A Day Wrapped in Happiness

There is something wonderful about spending the day at the ocean. We always like to visit the lighthouses when we roam. This stamp makes a pretty scene.

Products Used:

  • Inkadinkado Down By the Sea
  • Penny Black Sprinkles and Smiles
  • Copic Markers: B01, B00, B000, B0000; C6, C5, C4, C3, C2, C1; B39, B37, B34; BG15, BG13, BG11; YG67, YG17, YG03; E33, E31, E30; B99, B97, B95
  • Neena Classic Crest 80# Solar White Cardstock
  • Gina K. Designs 120# White Cardstock
  • Darice Sticky Back Foam
  • Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive
  • Memento London Fog Ink
  • Hero Hues India Ink Black
  • My Favorite Things A2 Stitched Rectangle

An Angler Happy Birthday

I have several fishermen that I send birthday cards to, one being my oldest son. I really like this older stamp set from Stampin’ Up. I tried watercoloring this image, but it was just too detailed, so I tried again and used Copic Markers and liked the results much better.

Products Used

  • Stampin’ Up Angler
  • Penny Black Birthday Die
  • Copic Markers: E39, E37, E35, E31; E55, E53; E99, E97, E15; YG67, YG17, YG03; G24; W4, W2, w1; C6, C4, C3, C2; YR15, YR14, YR12; Y17, Y15, Y13; R27, R24, R22; B97, B95, B93
  • Avery Elle Double Pierced Square
  • My Favorite Things A2 Stitched Rectangle
  • Darice Basket Weave Embossing Folder
  • Neena Classic Crest 80# Solar White Cardstock
  • Gina K. Designs Base Weight Ivory Cardstock
  • Darice Sticky Back Foam
  • Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive
  • Memento Toffee Crunch Ink
  • Hero Hues India Ink Black

Celebrate You Butterfly Frame II

This is the second card I made with die. I like it, but I still think it is going in my give away pile.

Products Used:

  • Butterfly Frame Die
  • Penny Black Doodles Thin Die
  • Martha Stewart Three Butterfly Punch
  • Copic Markers: RV14, RV13, RV11, RV10; G29, G46, G24; G99, G94, YG03; C8, C7, C5, C3
  • Clear Rhinestones from Stash
  • Paper Accents Silver Mirror Cardstock
  • Neena Classic Crest 80# Solar White Cardstock
  • Gina K. Designs 120# White Cardstock
  • Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive
  • Elmer’s Multi-Purpose Spray Adhesive
  • My Favorite Things A2 Stitched Rectangle Set 1
  • Stampin’ Up 3D Subtle Embossing Folder

Wonderful Birthday Poppy

I’ve used this poppy stamp from Penny Black many times. I love the clean and simple card that it creates.

Products Used:

  • Penny Black Blooming Garden
  • Penny Black Sprinkles and Smiles
  • Copic Markers: R39, R29, R27, R24, R22; G28, G46, G43
  • Memento London Fog Ink
  • Hero Hues India Ink Black
  • Gina Marie Designs Scalloped Rectangle
  • Darice Diagonal Hearts Embossing Folder
  • Darice Sticky Back Foam
  • Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive
  • My Favorite Things A2 Stitched Rectangle
  • Neena Classic Crest 80# Solar White Cardstock
  • Gina K. Designs 120# White Cardstock

Happy Birthday – Today is All About You

When I saw this image from Stamping Bella I knew it would be perfect for a couple of young women at church who are into dance.

Products Used:

  • Stamping Bella Uptown Girl Stephanie Loves Ballet
  • Penny Black Special Sentiments
  • Copic Markers: RV09, RV06, RV04, RV02; RV11, RV02, RV10; E11, E02, E00, R20; E55, E53, E51, E50; B000, B0000; C2, C0
  • Queen & Co Twinkle Goosebumps Pink Rhinestones, Recollections Pink Rhinestones from Stash
  • Gina Marie Designs Scalloped Rectangle
  • Darice Sticky Back Foam
  • Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive
  • Neena Classic Crest 80# Solar White Cardstock
  • Gina K. Designs 120# White Cardstock
  • Memento Tuxedo Black Ink
  • Hero Hues India Ink Black

Celebrating You Redo

I created a card for a young woman at church, but I was looking at the wrong individual on my list and so I created a card that had a little girls with blond hair and a pink dress and flowers. What I really needed was a girl with dark brown hair and a purple dress and flowers. Fortunately, Copic Markers let you redo.

Products Used:

  • Stamping Bella Teeny Tiny Townies with Bouquet
  • Penny Black Sprinkles and Smiles
  • Simon Says Stamp Cocoa and Love (Heart)
  • Gina Marie Designs Scalloped Rectangle
  • Darice Hearts Diagonal Embossing Folder
  • Lawn Fawn Large Stitched Rectangle
  • Memento Tuxedo Black Ink
  • VersaFine Onyx Back Ink
  • Gina K. Designs Passionate Pink
  • Hero Arts Fine Detail Clear Embossing Powder
  • Copic Markers: RV09, RV06, RV04, RV02; RV11, RV10, R83, R81; R59, R37; G29, G43, G40; E49, E57, E44, E57; E11, E02, E00, R20; V09, V06, V05, V04; V04, V15, V12
  • Darice Sticky Back Foam
  • Neena Classic Crest 80# Solar White Cardstock
  • Gina K. Designs 120# White Cardstock
  • Kirkland Glossy Photo Paper
  • Ranger Alcohol Inks:

Blue Turnabout Sweet Wishes

I was having a hard time making my Birthday Basics Turnabout line up. Once I figured out that the template was only 5 7/8″ inches and cut my paper down to match, everything lined up great.

Products Used:

  • Concord & 9th Birthday Basics Turnabout
  • Avery Elle Cupcakes
  • Penny Black Sweet Wishes Die
  • My Favorite Things A2 Stitched Rectangle
  • Copic Markers: E33, E31, E30; Y17, Y15; B99, B97, B95, B93, B91; BG57, BG53
  • Gina K. Designs Inks: Powder Blue, Blue Denim, Sea Glass, Tranquil Teal
  • Ranger Glossy Accents
  • Spectrum Noir Clear Glitter Pen
  • Darice Sticky Back Foam
  • 3M ½” Foam Tape
  • Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive
  • Neena Classic Crest 80# Solar White Cardstock
  • Gina K. Designs 120# White Cardstock

Elegant Asters Happy Birthday

Yellow is such a bright and happy color. I used it in creating this card with Gina K. Designs new stamp set Elegant Asters. I added a pop of yellow’s complimentary color, purple, to the butterfly.

Products Used:

  • Gina K. Designs Elegant Asters
  • Penny Black Sprinkles and Smiles
  • Arteza Markers: 121 Honey, 105 Lemon Yellow, 165 Ube Purple, 104 Noir, 147 Lime Green, 146 Olive Green
  • VersaMark Ink
  • Ranger Super Fine Detail Gold Embossing Powder
  • My Favorite Things A2 Stitched Rectangle
  • Darice Sticky Back Foam
  • Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive

Delicate Flowers Enjoy Every Moment

I love the way this lacy edges background adds such visual interest to these beautiful flowers.

Products Used:

  • Simon Says Stamp Delicate Flowers
  • Penny Black Special Sentiments
  • Copic Markers: YG97, YG95, YG91, YG67, YG63, YG61, YG23, YG17, YG03, G99, G94, G46, G24, G20; YR24, YR23, YR21; R85, R83, R81
  • 3M ½” Foam Tape
  • Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive
  • Kokuyo Dotliner Adhesive Long
  • Gina Marie Loopy Rectangle
  • Neena Classic Crest 80# Solar White
  • Pink Cardstock from Stash
  • Gold Stickles
  • Silhouette Cameo PIXScan Mat
  • Hero Hues India Ink Black
  • Memento Tuxedo Black Ink

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