Stampin’ Up! Happy Birthday

Today’s card was inspired by the tic-tac-toe challenge at The Paper Players this week.  I went straight across the top.

My card today starts off with Pear Pizzazz cardstock.  I then took a pattern from the A Whole Lot of Lovely DSP and matted it on Basic Black cardstock.  I took another pattern and cut a 2′ strip and the end in a banner.

I used the Stitched Framelits to create a background to the diecut Happy Birthday.  I cut circles out in Whisper White, Powder Pink, Pool Party, and Basic Black.  I used the Balloon Adventures stamp set to create the stamped sentiments on two of the circles.  I used the washi tape technique so as to be able to break up the sentiment.  I stamped the first part in Memento Black ink and the second one in Versamark ink which I sprinkled with White Embossing Powder and heat embossed.

I cut out two birthdays, one in Whisper White and one in Pear Pizzazz.  I cut off the “happy” part of it and layered one over the other.  I wrapped around some Pool Party Baker’s Twine to finish it off.

Enjoy!

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6 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Happy Birthday

  1. I like the DSP you’ve chosen to combine and I love the clever way you’ve done the sentiment. The layering is great – it enhances the design without cluttering it. Really lovely! Thanks for joining us at The Paper Players this week.

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  2. Jaimie, I’m slow this week but always check your creations and had to say how much I lOVE this card! You are so creative to split that big sentiment this way and use the die cut birthday in there! Your colors are so striking too. Just a beautiful card. I hope I can CASE it!–not sure what I’d change though!

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  3. Wow, Jamie, I love this! All those layers are fabulous, love the colors, the stitched circles, everything! Thanks so much for joining us this week at The Paper Players!

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