Blue and Red Turnabout Happy Birthday to Jerry

My brother has a birthday coming up and his favorite colors are red and blue. I decided to use the Concord & 9th Birthday Basic Turnabout with two colors of red and two of blue. Added an Altenew Layered Cupcake and some small balloons and was happy with the results.

Products Used:

  • Concord & 9th Birthday Basics Turnabout
  • Avery Elle Layered Cupcake
  • Simon Says Stamp Tiny Words Birthday
  • Lawn Fawn Small Stitched Stackable Ovals
  • Penny Black Uplifting Balloons
  • Lawn Fawn Party Balloons
  • My Favorite Things A2 Stitched Rectangle Set 2
  • Gina K. Designs Inks: Blue Denim, In the Navy, Cherry Red, Red Velvet, Red Hot
  • DMC Mouline Embroidery Floss Gold
  • 3M ½” Foam Tape
  • Novo Deluxe Adhesive
  • Kokuyo Dotliner Long Adhesive
  • Neena Classic Crest 80# Solar White Cardstock
  • Gina K. Designs 120# White Cardstock

A Box Full of Happy

I’ve used this stamp several times in the past, but this time I decided to use actual tissue paper and loved the way it looked. At the last minute I added the confetti exploding from the box and it was the perfect touch.

Products Used:

  • Honey Bee Celebration Box
  • Lawn Fawn Happy Happy Happy
  • Ranger Distress Oxide Inks: Twisted Citron, Mowed Lawn, Faded Jeans, squeezed Lemonade, Vintage Photo
  • VersaMark Ink
  • Ranger Super Fine Detail White Embossing Powder
  • Ranger Glossy Accents
  • 3M ½” Foam Tape
  • Neena Classic Crest 80# Solar White Cardstock
  • Gina K. Designs 120# White Cardstock
  • Gina K. Designs Base Weight Kraft Cardstock
  • Tissue Paper
  • Blue Cardstock from Stash
  • Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive
  • Laromni Toothbrush Make Up Brush
  • My Favorite Things A2 Stitched Rectangle

Colorful Happy Birthday Basics

I love how bright and colorful this turnabout background is, but it was a little too busy for the candles I wanted to add, so I die cut a circle from white cardstock and it really them really pop on the page.

Products Used:

  • Concord & 9th Birthday Basics Turnabout Stamp
  • Lawn Fawn Happy Happy Happy Die
  • Winnie & Walter Sentimental Birthday Stamp
  • Technique Tuesday Birthday Candles Die
  • My Favorite Things Pierced Circle Die
  • My Favorite Things A2 Stitched Rectangle Die
  • Gina K. Designs Inks: Tangerine Twist, Key Lime Green, Wild Dandelion Yellow, Tranquil Teal
  • Kokuyo Dotliner Long Adhesive
  • Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive
  • Darice Sticky Back Foam
  • Stickles Gold
  • Neena Classic Crest 80# Solar White Cardstock
  • Gina K. Designs 120# White Cardstock

Colorful Turnabout Happy Birthday To You

I decided to pair this turnabout stamp with a CZ Designs Birthday Palooza sentiment. Add a few balloons with details added in white gel pen and you have a terrific masculine card.

Products Used:

  • CZ Designs Birthday Palooza Stamp and Die
  • Lawn Fawn Party Balloons Die
  • Concord & 9th Birthday Basics Turnabout Stamp
  • 3M ½” Foam Tape
  • Cousins Metallic White Cord
  • Uniball White Pigment Pen
  • Gina K. Designs Inks:  Powder Blue, Tangerine twist, Sweet Corn, Key Lime Green
  • VersaMark Ink
  • Ranger Super Fine Detail White Embossing Powder
  • Neena Classic Crest 80# Solar White Cardstock
  • Gina K. Designs 120# White Cardstock
  • Darice Sticky Back Foam
  • Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive
  • Kokuyo Dotliner Long Adhesive
  • Spectrum Noir Clear Sparkle Pen

Green and Teal Turnabout Hooray

I think this turnabout stamp from Concord & 9th makes terrific masculine birthday cards. I like this combination of green and blue.

Products Used:

  • Concord & 9th Birthday Basics Turnabout Stamp
  • Lawn Fawn Party Balloons Dies
  • Cousins Metallic White Cord
  • My Favorite Things A2 Stitched Rectangles
  • Gina K. Designs Inks:  Powder Blue (Dirty), Tranquil Teal, Key Lime Green, Grass Green
  • Neena Classic Crest 80# Solar White Cardstock
  • Gina K. Designs 120# White Cardstock
  • Darice Sticky Back Foam
  • 3M ½” Foam Tape
  • Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive
  • Kokuyo Dotliner Long Adhesive

Rainbow Happy Birthday

I’ve seen Laura Bassen doing a lot of rainbow cards lately and decided to give it a try. I created a striped background and then added the actual rainbow from Simon Says Stamp Best Ever stamp set. Added a few cloud and balloon embellishments and the card was done.

Products Used:

  • Simon Says Stamp Best Ever
  • Gina K. Designs Inks: Blue Raspberry, Tranquil Teal, Wild Lilac, Passionate Pink, Red Velvet, Tangerine Twist, Wild Dandelion, Key Lime, Powder Blue
  • Copic Markers: B28, B26, B24; YG25, YG23, YG21; Y19, Y17, Y15; YR09, YR07, YR04; R29, R27, R24; V09, V06, V04
  • Lawn Fawn Party Balloons
  • My Favorite Things A2 Stitched Rectangle
  • Avery Elle Pierced Clouds
  • Neena Classic Crest 80# Solar White Cardstock
  • Gina K. Designs 120# White Cardstock
  • Spectrum Noir Clear Sparkle Pen
  • 3M ½” Foam Tape
  • Darice Sticky Back Foam
  • Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive
  • Cousin Metallic White Cord

Sketched Flowers Happy Birthday

Some stamps are so beautiful you use them over and over again. I have a friend whose favorite color is blue, so I used all kinds of shades of blue to color these images from Simon Says Stamp Sketched Flowers.

Products Used:

  • Simon Says Stamp Sketched Flowers
  • Lawn Fawn Happy Birthday Border Die
  • Strathmore Bristol Smooth Cardstock
  • Paper Accents Silver Mirror Cardstock
  • Blue Cardstock from Stash
  • Be Creative Double Sided Tape
  • Darice Sticky Back Foam
  • Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive
  • Arteza Real Brush Pens: 117 Arctic Blue, 119 Dark Blue, 168 True Blue, 138 Teal, 133 Electric Blue, 158 Seafoam Green, 113 Basil Green, 122 Moss Green

Red Dreams of Love Happy Birthday

For this card I decided to use the matching die to cutout the top panel and add dimension with foam and place it over the focal image, making it have a inlaid visual interest to the beautiful flowers.

Products Used:

  • Penny Black Dreams of Love Stamp and Die
  • Lawn Fawn Happy Birthday Border Die
  • Fabriano Acquarello Watercolor Hot Pressed 140# Cardstock
  • Gina K. Designs 120# White Cardstock
  • Red Cardstock from Scraps
  • My Favorite Things A2 Stitched Rectangle
  • Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive
  • Elmer’s Multi-Purpose Spray Adhesive
  • Triveni Crafts Adhesive Pearls Multi
  • Distress Re-Inkers: Barned Door, Fired Brick, Peeled Paint, Mowed Lawn
  • Darice Sticky Back Foam

Hello Darling Thinking of You

Purple and yellow are opposites on the color wheel and make a striking contrast. I added some flowers and leaves from LDRS Creative If Friends Were Flowers around the sentiment and love the way it turned out.

Products Used:

  • Simon Says Stamp Hello Darling Stamp
  • LDRS Creative If Friends Were Flowers Stamp
  • Lawn Fawn Large Stitched Rectangle Die
  • Gina Marie Designs Scalloped Rectangle Die
  • Darice Basketweave Embossing Folder
  • Altenew Inks: Soft Lilac, Lavender Fields, Deep Iris, Midnight Violet; Bamboo, Parrot; Fresh Lemon, Maple Yellow
  • Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive
  • Neena Classic Crest 80# Solar White Cardstock
  • Gina K. Designs 120# White Cardstock
  • Nuvo Glitter Pen
  • Nuvo Crystal Drops Dandelion Yellow
  • Darice Sticky Back Foam
  • Silhouette Cameo PIXScan Mat

Embossed Party Balloons Best Wishes

I decided to emboss each of the balloons with a different folder and loved the way it turned out. Adds great visual interest.

Products Used:

  • Pearl Alcohol Inks and Alcohol Inks
  • Lawn Fawn Party Balloons Dies
  • My Favorite Things Cause to Celebrate Die
  • My Favorite Things A2 Stitched Rectangle Die
  • Cousin Metallic White Cord
  • Lime Green Sticky Back Foam
  • Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive
  • Gina K. Designs 120# White Cardstock
  • Kirkland Glossy Photo Paper
  • Turquoise Cardstock from Scraps
  • Cuttlebug Oxford Embossing Folder
  • Cuttlebug Ben-Day Dots Embossing Folder
  • Darice Stripe Embossing Folder
  • Spectrum Noir Clear Sparkle Pen