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Happy Birthday DUDE Card by Jess

Posted on March 16 2020

Hello friends!

It's Designer Jess here today and I have a fun card to share with you - this one is more on the masculine side! We are still working with our Creative Embellishment products, and I'm using some Brick Pieces Chipboard & 80's Slang Words on this card.

Supply List:

Ruby/Gold Glossy Foiled Paper

Ebony Starstruck Foiled Paper

Mocha/Gold Glossy Foiled Paper

Rinea Ghost Ink 2.0

Sandpaper

Cardstock

Stamps

Thick Embossing Powder

Versamark Ink

Begin with a piece of Ebony Starstruck Foiled Paper that is approx 4" by 5.25" as your background. Adhere to the Brick Chipboard to the background in the location you want. I sprinkled some super thick embossing powder on the pieces and heat set for some extra dimension.

  

My Ruby/Gold Glossy piece came next. It's cut approx 1/4" smaller than the Ebony Starstruck. I carefully noted the position where the chipboard elements were added and made a slit in the Foiled Paper before adhering around the edges. Once it was adhered, I simply started tearing, sanding and distressing the Foiled Paper until the chipboard was exposed and I had the desired effect.

  

Next up was the DUDE Chipboard! I covered the piece with Versamark Ink and sprinkled on my Super Thick Embossing Powder - then heat set! Pretty quick and simple technique here.

I stamped the Happy Birthday sentiment onto the Mocha/Gold Glossy Foiled Paper using Ghost Ink, let it dry for a few seconds, then wiped off the ink. Voila! Sentiment exposed perfectly. (If you want to learn more about the Ghost Ink, please check out my post HERE).

 

Finally, I glued down the DUDE, adhered my sentiment with foam squares and mounted the entire panel onto my card base.

Thanks for stopping by! I had a ton of fun making this card - and I know you will too! 

See you soon!

Jess