It's time for more inspiration over at the STAMPlorations Blog where my Teamies and I are showcasing some of the older sets. I decided to work with VIGNETTE It's Your Day and Sugar Rush. Somehow things didn't go quite to plan as birdie from The Bee's Knees SMALL BIRDS wanted to have a say too...
My first card is inspired by one of my first ink pads I bought. I only realized the other day, when making my cards that it had never been opened!!! Luckily it's still in fine working order. It is one of those pigment ink pads with three colours, and I decided to use it to stamp the background using the word stamp from the It's Your Day set. I did this after I had die cut a corner off a piece of white card using one of my Li-inker Border dies. I layered my two pieces on my pink base card and tied pink organza ribbon into a bow. I then stamped the cake in black, fuzzy cut it and attached it to my card finishing off by adding some candyfloss glitter glue highlights.
I really wanted to give this card the fluffy candyfloss feel as a contrast to the wonky cake.
Next up is birdie. Let's see what his input is today ...
Can you believe it, his favourite treats are macarons!
For this card, I worked with the Sugar Rush set and die cut a cloud corner from a piece of white card, stamped both images in black, stamped two lines of sentiment in black and the word macarons using my tricolour ink pad before clear embossing it and layering all on a pink base card. To ground my image I simply added some pink shading using my PP2 Spectrum Noir Marker and blender pen.
I would like to enter birdie at the following challenges:
CASology - Sweets, Shery from STAMPlorations is sponsoring this week, lucky to be on her DT
Crafty Calendar - Add a Sentiment
The Crafting Cafe - Flight of Fancy
Sisters of Craft - Anything Goes
Scribbles & Scrap - Anything Goes
Crafts Galore Encore - Make a Card
Quick update: Birdie got an Honorable Mention over at CASology #141, thanks Ardyth for picking my card!
Pop over to the STAMPlorations Blog for more inspiration and to play along at our Inspiration CASE Playground.
That's it from me for today, back again latest next week Monday with lots of inspiration for the STAMPlorations April Release Blog Hop. Hope to see you there.
Have a lovely day!