Stampin’ Up! Celebrate Today Birthday Balloons

I used the Stampin’ Up! stamp set called Celebrate Today to create my card for the Stamping and Blogging sketch challenge this week.  Be sure to stop by the other Design Team Member’s blog to check out their creations too!

Celebrate Today - Stamp With Amy K

Here is the Stamping and Blogging SB96 sketch:

Screen Shot 2015-03-17 at 3.31.40 PMI started by stamping the “birthday” sentiment from the Celebrate Today photopolymer stamp set in Night of Navy ink on a panel of Bermuda Bay card stock.  I let the ink dry completely, then stamped the “happy” sentiment from that stamp set in VersaMark Ink above it and I heat embossed the sentiment with Gold Stampin’ Emboss Powder.

Celebrate Today 2 - Stamp With Amy K

I adhered the stamped panel to a panel from the Gold Foil Sheets with SNAIL, then to a Night of Navy card base with Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I cut a strip of DSP from the Birthday Bash Specialty DSP pack, punched the end with the Hexagon Punch, then adhered it to the card front with SNAIL.

Celebrate Today 3 - Stamp With Amy K

I stamped the polka dot balloon image from the Celebrate Today stamp set in Calypso Coral Ink on a Calypso Coral card stock panel and the star image in VersaMark Ink on a Night of Navy card stock and I heat embossed the star image with Gold Stampin’ Emboss Powder.  I cut the two balloons out with the matching Balloon Framelits Die, then cut a balloon from the Gold Foil Sheets as well.

Celebrate Today 1 - Stamp With Amy K

I looped strands of Gold Baker’s Twine around the balloon bases and taped the twine on the back, then adhered the Gold Foil and the Calypso Coral balloons together with SNAIL and to the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I adhered the Night of Navy balloon with Stampin’ Dimensionals then tied the strings together with another strand of Gold Baker’s Twine.  I adhered the bow in place on the card front with a rolled up Glue Dot.

Birthday Bash DSP - Stamp With Amy K

I adhered a strip of the leftover Birthday Bash DSP to a strip of Night of Navy card stock, then to a Whisper White card stock panel with SNAIL inside the card.

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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Backorder List and Items Temporarily Unavailable

Stampin’ Up! has provided us with the list of items currently on backorder with their anticipated in-stock date as well as the items that are low inventory and those that have been turned off temporarily due to backorder delays.

Currently, the following items are on BACKORDER;  backordered items will be available on or before the date indicated:

137414: Bow Builder Punch–March 20
131162: Brights Collection Classic Stampin’ Ink Refills–March 31
137364: Happy Heart Textured Impressions Embossing Folder–TBD

Currently the following items are temporarily NOT ORDERABLE:

131262: Regals Stampin’ Write Markers
126199: Stampin’ Pierce Mat
137866: Sahara Sand 7/8″ Lace Trim
137360: Butterflies Thinlits Die
139322: Butterfly Bundle (Wood)
139323: Butterfly Bundle (Clear)
138865: Butterfly Bundle (Photopolymer)
137898: Calypso Coral Pompom Trim
127811: 1-1/4″ Scallop Circle Punch

Currently, the following items have LOW INVENTORY and will move to the “Not Orderable” list (above) once the current inventory is depleted:

122332: Crumb Cake 1/2″ Seam Binding Ribbon

I will continue to post the updated list as Stampin’ Up! provides the to us, so be sure to check my blog before ordering to avoid frustration when items are unavailable.


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Card stock cuts for this project:
  • Night of Navy – 4-1/2″ x 11″ card base, Balloon Framelits die cut, 5/8″ x 4″ strip (inside card)
  • Bermuda Bay – 3-5/8″ x 4-7/8″ panel
  • Calypso Coral – Balloon Framelits die cut
  • Whisper White – 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel (inside card)
  • Birthday Bash Speciality Designer Series Paper – 1-1/4″ x 5″ strip, 1/2″ x 4″ strip (inside card)
  • Gold Foil Sheets – Balloon Framelits die cut.

Stampin’ Up! items used to create this project:

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18 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Celebrate Today Birthday Balloons

  1. I am in the mood for a party when I look at your card Amy!
    Love the gold touch. That makes it even more festive.
    Lovely creation!!

  2. Super, super cool card Amy!! I love everything about this card, the embossing, the colors, and just the way it flows. This is a perfect card to case 😉 can’t wait! Someday the kids will go to bed early or stay in bed all night, right??

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