Have you seen the Let the Good Times Roll photopolymer bundle in the new Occasions catalog?
I decided to use this bundle for my daughter’s birthday invitations.
It takes some work, but I loved the final outcome.
The roller coaster has a 3D effect, which takes some manipulation of the cardstock – I scored along the track to help the paper bend a bit easier.
I did find the thick white cardstock worked better than the regular whisper white cardstock because the paper handles the bending better, and keeps shape where you need it. For the front of the coaster, I cut out foil sheets and pasted them over the original cut out.
For the front of the card I used the Picture Perfect Party 6″ designer series paper, cut out using the layering circles framelits, and accented with the ombre ribbon in lemon lime twist and calypso coral.
This is a great set for those who love a challenge!
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Playing with the Many Manly Occasions Paper Pumpkin set, I came up with some fun alternate cards.
The “Happy” stickers are really useful to have and really easy to use.
I coordinated the stickers with the A Little Foxy DSP – tying the pool party colors together.
I then added a banner underneath the Happy sentiment using the Banner Triple punch and Watermelon Wonder cardstock.
Pretty simple and easy to pull together.
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The Playful Palette DSP is quite the cheerful set. I pulled together a set of four cards displaying the plaid pattern. The colors include black, emerald envy, peekabo peach and blushing bride. It’s interesting how much color can change the theme of a card. The blushing bride gives it an innocent and sweet feel.. a card perhaps best suited for a young girl, while the black is more appropriate for that too-cool-for-school teenager.
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I used the Balloon Celebration stamp set and Balloon Bouquet punch to create the birthday sentiments.
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Happy Sunday!! I have a couple ladies coming over to make some birthday cards and came up with this fun card. Actually took the idea from page 113 of the new catalog.
I love how delicate the butterfly thinlits are.
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The girls were invited to a luau themed birthday party so I recycled a shopping bag and made a coordinating bag and card set using a retired fun stamp set from Stampin’ Up!
Here’s a closer look at the card
And, of course, I made the girls some hula skirt tutus 🙂
My brothers-in-law have birthdays one day apart, so I’ve been busy creating cards to celebrate them.
Going places DSP is my go-to for masculine cards. One brother-in-law is turning 40, so I figured the “you’re fabulous” sentiment from the Whole Lot of Lovely hostess stamp set would be appropriate for fabulous at forty. I used the technique of coloring only the words, since flowers didn’t fit the style. On the inside I added a small strip of DSP for a little added style.
Additionally for the sentiment, I cut out a second circle, same size as the globe, and only used the part with the verbiage so the globe beneath would show through.
The second card used sentiments from Butterfly Basics stamp set.
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We are in full swing of the birthday season! My daughters have a more active social life than I do with all the birthday parties scheduled, and I love it! For last week’s birthday girl I used the balloon bouquet punch and the Brights Color Collection DSP. I added some baker’s twine and a #7 to complete the card.
The birthday girl likes arts and crafts so I found this tutorial here for an adorable no sew pencil case.
I have a cousin who is an avid surfer, so a Beautiful Ride was the only stamp set appropriate for his birthday card! I did use the sentiments from Cottage Greetings as well as the cloud from Balloon Celebration. The card stock is lost lagoon, and so is the watercolor of the car. The surfboard is hello honey.
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Today is my dad’s birthday! To celebrate, I made him a fun card using the Going Global stamp set and coordinating Going Places DSP (p. 39 of the Occasions catalog). I combined Lost Lagoon and Tip Top Taupe colors, and I added the Happy Birthday saying from the Cottage Greetings stamp set (p.94 of the annual catalog).
The Balloon Celebration stamp set and Balloon Bouquet punch bundle (p. 13 of the Occasions catalog) are the perfect combo for festive birthday cards. I combined Night of Navy, Bermuda Baby, and Smoky Slate to create a more masculine feel. I punched out balloon shapes and used the dimensionals (probably my favorite accessory) on a few to give it depth. Simple and easy!