Friday, February 9, 2018

Happy Birthday Transformation

It's Friday!  I am enjoying playing along with this week's Papertrey Inks Celebrating 11 years challenges.  

This card is for Day 3: Transformation Tuesday Challenge.  The purpose of today's challenge is to redo or transform a card that you did not particularly love the first time around.  I chose to use this card of mine. 

I am not saying I hate it.  I just wanted to redo it.  It was for an inspiration challenge.  I wanted to do the watercolor background resist in hues of pinks.  Instead of the sparkly blue leaf focal point, I wanted some pink on pink florals.

Here is my card transformation.

I started with some water color paper.  I stamped the Cover Up: Quatrefoil background stamp  in versamark and white embossed.  Next, I used ranger inks to create a gradient effect with hues of pinks.  

Next, I die cut and stamped Gran's Gardens stamp set and Gran's Garden dies.  I used PTI inks in hibiscus burst, raspberry fizz, and scarlett jewel for the flowers and buds.  I used Prairie Grass ink for the leaves.  

I die cut a sentiment strip using Wine Bottle Tag #2 die.  I stamped the sentiment from Birthday Strings Mini stamp set  using black ink.  I used some foam tape to pop up the panel and attach it to a  PTI Stamper's Select white card stock card base.  I finished the card with a few clear sequins.  

I am playing along with CAS(E)ThisSketch Challenge.  

As always thanks so much for stopping by!



  1. Absolutely stunning! I adore the colour pink! Tfs

  2. Betty, this is beautiful! I love the bright and bold colors on this - so Spring like.

  3. Betty!! I love your re-do!! Such a pretty card with your white embossed Quatrefoil background, gradient of pinks and splash of green. So effective!!

  4. This is gorgeous! I love this! Fabulous take on the sketch!

  5. Beautiful! Love the background and bright colors!

  6. Betty it is beautiful! What Ranger inks did you use? Alcohol inks?


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