This birthday card is based on the Viva la Verve December 2013 Week 4 sketch, and I used Verve stamps for the sentiments, inside and out. Sequins give the card pizzazz! BTW, I am loving all my new sequins! Did I tell you about them yet? Well, I am now the proud owner of 80 different colors, and they were very inexpensive. I found mine at Blitsy, but you can get them here. There are 10 different sets with 8 colors in each set. I tried to use them directly from the packages they came in, but the colors kept getting mixed up, so I found this bead storage system, and it works great. (I actually found my containers at Michaels, but they don't have them on their website.) I only had to buy 3 sets to hold all 80 colors! It's a bit of a chore to transfer the sequins to the containers because they have so much static and tend to stick to everything, but using lotion on your hands helps a lot. Also, to keep up with which set each of the colors came from, I just printed the names of the sets onto file folder labels, trimmed them down and attached one to the bottom of each container. That way, I could sort them all by color, instead of set.
I had a really hard time trying to get the inside of the card to photograph right. I finally decided this was good enough. ;)
Have a wonderful weekend!
I'm entering this card in the following challenges:
Viva la Verve December 2013 Week 4 Sketch Challenge
613 Avenue Create Challenge #51: Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge: Bling It On!