Monday, October 8, 2018

Happy 23rd Birthday!

I used the fun new Simon Says Stamp Birthday Numbers stamps/dies set to make a couple cards for my amazing Noah's birthday this month!!...
He IS Noah, so rainbows are totally a MUST(he is MY rainbow, and although I love rainbows, he is  the reason I REALLY love rainbows like I do!!)
This first card was actually my second card, when the first one didn't turn out as I planned.  For this card, I stamped, embossed, and die cut the numbers.  I used an acetate sheet as a "ruler" on the letters, to color them with a striped patten.  My coloring with markers wasn't perfect, but it turned out pretty good.  I simply moved the piece of acetate up the number, coloring the number up to the end of the acetate, using acetate, I could see where I was and where I wanted to be.  I stamped the candles and flames from the Simon Birthday Borders stamp set with my MISTI for positioning.  I also added a sentiment from the Tiny Words stamp set.  I added some Wink of Stella glitter to my numbers:)!  Here's a close up

This second card was actually my first attempt, but it went through some changes before it made the cut...
I used strips of patterned paper, adhered to a light weight piece of cardstock, then stamped the numbers onto the striped papers.  I THOUGHT I was going to cut out the patterned paper numbers and add them onto stamped and die cut numbers, but they just didn't look right...😞.  Soooo, I left them as they were, without the depth, over a border of "HAPPY BIRTHDAY" stamped sentiments.  I stamped the sentiments with my MISTI for perfect placement.  I did, however, stamp from top to bottom of an entire card, but another of the things that didn't make it, I cut two of them off, added a black strip, and popped up over a blue patterned piece of cardstock, like the patterned paper of the numbers.  Here's a close up...
These numbers are fun...and have wonderful possibilities, colored, made from patterned paper, die cut or hand cut...FUN!!   Thanks for visiting me today!! Hugs!! Lisa


  1. Lisa, both of your cards look great! Can't say which one I like more...
    Rainbows are my big love too, cause I enjoy colors everywhere in my life.

    Big wishes for the upcoming birthday to Noah and your whole family - enjoy the party together!

    Greetings from Wiebke (KomMa-designed)

  2. These are both awesome cards Lisa, love the numbers with the rainbow colours.
    Happy Birthday to your Noah!

  3. Very happy cards! Love the colors! Happy B'day, to Noah.

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I so appreciate your comments...thank you, so much, for taking the time to write:)!! Hugs!! Lisa