Retiring In Colors Showcase - Grapefruit Grove Floral Birthday Card

Publish Date: 
3/17/2020
Grapefruit Grove Floral Birthday Card | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

This second card is alot like the first. To change it up, this card is horizontal, and it uses the scalloped border (yesterday's used the negative of this border). I kept the sentiment simple and think I could have added a mat or two like yesterday's card, but I wanted to show that it also works to keep sentiments small and simple. 

I did use a different technique to color the foil background. I sponged using Stampin' Up!s very inexpensive sponge brayer in an Ombre pattern from light at the top to dark at the bottom. I then sponged darker on two of the flower centers using a finger dauber. The solid edge is a tiny bit darker than I liked, but was the closest match. I used gold baker's twine that I colored with a light Pumpkin Pie Blend marker and finished this one with Frosted Epoxy Drops.

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Comments

beautiful colors... Nice sentiment placemnent. Love the paper.

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