Distress Inks

Happy Birthday JOY!!!!

Welcome to the we love Joy and wanted her to know it Blog Hop! LOL! It’s her birthday and the fabulous Linda organized this fantastic blog hop for Joy! You should have come to my by way of Latrice! If you get lost, no worries. Head on back to Linda’s blog for the full list of hoppers!!!!!

Since this card is for Joy, it was only customary that I use her as inspiration for what I made, and what better inspiration than her video from today! Look at the distress stain clock! Wowzers! So following that cue, I made this:

The birthday cake is from Lawn Fawn and I heat embossed the inside with images from the Hero Arts Sweet Threads set and then did exactly what Joy did in her video, applied lots of distress stains…. SO FUN! I am definitely going to do this on a bigger scale, a background perhaps.

The polka dots is from Penny Black are stamped in Jenni Bowlin ink! All the supplies used are listed below!

Joy, Happy birthday!!!!!!!! Next, hop on over to Britta’s blog and see what she has in store for Joy!

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  1. ooo! i love the distress stains technique! it looks great! what a fabulous blog hop!

  2. so so lovely Laurel!!

    Oh dear, time for me to get THAT Lawn Fawn stamp too!! *pulls out credit card* lol!!

    Thanks for joining the hop lovely girl!

    L xxx

  3. Thank you for honouring me this way Laurel, this was such a beautiful surprise as is your gorgeous card….super big hugs

  4. Oh, how lovely! Great way to follow Joy’s example using the distress stains…LOVE that effect!

  5. janet Wilson says:

    Gorgeous technique :o)

  6. Lovely card, and has a great effect

  7. nicely done

  8. Oh nice, using the technique Joy showed today. I think I’m going to have to break in the distress stains finally. 🙂 Love the polka dot background!!!

  9. What an adorable card, Laurel! Love this technique.

  10. Lovely pattern overlay, Laurel! Off to watch Joy’s video:) TFS 🙂

  11. Laurel this is the yummiest cakes I have ever seen. Love your beautiful and artsy card. TFS and thrilled to be in the hop with you. 🙂

  12. Perfect card for Joy, Laurel. Love that yumm cake!!! Delicious:)

  13. Wow! LOVIN’ your card, Laurel!!! I don’t have a die-cutting machine, and I can’t wait to get one in the future so that I can make more elaborate cards… Love me that cake! What an adorable card! I’m sure Joy loved it!!! (:

  14. Love that technique! Another Happy Birthday to Joy!

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