Wednesday, 27 July 2016

Congratulations Tom and BeckyJo

Just stopping by to post a card I made for my son to give to a friend of his who has just bought a house with his girlfriend. Tom has been living across the road for more years than I care to think of, his mum used to child mind my son way back and their house is really a second home! Her son's and mine are the best of friends and even go on holiday together.
Anyway, Tom and BeckyJo have finally decided to fly the nest and set up on their own and here is the card I made to celebrate and welcome them to their new home together.

I used some of Shirley's stamps from STAMPlorations for the houses and the layout is the sketch at The Paper Players.
I stamped 3 of the tall houses in black Memento then coloured just the one with Copics. I was wondering what to do with the vertical strip on the sketch when I thought about stamping it with some of the rest of the set, this time in a pale grey.
I added a doodled circle die in white behind the the tall houses and some banners stamped with the greetings. The finished panel was then glued flat onto a Kraft base card.

I'm joining in over at -

        My Copics are my go to 
          for crisp colouring



  1. This is so creative Julie, CAS with lots of layers. I love it. I love how you used the scribbled die, I am never sure what to do with these! Thanks for joining AAA

  2. Fabulous card, I love the dimension .

  3. Fabulous card. Love the silhouette in the background with the houses in the foreground. Great take on the sketch. so glad you joined us at the Paper Players this week

  4. Great idea to have a house background for your three foreground houses, love that only one is coloured in your favourite copics. Thanks for playing at AAA Cards.

  5. I'm sure your son's friend will love this great card. I like the layers and that you only colored one house...that makes it special!
    Thanks for joining us at Addicted to CAS.

  6. What a great way to congratulate your friends on their new home! Perfectly sweet! I love how you used the images on the background piece as well! Thanks for playing with the Players and making my sketch look great!

  7. cute card, thanks for joining us at AAA Cards!

  8. Love the artsy look to the card. Very personal and thoughtful card x

  9. WoW such a great card love, love it. Thank you for joining us over at ATCAS.


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