Stampin’ Up! Build a Birthday Sneak Peek

I used the new Stampin’ Up! stamp set called Build a Birthday to create my card for the Stamping and Blogging sketch challenge this week.  Stamping and Blogging has launched a new sketch challenge blog where you can link up your fantastic creations and play along each week!!  Click here to head over to the new Sketch and Stamp blog to check out the details and be sure to click the links below to see what the other Design Team Members have created with this sketch.

Build a Birthday - Stamp With Amy K

Here is this weeks sketch, SB104:

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I started by adhering a panel from the Cherry on Top DSP Stack to a panel of Cucumber Crush card stock with SNAIL, then to a Watermelon Wonder card base with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Build a Birthday 1 - Stamp With Amy K

I stamped the images from the Build a Birthday photopolymer stamp set in Tip Top Taupe, Bermuda Bay, Cucumber Crush, Watermelon Wonder and Crushed Curry inks on a panel of Whisper White card stock.  I used my Paper Snips to cut a banner end in the panel, then adhered the stamped panel to a panel of Cucumber Crush card stock with SNAIL.  I cut a banner end in the Cucumber Crush panel with my Paper Snips, then adhered the layered banner to the card front with SNAIL.

Build a Birthday 2 - Stamp With Amy K

I stamped the sentiment from the Build a Birthday stamp set in Watermelon Wonder ink on a strip of Whisper White card stock.  I adhered the stamped sentiment to a strip of Watermelon Wonder card stock with SNAIL, then punched the banner end with the Banner Triple Punch.  I adhered the sentiment strip to the card front with SNAIL.

Build a Birthday 3 - Stamp With Amy K

I cut a small piece from the Tip Top Taupe 1″ Dotted Lace Trim, then looped a strand of Bermuda Bay Baker’s Twine around it.  I pulled the Baker’s Twine through a Bermuda Bay button from the Brights Designer Buttons pack and tied a little bow.  I adhered the layered embellishment to the card front with a Glue Dot.

Cherry On Top DSP Stack - Stamp With Amy K

I punched a strip of DSP from the Cherry on Top DSP Stack with the Banner Triple Punch and adhered it to a Whisper White panel 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.   ***Just so you know, you can see the new items from the upcoming catalog in the online store by clicking on the links in my supply list.  However, they are not available for purchase until June 2.

May 1-15 Hostess Code:  KRXY6Q3A

Use this hostess code when you order and receive a free gift from me!  If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift.  The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $8.95 in either the 2014-15 Annual Catalog or the 2015 Occasions Catalog!


Stamp With Amy K 2015-16 Annual Catalog Shares!

New Catalog Shares

I’ve got shares of all of the new designer papers, ribbons and embellishments available.  I’ll be ordering on June 2 and plan to have the shares shipped back out during the second week of June.  You can see all of the details on my 2015-16 Annual Catalog Share page here.  Let me know if you’re interested in joining!


Weekly Deals From Stampin’ Up! May 12-18

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 May 18.


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:

May 14101406: Jet Black StazOn Ink Pad
102193: VersaMark Ink Refill

May 15

129406: Bitty Butterfly Punch

May 18

129267: Bitty Banners Framelits Dies
137363: Hello You Thinlits Dies

May 29

120907: Decorative Label Punch
127526: Elegant Butterfly Punch

June 1

131259: Brights Stampin’ Write Markers

June 3

131264: Many Marvelous Markers

Date to be Determined

126597: Bootiful Occasions Clear Stamp Set
126954: Rose Red Classic Stampin’ Pad
131184: Regals Collection Classic Stampin’ Pads

Currently the following items are temporarily NOT ORDERABLE:

120279: Clear-Block Storage Caddy
137951: So You Project Kit
137898: Calypso Coral Pompom Trim – no longer available
137909: Artisan Embellishment Kit – no longer available

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.


If you need any stamping supplies, I’d be very happy to be your Demonstrator.  Just click on the Order Stampin’ Up! Online Now button on the right side of the screen to go directly to my online store or drop me an email if you have any questions. Happy Stamping!

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Card stock cuts for this project:
  • Watermelon Wonder – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base, 1″ x 4″ strip
  • Cucumber Crush – 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel, 3-1/8″ x 5-1/8″ panel
  • Whisper White – 7/8″ x 4″ strip, 3″ x 5-1/8″ panel, 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel (inside card)
  • Cherry On Top Designer Series Paper Stack – 3-7/8″ x 5-1/8″ panel

Stampin’ Up! items used to create this project:

Price: $4.95

Supply List

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14 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Build a Birthday Sneak Peek

  1. Hi Amy,WOWZERS!!!  The new SU catalog arrived today along with your sweet card…(which is always so welcomed)!  I glanced through it for a few minutes while I ate my lunch and it looks so inviting.  They carried over quite a number of old stamps and the news ones look great.  Can’t wait to sit down and really take it all in.   Thank you for including me on your list to receive one.  BTW…so love and appreciate all your cards you post for us.   Take care, Pat MajorCreativity is Gods gift to you, What you do with it is your gift to God    

  2. WOW, this looks awesome with the beautiful new colours and the fun stamp set. I can’t believe how absolutely PERFECT the stamped layers are – wow!

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