I went a very CAS route. I masked off an area, stamped the sun rays, and added a sentiment.
And yes, I resisted throwing in any watercolor splatters. ;)
And here is a picture of me and the card. Thanks to my sis for the photos!
Cardstock: (white) Recollections/Michaels
Clear Stamps: (all except happy birthday from Hello Sunshine set, happy birthday from Pedal Pusher set) Papertrey Ink
Dye Ink: (Hawaiian Shores, Summer Sunrise) Papertrey Ink, (Dandelion) Tsukineko