Friday, May 21, 2010

Baseball Thanks by Emily Montenaro

My son’s first baseball season is wrapping up, so I needed to make a card for the coach. Her son is also on the team, so I know she’ll enjoy this photo of the kids. First I printed the photo and since it was wide, I decided to make a long card – which measures 4” x 9¼” and fits a #10 envelope.

Then I stamped the banner on a piece of white cardstock and filled each triangle one at a time with Dries Clear adhesive and glitter. Set that aside to dry and came back later to carefully trim it.

Their team is the Cardinals, so I was excited when I realized that I had a cardinal bird punch. Of course I had to give him some sparkle too, so I added black and red glitter to his feathers. For the inside, I have an additional sheet that I plan to have all the kids sign and then I’ll adhere to the main card (no risk of damage from fourteen six-year-olds this way - *wink*!)

I’ve had a fabulous time sharing my designs on the Art Glitter blog over the last three months. Big thanks to Art Glitter for the wonderful opportunity!

Art Glitter Ultrafine Opaque Glitter in Fire Engine and Black
Art Glitter Ultrafine Transparent Glitter in Polar Bear
Art Glitter Designer Dries Clear Adhesive
A Muse Artstamps Happy Everything clear set and 2-4-6-8 rubber stamp
A Muse Artstamps Petite Gingham Blue cardstock
A Muse Artstamps Black Dye ink
Fiskars “Cardinal’s Song” squeeze punch

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