Oh Happy Day

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Hello! I am back to share a sweet little card featuring stamps from the Lawn Fawn “Hello Sunshine” set… which is an adorable set by the way! So many cute little images, and I particularly love the little birds!

I knew that I was going for a watercolor look on this card, so I cut a piece of watercolor paper to 3 1/4″  by 4 1/2″ and began my stamping… I used a banner stamp from another Lawn Fawn set, “Blue Skies“, and stamped it repeatedly to create a few strings of banners. Using the “Hello Sunshine” set, I then stamped the little birds and the outline heart. All of this initial stamping was done with StazOn Jet Black ink.

Using my Derwent watercolor pencils, I watercolored all of my images in, and the used Peacock Feathers distress ink for watercoloring the sky. I stamped a solid heart from the stamp set with teal ink and also splattered some paint splatters across the sky, to add a bit of interest and texture. Once everything was dry, I stamped and clear heat embossed my sentiment, which is also from the “Hello Sunshine” stamp set.


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The dot pattern framing my scene is made from a piece of white cardstock, stamped with a confetti stamp from Paper Smooches, and heat embossed with white embossing powder. I then inked the paper with some Worn Lipstick distress ink, and layered some vellum overtop.

Once my card was put together, I tied some light purple ribbon around the card into a knotted bow, and applied Wink of Stella clear glitter to the banners and the heart, and Glossy Accents to the heart and eyes of the birds. Finally, I scattered some iridescent sequins around the card, and this finished it all off!

I love how happy this card is and how it could be used for a variety of occasions, such as a wedding, a congratulations for an engagement or a baby card for the expecting parents-to-be. I hope you’ve enjoyed, and thanks so much for stopping by!



This card is submitted into the Sparkle and Shine challenge #3, the Simon Says Stamp “Pastels” Monday challenge, and the Curtain Call Inspiration challenge “Beginnings”.


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9 Responses

  1. Ruth says:

    This is so pretty! I love the sweet birds and banners!

  2. Marisa says:

    Great BG and love the banners. Thanks for joining us at The Curtain Call.

  3. Monika/buzsy says:

    What a darling card. Love those sweet chicks. The banner is so colorful and pretty. Thank you for playing along with us at the Curtain Call Inspiration Challenge.

  4. Super cute card! Love the colors you used! Thanks for playing with us at Sparkle & Shine!

  5. michellezerull says:

    This is adorable! I love the composition. Your banners are so beautifully stamped that it makes the perfect addition to this sweet card. And the colors…incredible! Thank you for sharing your work with us this week for the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. It’s always a pleasure to visit your blog. ~Michelle

  6. This is quite possibly the sweetest most adorable little card I’ve seen in a long time! I really love your color palette and how it’s soft, but still conveys that celebratory feeling. Your coloring skills are off-the-charts amazing and I thought you made so many wise and clever design choices here. Excellent work and I’m so glad you shared it with us here at the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog!

  7. Yuki says:

    This card is absolutely adorable! I love the colors and how you incorporated the elements of the inspiration photo. Thank you for playing along with the Sparkle & Shine Challenge! :)

  8. maria f. says:

    So sweet – I can just hear those cuties chirping! Your coloring is perfect.

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