Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Theme Week - Birthdays - Day 3

Welcome Back to Theme Week!
Birthday Wishes
Monday 5/21 – Saturday 5/26

This month, because my birthday is on Monday (5/28) I thought a good theme would be Birthdays!  Birthday greetings are the most popular and, let’s face it, there are more of them than actual holidays. Be sure to comment at the bottom of this post to be entered is a Very Special drawing.  I will be sending one of you a Birthday Gift from me!

Today I wanted to share how a simple change can make a big difference. Both cards use the Painted Glass stamp and same basic colors.  The first card is one I made at a recent Stampin’ Up! event.  It uses the some Coming-Soon New Products: Graceful Glass Vellum,  In Color: Lovely Lipstick card stock and ink, 2 New Blends Marker (Dark) Colors in Lovely Lipstick  and Pineapple Punch (another new In Color) and 1/8” Cord-black.

Stampin’ Up! Version

My Version

In my version of the card I use the same Graceful Glass Vellum, just cut in a different direction, and rather the stamp the sentiment in Memento Black, I used the new In Color; Lovely Lipstick.  I also changed the Blends by replacing Lovely Lipstick with Dark Pool Party.  What made the big difference is that I cut a piece of Whisper White card stock and placed it behind the vellum.  This made the colors brighter.

Which one do you like better? I’d love to know!  Leave me a   Please let me know if you have any questions by leaving a comment (below the product photos).  I love to read comments from viewers. Don’t forget I will be sending a special gift to one of you!

The products I used for these cards are not currently available, but they will be next week!  You can contact me if you want me to place an order for you, or come on back next week the links at the bottom of this post will be working. 

Until Next time . . .
                   Hugs, Karie B.

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