Stampin’ Up! Cake Soirée Sneak Peek Birthday Card

I used the beautiful Cake Soirée stamp set bundle from the upcoming Stampin’ Up! 2018 Occasions Catalog to create a birthday card to share with you today.

My card design is loosely based on the Fusion Sketch Challenge this week.

I started by embossing a panel of Whisper White card stock with the Pinewood Planks Embossing Folder.  I adhered the embossed panel to a Thick Whisper White card base with Stampin’ Dimensionals.  Then I adhered a piece of the Berry Burst 3/8″ Metallic Edge Ribbon (available Jan 3) across the panel with a little SNAIL hidden under the center of the cake.

I stamped the solid cake image from the Cake Soirée photopolymer stamp set (available Jan 3) in Powder Pink ink on a panel of Whisper White card stock.  I let the image dry completely and then stamped the lined image over it in VersaMark Ink.  I sprinkled the cake with Silver Stampin’ Emboss Powder and heat embossed it.  Then I took a Blender Pen and added Berry Burst, Old Olive, Daffodil Delight and Power Pink inks to the flower image.  I cut the cake out with the Sweet Cake Framelits Dies (available Jan 3).

I cut a panel of Silver Foil Sheets with three of the Sweet Cake Framelits Dies and then I snipped the tails off the bow die cut.  I adhered the cake plate and bow to the cake die cut with Multipurpose Liquid Glue and then to the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I added the post die cut with Multipurpose Liquid Glue under the plate.

I cut a flower from Berry Burst card stock with the Sweet Cake Framelits Die and adhered it with Multipurpose Liquid Glue to the cake plate die cut.  I stamped the sentiment from the Cake Soiree stamp set in Berry Burst ink on Whisper White card stock, punched it out with the 3/4″ Circle Punch and adhered it with a Stampin’ Dimensional and a Glue Dot to finish the card front.

I stamped he sentiment and flowers from the Cake Soiree stamp set in Berry Burst and Powder Pink inks on a Whisper White card stock panel inside the card.

You can see a list of supplies, including card stock cuts, for creating this project at the very bottom of this blog post.


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Use this host 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 $10.00 in the 2017-18 Annual Catalog OR 2017 Holiday Catalog!  That includes some of the Host Exclusive stamp sets!  See my Rewards page for full details.


Stampin’ Up! is wishing 2017 a fond farewell by throwing a Year-End Sales Event in its honor! You’ll be smiling over special deals on select retiring and surplus items while supplies last.

The Year-End Sales Event will run from December 1, 2017, to January 2, 2018, and supplies are limited. Be sure to check my online store for the sale list so you can snag your favorite items before they’re gone!

You can see a full list of the retiring items in PDF form here. or click on the image below to open the full PDF list.

And you can see the list of items carrying over from the Holiday Catalog into the Occasions Catalog right here or click on the image below to open the full PDF list.  These items will be available until at least May 31!

Happy shopping!


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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Thick Whisper White – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base
  • Berry Burst – Sweet Cake Framelits die cut
  • Whisper White – Sweet Cake Framelits die cut, 3/4″ Circle Punch, two 4″ x 5-1/4″ panels (one inside card)
  • Silver Foil Sheets – three Sweet Cake Framelits die cuts

Stampin’ Up! items used to create this project:

24 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Cake Soirée Sneak Peek Birthday Card

  1. Seriously, you should work for Stampin’ Up! You have the knack for making me want to buy something I didn’t care for in the catalog 🙂 Spectacular card! The placement of the ribbon is something I have never tried but I really like it. The silver die cuts are just beautiful. This would make a great silver wedding anniversary card too.

  2. Your design is lovely … my Mom’s 90th birthday is coming up next year …. I would love to create a similar card to honor her big day!

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