You Grow Sweeter Every Year Birthday Card with Crafty Secrets
HAPPY FRIDAY, EVERYBODY! It’s gonna be a good weekend, I can feel it. And to get it started on the right foot, I’m sharing a fun birthday card with you! Take a look:
Get it?! She’s baking sweet treats and she gets sweeter every year – bah-dum chhh! I was browsing through my Crafty Secrets collection looking for inspiration when I came across the sentiment in the Garden Style Digital Art Stamps. I thought it was adorable, but wanted to emphasize the “sweet” rather than the “growing” part of the sentiment, so I left the Garden stamps and started the search for baked goods. I found just what I was looking for in my “Homemade” Images and Journal Notes booklet.
I cut out the image and used my Vintage Photo distress ink to make it look…well…vintage 😛 Then, I covered it in VersaMark and clear embossing powder and heated it through. I embossed it once more, let it cool, then crumpled it a little to create small folds and cracks in the embossing. I rubbed more Vintage Photo over the image (which was indeed starting to look like a vintage photo) to make the cracks stand out a little better, wiped off the excess, et voila! From a plain paper image to a vintage photo! How cool!
Luckily, there was another image in the Homemade Images booklet to fit the theme. I gave it the same treatment and put it on the inside:
The “Happy Birthday” wasn’t a stamp in the Garden Style set – BUT – the digital set comes with the font for you to download! I love that I can type any message I’d like and it matches the font on the outside. Hooray for consistency! It makes my perfectionist self very happy.
That’s it for me today! I hope you enjoyed today’s card, and I hope you have a fantastic weekend!