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Posts in category Birthday

Pop of Pink Series – Card 1

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Hello Stampers!

This is card 1 of a 4 part series using the new Pop of Pink Collection from Stampin’ Up!

This card uses a standard 5 1/2 x 4 1/4 card base in Melon Mambo which has been stamped from top to bottom (also in Melon Mambo) using the Happy Birthday Sentiment from the Balloon Celebration stamp set.  The Melon Mambo Ink is slightly darker than the paper while still blending in which gives it a watermarked look.  Great for backgrounds!

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I used a strip of Basic Black cardstock cut to 5 1/2 x 2 and covered it with the black and gold Pop of Pink Washi Tape.  This was aligned with the background sentiments.

The 3 Balloons were also created using white cardstock covered in Washi Tape then punched out with the Balloon Boquet punch.  Gold Thread was used for the balloon strings.

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The sentiment is attached with Stampin’ Dimensionals to give the card a little pop!  Once again using the same Happy Birthday sentiment as the background, this time in black.

This is a perfect card that is simple to create over and over again.  It can also be made in different colors, perfect for feminine as well as masculine cards!

Thanks for Stopping By!

~Bridget Sandoval

Ballerina Birthday

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Hi Stampers!

Today I’m playing along with the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge – Furry Friends.

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog

I’ve made a super adorable and totally girly birthday card for my fabulous niece!  She loves everything pink, sparkly and LOVES ballerina’s so the Ballerina Baby stamp from House Mouse was the obvious choice!

The mouse was stamped using Memento Tuxedo Black in and colored with Copic Markers: Body – E00, E40, E43, and E44,  Tutu – RV11 and RV34.  I used a versamark Embossing Pen and colored over the skirt so I could emboss with clear glitter.

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The mouse image was cut out using Stampin’ Up! Deco Lables framelits in the smallest size.  Then using the medium size, I cut a piece of pink vellum to go behind the mouse.

For the background, I stamped a piece of Stampin’ Up! Blushing Bride cardstock with the I Love Lace stamp and embossed again with Clear Glitter.  The tag was cut using Stampin’ Up! Tags and Labels framelits.

House Mouse Ballerina Birthday

 

The birthday sentiment was stamped in Blushing Bride ink on Blushing Bride cardstock for a very subtle look.  The sentiment is from the Penny Black Sweet Wishes stamp set.

I carried the same colors to the inside of the card and stamped the interior sentiment using the Inkadinkado Thoughts for the Day stamp set, along with some flowers for the corners!

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The entire card was then spritzed with a shimmer spray to make it nice and sparkly all over!

Thanks for stopping by.  Happy Stamping!

~Bridget

Make a Wish! Shaker Card

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Hello Everyone,

I have a super fun card to share with you today!  This started as a simple shaker and grew into a fun and exciting birthday card 🙂  There’s a lot going on in this card so I have several pictures and I’ll make sure to list all of the supplies!

So, we’ll start with the Shaker.  This was created using the Stars Framelits from Stampin’ Up.  The cupcake is from the Carnival Cupcakes set from Mama Elephant and was colored using Copic Markers.  I used patterned paper for the backing and front of the shaker.

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The Banner and Sentiment were both stamped using the Simon Says Stamp – Big Birthday Wishes stamp set:Big Birthday WishesThe adorable Bunny and Bear are both from the Carnival Cupcakes stamp set.  These were stamped in Memento Tuxedo Black in and colored in with Copic Markers.  They were cut out using the Fabulous coordinating die set!!

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For the background I embossed a 5.25″ x 4″ piece of Whisper White cardstock using the Polka Dot embossing folder from Stampin’ Up!, I then scribbled over each raised dot using Tempting Turquoise and Strawberry Slush Stampin’ Write markers.

I then added a few stars and sequins and BAM, there’s a fun card that any child would love!!

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I hope you’ve enjoyed this fantastic card!

Thanks for stopping by,

~Bridget

 

 

 

June 2015 Paper Pumpkin & Wplus9

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Hi Stampers!

Today I want to share with you a set of 4 Adorable birthday cards that are great for both boys or girls!

I used all the ingredients from the paper pumpkin kit to start.  Then I cut an additional white circle for each card and stamped a cute image from one of 4 Wplus9 stamp sets.  The images were colored using Copic markers and attached to the card with dimensionals.  Here they are in more detail!!!!

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Don’t you just love those bubbles?!?! This card used the Bubble Talk stamp set:

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This cute giraffe and his GIANT balloon is from the Party Animal set:

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This little guy is from the Unforgettable stamp set, along with the party hat and flower!

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And last, but not least……This sweet bear and butterflies are from the Happy Mail set:

 

I hope you enjoyed using this month’s Paper Pumpkin set as much as I did.  Remember, you don’t have to stick with just what’s in the box!

Thanks for stopping by!

~Bridget

Watercolor Butterfly Basics ~ Occasions Catalog Sneak Peek

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Hi Stampers!  I want to share another Sneak Peek with you today!  This card uses several fabulous products from the new 2015 Occasions Catalog!

I started with dry embossing a 5 1/4″ x 4″ piece of watercolor paper with the Spring Flowers Embossing Folder.  This is one of two new and very cute embossing folders in the new catalog!

Spring Flowers Embossing Folder

I used watercolor paper so that I could color in the depressed part of the paper and add some POP.  The flowers are painted with Pink Pirouette and the leaves with Pistachio Pudding to keep the colors of this card nice and subtle.

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The sentiment is from the Butterfly Basics stamp set and is stamped in Wild Wasabi.  I then used my Big Shot and the Ovals Framelits to cut it out.  The Butterfly Basics stamp set also includes a small honeycomb pattern.  I inked up the stamp with Pink Pirouette then stamped off before adding a very subtle detail to the Happy Birthday tag.

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Of course the butterflies are the focal point of this card!!  These were cut out using the AMAZING new Butterfly Framelits.  These framelits and the Butterfly Basics stamp set are part of a bundle in the new catalog, which we all love!!

The Framelits set comes with a large butterfly, medium butterfly, and a coordinating small butterfly made to cut the butterfly from the Butterfly Basics stamp set.

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I used pink and green vellum to cut out 2 butterflies for the front of the card using the medium butterfly framelit.

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The light colored vellum butterflies looks perfectly subtle to match the watercolor embossed background.  A few pearls and a white ribbon behind the sentiment add the perfect amount of accent for this beautiful card.

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I used a Pistachio Pudding Card base to tie everything together.  As always, I put a matte on the inside of the card (you can’t forget about that important final detail).

I used a cut out butterfly as a mask and sponged with Pink Pirouette to add a nice detail to the corner of the interior matte.

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The Occasions Catalog will be open for orders on Tuesday! There are so many fabulous products I know you’ll want to order right away!

I hope you’ve enjoyed today’s card.  Thanks for stopping by!

~Bridget

 

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