Wednesday, August 3, 2016

My Creative Time: Inspiration Wednesday

Hi, today is Inspiration Wednesday over on the My Creative Time Blog. The inspiration for my card today comes from my grandmother. Today is her birthday and I wanted to create a
simple birthday card for her using some fabulous MCT products.

I first cut out the pink pattern paper rectangle using the Stitched Rectangular Frame Dies. I then cut out the next layer of the card out in vellum using the Stitched Postage Frame Dies. The next two layers of the card were cut out using the More Stitched Rectangular Dies.

The cute little candles were cut out using a die from the Make A Wish Stamp Set. I colored the wicks in with a Memento Tuxedo Black Ink marker. I colored the little flames with a Copic marker. I then added some glitter glue to them and topped them with Glossy Accents. I set them aside to dry while I cut out the pieces for the sentiment.

I first cut out the sentiment label in white card stock using a die from the Fun Vertical Greetings Stamp Set. I wanted the label to be a certain size on the card, so I just carefully cut it down with the same die. I then cut out the scallop layer out of the pretty pink pattern paper and used another die from the same set. I then proceeded to cut it down as well using the same die in my Cuttlebug. I wanted the banner to fit just right behind them but some of the banner dies weren't looking how I wanted, so I created my own banner by carefully cutting out two Ribbon End Banner Dies without fully cutting the one side out when running it through the machine. I then stamped on the "Happy Birthday" sentiment from the Greatest Handyman Stamp Set.

I cut out my card base using white card stock and then added everything once my candles were dry. I  finished the card by embellishing it with some fun little mini white pearl sequins. I love how it all came together and I hope she loves it as well.

Here is a picture of my beautiful grandma that I took recently. She is definitely an inspirational woman and I want to wish her a very Happy Birthday!!

Products Used: 
Fun Vertical Greetings Stamp Set
Greatest Handyman Stamp Set
Make A Wish Stamp Set
Stitched Rectangular Frame Dies
Stitched Postage Frame Dies
More Stitched Rectangular Dies
Ribbon End Banner Dies

Vintage Bliss Pattern Paper
Recollection's Card Stock and Vellum
Memento Tuxedo Black Ink
Glossy Accents
Copic marker
Glitter Glue
Mini Sequins

Thank you so much for stopping by!!

For more design team inspiration, please head on over to Miss Emma's blog


  1. OMG Miss Emily What a Gorgeous Card. Love all the layers and definitely came up with lots of creative ideas using Miss Emma's goodies. You so did a super outstanding creative job!! Love your picture share you grandma is so adorable.
    Wishing your grandma a Happy Birthday too!! YOU so ROCK!!

  2. Miss Emily, that is a super cute card. Great job and thanks for sharing your picture with us. Wish Grandma a happy birthday for me please!

  3. Miss Emily, that is a super cute card. Great job and thanks for sharing your picture with us. Wish Grandma a happy birthday for me please!

  4. What a sweet, pretty card for your grandma! Happy birthday to her!!!

  5. I love the layers on your beautiful card. Your grandma will love it...Happy Birthday to her.
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