This is my entry for Pals Paper Arts Challenge #242. The challenge was to use the colors green, black and gold. I didn't want to go the obvious route and do something St. Patrick's Day themed so I went for a masculine birthday card.
Again I watercolored the image after stamping it in Archival Coffee ink. I wanted it to have a softer look which is why I didn't stamp in black.
Now I didn't have gold paper so I had to get creative and created a gold mat for the colored image using the same gold metallic embossing powder I used on the greeting on some black cardstock. I have to say the picture doesn't do it justice. (I should really make a light box for pictures.)
My Stampin Up products used in this project.
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