Be Happy and Colorful

by al-handmade
AL handmade - Be Happy

Hi there and thanks for stopping by!
Today I’m sharing a funny birthday card made using the Flora Cat Play stamp set by Waffle Flower. I have to say – it’s one of my all-time favorite sets! Its unique retro style is so eye-catching and the illustrations are just fabulous.

Making this card was so much fun. I started from the background and die cut the word HAPPY several times from solid card stock. I chose bright shades and used Double-Cut Alphabet Die by Concord & 9th to cut the letters. I really like this die set – a double cut alphabet is really useful and versatile!
I glued the letter’s outlines side by side to create a colorful rainbow background and decided to fill some letters with their inner die cut parts.

AL handmade - Be Happy

I stamped the images with Memento Tuxedo Black ink and used my Copic markers to color them.
But, before mounting the images on my card, I decided to soften the background colors and made my Flora critters stand out a little bit more. So I die cut a frame from a scrap of vellum, using Lacy Layers Die from Waffle Flower, and added it over the background.

Finally, I heat embossed the sentiment in gold directly on the vellum frame and added some sparkling clear sequins as embellishment.

Thank you so much for stopping by!
Happy crafting!

AL handmade - Be Happy

SUPPLIES

Here you can find a list of the supplies I used for this card:

Stamps:
Waffle Flower – Flora Cat Play, Happy Day

Dies:
Waffle Flower – Lacy Layers Die
Concord & 9th – Double-Cut Alphabet dies

2 comments

Isabelle Gennaio 19, 2018 - 6:47 pm

Your card is beautiful ! I love the coloring and how you played with the letters for the background. This kitty is adorable, I’ve just bought the stamps set and I’m very happy to find some inspiration ! Thank you for sharing.

al-handmade Gennaio 19, 2018 - 10:04 pm

Thanks Isabelle! I’m so happy you liked it! :) Enjoy your new stamp set!

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