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Tuesday, 2 August 2011

JustRite Christmas Birthday Card

Hello Everybody!

This card was designed for Dolce Stamps and Cards. This month we are featuring JustRite Stamps and I am really enjoying them!

This is a quick simple card to make! This image reminded me of Christmas and how I always scramble in December to make a birthday card for my friend who has a birthday right before Christmas. Now I won't be scrambling this year!!

I colored the image by scribbling with a marker on an acrylic block and picking up the ink with a blender Pen. I do this when I don't have all the colors in ink pads I want to use. I added Stardust stickles to the pine cones and some Xmas Red Stickles to the heart on the birdhouse and the berries. The circles were cut with Spellbinders Circles. The main image was popped up with some EK 3D Dots. Keeping this card very simple I only embossing one layer with the Sizzix Damask Embossing Folder and added some Nail Heads in the corners and 2 small red bows. It feels good to get ahead of the December cards!

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Stamps~ JustRite Birdhouses
Ink~ Stazon Black, Markers
Embellishments~ Stickers 5mm Nail Heads, Stickles- Xmas Red, Stickles- Stardust, 1/8th Red Satin Ribbon, EK 3D Dots,
Tools~ Spellbinders Circles, Sizzix Tim Holtz Damask Embossing Folder, Blender Pen, Acrylic Block, Just Rite 3 1/4” dia wooden stamper
Paper~ The PaperCut Jellybean Green (Earth Variety Pack), White

Have a fabulous day everybody!
Over and Out,


  1. what a great and beautiful card ellen.
    the image is very sweet.

    greetings karin

  2. Dahling, this is just what I'm talkin' bout. I love the Christmas theme. I would never have imagined creating a birthday card w/a Christmas theme. Spectacular. It's incredible. over and out. Anne

  3. Absolutely a beauty! I love the bird house which you have colored so beautifully. I think I have about 20 Christmas cards left from last year..but I'm sure I'll want to make many more. They are my favorites to create.

  4. Now how clever is that? A Christmas b'day card. You go girl! This is utterly delightful and I know the recipient will be thrilled to get this special creation from you. Sweet!

  5. What a really pretty BD card! It's just right and not too Christmas either!


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