Here's another birthday card I made for my friend's granddaughter. The images on this stairstep card are all digital stamps from Michelle Perkett Studio. I just recently bought a Martha Stewart Scoring Board and I'm having a ball with it! I've made stairstep cards before, but this makes things soooooo much easier! If you want to try your hand at one of these cards, there are many tutorials for them on the Internet. I usually start first with Split Coast Stampers for any specialty cards I want to make and go from there.
The image on the left is the Posie Fairy. All of the images are colored with colored pencils and blended with baby oil. Posie Fairy's flowers and wings were given dimension with Crystal Glaze. A fairy must have some bling, so Stickles were added to her hair for highlights. The Dream dragonfly was a freebie that Michelle gave to us in her Paper Craft Planet group.
The card base is on Remember When textured card stock and layered with some design papers from my stash. Can you tell that Alayna loves purple? The flowers and brads in the center were from my stash, and they were all enhanced with some Icicle Stickles. I found these wonderful deep purple and gold fibers on a hair tie that I took apart, and the light pink sparkle fibers were from my stash. The plastic hearts, dragonfly and butterfly were from Hobby Lobby, and the corner punch is made by Fiskars. The purple coated wire was in a unknown kit that I bought a couple years ago, and the butterfly charm is another stash item.
Meadow Fairy is one of my favorite fairies. The techniques that are used on her are the same that are used on Posie Fairy. To the left of her is another fabulous freebie from Michelle, the Create Butterfly. Below Meadow Fairy is a birthday cake that I painted with dimensional acrylic paint and the Happy Birthday sentiment which are yet more freebies from Michelle. As you can tell, membership has perks at Michelle's Paper Craft Planet group! I love being able to coordinate several of her images to work together in my creations.