Monday, February 27, 2012

Growing in Unity Day 1

Good morning! I am so excited to be your Growing in Unity gal this week.  To start the week off, I am sharing with you a birthday card.





For a long time I've had this idea of using the sheet music stamp from the Music of My Heart stamp set and using it as a background for a birthday card.  This week I finally did it and I like how it turned  out.  To get the multicolored effect, I stamped the music stamp with Versamark ink then brushed the different lines of the  stanza with Perfect Pearls which added a nice sheen to the card.  Then using the {ippity} birthday set Party Hat Wishes I stamped the sentiment and birthday hat onto vellum using white ink and white embossing powder. To add some color to the hat I colored the back of the hat with a purple marker.  A few pink rhinestones and coordinating purple paper from Hero Arts completed the card. 



Remember, everyone who leaves a comment on my blog posts this week will be eligible for a drawing  to receive their choice of any two itty bitty stamp sets directly from Unity. The winner will be announced Saturday afternoon here on my blog. 

Thanks so much for stopping by today and if you need a little {ippity}  check out my {ippity} blog, Ippity stamps and ink. Until tomorrow....

Susan

23 comments:

Natschi said...

Hi Susan,

your card is very pretty! It's a nice idea. I love your pastel-colored card!!
I don't know perfect pearls, but it looks good!

Have a very nice day!
Warm regards,
Natalie

JPScraps said...

Great card. I like the colors on the music.

Emily Keaton said...

Susan, this card is fantastic! I love your colorful music, and that HB sentiment is my favorite. Looking forward to more great GIU inspiration from you this week!

Jessica said...

this is so fun! I love the background, the perfect pearls are so pretty! :)

Gwen said...

What a great idea to use Perfect Pearls on the VersaMark! Beautiful card, love the music!

Tammy Ozuna said...

Both stamps sets are adorbs! Love what you did with them.

StampNK said...

This is just adorable! Love how you stamped the music in different colors. I am sure this is really impressive in person, with the Perfect Pearls!

Renuka said...

Pretty background. Love the card!

stamping sue said...

Very cheerful card. music backgrounds are always a good way to go.
stamping sue
http://stampingsueinconnecticut.blogspot.com/

My Angel said...

Very Pretty card!! Love the music background in the various colors!

Linda said...

very nice card the pastel are very nice.

Rachel B said...

The Vellum is awesome! If you are interested, this card qualifies for a the challenge at Clear It Out ( http://clearitoutchallenge.blogspot.com/ ) to make a blinged out birthday card! Love all that bling!

jengd said...

The vellum is a wonderful touch. I really like the perky colors with the elegance of the vellum.

michib said...

Beautiful card - love the different coloured staffs. I didnt' realize that music stamp was so big!

Miriam Prantner said...

Love the gradiation of color with that background stamp. very pretty!

Denise Bryant said...

Sweet birthday card! I love the colors and all the stamps you used!
DeniseB

Houses Built of Cards said...

So pretty!!! LOVE the color combination!!! I'm a new follower!!!

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Carol said...

Such a pretty card! Thanks for the inspiration!

Carol B
ciaoitalia2007(at)gmail(dot)com

Karen L said...

So cute...love how you used the two sets to make this fun card. Really like the music background!

Naomi said...

I love the different colors you used for the music. Thank you for sharing.

Natasha G.P. said...

The hat looks really cute with the musical notes. Nice job.

B. Poteraj said...

Perfect--singing happy birthday.

Crystal said...

Fantastic birthday card, I just love how you stamped that music note background!

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