This is the second card I made with this new die from My Favorite Things. I saw Laura Bassen create a shaped card and decided to give it a try.
I had leftover cake pieces from the previous card I made. So I decided to use them on this card. I cut the frosting layer from turquoise blue cardstock and then laid it on the edge of a folded ivory cardbase and traced around it. I carefully cut it out with scissors creating a small cake card. Three layers of turquoise frosting were cut and adhered together with liquid glue. The "HAPPY" sticks were adhered in place with liquid glue between the top and second layers. The leftover chocolate cake strips were then adhered in place with liquid glue as well.
I liked it, but it was pretty small. So I decided to glue the cake card onto a rectangle of Kraft cardstock that was dry embossed with the Cuttlebug Happy Birthday folder. I blended Distress Vintage Photo Ink on the raised portion of the rectangle and adhered the cake card in the center, just over the word "birthday." You couldn't see this secondary sentiment very well, so I decided to emboss just the word "birthday" onto a rectangle of the turquoise cardstock, matted it with dark brown cardstock and adhered it over that word below the cake.
I could see a little bit of white around the dark brown strips so I took out a Copic Markers to color the cake below the strips. I accidentally got some marker on the embossed rectangle and so I decided to scatter confetti all around the cake to cover up my mistake.
I decided to mat the embossed rectangle with leftover turquoise cardstock and this unique birthday card was done.
· My Favorite Things Happy Cake Day Die
· Cuttlebug Happy Birthday Embossing Folder
· Gina K. Designs Base Weight Dark Chocolate, Skelton Leaves, and Turquoise Sea Cardstock
· Gina K. Designs Layering Weight and Base Weight Ivory Cardstock
· Paper Accents Gold Glitter Cardstock
· Distress Vintage Photo Ink
· Simon Says Stamp Big Mama Foam Tape
· Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive
· Kokuyo Dotliner Long Adhesive