Thursday, March 3, 2011

Belated birthday card using Taylored Expressions

I know, I know...I was such a horrible blogger this past week!  It has been one of those weeks where I have a million an one deadlines due all at the same time.  I can breathe easier now that I checked off a bunch of things.  My daughter turned 15 over this last weekend, so I dedicated my time to her and my son, so it made this week a little nutty.
So, one late night last week.  I placed an order to Taylored Expressions.  I have had my eye on a few sets, so it was time to purchase them.  My stamps came in the mail yesterday, and I made this card last night with one of them.  The stamp can be seen here.  It is called Belated Birthday - Stand Out.  For those of you not familiar with TE stamps, they are made out of a deeply etched red rubber (so you will get a nice stamped impression), and mounted on cling.  So they will cling to your clear blocks.
I stamped the image onto white card stock, then colored in the image using Copic markers.  I did use a lot of colors (too many to list), but they were mostly in the red family.  Once my image was colored in, I cut/embossed the card stock using a Spellbinders Large Labels die template.  I then placed it onto my card (yellow card stock & MME Stella & Rose 6x6 paper) using foam tape.  
This is a simple design, but I think it pops because of the coloring (just my opinion lol), especially the reds.  It wasn't until I was done, that I realized it was a nice but weird color combination, lots of contrast going on, but I like it.
If you are like me, you can get cards out late this is the perfect set for us last minute Lucy's.


Jennifer said...

What a cute card!! Love the sweet image!! (=

JOAN said...

Super cute!! Love the colors.

justsomestuffimade said...

Eeee! So sweet Latisha! I love your bright and vibrant colour choices. They make for a really happy card ;)
Have a good weekend, Ruth S

DJreflections said...

This card is darling! What did you use to color the birds? And I would like to see how you finished the inside.

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