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Friday, 22 June 2018

Roxstamps Awesome | By Lynn


Hi - Lynn here today with a card using the new "old star dies from Gummiapan". They are perfect for this card for a 13 year old boy I needed to make. I used Maja Life by Sea 6x6 papers to cut them out in the alternate sizes and then layered them up. 


Because he is 13 and it is a special birthday, I wanted to add the age - normally I wouldn't do that on a boy card! I don't think they find it cool. I used Gummiapan Anniversary Numbers set for the age. There is no 13! so I cut the 10 and 30 and carefully removed the 3 from the 0.


Roxstamps Awesome die I thought was perfect for a boy this age. I cut it from Maja  Life by the Sea striped paper from the 6x6 pad. To highlight it I drew around the die itself and cut out in white card. Then mounted the word die cut out on top of it.


One of my favourite Gummiapan sentiment stamps is this mini Happy Birthday It fits in nicely on this design without detracting from the overall feel of the card. I managed to nestle it into the Gummiapan star dust circle stamp which I had stamped in Memento Love Letter red ink, which is a nice bright red colour. I also added the Gummiapan mini worn ring star stamp in blue ink- this is a tiny stamp but I think it's so effective dotted around the card.


Because the card is for a boy, I wanted to grunge it up - so I used some pebeo silver gilding paste around the edges of the stars and the 13. I then added the Gummiapan splats stamp randonmly over the card in Memento Paris Dusk ink for further grunging!

Links to products I used:
Gummiapan Happy Birthday stamp
Maja Life by Sea 6x6 papers

As you know Suha is having a wonderful celebration during the month of June. Please pop in on Suha's post HERE for a video where she explains all about it. Everyone is invited to join the party. we are all being celebrated no matter what you make.

And even more special is that Suha would love for you to share your makes with us so she and us DT peeps can pop in and see your wonderful creations. All you need to do is write a short post with your make and then link on your post HERE so we can come visit you. I cannot wait to pop in on you all!

Suha has even thought of a fantastic hashtag you can use if you post on any social media you use. She had made it especially to show that we are 'One Special Community' and she will be keeping a special eye out for you using it, and here it is...

#1SPECIANITY

Thanks for stopping by. You can find more of my work on my personal blog Crafty Linby.

1 comment:

  1. Male cards are so hard to do, but you cracked it this is fab xx

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