Saturday, April 6, 2013

April Birthdays Continue: Cards in Yellow and Gray

Yellow and Gray Birthdays

I wasn't kidding about April being birthday month for me. Here are two more cards for April birthdays. These use papers from Teresa Collins, Cosmo Cricket, and Recollections.

On a personal note, today would have been my daddy's 76th birthday so Happy Birthday Daddy.
For the first card I used:

Yellow and Silver Birthday
  • 5x7 white card ( made mine from heavy cardstock)
  • Cosmo Cricket yellow leaf paper
  • Teresa Collins yellow and gray floral paper
  • Silver paper
  • Washi Tape
  • Baker's Twine
  • Charm
I trimmed the yellow leaf paper to 4.75x6.75 then trimmed the silver and floral papers to 4x6 and tore the edges of the floral paper. Wrapped coordinating baker's twine around this panel and tied a small silver charm to the middle.

Stamped the birthday candle and sentiment ( also Teresa Collins) using yellow inks on white paper scraps, trimmed w/ decorative edge scissors and mounted on paper scraps. Assembled card as show using foam dots to add the candle and sentiment panels. Dotted the candles with silver liquid pearls and added coordinating washi tape.

Yellow and Gray Irises

For the second card, construction was the same. This time I used the reverse side of the Teresa Collins paper , a washed yellow, with a damask print gray paper For the focal I used dimensional stickers by K&Co, and a coordinating piece of green washi tape to match the leaves. Finished with silver and white polka dotted washi tape.

Yellow Irises

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11 comments:

Deb Ochs-LaGrone said...

Both gorgeous cards! Love the color combo you used and the stickers are beautiful! Great job!
~Deb~
CDAC DT Member
A Look Through My Eyes

Cindy said...

Yellow and gray is a perfect combo! Love your cards. Good job.

Sandy said...

I really like your b/day cards, the
colors are perfect together and all
the April b/days in your life.
Happy Birthday to your dad.... now
me, I have Me, daughter, niece, cousin
my dear brother who left us 26 years
ago, there must be more?
I enjoyed your post!
Happy April
Sandy

Michelle L. said...

Loverly! And wow, those yellow iris stickers are kinda mind blowing!

thepaintedapron.com said...

Your cards are always so beautiful and detailed!
Jenna

lindalou said...

These are just beautiful. Makes me want to go out and buy more yellow for all my April cards. (April is a big month for us as well with 6 birthdays coming up.)

Erin Sipes said...

I love these and have to agree with Michelle those iris stickers are amazing!

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Laura / The Shed by Pet Scribbles said...

Love those Iris dimensional stickers too! Your cards are always beautifully put together so effortlessly - at least it always appears that way!

Niki said...

ooh...so pretty. I love Yellow and Gray together.

Laura @ House Of Joyful Noise said...

These are beautiful!
My sister makes lots of handmade cards, and I just started a board just for her on my Pinterest, so I can save great ideas for her there. Pinning this her right now!
-Laura