Saturday, 29 January 2011

A Golden Birthday

I'd never heard of this until I read about it in Sarah's INKURABLE STAMPERS" challenge blog, and it happens to be the current theme for the month, too.    You can check out the challenge HERE.
I started by stamping the images, "Jolies Fleurs" by Lizzie Anne Designs (a prize from INKURABLE STAMPERS)with gold ink and heat-embossing them with gold EP.  I then carefully lined up the card over a nestie and cut out the shape.     I stamped the three images (from Stampotique Originals) onto some acetate, and coloured them in using acrylic paints, and then stuck the acetate to the underside of the card using some ds tape.  
I used a TH Alterations die to cut the flower shapes out of some gold cs, which I then distressed and joined together with a rhinestone brad. 
I then added the tiny Kaiser letter stickers (from HERE) I just hope I got the correct age : )

I also made a golden ATC, using mostly Collections chipboard (from HERE, and HERE) and the words are from a Collections word sheet, I also used lots of yummy Stickles     The base was dry-embossed using a Cuttlebug folder.   

Thanks for having a look, and feel free to leave me a comment, a question, or just a "hello"
And, Happy Golden Birthday, Sarah, I wish you a most wonderful & exciting day : )


Jenxo said...

I hadnt heard about a golden Birthday and am way to old to have one now but wonder if i ever had one ?!!
Love your card and atc :)

shirley henry said...

Wonderful card and atc Vicky!
I`m sure Sarah will love it!

Anonymous said...

Both wonderful creations!

Sarah Schwerin said...

Thanks Vicky!! Was so awesome getting to my mailbox and finding these inside such a gorgeous hand-stamped envelope!! You rock!!

Lyn S said...

The acrylic paints on acetate looks fantastic on your card Vicky, and your ATC is just gorgeous!!

Mim said...

Just Beautiful Vicky! I always forget just how special gold embossing powder is.. should pull it out more often, but then it would not be so special ;-)

Nicole said...

Love these Vicky!

Gail said...

I love the 'home sweet home' atc.The colours and textures show up really well.