Stampin’ Up Lemon Zest Birthday

Today’s card was inspired by this week’s Freshly Made Sketches challenge.

I’m taking another short break from autumn and Christmas cards today (don’t worry I’ll be back at it tomorrow 🙂

I’m always in need of birthday cards and I find during this season I’m always short because I’m not making them as often.

My card today starts off with Tempting Turquoise cardstock.  I love this color paired with the Daffodil Delight – so bright and yummy!  I then stamped the lemon image from the Lemon Zest stamp set over the card front in Soft Sky ink.

Next I took a panel of Daffodil Delight cardstock and embossed it using the Seaside embossing folder.  I matted it on Whisper White cardstock and adhered it to the card front.  I took a panel of Tempting Turquoise cardstock, stamped the sentiment from the Lemon Zest stamp set in Versamark ink, sprinkled it with white embossing powder, and heat embossed it.  I matted this on Whisper White cardstock and adhered it to the card front.

Next I used the Lemon Zest stamp set and coordinating punch to create my lemons.  Ironically enough, my Daffodil Delight ink pad is in need of re-inking so it actually gave this nice gradient look to the stamped image which I really liked.



If you are in the Upstate New York area, I would love for you to join me at my next Make & Take Stamp Party!  We’ll be making four cards using the Christmas Happiness Stamp Set.  Check out all the details and parties available to attend on my Facebook page.


I am also offering a Christmas Tag Mailed Stamp Kit.

In this kit you will receive:

  • The Merry Little Labels Bundle
  • Mini Ornaments (8 in the box)
  • Green Sprigs (12 in the box)
  • Year of Cheer Embellishments (24 in total)
  • Linen Thread – FREE
  • The makings for 10 original Christmas tags (2 each of 5 designs)
  • PDF file with instructions on how to make the 10 tags and other Christmas cards using this bundle

The cost for the Christmas Tag Mailed Stamp Kit is $60 plus $6.75 for shipping.

If you already own the Merry Little Labels Bundle, you may purchase other Stampin’ Up! product valued at $34.

You have until November 8th to order this kit!  Click here to get yours!


Use this host code when your order is $50 or more (before shipping and taxes) and receive a free gift from me! If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift. The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $8.00 in the any current catalog. See something you like? Check out my store.


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