Friday, 3 March 2017

Birthday cards with Balloons

Hi everyone! 
Yulianna here. 
This month Mudra brand celebrates their first birthday!
Congratulations Varshitha on this event!

I made three cards, which perfectly fits the current theme of Mudra challenge.

First card

Stamping background and central element

  • Took white cardstock.
  • Stamped the Happy Birdhay sentiments from Brushed sentiments stamp set, using random colors MFT Premium dye ink.
  • Cutting the central window (used Mama elephant die cut).
  • Then stamped beautiful Balloons from Love stamp set on another cardstock sheet. 
  • Glue both sides of a double-sided tape.

Second card

Stamping panel and ombre effect

  • Cut the panel.
  • Beautiful Balloons from Love stamp set, used three yellow shades Altenew inks (Mango smoothie, Buttercream, Warm Sunshine)
  • Stamped  Birthday Wishes  sentiment from Floral Fantasy stamp set.
  • Stick onto the base. 
  • Add yellow enamel dots

Third card

Inlaid Die cutting (with photo details technique)

  • Cut  the clouds from the Inlaid Die cutting  technique
  • Created the front panel by blending on some Distress Inks (blue colors)
  • Stamped the Happy Birdhay sentiments from Brushed sentiments stamp set, using Black Licorice Ink from MFT. 
  • Stamped and cut Balloons from Love stamp set
  • Painted rope for balloons.
  • Stamped tiny hearts from Love stamp set and added small enamel dots.

 Inlaid Die cutting technique

All cards

Stampsets Used

Through out this month, we have loads of blog events, crafty games and giveaways to make this celebration more fun!!!

Here is Mudra's Challenge #7 for you. As we are celebrating Mudra’s Birthday, this Month theme is "Celebration". The project can be related to any celebration like Birthday, Anniversary or any other occasion.

Mudra stamps are now available at the following Retailers:

Art and Craft Store - Noida
The Craft Store, Srilanka 
Paper Curves, UAE


  1. I love the inlaid clouds with Birthday balloons most, love the ombre effect and the first one is so sweet too!

  2. Pretty cards. Love the pastel shades :)

  3. Pretty pastel cards :) Soothing!

  4. Such pretty cards Yulianna!! Love the soft pastel shades!

  5. Love these colourful cards Yulianna. Great job with those stamps!

  6. Beautiful cards, Yulianna :) I always love the way you incorporate those pastel shades and vibrant ones so effectively!!

  7. Brilliant, I love the first and the third cards!