I’m so so sad that the Happy Birthday Die is retiring, this is hands down my most used die, its so perfect for quick and gorgeous birthday cards. If you just buy one thing off the retiring list then make this the product, I think its a must have and will never part with mine.
For this quick birthday card I used the Best Route DSp as inspiration for a colour palette taking Blueberry Bushell as my main colour, the perfect boy birthday blue in my opinion and mixed it with some Mango Melody and Call Me Clover.
I finished the card off with some balloons from Birthday Banners another stamp set which is leaving us at the end of May.
This card is for my godson who is ten tomorrow, I hope he likes it.
So today I’m saying goodbye to Foxy Friends and the Foxy Builder punch, its one that I don’t think is totally my style, but my five year old daughter has had loads of fun with it so its not one I’ll be saying goodbye too just yet.
This card came together very quickly with the help of some pos-it notes to mask off some of my background trees. The little fox was stamped and the punched out with the punch but with the racoon I fussy cut him to show they are quite easy images to cut so you can layer up a little scene.
I’ve left this card without a greeting as think it could be suitable for many occassions
If you love this set then I suggest a look over on Pintrest, there are loads of great ideas for many different little critters which people have created.
Hiding on the inside cover of the Spring/Summer Catalogue the All That You Are stamp set might be one which you’ve over-looked, I know I did for a couple of months. It’s a stamp set which contains lovely floral images and the best thing is the two smaller flowers can be cut out with the First Frost dies which carried over from the Autumn/Winter catalogue.
I love the main floral image so wanted to highlight that by creating a very simple card, so out came my Stazon ink and water-colour pencils.
Using the Rectangle Stitched Dies to add a sentiment and some of the Black Cord finishes the card off and makes it look elegant.
Yes its that time of year again when we have to say goodbye to many of the products in the Annual Catalogue, but the good news that makes way for lots of new goodies and I can guarantee you’ll love the new catalogue its lush!!
As always supplies are while stocks last so don’t delay….shop straight away…….
Here’s the link to the retiring products – CLICK HERE
After making an Anniversary card with the To Have and To Hold stamp set I decided to make a few more using other sets, so today I’m sharing this card made with the Wonderful Romance bundle.
This is part of the Floral Romance Suite which is perfect for all theings romanctic and wedding themed. There are some gorgeous embellishments in this suite but sadly they didn’t make it onto this card but look out for them on a project soon.
I used Lovely Lipstick and Soft Sea Foam as a colour scheme to show these products look gorgeous in any combination, not just those suggested in the suite.
To start the card I stamped and embossed three of the floral bunches on vellum. I then coloured them on the verse side using a mixute of Mossy Meadow with hints of Pineapple Punch for the leaves and Lovely Lipstick and Petal Pink on the flowers.
I used one full bunch of flowers for one side of my card and sections of the other two images I’d stamped on the other side so I ended up with more of the larger flowers. I love that you can cut the images up to create your own arrangements, don’t be afraid to experiment as thats part of the fun
I finished the card off with some Lovely Lipstick Enamel Dots in the centres of the flowers which really bring out the Lovely Lipstick.
I love how versatile this bundle is and think you should definielty consider it for your collection before its gone.
As promised here’s another project made using the Share What You Love Suite and the A Big Thank You Bundle. Today I’ve just used the Thank You Thinlit to make a card with no stamping, so if you need a thank you card quickly, this is the card for you.
I would never have thought to put Rich Razzleberry with Grapefruit Grove but seeing them together in the Share What You Love Specaility DSP they really work. Thats why I love Stampin’ Up’s DSP whenever you’re stuck for a colour combination to work with just go and pull out some paper and you’ll soon find a great combination.
The flower on this card comes from another sheet of paper in this pack and was just fussy cut out and added with a Stampin’ Dimensional, I think it’s the perfect embellishment to finish this quick card.
Today I’m sharing a quick and simple anniversary card made with the To Have and To Hold stamp set. I really like the main image in this stamp set, I hope they are as happy as they look.
I coloured the image with Stampin’ Blends in Soft Sea Foam, Flirty Flamingo, Balmuy Blue, Crumb cake, Soft Suede and Petal Pink. Even though I didn’t use Lovley Lipstick in my colouring I think it adds a real “pop” to the card.
To add some interest to the background I added some of those lovely heart clusters from the Forever Lovely stamp set, stamped in Powder Pink to match the background.
If you don’t have a Big Shot you could just create a square frame for the main image making this an even simpler card to make.