Monday, July 13, 2015
The last of the birthday cards
Yes, you read correctly, this should be the last of the birthday cards for a little while. Now I need to focus on scrapbooking and Christmas cards! It's a never ending cycle, but someone's gotta do it... lol!
I needed several guy cards and the retired Well Worn dsp tends to be my 'go to' paper for this. I'm not sure what I will do when it's all gone!
I found a similar card here and only slightly modified Paula's design. I liked the simplicity of the design, yet there are a lot of layers on this. The original actually had 7 layers, but I didn't want my cards to become too heavy. I hate paying extra postage! I adjusted the design by making the dsp layer into split pieces. This eliminated the need for another layer of the blue cardstock on top of the dsp. My final layer count was 5 layers, which is still quite a bit for me! I must have been channeling Kelly at Sandcastle Stamper!! She is the queen of many layers and her cards always look fabulous!!
We just got back home last evening from another successful Kids Camp. My laundry hampers are overflowing and the grass looks like it could be cut and baled instead of mowed... Probably not much crafting going on here for a few days, but I'll be back on Sunday with my DT post for Anything But a Card.
Thanks so much for stopping by and I hope you have a marvelous week!!
Card Recipe: Paper-well worn dsp, early espresso, not quite navy, soft suede, cajun craze, river rock, Ink-crumb cake (distressing), early espresso, Stamp Set-Apothecary Art