A Scrappy Birthday

I needed to make a birthday card for a friend I’ve known since junior high.  Her birthday is just a couple of days before Christmas, and I remember how she didn’t like having a birthday so close to Christmas because she didn’t feel like her birthday was very special.  So I always make an effort to give her a birthday card that is non-Christmas-y.  It was fun using some bright colors again.

A Scrappy Birthday

I used some of my paper scraps on this one.  I love this pack of dsp, and save all of my little scraps from it.

Enjoy your Thursday!  Thanks for stopping by!

Supplies Used:
Stamps:  Topsy-Turvy Celebration
Ink:  Daffodil Delight, Baja Breeze, Rich Razzleberry, Lucky Limeade, Tangerine Tango, Basic Black
Paper:  Tangerine Tango, Baja Breeze, Whisper White, Floral District dsp
Embellishments:  Scallop Edge Border punch, Itty Bitty Shapes punch pack, Rhinestone Basic Jewels, Essentials Paper-Piercing Pack

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Topsy-Turvy Convention Swap

I was able to attend Stampin’ Up’s annual convention in Salt Lake City last month.  It is always such a fun time!  I get to see friends from around the country that I made through Stampin’ Up, there are fun and informative classes to attend, and I get to swap cards with other demonstrators.

This is one of the swaps I made and took with me.  It’s definitely a bright and cheerful card.

Enjoy your weekend!  Thanks for stopping by!

Supplies Used:
Stamps:  Topsy-Turvy Celebration
Ink:  Pool Party, Real Red, Pumpkin Pie, Daffodil Delight
Paper:  Daffodil Delight, Pool Party, Real Red, Pumpkin Pie, Whisper White, Brights Designer Series Paper Stack
Embellishments:  Stripes embossing folder, Labels Collection Framelits, Apothecary Accents Framelits, Bitty Banners Framelits, Itty Bitty Shapes Punch Pack, Vintage Faceted Designer Buttons, Rhinestone Basic Jewels, Cherry Cobbler Bakers’ Twine, Festive Paper-Piercing Pack