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Birthday Cheers for the Black and Red

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My brother-in-law, Jamie is an alumnus of the University of Georgia. And he really lives, eats and breathes Black and Red. So I wanted to give him a card that represented UGA without being overtly bulldogish.  And here is what I came up with.


I used the Mighty Bloom- Coverplate die from Papertrey ink to create leaf burst red portion of the card. And I used the Hero Arts – Magical Background stamp for the heat embossed area on the black card. The bullseye medallion was made using four different circle punches and then layering the papers together. I topped it all off with a black enamel dot.


Here is a close up view of the heat embossing. I love adding heat embossed elements to my cards. It always seems to make them seem so much more professionally finished.


I am going to enter this card into the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge – Die Crazy  and the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge – M (anything relating to M words) My take on the M challenge is that this is a Masculine card for my brother in law.

Happy Stamping,


About cardsbymo

Paper crafting is my Yoga. It takes my mind off any stress that I might have at the time. My daughter loves to get involved in my projects too and it is a great way to connect with her. Sixteen years ago I began scrapbooking but, my new true love is card making!

2 responses »

  1. Awesome card!

    Kim Wagner Bernhart


  2. hi Mo! what a super sweet design, I adore the embossing! So glad you played along with Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge!

    sparkle & shine *~*


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