Yesterday was my Father-in-Law’s Birthday and I hit a block with what card to make for him.
I knew I wanted to use the Happy Birthday Thinlit and the Wood Textures DSP Stack, but that is as far as my creativity got.
Then, my Husband and I had a lightbulb moment as my Father-in-Law used to create wood marquetry. So, I decided to make my own using a papercrafting method, paper piecing.
Here is the stamp free project:
I cut Happy Birthday sentiments from two pieces of DSP and then switched the pieces over. My Fine-Tip Glue Pen was the glue of choice for this as it sticks the tiniest of parts. It was like a jigsaw puzzle to put together and took a while as I had to make sure I put everything in the correct place.
Using a third piece of DSP, I created an outline that butted up to the central piece. I then finished the corners with the darker piece again.
This design would look lovely replicated in any two contrasting colours.
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