SAH CARD FOR MY NIECE AND HER HUSBAND in NYS
I wanted to create a quick card for my niece and her husband, who live in East Aurora, NY (near Buffalo). The NYS stay-at-home orders have been much tighter than ours because they have so many more cases than here. I don't believe they are even opening outdoor seating at restaurants until possibly next week.
The convex circle background (I love optical illusions) was created by sponging with Distress Inks onto a Funky Fossil Designs stencil (a UK designer) called 3D Sphere. I layered this 5 x 3-3/4 piece onto Flirty Flamingo, leaving a 1/16" border. The "smile" die is by Lawn Fawn/Cuts and is two layers of Flirty Flamingo and one Basic Black, slightly offset, attached with a few Mini Glue Dots. I used my old large corner rounder punch on the lower right corner.
I used the new Lovely Labels Pick a Punch for the inside sentiment, printed in Bermuda Bay, and a couple of die cuts from the (sadly) retired Sip Sip Hooray Bundle,* rather than print out another whole sheet of images from the Share Sunshine .pdf. I added a little Wink of Stella to the olives, stamped in Memento and colored with Stampin' Blends.
*If you already have the Sip, Sip Hooray stamp set, the Sip & Celebrate Dies are available on the Clearance Rack for just $18!
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