Waves of Inspiration Striped Birthday Card

by Joanne James20. February 2023 16:29

Today I've a quick post in between my housework to share a card I made for a few challenges:

   

I was intrigued by Kim's stripes on her Freshly Made Sketches layout this week and wanted to try and use them for a slightly different, slightly abstract card using the trio of blues over at Color Daretake a look:

 

Here's the low-down on today's card:

I added a panel of alternating stripes and used these as a backdrop for a pair of waves in white and (retired) night of Navy foil, cut with my Waves Dies - I thought these colours had quite a nautical feel to them. A simple birthday sentiment from the co-ordinating 'Waves of Inspiration' stamp set completed the front of my card:

 

I added a little decoration to the inside of my card, this time stamping the wave and adding a trio of stripes to extend it to the edge, along with another sentiment from the set:

 

A clean and simple card that will be perfect for a masculine birthday - so I'm linking up over at Sparkles too where they are creating for 'men only' this month and over at the Alphabet Challenge Blog where they are on 'W for Water'.

Here is the visual summary of the key products used on today's project for you to pin for easy reference:

 

You can see all of my 'How To' summaries on my 'How To - Tips and Techniques' Pinterest board in case you've missed any. 

Short and sweet from me today - dinner needs to be prepared and there is an overflowing ironing basket to be tackled! Enjoy the rest of your day and I'll be back tomorrow with another project. Until then, happy stampin'!

 

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Comments (13) -

Kim S
Kim SUnited States
2/20/2023 7:15:22 PM #

I love the way you've used the sketch with the blue stripes topped by the waves!  It's so eye-catching! Thank you for playing along with us at Freshly Made Sketches.

Tanya Roberge
Tanya RobergeCanada
2/20/2023 8:33:58 PM #

This is a beautiful card. I love the ocean waves in the two colours with the different blues in the background.

Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
2/21/2023 3:18:02 AM #

The waves look gorgeous, in foil, over those lovely stripes. Nice way to use the sketch, I think.

Alyson Mayo
Alyson MayoCanada
2/21/2023 3:19:36 AM #

Love the line of stripes and that navy foil is perfect! Thanks for sharing with us at Colour Dare Smile

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_chevron2United States
2/21/2023 3:02:28 PM #

very creative! love!

Deborah Wheeler
Deborah WheelerUnited Kingdom
2/22/2023 1:52:23 PM #

Love this! I would never have thought of putting stripes behind the wave die - it works so well!  Thanks for sharing it with us at Alphabet and Sparkles challenges x

Carole Robson
Carole RobsonUnited Kingdom
2/23/2023 2:00:29 AM #

I love your colours and positions of the dies, a wonderful original type of card.  Thanks for sharing with us at Alphabet Challenges. Caz. DT.

Vicky
VickyUnited Kingdom
2/23/2023 9:22:18 PM #

This is a clever way to use that sketch Joanne! Love the stylised die cut waves. Vicky x

Catherine Nowak
Catherine NowakUnited States
2/24/2023 7:12:11 PM #

Love the motion in this card with the waves.  Thank you so much for playing with us at Color Dare!

Susan Renshaw
Susan RenshawAustralia
2/24/2023 9:00:43 PM #

Super card!
Thanks for sharing with Color Dare!

Suzanne Reynolds
Suzanne ReynoldsUnited States
2/25/2023 7:56:43 PM #

Joanne, those wave dies are awesome against your stripes of blue, CAS and beautiful card.  Thanks for sharing with us at Color Dare.  

Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
2/25/2023 9:09:56 PM #

Superb stripes - I knew it was a winner! Smile

Claudia
ClaudiaBelgium
2/26/2023 9:10:50 AM #

Wonderful card.. Thanks for joining us at Sparkles monthly challenge<br />
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