Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Seventy is Heavenly

For my card today I'm using THIS flourishes stamp set by Deep Red Stamps. I used Stampin Up brown ink on the Bazzill cardstock and the card base is by Recollections. The 70 was cut out using my Cricut and then I placed sequins behind it. From there I used foam adhesive on the Bazzill cardstock piece to give it dimension and show the sequins underneath. The little circle letter stickers are by Colobok. I don't how many 70 year old people would agree that it's heavenly but it rhymed so well that I couldn't help myself.

This sequin technique was a challenge for me and I think when I do it again I will choose a number that doesn't have a center/extra piece to recognize which number it is because the center of the O had a hard time adhering to the sequins. The other thing I will do different is turn the sequins over so the indented center will be against the adhesive. I had this one sequin that would not stick to my adhesive which I think would have had it been turned the other way. That's kind of confusing but take a look at a couple of examples I found on my Pinterest board titled SEQUINS.

All of these examples the sequin is the correct way to do it with the bowl face up instead of face down like I have them.

Birthday wishes
Thinking of you

Sequins are very "In" right now in the craft world. I found these and a bunch of other colors of sequins at a dollar store-craft section (by the beads and Popsicle sticks) You should give them a try.

Thanks for stopping by and taking a look.

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  1. This is so elegant and I love the colours.
    Hugs Desíre {Doing Life}

  2. Lovely card. Thanks for joining us at Polka Doodles.

  3. Very pretty card and I love the sentiment. Thanks for joining us at Loves Rubberstamps.

  4. What a magnificent realization ! Very original and elegant. Bravo ! It's successful !

    Thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz this week !

    Good luck !

    Hugs from France.

  5. Ww what a fabulous idea with the sequins, very effective, thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments this week. Jac x

  6. Wonderful card with beautiful flourishes. Thanks for playing along at Charisma this week.

  7. Such a beautiful CAS design, :)

    Thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments Designs this week, good luck!

    Elaine ♥

  8. Oh, eine wunderschöne Karte für den Anlass. Vielen Dank für Deine Teilnahme bei Cards und More. Liebe Grüße Doreen

  9. Super card. Thanks for playing along with Polkadoodles. Take care Zo xx

  10. Lovely card
    Thank you for joining us at Hobbycutz this time
    Love Jan

  11. Great card.

    Thanks for sharing at Hobbycutz this week.

    Susan x

  12. Great 70's birthday card. Thanks for playing with LRS!

  13. Fabulous card! Thanks for joining us at Polka doodles! HUgsxx


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