Stampin’ Up! Big Day Masculine Birthday Card

I used the Stampin’ Up! Sale-A-Bration exclusive stamp set called Big Day to create my card to share today.

Big Day - Stamp With Amy K

My card design was inspired by Retrosketches #147.

Screen Shot 2015-01-07 at 2.58.27 PMI started by adhering a panel of Best Year Ever DSP (Sale-A-Bration item) to a panel of Soft Suede card stock, then to a Coastal Cabana card base with SNAIL.

Big Day 1 - Stamp With Amy K

I stamped the sentiment, cake and candle images from the Big Day stamp set (Sale-A-Bration item) in Soft Suede ink on a Whisper White panel, using my Stamp-a-ma-jig to help align them.  Then I colored the images with my Coastal Cabana, Daffodil Delight and Smoky Slate Stampin’ Blendabilities Markers (Sale-A-Bration items, also available in the Annual Catalog).  I adhered the stamped panel to a panel of Soft Suede card stock with SNAIL, then to the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Big Day 3 - Stamp With Amy K

I stamped the ice cream sentiment from the Big Day stamp set in Coastal Cabana ink on a Whisper White panel and cut it out with one of the dies from the Circle Card Thinlits Dies set.  I adhered the sentiment with SNAIL to a die cut with the same die from Coastal Cabana card stock.  Then I tucked the layered sentiment under the focal panel and adhered it with SNAIL.

Big Day 2 - Stamp With Amy K

I finished the card front by coloring three of the pearls from the Artisan Embellishment Kit with my Dark Crumb Cake Stampin Blendabilities Marker (Sale-A-Bration item, also available in the Annual Catalog), then adhering them to the card front.

Big Day 4 - Stamp With Amy K

I stamped the happy birthday sentiment from the Big Day stamp set in Coastal Cabana ink on a Whisper White panel inside the card, then colored the letters with my Dark Crumb Cake Stampin’ Blendabilities Marker.  I adhered a strip of the Best Year Ever DSP to a strip of Coastal Cabana card stock, then to the Whisper White panel to finish the inside of the card.

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

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Round Two – Stamp With Amy K – 2015 Occasions Catalog Shares

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I’ve heard from a few people who missed out on my 2015 Occasions Catalog Shares so I’m hosting a second round of shares!!  Let me know if you’d like to join in by Tuesday, January 13.  I’ll be closing out the second round of shares then.

You can see all of the details and find a sign-up form by clicking here or on my 2015 Occasions Catalog Shares page at the top.  Let me know if you have any questions.


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Let me know if you have any questions, have fun shopping!

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Here are this weeks Weekly Deals:

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Click here to see the Weekly Deals from Stampin’ Up! in my online store.  The Weekly Deals are only while supplies last and only available at these great prices through January 12.


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Card stock cuts for this project:
  • Coastal Cabana – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base, Circle Card Thinlits Dies die cut, 5/8″ x 4″ strip (inside card)
  • Soft Suede – 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel, 2-5/16″ x 4-1/8″ panel
  • Whisper White – 2-1/4″ x 4″ panel, Circle Card Thinlits Dies die cut, 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel (inside card)
  • Best Year Ever Designer Series Paper – 3-3/8″ x 5-1/4″ panel, 1/2″ x 4″ strip (inside card)

Stampin’ Up! items used to create this project:

Price: $99.95

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8 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Big Day Masculine Birthday Card

  1. What a great looking masculine card, Amy! I’m always on the look out for them since I have so many guys in my family. Love the long sentiment with cake and then the extra sentiment on the side! A real Wow card with perfectly matched dp and pearls~

  2. Good Day, Amy! I really like the way you placed that sentiment on the side and I like the look of the Soft Suede cardstock just on each side of the card rather than a frame. Although it leans masculine, I think it could be used for either gender. Very cute stamps and a great card! Thanks for sharing.

  3. What an awesome card Amy 😉 The colors are perfect for guys (or girls) but hey, we always need guy cards, lol! I agree with Roberta and love the way your used the sentiment long and popped the additional sentiment off the side. The dark colored pearls are just the perfect addition to finish your card. Great card Amy 🙂

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