Thursday, October 25, 2018

Seize the Birthday - Foliage

Hello, crafty friends! 

It's Seize the Birthday Thursday again! The toppings option we chose for you is 
FOLIAGE


As always you may enter any Birthday card in the gallery, if you want to!

I have made a card using Harvest Berries set by PTI. I love ginkgo leaves and in gold they look perfect!


I gold heat embossed the ginkgo branches on some watercolor paper and added Payne's gray and gold watercolor around the image. I splattered the same colors after the panel was dry. I cut the panel using two of the Double Stitched Rectangle Dies by The Ton to make the frame.


I gold heat embossed diagonal stripes (SSS) on the frame and blended True Navy and Light Onyx dye ink (The Ton) on it darkening on two diagonal corners. The happy die cut is cut using Birthday word dies (The Ton) from golden glitter adhesive paper and white cardstock which were stacked together. The "Birthday" is from Motorcycle Boss set (The Ton). I stamped it in True Navy.



I then started assembling the card by adhering the center panel on a navy cardbase. The frame was foam mounted. Then I glued the happy die cut onto the card. Some Medallion Gold sequins were my finishing touch!


I love Peyne's gray! Such a gorgeous color and with gold it looks so elegant!

Hope you liked my card! Please hop over to Seize the Birthday blog for more inspiration from my lovely teammates and our surprise party guest Marianne!

Happy crafting!
Hugs,
TaeEun

14 comments:

Betty Keefe said...

super gorgeous card, TaeEun!! love the colors you chose - that PTI stamp set is one of my favorites!

Pat said...

The gold gingko branches are really beautiful TaeEun and you are right the Paynes Gray goes perfectly with the gold as it has that slightly blue tone which works so well. The diagonal gold stripe on the surrounding frame complements the design beautifully, and the large die cut glittery gold sentiment looks great too. x

creatingincolors said...

Oh this is stunning!

I Card Everyone said...

You have wonderful taste, in color, and foliage! I bought that same PTI set years ago, and have given it much love - and yet, I've forgotten it until today - thank you for this beautiful reminder! xx
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Lindsey said...

A beautiful way to use this gingko stamp! It's beautiful in gold. This card is gorgeous.

Bobby said...

Harvest berries is one of my favorite PTI set, TaeEun, and it looks gorgeous in gold. I love how you gold embossed the frame with stripes.

JoAnn said...

Gorgeous card. Love the gold embossed branches and that frame is perfect with the embossing and inking, love it.

Ashwini Rao said...

Ah, what a beautiful set of tones and colors to use on those ginko leaves - seems like its right out of a painting!! So love it!!

Vicki Dutcher said...

Your colors sing! That embossed framing makes this card amazing

Nancy said...

If the center of the card isn't fabulous enough, then I read and realized you embossed the stripes on the outside too! I literally said out loud..."Of course you did!" You are my hero!

Barbara said...

When I saw your card, I immediately pinned it. I have this stamp set and have never used it. It is such a shame as this is absolutely gorgeous. Thanks for the inspiration.

stampwithsandy said...

TaeEun this is just stunning! I love those delicate leaves and they are so beautiful embossed in gold. And that frame... I love it!

Marianne said...

Gorgeous card, TaeEun. I love the combination of the gold embossing with the blue tones of the Payne's grey.

Glenda J said...

This is absolutely stunning! I love everything about it - especially the watercolour background. Really makes the gold leaves pop.