Happy Birthday- Big Day Card


Today’s inspiration was made for the Blooms & Butterflies Challenge BB-5. The colors used are:  Chocolate Chip, Soft Sky and Wild Wasabi.

I made this card for my Dad’s Birthday.

Happy Big Day

I used the Bakers Twine and tied a bow in the button. I used the white bakers twine and colored it with the Wild Wasabi ink pad super easy.

Happy Big Day 2

Tip: When stamping on a embossed image- stamp first then emboss.

Card size: 5 1/2″ x 4 1/2″ : Layers are 1/4″ smaller: Other parts: Punched out & I used the Chalk Talk Framelits (you could cut out with scissors if you don’t have).

Supplies used for the Happy Birthday- Big Day card

To see the rest of the Blooms & Butterflies design teams cards Click Here

I hope that this gives you some inspiration today!

Ready. Set. Send. Cards


This is from the Stampin’ Up! blog:

Am I the only one who regularly finds herself unprepared on the day of a friend’s birthday? This is why I love our new Ready. Set. Send. card kit! The kit is $19.95 us, $24.95 can—which is a steal­­— because the kit includes 10 cards with envelopes that come finished and ready to send. No one even has to know you didn’t make them yourself, because they are handmade by our very own employees here at Stampin’ Up! Just personalize the inside and you’re ready to go. Grab yours online—or talk to your demonstrator today!

You’re welcome!

Britni H.
Graphic Designer

To see the full blog click on the link:

You receive 5 Birthday cards and 5 Thank you cards with 10 envelopes.

These cards are only available while supplies last by using product Item 133384.

Graduation Card

Here is a Graduation card that I made yesterday for my dear friend who’s son graduated. I hope that this may bring inspiration to you.


Here’s what it looks like when receiving the card:
All Wrapped up

Opening the box:

Card inside box

Opening the card:
Card opened up 2
The round black roll at the bottom of the sentiment is a place to slip in some money. It looks like a little diploma when you have it in there.
Card opened up

You could change the colors around for your school colors. Or even if you didn’t have the stars stamp set wouldn’t it be cute with mini “caps” poking out. I really like cards that move or pop out don’t you? I think it adds to the fun!

If you would like to see a video of how this card was made drop me a comment.

Items used for this project:

Paper: Whisper White #100730,Basic Black #126980, Glimmer Paper-Silver #124005

Ink Pads: Whisper White Craft Ink #101731, Stazon #101406 or you could use the Basic Black #126980

Markers: Basic Black #100082, Uni-ball Signo Gel Pen #105021 (these are used to write the year on the tassel and to outline the stars if you wish)

Stamp Set: Itty Bitty Banners #132022(w) or #126257(c), Simply Stars #130889(w)or #130892(c), Sassy Salutations #132070(w) or #126707(c) as a note the Sassy Salutations is at 25% off right now which ends June 30,2013.

Frame Lits and Dies: Bitty Banners #129267, Card Base Pop ‘n Cuts #130099 and Label Pop ‘n Cuts #130160.(I did use a different type but these would work as well.)

Embellishments: 1/4 stitched Grosgrain ribbon Whisper white #126877, Stampin Dimensionals #104430, Snail Adhesive #104332, Rhinestone Basic Jewels #119246, Baker’s Twine Whisper White #124262, I did also use a Black mini brad that I had around, but some other options are: Glimmer Brads in array of colors , Mini Brads in Silver #122941 or the Candy Dots in array of colors with Candy Dots Brad Bases #132293

Misc: Stampin’ Pierce Mat #126199, Simply Scored Scoring Tool #122334 (to make the box), Bone Folder #102300, hot glue gun and glue sticks and twist ties or any flexible thin wire and any sentiment you would like.

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Thanks for stopping by with me today, come back again tomorrow to see what I’m up to and I hope you have a wonderful day!