Saturday, February 13, 2021



I love that the critters from the Party Crew Bundle pair so well with so many other stamps and dies that I have. I inked up the Woodgrain Background Stamp with Twilight ink and stamped the front of a white card base. I used a blending brush to sponge the edges with some Twilight ink and then darken the outer edge with Black Jack ink. I die cut the frame from white card stock using the Instant Happy Dies. I swiped the Black Jack ink pad across the frame purposely leaving it streaky. I added a piece of acetate to the back of the frame - I was planning on making this a shaker card but I put it together and forgot to add the sequins - oh well - it's a window card? Next I stamped and cut the critters out and added them to the frame. The sentiments in the speech bubbles are from the Chatterbox Background Stamp. I used the Blender Brushes, Cummerbund and In The Park ink to create a background for the frame.

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  1. So glad that you played along with our Any Thing Goes challenge this week at Seize the Birthday. This is a great card from a group of people or for a masculine card. You really didn't need the shaker part. It works well this way.

  2. Super cute card Susan. Love the wood grain background and the polaroid look highlighting your critters. Thanks for joining us at the Watercooler Wednesday Challenge this week. tristan DT.

  3. What a fun birthday card, Susan! I love the subtle colours and retro look. The change of typeset for the sentiment in each animal's speech bubble adds to their various characters. Love this design! Thanks so much for joining our Watercooler Wednesday Challenge this week.

  4. Such a fabulous card. Love it.
    Thanks for joining us at Happy Little Stampers Anything Goes with Dies.
    Happy crafting!
    Catherine x DT