Today, our very talented team is doing a blog hop featuring some of the retiring Stampin’ Up! stamp sets. I have chosen to feature the Happy Birthday, Everyone host exclusive stamp set. I absolutely love the happy birthday sentiment from this set and I’ve used it many times!
The design for my card was inspired by My Favorite Things Wednesday Sketch Challenge 278.
I started by adhering strips of Birthday Bouquet DSP (retiring) to a panel of Pool Party card stock with SNAIL. Then I adhered the layered panel to a Mint Macaron card base with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
I stamped the sentiment from the Happy Birthday, Everyone stamp set (retiring) in Pool Party ink on a panel of Whisper White card stock, then I adhered it to a panel of Pool Party card stock and to the card front with SNAIL.
I punched balloons from Pool Party and Mint Macaron card stocks as well as White Vellum with the Balloon Bouquet Punch. I adhered strands of Whisper White Baker’s Twine to the backs of the balloon punches with Glue Dots, then adhered the balloons to the card front with with Stampin’ Dimensionals and Glue Dots.
I tied a bow with Whisper White Baker’s Twine around the balloon strings, then adhered the strings to the card front with a rolled up Glue Dot.
I stamped the sentiment from the Happy Birthday, Everyone stamp set in Mint Macaron ink in the center of the Whisper White panel inside the card, then stamped the bundle of balloons with the Balloon Celebration photopolymer stamp set in Mint Macaron, Pool Party and Smoky Slate inks, after stamping them on scrap paper once.
**A quick note on the Balloon Celebration Bundle: The bundle pricing for this stamp set and punch will be ending on May 31. The items will be in the next catalog but you won’t be able to get the 15% bundle discount on them, so get your bundle now and save!
You can find a complete list of supplies, including card stock cuts, at the very bottom of this post.
Alright, on with the hop! Click on the Next Blog button to move forward to Heather Wright-Porto’s project or click the Previous Blog button to move back to Mary Deatherage’s project.
Please be a little patient with us, this is the first blog hop for some of us…hopefully it will all go smoothly, if not we’ll work out the kinks just as quickly as we can! If you get lost along the way, here are the participants for the hop:
- Jari Francis
- Beth Hooper
- Jaimie Babarczy
- Mary Deatherage
- Amy Koenders <= You are here
- Heather Wright-Porto
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Card stock cuts for this project:
- Mint Macaron – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base, Balloon Bouquet Punch
- Pool Party – 3-3/4″ x 5″ panel, 1-7/8″ x 3-7/8″ panel, Balloon Bouquet Punch
- White Vellum – Balloon Bouquet Punch
- Whisper White – 1-3/4″ x 3-7/8″ panel, 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel (inside card)
- Birthday Bouquet Designer Series Paper – three 1-3/4″ x 5″ strips panel
Stampin’ Up! items used to create this project: