You’re a Star Birthday

I had this great paper from Carta Bella and wanted to great an All-Star themed masculine birthday card. I had the great sentiment die from My Favorite Things, but I need a baseball image, so I went to the Silhouette Store and found this image that worked perfectly for the design.

Products Used:

  • My Favorite Things Written in the Stars Stamp and Die
  • Altenew Birthday Greetings
  • Silhouette Cameo Carta Bella Baseball Cut File
  • Carta Bella Paper Co. Number One Fan Cardstock
  • Gina K. Designs Base Weight Ivory Cardstock
  • Gina K. Designs Base Weight Red Hot Cardstock
  • Gina K. Designs Base Weight In the Navy Cardstock
  • Gina K. Designs 120# Ivory Cardstock
  • Darice Sticky Back Red Foam
  • Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive
  • Gina K. Designs Red Velvet Ink

Hexagon Patterned Paper Happy Day

I found some Bo Bunny Bee-Utiful You Cardstock that had these great hexagon flowers and decided to cut them out and make a card with them. Love the way the bright blue, yellow, and white look together.

Products Used:

  • My Favorite Things Anything But Basic Birthday Wishes Stamp
  • KB Riley Happy Birthday Die
  • Bo Bunny Bee-Utiful You Cardstock
  • Gina K. Designs Blue Denim Base Weight Cardstock
  • Neena Classic Crest 80# Solar White Cardstock
  • My Favorite Things A2 Stitched Rectangle Die
  • Stampin’ Up Subtle 3D Embossing Folder
  • Gina K. Designs Blue Denim Ink
  • Darice Sticky Back Foam
  • Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive

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

Make a Wish Alcohol Pearl Birthday Candles

Green and gold are such a pretty combo. Add some gold mirror cardstock for the sentiment and embellishment and you have a great card.

Products Used:

  • Pearl Alcohol Inks and Alcohol Inks
  • My Favorite Things Make a Wish Stamp and Dies
  • Lawn Fawn Upon  a Star Stamp
  • My Favorite Things Wish Die
  • Lime Green Sticky Back Fun Foam
  • VersaMark Ink
  • Ranger Fine Detail Gold Embossing Powder
  • My Favorite Things A2 Stitched Rectangle
  • Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive
  • Copic Markers: YR27 and YR24

Distressed Alcohol Ink Bold Happy Birthday Greetings

I really like the way this embossing folder looks with an alcohol pearl background and distress with a sanding tool.

Products Used:

  • Pearl Alcohol Inks
  • Darice Birthday Collage Embossing Folder
  • Penny Black Birthday Die
  • Turquoise Elastic Cord
  • Memory Makers Sanding Block
  • My Favorite Things A2 Stitched Rectangle
  • Turquoise Cardstock from Scraps
  • Costco Glossy Photo Paper
  • Gina K. Designs 120# White Cardstock
  • Darice Sticky Back Foam
  • Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive

All of My Atoms Love All of Your Atoms

I have the most wonderful husband in the world. I count my blessings every day that I found it and he wanted to share his life with me. After all these years (46) we still have chemistry.

Products Used:

  • My Favorite Things Cute Chemists
  • Distress Oxide Inks Tumbled Glass and Spun Sugar
  • Copic Markers: R29, R24, R22; RV14, RV13, RV11; R08, R05, R02; B99, B95, B93, B91, B32; B02, B01, B00, B32; BG000, BG0000; E55, E53, E51; E49, E47, E57; YG03, YG01, YG00, Y05, Y02, Y00, Y21; Y38, Y35, Y32; E11, E02, E01, R20; C1, C2; C3, C5, C7; C9, C7, C6, C3
  • Laromni Toothbrush Makeup Brushes
  • Whitelotus Stitched Hearts
  • Ranger Glossy Accents
  • Darice Sticky Back Foam Sheet
  • Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive
  • DoCrafts Small Polka Hearts Embossing Folder
  • VersaMark Ink
  • Memento Tuxedo Black Ink
  • Ranger Super Fine Detail White Embossing Powder
  • Neena Classic Crest 80# Solar White Cardstock
  • Blue Cardstock from Stash
  • My Favorite Things A2 Stitched Rectangle
  • Spectrum Noir Sparkle Pen

Thank You Tag Card

I’ve never really known what to do with my tag dies, other than using them for Christmas gifts, but I saw Michelle Short using one and was inspired. I a pretty symmetrical kind of girl, so off setting the tag was a stretch for me, but I love the way it turned out.

Products Used:

  • Altenew Garden Picks 3-D Dies
  • My Favorite Things Traditional Tags STAX Dies
  • My Favorite Things Little Upper Case Dies
  • My Favorite Things A2 Stitched Rectangle STAX Dies
  • Karen Burniston Thank You Die
  • Fancy Pants Floral Chic Fairytale Cardstock
  • Gina K. Designs 120# White Cardstock
  • Neena Classic Crest 80# Solar White Cardstock
  • Paper Accents Gold Mirror Cardstock
  • Distress Oxide Inks: Candied Apple, Barn Door, Aged Mahogany; Fossilized Amber, Squeezed Lemonade; Carved Pumpkin, Ripe Persimmon; Twisted Citron, Peeled Paint
  • 3M ½” Foam Tape
  • Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive
  • Be Creative Tape
  • WeR Memory Keepers SewEasy Floss Red
  • White Lace from Stash

Tagged Corner Thinking of You

I love this unique die from My Favorite Things. When you cut the cardbase to match it makes a unique finished product.

Products Used:

  • Honey Bee Stamps Thinking of You Die
  • Fancy Pants Design Trend Setter 12 x 12 Paper Pad
  • Queen & Company Candy Shop Jellies Orange
  • My Favorite Things Tag Corner Rectangle Die
  • Gina K. Designs Base Weight Ivory Cardstock
  • Darice Sticky Back Foam
  • Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive

Daisy Bouquet Happy Birthday to Wonderful You

I love this daisy die from Gina Marie Designs. For this version I ink blended the background with Spun Sugar and Picked Raspberry Distress Oxide Inks and then stacked several layers of the die for visual interest.

Products Used:

  • Gina Marie Designs Cut In/Cut Out Daisy Bouquet Die
  • My Favorite Things Twice the Wishes Stamp
  • VersaMark Ink
  • Distress Oxide Spun Sugar and Picked Raspberry
  • Laromni Toothbrush Makeup Brushes
  • Ranger Super Vine Detail White Embossing Powder
  • My Favorite Things A2 Stitched Rectangle
  • Darice Sticky Back Foam Sheet
  • Neena Classic Crest 80# and 110# Solar White Cardstock
  • Paper Accents Silver Mirror Cardstock
  • Gina K. Designs 120# White Cardstock
  • Doodlebug Design Cupcake Assortment Sprinkles

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