Friday, August 12, 2022

Happy Birthday!


Hello, friends! I have a card to share today playing along with a couple of blog challenges.  

I am  playing along with Pinkfresh Studio Monthly Challenge.  This month is about beautiful backgrounds! I am also playing along with Time Out Challenge. 

 I started with some white card stock.  I am using the Fall Leaf Border Layering Stencils.  Instead of creating a border, I flipped the stencils around and created a background.  I did choose to eliminate some items that may create too much congestion in the center.  Of course, I ended up covering that area up anyway, so I guess it does not matter. I ink blended a bunch of fall colors. 

Next, I die cut the diagonal stitched circles and layered. I used my Gemini Foiling System and gold foiled Brushed Sentiments Hot Foil Plate and die cut using the coordinating Brushed Sentiments Die.  I also used the leaves to Beautiful Blooms Stamp,

 I arranged the elements onto the card.  I added the completed panel to a top folding white card stock base using foam tapeI used an artist brush to add splatters. I finished the card with a few metallic gold pearls.

As always thanks so much for stopping by!


  1. Absolutely gorgeous!!! Thanks for playing with us at Time Out Challenges!

  2. Hi Betty. You were the winner of Time Out #221. If you would like to join us as Guest Designer, please email me at slan dot zal at verizon dot net Best regards, Stephanie


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