Monday, March 27, 2017

Masculine 75th Birthday Box Card

Here's another milestone birthday box card. This is using blue and brown tones to create a masculine feeling.  Recollections Kraft card stock used for the base.  Stampin-Up Brilliant Blue and Ballet Blue card stock used as the accent colors.  Recollections Designer Paper used for the back panel, box, and flaps. Edges are inked using brown ink. Finished card size (flat) is 6" x 6-1/2".
 Side view:
 Left and right flaps: La-la Land Crafts Balloon die found here:
Front flap uses the La-la Land Crafts Balloon Die streamers cut in Recollections Kraft card stock and Stampin-Up Ballet Blue card stock. Cottage Cutz Birthday Tag Topper Die is popped after paper pieces the various colors. Add Gold Stickles to the candle flame. Punch a 1-1/2" circle for the Tag Topper backing in Kraft card stock. "Chuck" is cut using my Silhouette Ariel Font, then popped with foam squares.
 Back panel is embellished using the La-la Land Crafts Balloon Die.
 2nd panel is die cut using Echo Park Birthday Cake die:  the cake is adhered to a clear piece of acetate.
 The "75" is cut using Papertrey Ink By the Numbers Die found here:.  It is adhered to a piece of clear acetate.
 Card flat ready for mailing:
 Back panel die cut message from Papertrey Ink Text Block Message Die found here:
 Inside the box is stamped using Lawn Fawn Just for You stamp set:
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Monday, March 20, 2017

90Th Birthday Asian Box Card

Here's another box card for a milestone birthday.  Details are below. Red Cardstock is used as the base for this card. Mats are Washi Paper and Brushed Gold card stock from Hanko Designs found here. The Asian Tassel Die can be found here on Ali Express.  Finished card size 6-1/2" x 6-1/2" (flat).
Side view:
Front flap: Gold plastic coins are adhered using adhesive foam.  Tassel has a black card stock mat and popped with foam squares.  Tie a single knot gold cord bow on top of the tassel for further embellishment.  Name is cut using Silhouette Ariel font
Frantic Stamper Cherry Branch Fan Die used on the right and left flaps which can be purchased from Hanko Designs found here. Fan  is popped with foam squares and topped with a single knot gold cord bow. The small gold plastic coin is popped with foam squares, too
  Ellentina Cutting Die TSD009 Happy Birthday Die is on the back panel, popped with foam squares
Echo Park Birthday Cake Die used along with Cuttlebug Swiss Dots Embossing Folder used on the cake. A clear acetate panelis used to prop the cake up.
 Papertrey Ink By the Numbers Die found here. Die cut the numbers twice: Offset using the Black card stock. A clear acetate panel is used to prop up the numbers.
 Back panel: Hero Arts Today and Always CG281 Stamp Set used for the back message.
Frantic Stamper Cherry Branch Fan Die adhered to the top of the back panel (Die can be purchased from Hanko Designs found here.)
 Here is the box card flat for mailing:
 Of course, a special envelope made using my Silhouette to cut:
 In the underside of the box card, a special stamped note from Lawn Fawn Just for You Stamp Set
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