Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Two bright and cheerful cards by Kim Holmes


You can never have enough birthday cards in your stash, so every chance I get I create another one...this one is a universal card that I can use for all ages.

Happy Birthday card by Kim Holmes

Step #1 - Using a pale ink, stamp the star randomly around the background paper.
Step #2 - Layer scalloped paper and paper strip onto card base.
Step #3 - Stamp the sentiment in black onto orange paper and cut out as banner.
Step #4 - Layer circles and stamp black star on top. 
Step #5 - Cut slits around edge of circle and lift edges.

Supplies Used:
Hampton Arts for Echo Park - Oh Snap! stamp set
Hampton Arts for Echo Park - Scoot stamp set
Hampton Arts for Echo Park - Bundle of Joy stamp set
Patterned Paper - My Mind's Eye, Echo park
Ink - Momento
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I have been addicted to this color scheme lately...it just makes me smile!  In addition, this card was quick & easy!

Hello There card by Kim Holmes

Step #1 - Stamp postcard & sentiment onto pale blue patterned paper
Step #2 - Layer paper and add chevron arrows

Supplies Used:
Hampton Arts for Jillibean Soup - Chilled Cucumber Small Set 2
Hampton Arts for Jillibean Soup - Irish Farm House Soup Small Set 1
Patterned Paper - American Crafts, My Mind's Eye, Echo Park
Ink - Momento

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