Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Happy Birthday, Emma!!

Today is my granddaugther's 8th birthday.  She's pretty excited about her new pink, light-up twinkle toes!

Emma has always loved giraffes and points it out anytime she sees one.  So I pulled out the retired Wild About You stamp set to make her card.

This is a closer view of the inlaid embossing technique.  I simply punched circles from card stock and adhered them to the white card stock and ran it though the big shot with the square lattice embossing folder.  It looks like a textured piece of designer card stock.  Here's another example of that technique on a Christmas card I made.

The inside:

CASEd from here.

Stamp Sets:  Wild About You (retired), Crazy for Cupcakes
Card Stock:  basic black, whisper white, pumpkin pie, tempting turquoise, daffodil delight, brights designer stack
Stamp Pads:  black staz-on, pumpkin pie
Other:  timeless type junior alphabet set, square lattice embossing folder, big shot, 1/2", 3/4" & 1" circle punches, brights button, whisper white 1/8" taffeta ribbon, pumpkin pie & whisper white 1/4" grosgrain ribbon, 1/4" tempting turquoise ribbon (retired), glue dot, dimensionals.

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