Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Happy Birthday Julie

 Howdy Crafters - I and giving this birthday card to my dear friend Julie at work who is turning 50. She is a totally southern sweetheart - I love her to pieces! 
I learned the Distress Ink Lifting Technique  at Mod Squad Challenge - it is fun and easy to do - thanks for stopping by and have a blessed week - Gail
White cardstock for base of card
Scor-Pal for scoring base of card
Glitter flower cardstock for mat
White cards for stamping message
Two strips of matching Glitter flower cardstock
for white mat
Distress Lifting Technique
Tim Holtz - Distress Inks  Cracked Pistachio, Fossilized Amber and Mermaid Lagoon
Watercolor paper by Tim Holtz
close up of distressed Lifting butterflies
Versamark Embossing ink - my pad is dirty so I think that is why my butterflies are not as white
White embossing powder
Pop up tape behind the butterflies
Butterflies and die cuts by Our Daily Bread
CAS-ual Fridays Stamp Sentiment from the Lovely Greet Set

It would be an honor to share with

Mod Squad Distress Lifting Technique Challenge #1

CHN Patterned Paper Challenge

Crop Stop - AG - Linky #18 Distress Inks can be purchased at Crop Stop #1

Our Daily Bread - Anything that grows - a butterfly grows from a Caterpillar to a lovely butterfly #1

Simon Says Monday - Flora and Fauna - Flower cardstock and butterflies #3


  1. Fabulous card design and I love the bps. Thanks fo rjoining us at CHPPC, good luck with the challenge. hugs Shirleyxxxxxx

  2. Very cute card, the whole design is gorgeous :-)

    thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge
    Lols x x x

  3. BEAUTIFUL card! Loving those sweet butterflies.....gorgeous colors. Your coworker will adore this creation! Thanks so much for playing along with us at The Mod Squad Challenge Donna, Challenge Host.

  4. Always good to learn a new technique. I've not tried it yet. Have a Bee-utiful day!
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

  5. Brilliant card, love those butterflies and your colour choices.

  6. Fabulous card love that image and your bps. Thanks for joining us at CHPPC, good luck with the challenge. hugs Shirleyxxxxx

  7. Another wonderful card Gail! I love the dp, and the simplistic design! Thank you so much for joining us at ODBD Shining the Light challenge this week with your beautiful creation!



It is always and honor & blessing to have you stop by - may your day be filled with Joy & Happiness - God Bless you today & Always - ~ Gail ~