Shave Ice Birthday Card

 

Supplies

4” x 5" blank white card                                                          

"May Your Birthday Be As Special As You Are" rubber stamp (Hero Arts)

Shaved Ice rubber stamp (Rubber Stamp Plantation)

Big and Little Rectangles rubber stamp (Hero Arts)

Slippers rubber stamp (Rubber Stamp Plantation)

Quatros set rubber stamp (Hero Arts)

Hawaiian Quilt rubber stamp (Rubber Stamp Plantation)

Happy Valentine’s Day rubber stamp (Hero Arts)

Pansy border rubber stamp (Hero Arts)

Versa Color ink – 36 heliotrope, 60 celadon (Tsukeneko)

Iridescent flakes (Arnold Grummer paper making supplies)

1” pink metallic medium gauge wire (Nipoly) or white paper wire (DMD industries)

Bamboo cocktail fork (Diamond brand from market)

Stamp Art Pop Dots (All Night Media)

2” x 3” scrap of white card stock

Scissors

527 household cement

Color pencils

Directions
Using the celadon ink, stamp the Big and Little Rectangle design on the left side of the card. Using the heliotrope ink, stamp the word stamp on the right side of the card.

By inking only parts of the other stamps or stamping multiple images, use the heliotrope ink to fill in the various rectangles.

Using the heliotrope ink, stamp the shaved ice image on the scrap of card stock. Color in the shaved ice image with color pencils using purple for the cone.

Use a scissors to shape the cocktail fork into a miniature spoon. Glue the wooden spoon, wire straw, and iridescent flakes to shaved ice. Using two pop dots attach the shaved ice to the card.

Tips
Use other small rubber stamps and ink colors to alter the look of the card.
Cut up iridescent cellophane wrapping paper to make your own flakes.

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