Thursday, July 9, 2015

Life In Your Years Card Day 4 Growing In Unity

For Day 4 of my GIU week for the Unity Stamp Company blog.
I layered stamps, layered inks and did a bit of ink smooshing for the butterflies.


Sentiment:  It's not the years in your life that count, it's the life in your  years. ~ Abraham Lincoln

I decided to make this a birthday card with this meaningful quote.
Different shades of purple were inked directly to the floral stamp before stamping.
The butterfly die-cuts were smooshed into ink from distress markers and water, then dried.

Each day this week, I will be sharing a project on my 
Be sure to comment each day this week on my GIU posts.  I will pick two random winners from my GIU blog comments to receive 25 random stamps from Unity Stamp Company. The two winners, announced on my blog Monday 7-13-15, have two weeks to claim their prize.

Be sure to comment on all five posts this week:

Included with Winnie and Walter link up projects.

Supplies include:  Unity Stamp Co. Moments in Bloom, Winnie & Walter dies, sheer ribbon, craft foam and Ranger ink.

30 comments:

  1. Lovely card. The border cut and sentiment are beautiful. Hugz

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  2. So gorgeous, Gaylynn!! I love the crisp white with your stamped image. So pretty. You've had a gorgeous GIU week!!

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  3. Lovely layering, pretty card and pretty little butterflies!

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  4. Wow! I love this card. Beautifully done!

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  5. Beautiful card! The pops of pink with the butterflies really completes the card.

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  6. Love the simplicity of this card! I think it is my favorite so far this week! I need to pin this!

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  7. This is beautiful, clean and fresh!

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  8. Beautiful card. I love the layering of the stamps. I am not too familiar with the smooshed technique. I will have to look this up. TFS another project today.

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  9. Very nice layering and colors - pretty!!

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  10. I love this card. Love how the lines in the background look. Beautiful.

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  11. Wow, this is really lovel Gaylynn. The image collage really pops on the white!

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  12. Love this.
    the partial page with the over-stamping is so pretty.
    Adding the tag was a great idea.
    thanks for sharing.

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  13. This is beautiful! I love the floral stamp and the ledger paper! The sentiment is a lovely one!

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  14. Your butterflies came out just darling! Lovely card - another great design!

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  15. Oh, this is gorgeous and my favorite card so far! I love the way you layered the flowers over the ledger stamp and the ink shading! Perfection!

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  16. Fabulous card,love the butterflies and the sentiment.Thanks!

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  17. What a beautiful design! I really like the grid background stamp.

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  18. Love those fab layers & the tag!

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  19. Beautiful card! Love those beautiful butterflies ♥

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  20. This is beautiful. I love the way you layered the different elements.

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  21. Simply gorgeous. Both the image ans the sentiment are stunning.

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  22. I have this kit! Love how you designed this. Beautiful. Thanks for sharing.

    Katie B.

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  23. Lovely quote and card design. I like the layered stamping.

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  24. this is a very pretty card. The variety of stamps are awesome.

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  25. this is a very pretty card. The variety of stamps are awesome.

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  26. Gorgeous card! Love the flower design and the pretty sentiment!

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