Happy Birthday Triangles


I was up on the Neat & Tangled blog earlier this and wanted to share my card here on my blog:

The ivory panel is Strathmore Watercolor paper that I heat embossed the Neat & Tangled Diamonds with Zing White embossing powder.  I loaded up the panel with water and tapped the end of the sprayer from mister huey’s garden & sherbet onto the paper.  I moved it around with the help of a watercolor brush until I liked the look and color intensity.

Chatting about embossing, I finally moved over some of my more heavily used powders into disposable containers:

This makes it super easy to load up the image with the powder by using a plastic spoon and quickly dumping the powder into the container.  No more doing it over a piece of paper and emptying it into the original container…spilling but mostly having other stuff like glitter etc contaminating the powders.

The sentiment, from Sketchy Cupcake, was heat embossed in gold onto a vellum belly band:

I’m labeling this a unisex Birthday Card.  Read more about it on the Neat & Tangled Blog as I chat about what I do at work.

I added a couple of the delish Flat Matte Gold Sequins from the Neat & Tangled shop:

Make sure you check out my For Sale page.  I added a couple things:)

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29 thoughts on “Happy Birthday Triangles”

  1. Love the watercoloring background and the blend of yellow is perfect.. (one of my favorite colors)..

    thanks for the awesome comment you left me on SRM.. πŸ™‚ your a rockstar Amy..

    Have a great Monday

  2. Now the smart girl would also get on board on this idea, but unintelligent girl over here likes to make my life more difficult– i.e. the state of affairs with all my dies, do you know how long I look for things? Fabulous card.

  3. Adorable card, Amy! I am in love with your watercolored background, and this is such a fun use for that diamond stamp. Love the embossing and love the vellum sentiment strip. The gold sequins add a fabulous finishing touch, too.

  4. love those embossed triangles. I was going to guess that you had used paste. the water-coloring effect is really cool too!

  5. This has to be one of my all-time favorites. Vellum…love it! Gold embossing….love it! Watercolor…love it!
    I love it all. πŸ™‚

  6. Such a pretty card. Love the colors. (Yes, aren't those containers for embossing powder so much easier? One of the best storage decisions I've made).

  7. I love those triangles! I have a growing N&T wish list, but lots of cool stuff is sold out at the moment πŸ™

    Super fun card and I love the light layering (vellum).

  8. I love the way the watercolor looks with the embossed triangles! And the vellum sentiment is perfect on top of it all πŸ™‚

  9. loooove this! those triangles with the watercolored background are so cool. and then vellum AND sequins….loooove!

  10. Oooh, I love the watercolory background under the cool embossed modern triangles! Great combo!

  11. did you say FLAT MATTE GOLD SEQUINS?!??!?!? ooooooooooooooh! those are just waaaaay too cool! serious enablement ensuing! outta my way, people! gotta get to that blog STAT!!! πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

  12. Embossing, water-colouring, triangles, sequins, mixed together with YOUR immense creativity = one mega watt smile all over my face! Gorgeous!!

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