I grew up in San Diego, where avocados grow abundantly, and learned to love them as a child. When the avocados were mashed into guacamole, my brother called it green butter. Yum! All this to say, I was excited to create my first card using the Taco Fiesta Stamp Set, featuring avocados!
I began with a Thick Basic White card base, 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″, folded at 4 1/4″. Then, I used an Around The Bend Die to cut the right side of the card front to add interest, and make the birthday card look festive.
After preparing my card base, I stamped six avocado halves in Memento Black Ink. This was followed by stamping three more avocado halves on Basic White Cardstock, which I fussy cut, and colored with Stampin’ Blends in Old Olive and Soft Suede. Do you see the cute faces in the stamp set? I had to add the “wow” face to one of the avocados!
Next, I used another Around The Bend die to cut leaves from Old Olive Cardstock. Then, I glued the leaves, and attached the three, colored, avocados on Dimensionals.
The sentiments in the stamp set are so fun, and “Holy Guacamole it’s your birthday” worked perfectly for this card. I stamped it in Memento Black Ink, used a Harvest Die for cutting, and attached it with Dimensionals. I think a guy would really appreciate this card, don’t you?
My January Host Code Gift
Place an order of $75.00 or more, before tax and shipping, and I will send you the Faux Sea Glass Shapes in February, (150 adhesive-backed frosted shapes* 75 each size: 3 mm, 5 mm).
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