21 October 2020

Happy 70th Birthday

Did a little road trip last week to visit one of my uncles who was turning 70.  My mum comes from a large family and as a youngster, I loved those family occasions where I would get together with all my cousins.  I have so many wonderful memories of those times.  In fact, I have vague memories of the 21st Birthday of this same uncle on the family farm which has since been sold.  I was about 5 years old at the time.

Here is the card I created for him.  It was inspired by Esther Howard at Stampin' Star Creations.  It was a lot of fun to make but very product heavy.  I used seven different stamp sets for all my stamping but don't let this put you off.  The same result can be achieved by repeating one, two or three stamps. What you want to end up with is a wall that looks like its been graffiti-ed.

It's a wall of 'Happy Birthday' graffiti.  Cool hey!  

To stamp all the images, I set them up on the Stamparatus and used my Stampin' Write Markers to colour each stamp.  You could easily stamp each image separately and use the Stamp Pads.

Supplies Needed:
  • Stamp Sets: A Grand Kid (HAPPY BIRTHDAY), Best Year (hip hip hooray!), Family Party (stars), Happiest of Birthdays (HAPPY B.DAY), Itty Bitty Birthday (it's your DAY!, AWESOME at any age, CHEERS to you), Many Mates (Celebrate, IT'S YOUR DAY!, HAPPY BIRTHDAY!) Zany Zebras (HAPPY BIRTHDAY)
  • Brick & Mortar 3D embossing folder
  • Stitched Stars dies
  • Markers: Real Red, Pumpkin Pie, Garden Green, Pacific Point, Merry Merlot
  • Inks: Real Red, Pumpkin Pie, Garden Green, Pacific Point, Merry Merlot, Crumb Cake
  • Cardstock:  Crumb Cake (card base), Merry Merlot (matte layer), Whisper White (top layer and card centre), Pacific Point, Pumkin Pie, Vellum
  • Stamparatus
  • Cut & Emboss Machine 


All products used to create this card are available to purchase in my online store here.  

I'll be happy to answer any questions you may have if you leave them in the comment section below or alternatively, via the 'Contact Me' button in the tabs above. 

Thanks for stopping by.  Take care and stay safe.

Monica x
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