Happy Sixteenth Birthday Seth

My grandson turned 16 in March and with all 16-year-olds will be driving soon. I loved the pickup truck from HoneyBee Stamps.

Products Used:

  • Honey Bee Stamps Little Pickup
  • Wild Rose Studio Bunch of Balloons
  • My Favorite Things Anything But Basic Birthday Wishes
  • Copic Markers: YR16, YR04, Y38; R56, R37, R35; Y19, Y08, Y11; Y35; B99, B97, B95, B93; B26, B24, B23; B000, B0000; YG67, G94, G63; C5, C4, C3, C1
  • My Favorite Things Little Uppercase Alphabet
  • My Favorite Things Little Numbers
  • My Favorite Things A2 Stitched Rectangle
  • Darice Sticky Back Foam
  • Be Creative Tape
  • Paper Accents Gold Mirror Cardstock
  • Neena Classic Crest 80# Solar White Cardstock
  • Memento Tuxedo Black Ink
  • Hero Hues India Ink Black

Birthday Wishes Candles

These big candles from Technique Tuesday add a great focal image to a clean and simple card design.

Products Used:

  • Technique Tuesday Birthday Candles Die
  • Altenew Birthday Greetings
  • Hero Hues India Ink Black
  • Darice Sticky Back Foam
  • Copic Marker: YR27
  • Neena Classic Crest 80# Solar White Cardstock
  • Gina K. Designs Base Weight Onyx Black Cardstock
  • Gina K. Designs 120# White Cardstock
  • Doodlebug Designs Glitter Cardstock: Purple, Orange, Red, Green, Turquoise
  • My Favorite Things A2 Stitched Rectangle
  • Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive

Happy Birthday Square Flip Card

I think using patterned paper for the base of a flip card is the key to making a nice looking card. I don’t think I’ll use this die very often, but I’m happy with the outcome.

Products Used:

  • Sizzix Triple Square Flip Card
  • Concord & 9th Sprinkles Turnabout
  • Honey Bee Stamps Celebration Box
  • CZ Designs Birthday Palooza
  • My Favorite Things More Essential Sentiments
  • WPlus9 Birthday Wishes
  • Papertrey Ink Stylish Sentiments: Birthday
  • Copic Markers: V09, V06, V04; BG18, BG15, BG13, BG11; YG17, YG25, YG03; Y17, Y13; E33, E35, Y26; R27, R24
  • Simon Says Stamp Sentiment Labels Die
  • The Paper Studio Eat Cake 12 x 12 Paper Pack
  • Turquoise Blue Cardstock from Stash
  • Neena Classic Crest 80# White Cardstock
  • VersaMark Ink
  • Memento Teal Zeal Ink
  • Altenew Forest Glades and Fresh Lemon Inks
  • Ranger Super Fine Detail White Embossing Powder
  • Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive
  • Darice Sticky Foam Strips
  • Cuttlebug Swiss Dots Embossing Folder
  • Clear Wink of Stella

Silhouette Cupcake with Birthday Basics Turnabout

You can make such great cards with the Concord & 9th turnabout stamps. I really like the birthday basics. Pick a color scheme and then start stamping.

Products Used:

  • Concord & 9th Turnabout Birthday Basics Stamp
  • Silhouette Lettering Delights Chocolate Cupcake
  • Penny Black Awesome Die
  • Gina K. Designs Inks: Sweet Corn, Grass Green, Warm Cocoa, Turquoise Sea
  • Neena Classic Crest 80# Solar White Cardstock
  • Teal Cardstock from Stash
  • Brown and Cream Cardstock from Scraps
  • Silhouette Cameo
  • Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive
  • Elmer’s Craft Bond Spray Adhesive
  • My Favorite Things A2 Stitched Rectangle
  • Wink of Stella Clear Sparkle Pen
  • Darice Sticky Back Foam
  • 3M ½” Foam Tape

Make a Wish Tag Masculine Birthday

I’ve had this large tag die from My Favorite Things for years and have never used it. I’m trying to challenge myself to make good use of the products I already have. I stamped the background by staggering the same sentiment stamp and using different colors of blue.

Products Used:

  • Sunny Studio Make a Wish
  • Ranger Letter It Birthday
  • Recollections Enamel Dots
  • Distress Oxide Inks: Faded Jeans, Stormy Sky, Tumbled Glass
  • Copic Markers: B99, B97, B95, B45; Y38, Y15; C5, C3
  • Wink of Stella Clear and Gold Sparkle Pens
  • Pretty Pink Posh Stitched Borders Die
  • My Favorite Things Jumbo Fishtail Banner Die
  • My Favorite Things Pierced Circle STAX Die

Enjoy the Journey Masculine Birthday

I love the look of blue and brown. This blue gingham paper with brown ink and accents make for a clean and simple masculine birthday card. The sentiment by Tim Holtz is one we should all remember.

Products Used:

  • Tim Holtz Stampers Anonymous The Journey
  • Spellbinders Nested Medallion Labels Die
  • Silhouette Cameo
  • Wild Asparagus Blue Gingham Cardstock
  • Blue and Brown Cardstock from Scraps
  • 3M ½” Foam Tap
  • Gina K. Designs Base Weight Ivory Cardstock
  • Memento Rich Cocoa Ink
  • My Favorite Things A2 Stitched Rectangles
  • Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive
  • Kokuyo Dotliner Long Adhesive

You Rock: Happy Birthday

A great plaid paper and a large die cut sentiments make for a clean and simple masculine card.

Products Used:

  • Matty’s Crafting Joy You Rock Die
  • MFT Beautiful Hello
  • Jillian Vance Music Speaks Stamp and Die
  • My Mind’s Eye Tres Jolie Buddies Plaid
  • Gina K. Designs Ivory Base Weight Cardstock
  • Green and Blue Cardstock from Scraps
  • Gina K. Designs Grass Green Ink
  • Daniel Smith Watercolors: Hansa Yellow Light and Cerulean Blue Chromium
  • My Favorite Things A2 Stitched Rectangle

Watercolor Background Rock On Masculine Card

Here is the second card with a watercolor musical background and guitar die cuts.

Products Used:

  • Jillian Vance Music Speaks Stamp and Dies
  • Jillian Vance Musical Notes Background
  • Echo Park Oh Holy Night
  • Altenew Fine Alphabet Dies
  • Hero Arts Fine Detail Clear Embossing Powder
  • Ranger Super Fine Detail White Embossing Powder
  • Distress Inks: Salty Ocean, Candied Apple, Mustard Seed
  • My Favorite Things A2 Stitched Rectangle
  • Gina K. Designs Black Onyx Base Weight Cardstock
  • Gina K. Designs 120# White Cardstock
  • Canson XL Cold Press Watercolor Paper
  • Darice Sticky Back Foam
  • 3M ½” Foam Tape
  • Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive

Watercolor Background You Rock Birthday

Maybe it’s because I’m a child who grew up in the 60’s and 70’s, but I love these musical guitars. With the music background it makes a great card.

Products Used:

  • Jillian Vance Music Speaks Stamp and Dies
  • Jillian Vance Musical Notes Background
  • Altenew Fine Alphabet Dies
  • Hero Arts Fine Detail Clear Embossing Powder
  • Ranger Super Fine Detail White Embossing Powder
  • Daniel Smith Watercolors: Hansa Yellow Light, Quinacridone Rose, Cerulean Blue Chromium
  • My Favorite Things A2 Stitched Rectangle
  • Gina K. Designs Cherry Red Base Weight Cardstock
  • Gina K. Designs 120# White Cardstock
  • Canson XL Cold Press Watercolor Paper
  • Darice Sticky Back Foam
  • 3M ½” Foam Tape
  • Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive

Firing on All Cylinders

What guy doesn’t like a classic car. I love the sentiment that comes with this set.

Products Used:

  • Unity Stamps All Cylinders
  • Faber-Castell Polychromos 110 Phthalo Blue, 152 Middle Phthalo Blue, 145 Light Phthalo Blue; 103 Ivory; 101 White; 199 Black, 181 Payne’s Grey, 175 Dark Sepia; 233 Cold Grey IV, 232 Cold Grey III, 231 Cold Grey II, 230 Cold Grey I; 183 Yello Ochre, 184 Dark Naples Ochre
  • Memory Box Stitched Rectangles
  • Gina K. Designs Kraft Base Weight Cardstock