Stampin’ Up! My (now) 11-year-old’s birthday card

This month’s Amy’s Inkin’ Krew Team Blog hop theme is “birthday”.

I knew right away that I was going to use my son’s 11-year-old birthday card for the challenge.
We have a tradition in our house where I decorate the house in streamers and balloons the night before my kids’ birthdays, so when they wake up, the house is all decorated.

This year I picked out the colors I wanted to decorate in and then made the card around it.
We also have a tradition where I tape the birthday number on the wall.

Here’s the card I made for my son. He turned 11 which can be a tricky age as they’re not little kids anymore, but not quite teens, so I went with a clean, simple, bright card.

The card starts off with Pacific Point cardstock which I embossed using the Simple Stripes Embossing Folder.

Next I cut strips of Granny Apple Green, Call Me Clover, Pacific Point, Blueberry Bushel, and Night of Navy cardstock.

I stamped the different birthday sentiments from the Itty Bitty Birthdays Stamp Set on the different colors, sprinkled them with White Embossing Powder, and heat set it.  I then matted this on Whisper White cardstock and adhered it down using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Enjoy!

Now click the buttons below to see what the rest of the team created…

  1. Jaimie Babarczy <– You Are Here
  2. Karen Finkle
  3. Karen Ksenzakovic
  4. Shirley Gentry
  5. Connie Troyer
  6. Mary Deatherage
  7. Sue Prather
  8. Akiko Sudano
  9. Amy Koenders

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