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Recliner Birthday Card

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recliner birthday with kissing

I got this cute little Lawn Fawn recliner recently, and pulled it out to make a birthday card for someone in his 80’s who does love his recliner.

But I didn’t just want a plain recliner…I wanted patterned fabric!

I used a kissing technique. I inked up the recliner, then stamped onto a large background stamp (Stampin’ Up! Canvas (retired)), then stamped (without reinking) onto the paper and embossed with clear powder.

kissing technique recliner{click on any photo to enlarge}

Stamping onto the larger stamp removes some of the ink in the pattern of the large stamp. You could also cover the large patterned stamp with smaller images, and then stamp that larger stamp onto paper. Since I was only using a small image, I wanted the control of stamping the small stamp onto the paper.

I was very pleased with the tiny check pattern result!

Supplies: Stamps – Lawn Fawn, Papertrey Ink, Stampin’ Up!, paper – Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, Stampin’ Up! Kaleidoscope DSP, Real Red, inks – VersaFine Deep Lagoon, Onyx Black, dies – Spellbinders, embossing powder – Filigree Fine Art Powder clear, linen thread – Stampin’ Up!

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2 thoughts on “Recliner Birthday Card

  1. Great card. I had forgotten about this technique so thanks for the reminder!