shown it off to perfection~

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  21. Fabulous card Greta....
    Hugs Sylvie xx

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  22. Gorgeous card love the colours. I think I could use a similar die I have. Thanks for the inspiration and well done on being featured in the playground.

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