I started with an ombre background made on watercolor paper, Stampin Up More Mustard Watercolor Wonder Crayon and an Aqua Painter brush. I selected a Night of Navy card. I stamped my images on vellum in hopes of not losing too much of my ombre background. The You're Amazing Happy Birthday and the flowers from the In the Spotlight stamp set were stamped in NofN and clear embossed. I find I'm using my heat gun more, now that it is always plugged in and near at hand. The greeting was just trimmed straight and adhered to the WC background on the left hand side. I layered a strip of So Saffron card stock over the watercolor paper edge on the left. The flowers were punched with the Five Petal punch and adhered to the card front with Zots.
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