I used the Sketched Birthday stamp set from Stampin’ Up! to create a quick birthday card for the Stamping and Blogging SB78 Sketch today.
I saw this cool “in and out” embossing technique on Susan Roberts blog (thanks so much Connie T for pinning it!!) and I had to give it a try. It’s really easy and I love the way that it turned out!
My card design was inspired by the Stamping and Blogging SB78 Sketch.
And the colors for my card were inspired by Sunday Stamps SSC87.
I started by embossing a panel of Daffodil Delight card stock with the Large Polka Dot Embossing Folder. Then I flipped the panel over and mis-aligned the dots and I ran it back through again. This gave me one set of dots that are “in” and one set of dots that are “out”. I thought that it was pretty cool! I adhered the embossed panel to a panel of Cherry Cobbler card stock with SNAIL, then to a Tempting Turquoise card base with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
I stamped the cake image from the Sketched Birthday stamp set in StazOn Jet Black Ink on a Whisper White panel and I colored it with my Daffodil Delight, Pumpkin Pie, Tempting Turquoise and Cherry Cobbler Stampin’ Write Markers. I punched the cake image out with the Note Tag Punch and adhered it with SNAIL to a Chalk Talk Framelits die cut from Cherry Cobbler card stock.
Then I punched a strip of Tempting Turquoise card stock with the Scalloped Tag Topper Punch on one end and the Project Life Corner Punch on the other. I adhered the layered tag punch to it with SNAIL, then used my 1/8″ Circle Punch to punch a few holes side-by-side in the Cherry Cobbler die cut. I pulled a piece of Pumpkin Pie 1/4″ Cotton Ribbon through the punched hole and tied it with Cherry Cobbler Baker’s Twine.
Then I stamped the sentiment from the Sketched Birthday stamp set in StazOn Jet Black Ink on a Whisper White card stock panel and I colored it with my Daffodil Delight and Tempting Turquoise Stampin’ Write Markers. I cut the sentiment out with the matching Bitty Banners Framelits Die and I adhered it to a second Bitty Banners Framelits die cut from Pumpkin Pie card stock, then to the tag with SNAIL. I adhered the layered tag with Stampin’ Dimensionals to complete the card front.
I stamped the sentiments from the Remembering Your Birthday stamp set in Tempting Turquoise ink on a Whisper White panel inside the card. I also stamped and colored the cake image again too!
Now that you’ve seen my project, be sure to stop by the other Stamping & Blogging Design Team Member’s blogs to see what they’ve created with this sketch.
- Sandi MacIver – USA
- Michelle Last - UK
- Lee Conrey - USA
- Claire Daly - Australia
- Caroline van der Straaten - Netherlands
- Marine Wiplier – France
- Shelagh Freemantle - Canada
- Kerstin Kreis - Germany
- Patrice Halliday-Larsen - New Zealand
You can find a complete list of supplies, including card stock cuts, at the very bottom of this post.
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- Tempting Turquoise – 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ card base, 2″ x 3-3/8″ strip
- Cherry Cobbler – 3-3/4″ x 5″ panel, Chalk Talk Framelits die cut
- Daffodil Delight – 3-5/8″ x 4-7/8″ panel
- Pumpkin Pie – Bitty Banners Framelits die cut
- Whisper White –Note Tag Punch, Bitty Banners Framelits die cut, 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel (inside card)
Stampin’ Up! items used to create this project: