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Saturday, October 3, 2020

Friends of Unity October Blog Hop-Birthdays

It's that time of month again. The Friends of Unity have a Birthday themed blog hop this month. If you are like me, I am always needing birthday cards so this is perfect for inspiration.


I decided to do both a masculine and feminine birthday card this month. I colored both with my new Prima water colors. I used the Pastels, Terrain,  and the Classic collection.



I used Thanks so Mush for this card. I used the Terrain color palette to color this and thought this sentiment that comes with the kit works well for a birthday. The background was Distress Oxide Vintage Photo swiped lengthwise and then a brown colored pencil added lines for make wood planks. I distress the edges of the image and sentiment with the same Vintage Photo.

  


My next card uses my all time favorite flower stamp from Unity Stamp Co. 

I stamped You are Forever Beautiful and colored it with the Prima Classic and Pastel palettes. I used a double stitch die from Gina Marie Designs and some clear enamel dots from the same place to dress it up a bit. The sentiment is from Aging Gorgeously, the July 2020 sentiment kit.




Be sure to follow along the blog hop and comment and show the love along the way. Thank you for stopping by.

Alaine-you are here.








 

23 comments:

  1. Fabulous cards, Alaine! I love your masculine slimline card! You made me buy those vintage watercolors this week, btw... lol! Your feminine card is stunning! I love that floral image too! Beautiful inspiration!!

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  2. Both cards are wonderfully made! I thought the wood background on the first card was printed paper and then I read your description. Wow! Way to make your own background!

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  3. Love how you made your wood background, that is a great tip

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  4. These are so fabulous, love your wood background

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  5. I just ordered Thanks So Mush yesterday! Cute card. Thanks for sharing how you made the background.

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  6. Eeek, that card with the mushroom house is so darn cute. The faux wood frame is an extra fun touch too.

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  7. Beautiful cards! I would have to say that my favorite one has got to be the second card with the gorgeous purple flowers on it!

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  8. Love my beautiful schrooms! That stamp is very very special to me!! Beautiful flowers too. Lovely happy birthday cards.

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  9. Great cards.
    Lovely coloring
    and designs.
    Carla from Utah

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  10. Wonderful birthday card designs.

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  11. I love both of these! I love the light purple color on your floral card!

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  12. I would love to live in one of your pretty mushroom houses! So darling!! And your 2nd card is really pretty; love the colors. tfs!

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  13. Lovely cards Alaine! I always enjoy seeing your work!

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  14. Awesome cards! Love the row of mushroom houses!

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  15. Great cards Alaine. WILD about your So Mush Room card, and that wood plank background is Brilliant!!! Thanks for sharing!!!

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  16. Love your cards! Great coloring!

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  17. Two wonderful cards! Love the colors

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  18. Those little mushroom houses are just about the cutest! Your background is beautiful!

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  19. Beautiful cards! Love those mushrooms!

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  20. One of my very first sets to buy was the you are forever beautiful. Stunning card.

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  21. I love the mushroom houses and the handmade planks are amazing! Wonderful card. And that floral stamp is my all time favorite stamp too! Just a gorgeous card. Thanks for the inspiration!

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  22. Beautifully done!❤️❤️❤️❤️

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