March 13, 2014

Birthday Wishes!

Hey everybody,

Sharing with you a card I made for CAS(E) this Sketch #68 and CASE Study #182 using die cut inlay technique. Here is the new sketch from CAS(E) this Sketch which is designed by Joni Andaya.

Coincidentally, CAS(E) Study Challenge #182 muse is Joni Andaya as well 🙂  So I decided to combine both the challenges. Clever hun! lol!

So here is my take on both the challenges.

Birthday wishes

I sponged a white card stock panel with Pickled Raspberry and Peacock Feather Distress Inks and spattered some water. I l then let the water dry on its own. Once dry, I die-cut the Hero Arts Palm Fancy Die from the panel. On another white card stock, I sponged some Mowed Lawn Distress Ink and die-cut the Hero Arts Fancy Die Palm. I inlayed the Mowed Lawn Palm die cut into the negative of the other panel and glued all the bits and pieces into its place.
 On a separate piece of card stock, I sponged Spiced Marmalade Distress Ink and die cut an oval then die-cut the Palm die at an angle. I once again inlayed the Pink Palm die-cut out of the initial panel into the negative of the oval. I glued all the bits and pieces into their corresponding places.
 I hope I am not confusing you! It is all sponging, die cutting and inlaying. Once I  inlayed the pink Palm into the orange oval die-cut. I stamped the sentiment from Simon Says Stamp Birthday Messages stamp set over it. I adhered this stamped inlayed oval die-cut using foam squares. Finally I accented with wood grain sequins. Here is the close up.
Birthday wishes closeup
This card looks clean and simple and involves two techniques. I enjoyed the process of making this card. Love how it turned out. Hope you like it.

Thanks for stopping by!

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  1. Love your card, Gayatri – the bright colors are wonderful!

  2. I just saw ur card on fb and hopped on to ur blog….its super gorgeoussss Gayatri.Loved the way u implemented the card sketch and off course loved d colors too.

  3. WOW this is absolutely stunning.

  4. Very clever – not so much that you combined two challenges, but what you did with this card – its AMAZING! Love it!

  5. Like it? love it! A real stunner!

  6. I love your bright and happy card.

  7. Wow, this is gorgeous, Gayatri!

  8. Totally stunning! So eye-catching!

  9. Oh my,this card is amazing!! I love everything about it! Stunning!!

  10. OMG Gayarti!! This card is awesome!! I need to try this out. Thanks for the inspiration and for explaining your process.

    Hugs 🙂

  11. LOVE the bright colors and that palm is so very awesome!

  12. Lordy Mercy! This is fantastic!!!!! I gotta try it!!!

  13. Vibrant colors are so lively. Well done & beautiful.

  14. WOW!!

  15. Oh wow, this is beautiful!!! Love it!. 🙂

  16. This is so bright & fun!! Love the tropical feel of it!

  17. Gorgeous Card and so much detail work. Great job and thanks for sharing

  18. Wow what a stunning card…so colorful and vibrant…love your die technique!! Awesome!

  19. WOW! Beautiful card!

  20. Okay Gayatri, this is only the most amazing thing I have ever seen!!! How did you even envision it? I'm just in awe 🙂

  21. I am completely smitten with sponging and flicking right now, so ill adore your card…and the colors? I'll be dreaming about this one tonight!

  22. This is stunning! You knocked it out of the park, WOW!!! Thanks so much for sharing your talents with us at CASE Study this week!

  23. Wow you just blew me out of the water with this one…gorgeous and so tropical!

  24. stunning Gayatri. I saw this on HA FB page as well. It is so beautiful with such fabulous bright colours.

  25. Wow! This is stunning! I love those colours, and the inlaying is superb!

  26. Such a beautiful card.

  27. Just hopped over from CASE study. Congrats on your win:) Your card is amazing, spectacular and fantastic! 😀

  28. Love this bright happy card!

  29. It's no wonder you won the challenge. This card is absolutely amazing.

  30. This is truly a stunning card. This is my first visit to your site, but I LOVE what you do with color! I'm a big fan of distress inks and you've given me some great inspiration. Thanks!

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