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Birthday Fireworks

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Are you creative and looking for a way to express your creativity? How about making your own cards? With the high cost of cards these days, I jumped on the band wagon of creating my own. I can’t believe how much fun it is and now I’m hooked.

I made this card for my mom’s birthday. It would also be good for a graduation card. I decided to use white card stock because I thought it would make the fireworks pop. I used a fireworks embossing folder for the 3D effect.

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Even without the ink, it’s pretty astounding. I like color though so I decided to use my stamping markers. DSCN1668

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I picked a turquoises back drop to make the fireworks on the white paper stand out even more. After I stamped happy birthday on it, the card was complete.

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I wanted to see what it would look like if I didn’t use the stamping markers and used a different color of paper. I embossed the fireworks on melon mambo Stampin up paper.

DSCN1675I was pleasantly surprised the fireworks showed up so well. This time I used the Stampin Up modern label punch and stamped on congratulations.

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A perfect graduation card.

What do you think? Not too shabby for a newbie. What would you have done differently?

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