Category: Birthday

Balloon Shaker

I love shaker cards but have a terrible time deciding how much filler to put in them.  This one is stuffed!  But boy, does it shake!  I used the Balloon Adventure stamp set and matching die and Tasty Treats Specialty paper to make this card.  The Sprinkles Embellishments inside match the paper.  Very fun – if a little too full.  Hugs, Fran

Happy Celebrations

Sometimes we just need a cute, quick card for someone.  This one uses the Celebrations Duo embossing folders.  You get two of them – Celebrate and Happy – and there is a matching stamp set called Happy Celebrations,  I used just the Celebrate folder, which de-bosses the paper and stamped some circles around the image in Pool Party, Island Indigo and Crushed Curry.  Add some enamel dots and Bakers Twine and you’re good to go!  Hugs, Fran

Punched Birthday

I was sorting through some old punches and thought I’d try this card.  It’s a 3 x 8 card and you can make an envelope for it using the Envelope Punch Board. The  colors from left to right are Rich Razzleberry, Wisteria Wonder, Bermuda Bay, Tempting Turquoise, Cucumber Crush, Pear Pizazz , Daffodil Delight, Tangerine Tango, and Real Red.  I drew a straight line across the card stock and lined them up.  That’s it!  Now to search through the rest of my punches and see which other ones will work with this style card!  Try it!  Hugs, Fran

Balloon Adventure Shutter Card

I’m working on shutter cards – because I usually get stuck on an idea!  This on uses Balloon Adventure and the matching die set.  The sentiment was punched out with the Duet Banner punch.  The paper is Party Animals – one of my favorites!

Inside is the stamped balloon.  For this one I punched the ends of the shutter part with a circle punch.  It worked fairly well – so I might have to try more shapes  Hugs, Fran

Circle of Spring

Pay no attention to the color cast on this photo.  I changed my battery on my camera and ……well, I’m not sure!  But her’s a trio-fold card using the Hardwood background and Circle of Spring stamp sets.

The wreath is on the left panel and as you open it ……

You have a pretty inside to write your greeting.  Hugs, Fran

Perfect Mix Birthday

Here’s a very simple card for you!  I used Perfect Mix from the Occasions catalog to make this birthday card.  I stamped the mixer twice – once on Pacific Pint and once on the Whisper White and then fussy cut the blue one and popped it up over the sentiment.  I went over the lines on the mixer with a silver gel pen.  The background patterned paper is from Party Animals DSP.  Hugs, Fran

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