Birthday Cards & Instructions

Every card maker needs inspiration now and then. Check out these birthday cards and see the instructions of how I made them.

Over the Rainbow…Inspired By All the Little Things #47

March 12, 2017
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Today I am playing along with the inspiration challenge from the Inspired By All the Little Things blog.  I am keeping it simple since I am busy packing for our trip to Israel.  We are super excited about this opportunity…I will share some pictures when we get back. Card details:  Over the Rainbow stamp set from […]

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Up and Away…Fab Friday Challenge #107 & Sunday Stamps Challenge #147

March 6, 2017
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Two great challenges went into this card.  A color challenge from Sunday Stamps and a sketch challenge from Fab Friday.  Thank for the inspiration!! Card details:  Up and Away thinlits die from Stampin Up…Whisper White,Crumb Cake, Tangerine Tango, Pool Party, and Lost Lagoon cardstock, cork sheet…doily…Tuxedo Black ink

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High Tides…Freshly Made Sketches #277

March 3, 2017
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Here is my take on this week’s sketch challenge from the Freshly Made Sketches blog. Card details:  High Tides stamp set from Stampin Up…Dapper Denim ink and cardstock…Cherry Cobbler ink and cardstock…Basic Gray and Crumb Cake ink

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Penned and Painted…CAS(E) this Sketch Challenge #207

February 7, 2017
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I am anxious for spring and I think this card reflects that…great spring colors with beautiful flowers blooming!!  Today I am playing along with the sketch challenge from CAS(E) this Sketch. Card details:  Stampin Up’s Penned and Painted stamp set…Mint Macaroon ink and cardstock…Flirty Flamingo ink…rhinestones…Basic Black ink

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Dragonfly Dreams…Paper Craft Crew Challenge #227

January 23, 2017
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Guess what?  The stitched shapes dies are now available again from Stampin Up!!  Yippie!!  And this week’s sketch from the Paper Craft Crew was the perfect way to showcase them. Card details:  Stampin Up’s Stitched Shapes Thinlits dies (oval)…Detailed Dragonfly thinlit dies…Curry Crush cardstock, bakers twine and washi tape…Basic Black cardstock, ink, button and washi […]

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Flourish Thinlits…Freshly Made Sketches #263

November 21, 2016
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Here is my take on this week’s sketch challenge from Freshly Made Sketches. Card details:  Stampin Up’s Flourish Thinlits die…Rose Wonder stamp set…Tempting Turquoise designer papers…Calypso Coral cardstock…candy dots…Tuxedo Black ink

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CAS(E) this Sketch Challenge #193

October 10, 2016
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Here is my take on the sketch challenge from CAS(E) this Sketch. Card detail:  Stampin technique–emboss resisted…Crushed Curry cardstock…Rich Razzleberry ink…Basic black ink and ribbon…Happy Birthday embossing folder Today’s post is short and sweet because my son is visiting from college for a couple of day!!  Enjoying each moment together since they don’t happen often!!  […]

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From Land to Sea…Color Throwdown Challenge #413

October 7, 2016
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Time to replenish my stash of masculine cards.  Thanks Color Throwdown for a great challenge again this week.  I love this color combo (Navy, Kraft, Orange, and White) for a masculine birthday card!!  For my colors I picked Stampin Up’s Night of Navy, Creamy Carmel, Tangerine Tango, and Whisper White. Card details:  From Land to […]

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Endless Birthday Wishes…Freshly Made Sketches #257 & Color Throwdown #413

October 6, 2016
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Another great sketch from Freshly Made Sketches to inspire my creativity.  I felt like this sketch would pair nicely with the color challenge from the Color Throwdown blog…My color picks from Stampin Up are:  Dapper Denim, Tangelo Twist, Creamy Carmel, and Whisper White.  Thanks to both blogs for giving us inspiration week after week!! Card […]

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Six Sided Sampler…Retro Sketches Challenge #233

October 2, 2016
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This week we get to pick our own sketch from any of the past Retro Sketches.  I went all the way back to sketch #20.  I love the trio of hexagons. Card details:  Sprinkles of Life stamp set from Stampin Up…Retired Six Sided Sampler and matching punch from Stampin Up…Night of Navy ink and cardstock…Elegant […]

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