Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Musical Birthday...

Hello & Happy Wednesday Everyone!
How's your week going so far? Mine is going
pretty good, since it'll be a short work week!
Only a few weeks left til Spring Break! 😉
And YES I'm counting down the days! hahahaha

As you all know.. I make cards for the staff
at the school I work for - So I'll be posting LOTS
of Birthday cards - Hope you don't mind -

Today, I have 2 cards to share - I told you on Friday
that I got lots of new dies - so of course I want to
try them ALL out! I mean who wouldn't? Am I right? 😁



I made a Female & Male version of this card - Using Distress inks
and some AWESOME dies!! I so LOVE the way they both turned out
Metal Dies ROCK! LOL Just sayin' 😋


The Cool Musical die is from Memory Box - I was so impressed
with how great it cut through the cardstock with adhesive on the back -
I cut the Musical Birthday die out 4 x's to make that my main
focal point - The Distress inks I used on this card are - Carved Pumpkin,
Peacock Feather, Cracked Pistachio, & Picked Raspberry - 
I HAD to add some Clear Wink of Stella 
to the word as well.. Gotta have some sparkle!
The Background die is called (Circle Flower Background Die) and it's
a Gina Marie Designs die - Scrapbook Outlet



This turned out AWESOME!!! I love the distress inks I chose
for this one - Old Paper, Pumice Stone, & Frayed Burlap
The Background die is another Gina Marie Designs called
(Stud Dot Argyle Background) - Scrapbook Outlet
It cut out all those tiny dots - Way cool!! I also cut
some stars with the burlap 6x6 paper stack by DCWV

Both cards are popped up with some fun foam for
a little more dimension -

-- Additional Supplies Used --

Cardstock - Stampin' Up, Georgia Pacific
Big Shot, Ranger Round Blending Tool
Stitched Card Mat die - My Favorite Things
Star Dies - Little B
Glitter Enamel dots on Female card - Freckled Fawn
Black Enamel dots on Male card - Eyelet Outlet
Bitty Sparkle Gems - CTMH


Thanks so much for stopping by!
Have a FABULOUS DAY!!!

Theresa

21 comments:

  1. Beautiful cards. Really love the colored one. Makes me think about tie dyes. :)

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  2. Beautiful cards!! love the musical die!!

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  3. Oh, I love these!! That musical die is fabulous (metal dies do rock!!) The colors are gorgeous!! Beautiful cards, my friend!! Have a great day!! Big hugs :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

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  4. Gorgeous cards! I love the background dies you used, they are definitely on my wishlist! The backgrounds of your cards look amazing!

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  5. Love both of these. Those gorgeous inked backgrounds and LOOOVE your new dies! Beautiful cards!

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  6. Wow! Love them both! Those are the coolest dies I've ever seen! Love the background effect!! ❤️❤️❤️

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  7. Great cards - I love the dies & wow I love the backgrounds _ I need to start to get more creative with this -
    Lord knows I have the stuff! it just looks so pretty on my shelf !! LOL LOL
    You make such nice cards!!

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  8. Wow! These are awesome! I sure do like your backgrounds, but that brown is a favorite with the burlap stars.

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  9. I love seeing those background dies from GMD in action! At first I didn't know if they were something that I would want/use, but seeing how neat they look on your cards has prompted me to add them to my wishlist! I really love the argyle dot card. The colors you distressed with and the burlap stars are perfect together. P.S. Color blending with the distress inks is also something I JUST started so I will be experimenting with that too :)

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  10. WOWZERS!!!!! These are totally awesome Theresa!!! I sooooo love that die!!!!

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  11. These are FABULOUS! I love the backgrounds and fun dies you used!
    Sherrie K

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  12. Your cards are so cute! They are both awesome but I really love the male version! Cool new dies!

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  13. Both cards are BEAUTIFUL. Theresa!! I love the gorgeous backgrounds and the dies you used!!
    Have a great day, my friend.
    Gerda

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  14. Gorgeous cards my friend! I love the fun birthday die!!
    Have a wonderful day,
    Migdalia
    Crafting with Creative M

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  15. I love seeing your bday cards! They are always fabulous and inspiring!! Love how you made both versions <3

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  16. These are wonderful!! Love the colors !!

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  17. Those are really cool cards! I love them both.

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  18. ooooohhhh...these are FUN! I love both versions! The colors are fabulous on the girly version and I love the texture on the male version. The musical birthday die is awesome, the black just really pops on both of your wonderful cards!

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  19. Love your inked backgrounds - both are so very pretty. The music die is very pretty too.

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  20. WOW! I really love how you did your backgrounds on these cards! They both look totally amazing!

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