Thursday, June 22, 2017

Seize the Birthday - Anything Goes

Hello friends.  It is time for a new challenge at Seize the Birthday and this time it is "Anything Goes" as long as it is for a birthday.

This card will be going to my great-grandson who has a birthday soon.
I used this cute MFT Space Explorer set and the matching dies and colored them with Promarkers and Copics.  I made the background with Ranger Distress Watercolor Card and SU Night of Navy ink.  I wet the paper and added water to the ink on a clear block and then painted the background.  I let it dry and went over it a second time. for variation.  I then added some thinned white paint splatters and a few dots with my white gel pen.  The mat is MFT Electric Red CS.  I did parts of the sentiment on the computer - "Hope Your" and "Is Out of This", and then stamped Birthday from MFT Adorable Elephants and World from the Space Explorer set.  I lightly inked around the edges with Electric Red to make them stand out a little better.  Birthday, World, the rocket and the cute Space Explorer are all mounted with foam tape.  I used a piece of white hemp cord to connect the rocket to the Space Explorer.

Now check out all the fabulous cards by the designers over at Seize the Birthday.  I hope you will be inspired to play along with us.

Thanks so much for stopping by.  Have a wonderful day.

Happy Stamping,
JoAnn




9 comments:

  1. Love your card, JoAnn...perfect for a little boy!! thank you for your lovely comment on my card! Hope you have a great weekend!! Heart Hugs, Colleen

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  2. Love the spaceman - he will too I'm sure

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  3. Aw, what a cute design JoAnn. I bet he will love it.

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  4. This is such fun, JoAnn! Love the "stars"! Have a great weekend!

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  5. How adorable! Your Great Grandson will love this! The sky looks gorgeous!!!

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  6. Super duper cute! Your great grandson is going to love this!

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  7. Your grandson will adore this card JoAnn. That background is perfection too! I will be in touch soon! HUGS!

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  8. Super cute JoAnn! Love the 'space' theme and the background is perfect.

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