Stampin’ Up! Sketched Birthday for Stamping and Blogging

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!

Sketched Birthday - Stamp With Amy K

My card design was inspired by the Stamping and Blogging SB78 Sketch.

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And the colors for my card were inspired by Sunday Stamps SSC87.

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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.

Sketched Birthday 2 - Stamp With Amy K

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.

Sketched Birthday 3 - Stamp With Amy K

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.

Sketched Birthday - Stamp With Amy K

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.

Remembering Your Birthday - Stamp With Amy K

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.

You can find a complete list of supplies, including card stock cuts, at the very bottom of this post.

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Card stock cuts for this project:
  • 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:

33 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Sketched Birthday for Stamping and Blogging

  1. Your embossed technique is ingenious, and your card is so bright and cheery, anyone would be happy to receive your beautiful card through the mail xx

  2. Great card Amy. It is so cheery! Thanks for sharing the embossing technique. Once again, I never would have thought of that 🙂

  3. Awesome blue icing on the cake, brings back memories of birthdays past, yum, lol 🙂 I really love the way you layered all of these colors so fantastically and the double layered HB banners rock! The double dots embossing is totally perfect for this card too! Great card today Amy 😉 Thanks for the ideas!!

  4. Great card! You used the Sunday Stamps colors so beautifully on this card. I like the in and out dry embossing technique you used and appreciate that you included a link to demonstrate how it was done. Thanks for sharing your lovely card with us at Sunday Stamps this fortnight–please join us again soon!
    🙂 Marie

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