Category Archives: Birthday

Dino Birthday Card

June 30, 2016

When it rains, it pours here. In the course of 5 days, we have three birthdays. This year all the birthday kiddos are celebrating their first or second birthdays. This card is for little boy who is turning one today.

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Details

Size:  Horizontal top fold A2 card

Extra Details:  I started with a panel of water color paper that I die cut with a stitched rectangle die. I stamped my scene in grey ink. I used post it notes to make masks for the birthday hats and balloons. I used Crayola markers to color the scene. I wanted brighter color than I can get with colored pencils. However, I am not good at creating shading with the markers I have. I adhered the panel to a kraft card base and was done.

Stamps Used: Lawn Fawn’s Critters From the Past, Admit One and Year Two

Dies Used: Lawn Fawn’s Small Stitched Rectangle

Ink: Simon Says Stamp ink in Smoke and Slate

Hope you enjoyed the card

Fairy Birthday

June 26, 2016

I realized this morning that I needed a birthday card for a sweet little two year old girl and I needed it in a few hours. This is the card that I made.

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Details

Size:  Horizontal side fold 5×7 card

Extra Details:  I started by stamping everything on the white panel. I used post it tape to mask off the birthday hats, balloons, and gifts to the feel of dimension on a flat panel. I used Simon Says Stamp Smoke ink to give everything a softer look. I stamped the sentiment in Simon Says Stamp Slate ink to help it stand out a bit. I colored everything in with colored pencils. I added a few details with my gold and silver gel pens. I noticed the lower left corner was a bit bare so I added some greenery.

Next I prepped my card base. I knew my card base would be much bigger than my panel so I did some tone on tone stamping on it. I also added a thin pink frame I had left over from another project. I had used the Stitched Border Dies to add detail to the pink paper.

I popped the white panel up on fun foam and adhered the frame around it.

Stamps Used: Lawn Fawn’s Fairy Friends, Year Two, Admit One and Beep Boop Birthday

Dies Used: Small Stitched Rectangles and Stitched Borders

Ink: Simon Says Stamp Smoke and Slate inks

Memento Dew Drop Inks in Cottage Ivy, Pear Tart and Rich Cocoa

Hope you enjoyed the card

Fintastic Birthday Shaker Card

May 8, 2016

My father in law’s birthday is coming up soon. The kiddos and I made him this shaker card. The kids painted everything with their cheapy water color set and I cut everything out. I combined a sentiment from Fintastic Friends and Loveable Legends for this card. I did put too many fish in the shaker portion but otherwise I think it turned out very well.

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The outside

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I glued some of the left over pieces on the inside of the card also.

Details

Size: Horizontal top folding A2 card

Extra Details: The images and sentiment were heat embossed with gold embossing powder before water coloring. I used a gold gel pen to add details to the sand

Stamps Used: Lawn Fawn’s Fintastic Friends, So Jelly, Loveable Legends and Woodgrain Backdrops

Dies Used: Lawn Fawn’s Small Stitched Rectangles and Speech Bubble border

 

Hope you enjoyed the card

BEE – lated Birthday card

May 7, 2016

A BEE – Lated Bee – Day for a bee keeper! Hahahahah! Ok I’m done now

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Details

Size: Vertical top fold A2 card

Extra Details: The bear and bees were colored with colored pencils and fussy cut out. I added some ink blending to the edges of the die cuts to help them stand out a bit

Stamps Used: Lawn Fawn’s Critters in Costume, Bee Mine, and Year Two

Dies Used: Lawn Fawn’s Small Stitched Rectangles, Grassy Border, and Speech Bubble Border

Papers: American Crafts Paper Pad

Inks: Simon Says Stamp Smoke and Slate Inks

Distress ink in Mowed Lawn and Mustard Seed

Hope you enjoyed the card

Brickwork Birthday Card

April 14, 2016

I made this for a family friend, who is now official a teenager. I wanted something that felt more grown up than usual. I remember wanting to be seen as an adult at that age.

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Details

Size: Horizontal top fold A2 card

Extra Details: I colored in the bricks with a few different shades of pink colored pencils.

Stamps Used: Lawn Fawn’s Interlocking Backdrops and Scripty Sayings

Dies Used: Lawn Fawn’s Small Stitch Rectangles

Inks: Simon Says Stamp Fog Ink

Hope you enjoyed the card

Legendary Birthday Card

February 29, 2016

I find making birthday cards for men to be the hardest type of card to make. This card for my father, however, just came to me when I saw the Lovable Legends stamp set by Lawn Fawn.

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Details:

Size: A2 side fold card

Extra Details: Three fold card

Stamps Used: Lawn Fawn Lovable Legends and Riley’s ABCs

Dies Used: Lawn Fawn Lovable Legends

Papers: Simon Says Stamp Fog card stock

Blue patterned paper by American Crafts

Brown patterned paper by Lawn Fawn in Sweater Weather Petite Paper Pack

Inks: Distress Inks in Salty Ocean, Iced Spruce, and Bundled Sage

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Panel One

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Panel Two

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Panel Three

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Pizza Party Cupcakes

January 27, 2016

When I updated my blog in February 2016, I lost all the posting I had already done. I am doing my best to put the posts back up but I do not remember all the details for each card.  Unfortunately, the details for this project may be a bit scarce.

My daughter is having a “Make Your Own Pizza” Party at our local pizzeria for her birthday. Each child will get to make and eat their own pizza while at the party. But what party is complete without cake? So I made “pizza” cupcakes. They are chocolate cupcakes topped with red butter cream frosting. I also piped on a “crust” of brown butter cream frosting. The children at the party added their own white chocolate “cheese” and mini M&M “toppings” to their “pizza” cupcakes.

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A before and after of the cupcakes.

Hope you enjoyed.

Pizza Party Aprons

January 27, 2016

When I updated my blog in February 2016, I lost all the posting I had already done. I am doing my best to put the posts back up but I do not remember all the details for each card.  Unfortunately, the details for this project may be a bit scarce.

These are the party favors for my daughter’s pizza birthday party. I made each child an apron to wear while they were making their pizza. My daughter picked out two fabrics that coornidated nicely. These fabrics helped to decide the colors for the party.

Instead of a birthday crown, I made the birthday girl a baker’s hat.

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Birthday Girl ready to party

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Both fabric choices for the aprons

 

Hope you enjoyed.

Pizza Party Banner

January 27, 2016

When I updated my blog in February 2016, I lost all the posting I had already done. I am doing my best to put the posts back up but I do not remember all the details for each card.  Unfortunately, the details for this project may be a bit scarce.

This is the banner for my daughter’s pizza birthday party.

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The whole banner

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Close up of H and A

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Close up of P and P

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Close up of Y and spacer panel

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Close up of B and I

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Close up of R and T

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Close up of H and D

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Close up of A and Y

Details

Size:  Each panel is 4.25 x 5.5”

Extra Details:  I cut each panel from a variety of colored cardstock. Each panel was dry embossed with a Darice star embossing folder. All of the letters were cut out of black cardstock on my Cricut machine. After adhering each letter to a panel, I added a pizza image to keep with the theme. My daughter colored all the pizzas using colored pencils.

Stamps Used: Lawn Fawn’s Pizza My Heart

Dies Used: Lawn Fawn’s Pizza My Heart

Hope you enjoyed the card

Pizza Party Favor Boxes

January 27, 2016

When I updated my blog in February 2016, I lost all the posting I had already done. I am doing my best to put the posts back up but I do not remember all the details for each card.  Unfortunately, the details for this card may be a bit scarce.

These are the goody bags for my daughter’s pizza birthday party.

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Details

Size:  pillow box using the We R Memory Keepers Pillow Box Board

Extra Details:  I cut both tag shaped out of a variety of card stocks. I dry embossed all the large tags with a Darice Star embossing folder. I stamped the sentiment on the smaller tags. The ink color depended on the color of the tag. Then, I layered one large tag, one small tag, and one hole reinforcer and tied them around the pillow boxed. I used whatever ribbon or twine I could find in my house. I added a pizza slice as a finishing touch. My daughter colored all the pizzas using colored pencils.

Stamps Used: Lawn Fawn’s Love You A Latte and Pizza My Heart

Dies Used: Lawn Fawn’s Tag You’re It and Pizza My Heart

Ink: Lawn Fawn’s Yeti White Pigment Ink

Hope you enjoyed the card