Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Bestest Wishes

Hello there! A couple of weekends ago I spent three full days stamping away at The Craft House in Kansas with 16 amazing friends!!! I loved every minute of it! Lots of laughs, tons of inspiration, and so much fun! I hope to have a chance to do it all again soon! Spending time with these girls is soooo good for the soul!

During the retreat I had a chance to borrow some fabulous MFT goodies including: Birthday Wishes & Balloons Stamp Set, Make A Wish Stamp Set, Die-namics Birthday Candles, and Die-namics Wonky Stitched Rectangle STAX. These were the perfect ingredients for creating a birthday card for a special friend. I put the final touches on the card a couple of days ago. Here's how it turned out:

We were surrounded by rainbows at The Craft House, so I couldn't resist using a rainbow color palette for the candles on this card. The flames were die-cut and then colored with Copic markers. I also added a touch of sparkle to each flame with a Clear Wink Of Stella glitter pen.

I'm playing along with the Seize the Birthday Challenge: Anything Goes.

Hope your week is off to a great start!

Thanks for visiting!

Stamps: Birthday Wishes & Balloons, Make A Wish (My Favorite Things)
Ink: Coral Berry, Forest Glades (Altenew); Orange Soda, Passion Flower (Hero Arts); Coastal Cabana (Stampin' Up); Onyx Black Versafine (Tsukineko)
Cardstock: Rustic White, Simply Chartreuse (Papertrey Ink)
Dies: Die-namics Birthday Candles, Die-namics Wonky Stitched Rectangle STAX (My Favorite Things)
Markers: Copic Sketch
Glitter Pen: Clear Wink Of Stella (Zig)
Adhesive: Scor-Tape (Scor-Pal); Stampin' Dimensionals (Stampin' Up)   


Lisa Elton said...

Sounds like a wonderful time!! Your card is adorable, love those candles!!

Patti said...

Lisa! this card is just adorable!! I envy your crafty time!!

So happy you joined us at Seize The Birthday!! we hope you'll join us often.


Karen B. said...

I wanna go!! What an awesome birthday card!

Aileen said...

Wonderful card, your colouring is so bright and cheery. Love it

Jen W. said...

Now that sounds like a pretty brilliant way to spend a long weekend! :D Such a bright and happy card and I love the shading on the flames.

Greta said...

Hi Lisa--how wonderful to have a stamping retreat--on my wishlist, as are those MFT candles! Your card is so festive & beautiful--a treasure for your friend!

Diane Jaquay said...

Totally adore this card, Lisa! I'm so bummed I wasn't able to come to Kansas, there were so many people there I would have loved to meet, including YOU!!