Beautiful Day Birthday Card Set


I've spent the last couple of days working on some upcoming deadlines, well, that's until I got stuck and couldn't make a thing I liked!  I spent 3 hours on Saturday throwing away each and every piece I made.  When creative time makes me cranky, it's time to switch gears!  So after dinner I decided to just play with my stamps.  I haven't done a challenge in ages, so I set out for one that inspired me.  I found this Freshly Made Sketches #217 and I knew it'd be perfect to use with the Beautiful Day stamp set that I recently got.


While I had my MISTI out, I figured I may as well go ahead and make a few cards at once.  I tried out some different colors for layering stamps which was great, but I didn't get all of the layers on perfectly.  All is good, I had a blast doing it anyway!

In the end I wound up not using a sentiment strip across my card, but thank you FMS for getting my mojo flowing once again! You'll be happy to know that I took out the same products I was throwing away on Saturday and made a card I liked in 10 minutes flat.  Funny how that goes!

*I've listed the inks for the individual flowers under each photo and the rest of the products at the end of the post.


 Ink:  Wild Mango, Miami Spice (WPlus9) Cajun Craze (SU)




 Ink:  Little Piggy, Sweet Gelato, Cranberry Crush (WPlus9)




 Ink:  Lake House, Falling for Blue, Nautical Navy (WPlus9)




 Ink:  Bloomsberry, Cockleshell (WPlus9) Elegant Eggplant (SU)



Supplies
Ink:  Last Leaf (WPlus9)  Old Olive (SU)
Paper:  Whisper White (SU) Kraft (WPlus9)
Accessories: MISTI, Side-Stitched Rectangle Dies (Lil' Inker Designs)


20 comments:

Linda Callahan said...

Your flowers are gorgeous! You inked them perfectly! So glad you shared this beautiful set at FMS!

Lynn said...

A gorgeous set of cards. Love them Maureen! Glad your cranky crafty time turned into happy crafty time!

Shelly said...

Seriously, these are GORGEOUS!! Love!
And sometimes things all work out when we just relax some, yeah?... ;)

Jen Timko said...

Beautiful! Love them in every color!! So glad to see you at FMS and Happy New Year!

Kristie Goulet said...

These are absolutely gorgeous! Love the colors and the Beautiful Day stamp set! So YOU! ;)

pcm said...

stunning!

Jen Brum said...

What a gorgeous set of cards! Love that beautiful flower! Such lovely colours! Looks amazing with the Kraft! Thanks for joining us this week at Freshly Made Sketches!

Nora N. said...

Wow!! These are totally stunning!!! Love the fun color combos you used!!

Aileen (mum) said...

Absolutely beautiful set of cards. Love all the different colours.

Michelle said...

What a beautiful set of cards, Maureen! I love them!

Teresa Doyle said...

These are just stunning, Maureen! Great work!

Sharon Jones said...

Wowza, Mo...I LOVE them all! Great job at stamping these!

Patricia Parsons said...

Maureen I think these cards are so striking. Beautiful colour combinations. Thanks very much for sharing them with us.

Michelle Daigle said...

Gorgeous cards!

wienerhoneymooners said...

IN LOVE with these Maureen!!!!!!

sai ch said...

Wow beautiful birthday wishes card set.

Susan White said...

Beautiful cards!! I love the color combos you chose.

BVS Neha said...

Awesome Happy birthday wishes card set loving one.

Dharani Changanti said...

Birthday card set is gorgeous , Many Birthday wishes to Maureen Merritt hope to all dreams come true

Birthday Wishes said...

Birthday cards are Gorgeous, Send Birthday wishes who are very special to you and remember you for ever

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