Simply Sunday: Happy Birthday

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

Today we will keep it short and simple … I know many of you are preparing for your Super Bowl parties!

So let’s begin with our beautiful stamp set “Helping Me Grow” and the hyacinth flower. I chose Perfect Plum and Whisper White for my color combination … simple.

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I heat embossed the hyacinth with the White Emboss powder then highlighted the flower by sponging some ink over the flower. It also creates a bit of a shadow around the blooms. Wipe off any excess ink with a tissue so it does not smear.

The greeting was stamped from the Rose Wonder stamp set … you will also notice that I used the die from the Rose Garden Thinlits Dies. I love that Stampin’ Up! creates their stamp sets to coordinate with each other.

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Sweet and Simple … don’t we all love cards like this! Thank you for stopping in.

Enjoy your game day, no matter what you are doing!

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Sweet Friend …

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

I took the day off yesterday … Saturday night I had a sleep over with my grandkids! We rented movies and made popcorn and had a nice time.  Sunday us “girlies” went to Bath & Body Works and bought some awesome smellin’ goodies.

Today I’m back with a card that I created for my “Catalog Kick-Off” Party last Monday … I’ll share a few of the card but I want to keep some exclusive to those who attend my events.

When I saw the “Helping Me Grow” stamp set in the Occasions catalog, I knew I had to have it! I just love the flowers – they’re big enough to use on a scrapbook page, but not too big on a card … a perfect fit!

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My color pallet for my card is Old Olive, Whisper White and Calypso Coral … a nice combination. Then we added a “WINK OF STELLA” to our flowers. So pretty and so easy to use … watch the video!

We stamped the image with StazOn and colored it in with the Calypso Coral and Old Olive markers. Then we simply brushed on the beautiful “Wink of Stella” … it’s just a hint of shimmer and oh so pretty.

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We used the Oval Framelit Collections to cut out the flowers and mat to create a focal point for our card. Our greeting comes from this stamp set and our banner was trimmed with the “Triple Banner” Punch.  Just a little Old Olive Bakers Twine finishes off and anchors the banner.

If you’re wondering where our designer series paper comes from … it comes from the “Wildflower Fields” Designer Paper located in our Sale-a-bration catalog!!  This is just the beginning of what you will see me do with this pretty paper.

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Thanks so much for the day off and for coming back to see what I made for you today.  I appreciate it… sweet friends!

Have a sweet and happy day!

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