I glimmer misted coordinating pieces of regular cardstock in the background and ran them through the embossing folder. They received a sponging of colors and a tiny bit of stamping of script over the surface. I stamped the Happy Birthday using black ink on a coordinating piece of scrap cardstock.
When I finished the design I realized my Owl needed a party hat. Mr. Owl declined a party hat but said he was willing to wear a crown. I obliged with a crown stamped on the same misted glossy cardstock.
Here is the wonderful sketch: