Another Carousel Birthday



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I'm still trying to catch up on the birthday cards and this sketch from Freshly Made Sketches inspired me to keep it quick & simple.  Since I still had the Carousel Birthday stamp set on my desk, it was an easy choice to decide what to use.





I started by stamping the carousel horse image and sentiment in Basic Black archival ink onto Very Vanilla card stock.  To add some color to the horse, I scribbled some watercolor pencils in Bermuda Bay, Daffodil Delight, and Calypso Coral over the image.  Next, I used a Clear Wink of Stella Glitter Brush to blend the color and soften the lines.  This gave the image a watercolor look and a tiny bit of shimmer.





 I completed the card by adding the Bermuda Bay-stamped "birthday" over the sentiment, some Cupcakes & Carousels Designer Series Paper along the edge, and a few embellishments (ribbon & paper bow) from the coordinating embellishment kit.

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  1. Linda Callahan | 5th Jan 17

    Sweet as can be! Love that horse! Glad you joined us at FMS!

  2. KarrenJ | 8th Jan 17

    Gorgeous card using an adorable image! The background you’ve created really makes that carousel horse pop off the card! Thanks so much for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches.

  3. Cécile R | 9th Jan 17

    What a lovely carousel image. That gorgeous sentiment is the perfect match for it. Glad you joined us at Freshly Made Sketches this week.

  4. Lynn marshall | 25th Feb 17

    Love the use of pencils and wink
    Great look.

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