Tropical Wishes

Tropical Birthday CardI made this card way back in November for my sister-in-law’s birthday. She always strikes me as a fun and festive chick, so I wanted a bright card – and I went with the Cheers set from StampinUp. I created patterned paper once before and I really liked it, so I wanted to do that again. I choose a Mojo Sketch to get me started.

I stamped the images with Noir Palette ink and colored with my SU markers. To make the drink more focal, I added crystal effects to the glass and a tiny bit of glitter around the lip of the glass.

Inside the CardI even decorated the inside and the envelope. I’m really starting to enjoy doing that…it is like another little canvas. For the inside, I made the bottom part with masking and a stripey stamp from SU – then I just used a marker to draw the blue dividing line.

Tropical Wishes
All Stampin’Up! unless otherwise noted.
Stamps: Cheers to You, Cheers (wheel), Background Sampler, Fresh Fruit;
Ink: Noir (Palette), Markers – Real Red, Only Orange, Yoyo Yellow, Green Galore, Tempting Turquoise, Lovely Lilac, Pixie Pink;
Paper: Tempting Turquoise, Yoyo Yellow, Only Orange, Turquoise Patterns DSP, White (PTI)
Other: Yellow polka-dot ribbon (nonSU), crystal effects, diamond dust glitter;

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