Category Archives: Birthday

Floral Oval Birthday

Cindy Elam, have I told you you’re my stampin’ hero?  I can always count on you for inspiration, as with this March camp card. Because That’s the Tag was the featured stamp set in Spring Super Saturday in March, I wanted to … Continue reading

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Wishing you a happy golden birthday

To be honest, I had never heard of the concept of a golden birthday until I got married and had (adult) stepchildren.  Regrettably, I had been denied the opportunity for some fab 14K gifts several years earlier because this idea … Continue reading

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Happy birthday wishes

Every time I see a brand-new floral stamp set, I go through the same one-sided conversation with myself:  How many flowers do you really need?  Can’t you use one you already own?  Is this set so different than {insert name of … Continue reading

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Happier birthday balloon

Here’s another card from last weekend’s All-Occasions Stamp-a-Stack, inspired by Dawn Olchefske: That narrow strip of Party Animal Designer Series Paper is the perfect touch, and of course it couldn’t be easier to cut it:  no guesswork with the Stampin’ Trimmer! … Continue reading

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Window Box Birthday

The title of this post brings to mind an image other than the one you see below, I’m sure!  But as you’ve seen in the Stampin’ Up! 2017 Occasions Catalog, that’s the name of of the Thinlits Dies on page … Continue reading

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Copper Dahlia

My step-daughter’s birthday is this weekend, and I digressed from my usual purple theme to create this copper dahlia.  It worked out just as I had hoped! The pinkish copper embossing is really stunning against the Soft Suede card base. … Continue reading

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Rose wreath

As you can see, this card was designed by my stampin’ partner, Elizabeth Hamilton.  I enjoy collaborating with her — this was for the Splash of Inkspiration event a couple of weeks ago. I have always loved making wreaths, at … Continue reading

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Tropical happy birthday

Although I’m not part of today’s Stamp Review Crew blog hop for Botanical Blooms, I thought I’d share this card anyway.  It was part of the lineup for March’s Inkspiration Saturday.  Dru Walt is an amazing stamper, and I’m grateful … Continue reading

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Fox in heart

I think my inspiration for this card was one displayed on the incentive cruise.  I thought it was absolutely adorable and recreated it for a baby shower card, then made a variation for camp this month. We made this fox … Continue reading

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Celebrating with Petal Burst

This birthday card for a family friend uses a few new products from the Stampin’ Up! 2016-2017 Annual Catalog.  I love Flirty Flamingo (a 2016-2018 In Color) for its not-so-sweet play on pink.  There’s a bit of yellow in it … Continue reading

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