Good morning sweet friends, I have a birthday card to share today. You may have figured out that style-wise, I love corners. They make for some of the easiest cards that can be made because of all the configuration options they afford. Four corners together make a faux background that you can frame giving you lots of possibilities. The inspiration for my card came from this fairly new D-Lite, Spellbinders Corners and Accents Two. I cut the die four times and used a glue dot on the far corners of the motif to square them up and make a frame. For the interior part of the frame I used Spellbinders Marvelous Squares and I edged it with gold to give it a little bit of pop. Then I popped up a small frame made using Spellbinders Fleur de Lis Squares and Spellbinders Classic Squares SM.
I used a set of stamps from Anna Griffin that was the perfect square size for my frame. Then, finished up with pearls, flowers and a bow!
|CRAFT SUPPLIES I USED|
|Rubber Stamps: Anna Griffin
Craft Paper: Neenah Classic Crest – Natural White – 80lb Smooth, Digital Paper from Iralamija
Ink: Versamark and Gold Detail Embossing Powder
Accessories: Spellbinders Corners and Accents Two, Spellbinders Marvelous Squares, Spellbinders Fleur de Lis Squares, Spellbinders Classic Squares SM, The Paper Studio Pearls, Mulberry Flowers, May Arts Silk Ribbon, Pearl Brad
Calli Medved on Comment #22 asked how to isolate the quadrant of digital paper to enlarge it. Calli, it will depend on which application you use – if working in Photoshop you can open the .jpg then crop just the part of design paper you want then make sure your layer is unlocked. Create a new blank page the size you want (my panel was cut down to 5-1/2″ square), drag your cropped design paper onto this new page and ‘control-t’ to transform it pulling on the handles to enlarge as needed. Then print. Other options include Photoshop Elements and Gimp or the print utility on Windows computers. Hope this helps :-)
Stunning Becca, just stunning. Love the design and use of dies.
Love & hugs
Jacquie J xxx
I love it!!!! Georges card, as usual :) I absolutely adore your creations. You are a great inspiration. Have a lovely day :)
Lovely….. simply lovely !! You sure do an amazing job with your layering
and I really like how you highlight just the edge of the one die with the gold to give it that just right pop !! Pink, white and a touch of gold…. perfect combination !!
You always make the most beautiful creations. Do you have a tutorial out on how to make the bow? Your bows are just perfect. If you have a tutorial please give me the link.
Simply beautiful Becca!
Hi Becca, As always, this card is so very elegant and very, very pretty, lovely soft colours and those gorgeous corners provide a fabulous frame for the sentiment.
Lots of love from Patricia xx
Beautiful card as always! Can you tell me where you got the flowers and what they’re called? They look lie the little posies I made out of frosting for cakes. Lovely!
This is stunning! Love your use of corners.
Good afternoon Becca,
I don’t know about wishing us the “Very Best Birthday”, this is just about the “Very Best Card”. You certainly inspire me, thank you and God Bless on this lovely Sunday xx.
Why is it ………no matter how many Dies I have……. there is still that little one….. that makes your card beautiful, and guess what! I don’t have it !!!!!
Love today’s card Becca!
Your card is just beautiful as always ,
Have a lovely Sunday
God bless .
Elaine H X
Another amazing and beautiful card here today Becca. Your work is as usual just perfect and sooo fabulous and elegant. I absolutely love it.
Sooooo pretty! And you certainly have a way with corners!
Anne (UK) x
Such a beautiful card to greet us this morning. You are so creative and your ideas are lovely. The colors are so soft and feminine. Anyone would be happy to receive this. I would like to ask if it would be possible to add the finished size of your card to your printed information. Looking forward to seeing your next wonderful creation.
Your cards are always very beautiful, with die cuts that you use to perfection. I have a question that I hope will not offend. You always give the layer information, but sometimes, in fact, quite often, it is very difficult to see what exactly you have done with the layers without doing tons of research to other sites to be able to ‘see’ the cuts you have used. If you could show in your post a picture of each cut as you mention them. I know, a lot more work for you.
I know you link in the supplies list, and that is helpful, but to be able to just see what you are explaining as you go would help so much.
Thank you – Julie
So very beautiful! I love it!
Hi Becca, your card is just lovely, as always! Thank you for sharing it.
Have a great week.
Another lovely card – dont know how you it time after time after time – what a talented lady you are – thanks for sharing and inspiring.
Beautiful I love all the cards you make thanks for sharing
Such a pretty card Becca, lovely colours and your corners are perfect!
ABSOLUTELY MAGNIFICENT! :D
This is beautiful. I downloaded the background paper from Iralamija. But it’s a collage of 4. i can’t figure out how to use just the upper right corner of the collage as your background piece. Any help?
So beautiful, Becca!
You just continue to amaze me with your beautiful combo of dies, absolutely gorgeous!
That is just the most “yummy” card! I love all of that lacy prettiness!! Thank you for the inspiration!!
Absolutely stunning card! Love the filigree in the corners!
Hi Becca. A beautiful sweet card again. The backing paper is so pretty. Take care.
Gorgeous card Becca and the corners are so pretty. Love your parking lot feature too as it is nice to be able to get more information on some of the projects. xx
stunning , love the background paper
Another fabulous card. Love the sentiment and the wonderful layers. Thanks for the details.
Your cards are always filled with technique ideas that help us learn and grow….and this one is no exception! I never thought to use the corners to create a frame! Duh!!! I know I have some corners already cut and stored in my “Die Cuts” drawer. Going to go play with the possibilities. Thank you!
Good afternoon Becca,
oh what a bonnie card this one is with the beautiful paper behind the beautiful die cut corners. I love it when you go all girly on us because your cards are so sweet and pretty they could do any age of girl from 4 to 104. I hope whoever gets this card on their birthday loves it everybit as much as us.
Thank you Becca for the inspiration that you set on fire when you bring us something new.
Love and crafty hugs
Questions–Where do I find the links for the completed articles on the 31 Days to a Frugal Crafter and the 31 Days to Organization? I have tried to locate and cannot find.
Thanks for your help.