Truly Tailored -- You're A Fox

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Today's post provides the how-to's for creating one of the cards designed for the Inky Friends Love It Live It Share It Blog Hop in February where we featured stamp sets from the Occasions Catalog.  I chose the Truly Tailored stamp set.  To see a line up of all the Stampin' Up! artists who participated in the hop, click here.  To begin the hop, click here.

One of my favorite gift packaging tools for small gift items is the Gift Bag Punch Board.  The punch board is quick and easy to use and the finished bag gives you a fun platform for creativity.

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This project begins with a piece of True Gentleman Designer Series Paper cut to 7-1/4" x 10" to create a Small Gift Bag with the Gift Bag Punch Board; including punching the holes at the top of the bag for the ribbon closure.  Tear & Tape Adhesive was used to adhere the side tab and bottom flap of the gift bag.  Now it's time to decorate the bag.  For this bag, I wanted to create a flap closure that is secured with the ribbon.

A piece of Very Vanilla cardstock was cut to 2-1/2" x 5" and scored at 1-3/4" along the 5" length.  The Stamp-a-ma-jig was used to create a double row border along the top and bottom edges of the cardstock using the triangles images and Chocolate Chip ink.  The cardstock was trimmed along the triangle edges closest to the top and bottom edges of the cardstock and thin strips of Night of Navy cardstock adhered behind the trimmed edges.  [I did not have my Stamparatus at the time I made this gift bag.  This process is a million times easier when you use the Stamparatus and just move the plate down one slot along the hinged edge.  Just saying...]

Fold the cardstock at the score line and then open to lay flat.  The larger area to one side of the fold is the front of the gift bag and the smaller area is the back of the gift bag.  The Stamp-a-ma-jig was used to stamp the double row of triangles near the score line using Chocolate Chip ink so that the triangles are along the fold line for the larger area (the front of the gift bag), 

With the unstamped side of the bag flap visible and laying flat, pinch the top of the bag closed (which will line up the holes along the top of the bag) and place the top of the bag near the fold line.  [Note that the bag will be slightly wider than the cardstock.)  Using a pencil, trace the two holes onto the cardstock for the area that will be at the front of the bag and punch out the holes with a handheld circle punch (I used the 1/4" handheld circle punch which is Retired).  Repeat the process for the area that will be at the back of the bag.  Fold the cardstock over the top of the bag and thread Tranquil Tide Finely Woven ribbon through the holes of the cardstock and the bag from the back of the bag to the front of the bag and tie the ribbon in a knot on the front of the bag.  This is what the back of the bag will look like. 

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To finish the front of the bag, wrap some Gold Metallic Thread around the width of your palm about 5 times (approximately 45") and then adhere at the center of the front part of the bag flap using a Mini Glue Dot.

Stamp the "You're A Fox" image on Very Vanilla cardstock using Tranquil Tide ink and cut out with Paper Snips.  Punch a piece of Night of Navy cardstock with the Tailored Tag punch and adhere the stamped piece at the center of the punched cardstock.  Adhere at the center of the front part of the bag flap using Stampin' Dimensionals.

There are some Retiring items used for this project:  Truly Tailored stamp set, True Gentleman Designer Series Paper, Chocolate Chip Classic Ink, Tranquil Tide Finely Woven ribbon, and the Stamp-a-ma-jig.  You'll want to order these items soon before they are gone forever.

My last three posts have showcased many of the items in the True Gentleman Suite of products from the 2018 Occasions Catalog.  You'll see even more fun ideas when you check in with the Stamp Review Crew Blog Hop featuring the Truly Tailored stamp set beginning tomorrow morning (Monday, 4/23/18).

Project Measurements -- 

True Gentleman Designer Series Paper:  7-1/4" x 10"; Very Vanilla:  2" x 3", 2-1/2" x 5" scored at 1-3/4" along the 5" length; Night of Navy:  2 @ 1/2" x 2-1/2", 2" x 3"; Tranquil Tide Finely Woven ribbon:  11"; Gold Metallic Thread:  45"

Robertssiggy

Supplies I used to create this project -- 

Stamps:  Truly Tailored; Inks:  Chocolate Chip, Tranquil Tide; Cardstock:  Night of Navy, Very Vanilla; Designer Series Paper:  True Gentleman; Embellishments:  Tranquil Tide Finely Woven ribbon, Gold Metallic Thread; Adhesives:  Tear & Tape, SNAIL, Mini Glue Dots, Stampin' Dimensionals; Tools:  Stampin' Trimmer, Paper Snips, Gift Bag Punch Board, Stamp-a-ma-jig; Other:  1/4" handheld circle punch (Retired)


Truly Tailored -- Wishing You A Dapper Day

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Today's post provides the how-to's for creating one of the cards designed for the Inky Friends Love It Live It Share It Blog Hop in February where we featured stamp sets from the Occasions Catalog.  I chose the Truly Tailored stamp set.  To see a line up of all the Stampin' Up! artists who participated in the hop, click here.  To begin the hop, click here.

When I first saw the Tailored Tag punch, I immediately thought of using it with the Wood Textures Designer Series Paper to create an inlaid wood pattern.  I think that this pattern is the perfect background for a masculine card with a bright birthday wish.

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To create the background, I punched 17 pieces from assorted sheets of the Wood Textures Designer Series Paper stack using the Tailored Tag punch, ensuring that the wood grain is consistent from punch to punch.  This means that the wood grain should be either vertical or horizontal for all of the punched pieces.  For this background, the wood grain runs along the widest part of the punch.  Since this punch has a symmetrical shape, the edges will butt up snugly together.  

Cover a piece of Very Vanilla cardstock with adhesive and then place the first punched piece of paper on the cardstock.  Then add the next punched piece so that two short ends are next to each other.  Then add the next punched piece so that the diamond part of the punched piece points to the "seam" between the two short ends of the first two pieces.  Continue adding the punched pieces until the Very Vanilla cardstock is completely covered.  Note that the punched pieces on the outer edges will extend beyond the edges of the Very Vanilla cardstock.  Flip the Very Vanilla cardstock over and use Paper Snips to trim along the edges of the Very Vanilla cardstock to trim off the excess punched paper pieces so that the punched paper pieces are flush with the edges of the Very Vanilla cardstock.

Die cut a piece of Chocolate Chip cardstock with the Big Shot using the Lots of Labels Framelits (2-1/8" x 3-1/2").  Create a hole at the rounded end at the right and left sides of the die cut using the 1/8" handheld circle punch.  Thread a piece of Copper Trim through each of the holes, adhere the die cut at the center of the background, and then adhere the ends of the Copper Trim behind the right and left ends of the background piece.  Mat the background piece with a slightly larger piece of Copper Foil Sheets and then adhere the background pieces at the center of the card front.  The card base is created from Chocolate Chip cardstock.

Swipe the Embossing Buddy over a piece of Very Vanilla cardstock.  Using Versamark ink, stamp the "Wishing You A Dapper Day" greeting on the Very Vanilla cardstock, cover with Copper Stampin' Emboss Powder tapping the excess back into the container, and melting the embossing powder with the Heat Tool.  Die cut the greeting using the Big Shot and the Lots of Labels Framelits (1-3/4" x 2-7/8").  Adhere the greeting at the center of the Chocolate Chip die cut using Stampin' Dimensionals. 

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The inside sentiment area of the card was lined with a piece of Very Vanilla cardstock.  The Embossing Buddy was swiped over the cardstock and the bow tie image was stamped along the top and bottom edges of the liner using Versamark ink.  The stamped images were covered with Copper Stampin' Emboss Powder, the excess powder tapped back into the container, and the powder melted with the Heat Tool.  The "Hoping Your Birthday Is As Grand As You!" sentiment was stamped at the upper center of the liner using Chocolate Chip ink.

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The bow tie image was stamped in rows across the flap of the Medium Very Vanilla Envelope using Chocolate Chip ink.  [Tip:  Place a scrap piece of paper between the envelope flap and the body of the envelope to ensure that the bow ties are stamped only on the envelope flap.]

Please note that the following items used to create this card are on the Retiring Lists:  Truly Tailored stamp set (Occasions Catalog), Lots of Labels Framelits (Annual Catalog), and Chocolate Chip Classic Ink (Annual Catalog).  If these items are on your Wish List, then now is the time to order them before they are gone forever.  Just click on the Order Online button at the top of the right sidebar to order these items from my online store.

Card Measurements -- 

Chocolate Chip:  5-1/2" x 8-1/2" scored at 4-1/4" along the 8-1/2" length, 2-1/2" x 4"; Very Vanilla:  2" x 3", 3-3/4" x 5", 4" x 5-1/4"; Copper Foil Sheets:  4" x 5-1/4"; Wood Textures Designer Series Paper:  17 @ 2" x 3"; Copper Trim:  2 @ 4" 

Robertssiggy

Supplies I used to make this card -- 

Stamps:  Truly Tailored; Inks:  Chocolate Chip, Versamark; Cardstock:  Chocolate Chip, Very Vanilla, Copper Foil Sheets; Designer Series Paper:  Wood Textures; Embellishments:  Copper Trim; Adhesives:  SNAIL, Stampin' Dimensionals; Tools:  Stampin' Trimmer, Simply Scored Scoring Tool, Bone Folder, Paper Snips, Embossing Buddy, Copper Stampin' Emboss Powder, Heat Tool, Tailored Tag punch, 1/8" handheld circle punch, Big Shot w/Magnetic Platform, Lots of Labels Framelits; Other:  Medium Very Vanilla Envelope


Truly Tailored -- Lookin' Sharp

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Today's post provides the how-to's for creating one of the cards designed for the Inky Friends Love It Live It Share It Blog Hop in February where we featured stamp sets from the Occasions Catalog.  I chose the Truly Tailored stamp set.  To see a line up of all the Stampin' Up! artists who participated in the hop, click here.  To begin the hop, click here.

One of the things that drew me to the True Gentleman Suite in the Occasions Catalog was the deep, rich colors and clean, crisp patterns in the True Gentleman Designer Series Paper.  Add that to the fun images in the stamp set, and you have a winner!  Then I sat down to create and I felt a bit overwhelmed trying to figure out where to start.  That happens, sometimes, so I went to my go-to card design to get my mojo back.

The great thing about working with a Stampin' Up! product suite is that you know that everything in the suite will be color coordinated.  For this card, I chose the stamp image I wanted to use from the Truly Tailored stamp set, found a coordinating sheet of paper from the Truly Gentleman Designer Series Paper, picked a coordinating embellishment, and I was ready to go.

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This card begins with a card base of Thick Very Vanilla cardstock.  Two pieces of True Gentleman Designer Series Paper were cut to 2-1/2" x 3-3/4" (the top piece) and 2-3/4" x 3-3/4" (the bottom piece) and placed on mat of Night of Navy cardstock (4" x 5-1/4").  The top piece of Designer Series Paper was adhered to the mat with the left, top, and right edges of the Designer Series Paper 1/8" from the left, top, and right edges of the mat.  The bottom piece of Designer Series Paper was adhered to the mat with the left, bottom, and right edges of the Designer Series Paper 1/8" from the left, bottom, and right edges of the mat.  A piece of Night of Navy Crinkled Seam Binding ribbon was wrapped around the mat and tied in a knot over the seam between the top and bottom pieces of Designer Series Paper.  The mat was adhered at the center of the card front.

The "Lookin' Sharp" image, from the Truly Tailored stamp set, was stamped on Very Vanilla cardstock using Night of Navy ink.  The image was cut out with Paper Snips and adhered at the center of a piece of Tranquil Tide cardstock punched with the Tailored Tag punch.  The focal point was adhered at the center of the top piece of Designer Series Paper using Stampin' Dimensionals.

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The inside sentiment area of the card was stamped with the "Today is Your Day Celebrate in Style" sentiment at the upper center using Night of Navy ink.  The arrow symbol was stamped at the left and right side of the sentiment, so that the arrows "point" toward the sentiment, using Tranquil Tide ink.

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The "Lookin' Sharp" stamp image was stamped at the center of the Medium Very Vanilla Envelope flap using Night of Navy ink.

This card design is so quick and easy that you can make a stack of cards in no time at all.  That's why it's my go-to design.  

As a reminder, the Retiring Lists for the 2017-2018 Annual Catalog and the 2018 Occasions Catalog have been released.  The Truly Tailored stamp set and the True Gentleman Designer Series Paper are on the retiring list, so now is the time to purchase these items.  You can find them in my online store by clicking on the Order Online button at the top right of this blog page.

Card Measurements -- 

Night of Navy:  4" x 5-1/4"; Tranquil Tide:  2" x 3"; Thick Very Vanilla:  4-1/4" x 11" scored at 5-1/2" along the 11" length; Very Vanilla:  2" x 3"; True Gentleman Designer Series Paper:  2-1/2" x 3-3/4", 2-3/4" x 3-3/4"; Night of Navy Crinkled Seam Binding ribbon:  14"

Robertssiggy

Supplies I used to make this card -- 

Stamps:  Truly Tailored; Inks:  Night of Navy, Tranquil Tide; Cardstock:  Night of Navy, Tranquil Tide, Thick Very Vanilla, Very Vanilla; Designer Series Paper:  True Gentleman; Embellishments:  Night of Navy Crinkled Seam Binding ribbon; Adhesives:  SNAIL, Stampin' Dimensionals; Tools:  Stampin' Trimmer, Simply Scored Scoring Tool, Bone Folder, Paper Snips, Tailored Tag punch; Other:  Medium Very Vanilla Envelope


Happy Birthday Gorgeous -- Happy Belated Birthday To You

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Today's post provides the how-to's for creating one of the projects designed for the Stamp Review Crew Blog Hop featuring the Happy Birthday Gorgeous stamp set.  To see a line up of all the Stampin' Up! artists who participated in the hop, click here.  To begin the hop, click here.

One of the great things about the Happy Birthday Gorgeous stamp set is that it's so versatile.  You can make elegant, fun, classic, or silly birthday cards or just use the floral images for any kind of card you want to make.  For this card, I wanted to make the kind of birthday card I most send -- the Belated birthday card.  It's so sad...but I think that this fun card helps to make up for the tardiness of the delivery.

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This card begins with a card base of Night of Navy cardstock.  A piece of Peekaboo Peach cardstock was covered with Shimmery White Embossing Paste using the diamond-patterned mask from the Pattern Party Decorative Masks.  Most folks think that using embossing paste is a difficult process because there are tools.  They would be wrong.  Here's how it's done:

  1. Place the cardstock on a flat surface that is protected with a larger piece of scrap paper
  2. Place the decorative mask over the cardstock and tape the edges of the mask in place on the scrap paper (I use repositionable tape)
  3. Open the embossing paste and using the palette knife with the long, narrow flat spreading surface, scoop up some embossing paste and smooth it over the cardstock area until the entire cardstock surface is covered
  4. Carefully remove the mask and set the cardstock aside to dry.  The drying time varies depending upon the thickness of the embossing paste.  Usually between 10-15 minutes

Here are some really important things to remember when using embossing paste:

  1. Always keep the lid tightly closed when the embossing paste is not in use
  2. Immediately rinse the mask and palette knife.  And I mean IMMEDIATELY.  If you let the embossing paste remain on either one of these tools it will dry and cannot be removed.  Think concrete.  I keep a bowl of water next to my work area and drop them in the water as soon as I pick the mask up from the cardstock

While you are waiting for the embossing paste to dry, you can make your focal point.  For this card, I stacked three of the "Happy Birthday" thinlits on top of each other.  To do this, I used the Multipurpose Adhesive Sheets.  Here's how it's done:

  1. Cut a piece of Multipurpose Adhesive Sheet to the size of the cardstock to be die cut
  2. Remove the adhesive covering (it has printing on it) on the Multipurpose Adhesive Sheet and carefully place the cardstock on top of the adhesive sheet.  Be advised that once the cardstock makes contact with the adhesive sheet you won't be able to remove it
  3. Place the "Happy Birthday" thinlit on top of the cardstock/adhesive sheet and die cut with the Big Shot (I run it through the Big Shot twice).  Repeat for the next two pieces of cardstock
  4. Once all the cardstock is die cut, remove the adhesive backing from the back of the first die cut and stack the die cut directly on top of the second die cut.  Then remove the adhesive cover from the back of the third die cut and place it directly on top of the first die cut

The embossing paste should be dry now.  Just touch the tip of your finger to the paste and if it doesn't feel wet or move, then it's dry.  Adhere a strip of Naturally Eclectic Designer Series Paper across the embossed cardstock using Mini Glue Dots with the top edge of the Designer Series Paper 1-3/8" below the top edge of the embossed cardstock and the left and right edges of the Designer Series Paper flush with the left and right edges of the cardstock.  Remove the adhesive backing from the bottom of the stack of "Happy Birthday" die cuts and adhere the die cuts at a jaunty angle over the Designer Series Paper strip and embossed cardstock.

Stamp the Classic Label outline image on Whisper White cardstock using Emerald Envy ink.  [Tip:  The images in the Happy Birthday Gorgeous stamp set are photopolymer.  For best stamping results, be sure to place the Stampin' Pierce Mat below the cardstock you are stamping.]  Repeat for a second piece of Whisper White cardstock.  Stamp the "Belated" sentiment inside one of the label outlines using Night of Navy ink with the "B" in "Belated" close to the left end of the label image.  Stamp the "to you" sentiment inside the second label outline image using Night of Navy ink with the "t" in "to you" close to the left end of the label image.  Using the Classic Label punch, center the stamped image inside the punch window and punch out the two outline label images.  Then use the Classic Label punch to create two labels from Night of Navy cardstock.  Adhere a Night of Navy label behind and to the left of each of the Whisper White labels to create a drop shadow.  Using Paper Snips, clip off the "open" end of the label 1/8" to the right of the "D" in "Belated" and the "u" in "you".  Using Mini Glue Dots, adhere the "word" end of each label to the embossed cardstock.  The right end of the "Belated" label is located flush with the right side of the embossed cardstock so that the point of the label is somewhat inbetween the "Happy" and "Birthday" of the thinlit.  The right end of the "to you" label is located flush with the right side of the embossed cardstock so that the point of the label is below the "y" in the "Happy Birthday" thinlit.

Mat the embossed cardstock with a slightly larger piece of Soft Sky cardstock and adhere at the center of the card front.

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The inside sentiment area of the card is lined with a piece of Whisper White cardstock.  The Classic Label outline image was stamped near the upper center of the liner using Emerald Envy ink.  The "celebrate" sentiment was stamped inside the outline image using Night of Navy ink so that the "c" in "celebrate" is 3/8" from the left point of the outline image.  The "you" from the "to you" sentiment was inked with Peekaboo Peach ink and stamped inside the outline image so that the "u" in "you" is 3/8" from the right point of the outline image.

A thin strip of Soft Sky cardstock was adhered behind the top edge of a strip of Naturally Eclectic Designer Series Paper and the strips adhered along the bottom edge of the liner so that the left, bottom, and right edges of the strips are flush with the left, bottom, and right edges of the liner.

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A piece of Naturally Eclectic Designer Series Paper was adhered to the flap of the Medium Whisper White Envelope.  Paper Snips were used to trim the paper along the edges of the envelope flap (working from the back of the envelope flap).

If you are tuned into the Stampin' Up! community, then you know that the 2018-2019 Stampin' Up! Catalog is due for release very soon.  Demonstrators around the world have had the chance to see the new catalog and the buzz for what is coming in June is pretty exciting -- new stamp sets, new tools, and most exciting of all, new colors!  The good news is that Stampin' Up! has to make room in the warehouse for all that new product.  You can see the Retiring Lists for the Occasions Catalog and the 2017-2018 Stampin' Up! Catalog by clicking on the Order Online button on the right sidebar of this blog post and then click on the Last-Chance Products hot link at the left side of the page.

Remember that all the items on these lists are available only while supplies last.  Note that retiring ink pads, reinkers, and cardstock sell out extremely quickly.

Card Measurements -- 

Night of Navy:  4-1/4" x 11" scored at 5-1/2" along the 11" length, 3 @ 3" x 3-3/8", 2 @ 1" x 3"; Soft Sky:  4-1/8" x 5-3/8", 3/8" x 4"; Peekaboo Peach:  4" x 5-1/4"; Whisper White:  2 @ 1" x 3", 4" x 5-1/4"; Naturally Eclectic Designer Series Paper:  1-3/4" x 4", 1" x 4", 2-1/4" x 6"

Robertssiggy

Supplies I used to make this card -- 

Stamps:  Happy Birthday Gorgeous; Inks:  Emerald Envy, Night of Navy, Peekaboo Peach; Cardstock:  Night of Navy, Peekaboo Peach, Soft Sky, Whisper White; Designer Series Paper:  Naturally Eclectic; Adhesives:  SNAIL, Mini Glue Dots, Multipurpose Adhesive Sheets; Tools:  Stampin' Trimmer, Simply Scored Scoring Tool, Bone Folder, Paper Snips, Classic Label punch, Shimmery White Embossing Paste, Palette Knives, Pattern Party Decorative Masks, Big Shot w/Magnetic Platform, Happy Birthday Thinlits; Other:  Medium Whisper White Envelope

 


Happy Birthday Gorgeous -- It's Your Day!

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Today's post provides the how-to's for creating one of the projects designed for the Stamp Review Crew Blog Hop featuring the Happy Birthday Gorgeous stamp set.  To see a line up of all the Stampin' Up! artists who participated in the hop, click here.  To begin the hop, click here.

These last few weeks have been pretty intense with the Winter weather in most areas of the US.  Here in East Central Florida, the weather has been pretty calm and Spring-like and we are enjoying the colorful flowers and budding trees -- and suffering the effects of all the blooming with the high pollen counts.  This card was designed for all my friends and family in other parts of the US who are buried under snow and ice and yearning for Spring.

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This card begins with a card base of Crushed Curry cardstock.  The card front was randomly stamped with the large layered petal flower using Versamark ink.

A piece of Whisper White cardstock was randomly stamped with the solid image for the large layered petal flower using Flirty Flamingo, Daffodil Delight, and Bermuda Bay inks.  The large layered petal flower image was stamped over the solid image using Melon Mambo ink for the Flirty Flamingo solid flower, Crushed Curry ink for the Daffodil Delight solid flower, and Island Indigo ink for the Bermuda Bay solid flower.  [Tip:  The Happy Birthday Gorgeous stamp set is a photopolymer stamp set.  For the best stamping results, place the Stampin' Pierce Mat under the cardstock while stamping.]

The solid image for the small layered petal flower was randomly stamped over the Whisper White cardstock using Flirty Flamingo, Daffodil Delight, and Bermuda Bay inks.  The small layered petal flower image was stamped over the solid image using Melon Mambo ink for the Flirty Flamingo solid flower, Crushed Curry ink for the Daffodil Delight solid flower, and Island Indigo ink for the Bermuda Bay solid flower.

The small solid leaf image was stamped at the sides of the flowers using Lemon Lime Twist ink.  Tangerine Tango ink was used to stamp the curlique image in between the flowers.

The Whisper White cardstock was matted with a slightly larger piece of Bermuda Bay cardstock.  A length of Bermuda Bay Mini Chevron ribbon was wrapped around the two pieces of cardstock and knottted at the front center with the bottom edge of the ribbon 1" above the bottom edge of the Whisper White cardstock.  The focal point was adhered at the center of the card front.

The label outline image was stamped on a piece of Whisper White cardstock using Island Indigo ink.  The "Hip Hip Hooray" sentiment was stamped centered inside the label image using Bermuda Bay ink.  The label image was punched with the Classic Label punch.  A piece of Bermuda Bay cardstock was punched with the Classic Label punch and adhered behind the Whisper White stamped punched image to create a drop shadow below and to the right of the Whisper White stamped punched image.  The combined label was trimmed vertically just a smidge to the left of the "H" in "Hip" and the modified label adhered to the focal point with the left side of the label flush with the left edge of the Whisper White cardstock and the top of the label 1/2" from the top edge of the Whisper White cardstock of the focal point.

The "It's Your Day" greeting was stamped on a strip of Whisper White cardstock using Melon Mambo ink.  The Whisper White strip was matted with a slightly larger piece of Flirty Flamingo cardstock.  The greeting was adhered at the center of the focal point using Stampin' Dimensionals.

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The inside sentiment area of the card was lined with a piece of Whisper White cardstock.  The "Make A Wish" image was stamped at the upper center of the liner using Melon Mambo ink.

The upper third of the liner was randomly stamped with the solid image for the large layered petal flower using Daffodil Delight, and Bermuda Bay inks.  The large layered petal flower image was stamped over the solid image using Crushed Curry ink for the Daffodil Delight solid flower and Island Indigo ink for the Bermuda Bay solid flower.

The solid image for the small layered petal flower was randomly stamped among the Daffodil Delight/Crushed Curry and Bermuda Bay/Island Indigo flowers using Flirty Flamingo ink.  The small layered petal flower image was stamped over the solid image using Melon Mambo ink.

The small solid leaf image was stamped at the sides of the flowers using Lemon Lime Twist ink.  Tangerine Tango ink was used to stamp the curlique image in between the flowers.

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The "It's Your Day!" greeting was stamped at the center of the Medium Whisper White Envelope flap using Melon Mambo ink.  

The envelope flap was randomly stamped with the solid image for the large layered petal flower using Daffodil Delight, and Bermuda Bay inks.  The large layered petal flower image was stamped over the solid image using Crushed Curry ink for the Daffodil Delight solid flower and Island Indigo ink for the Bermuda Bay solid flower.  [Tip:  Place a scrap of paper between the envelope flap and body of the envelope to ensure the stamping is contained only to the envelope flap.]

The solid image for the small layered petal flower was randomly stamped among the Daffodil Delight/Crushed Curry and Bermuda Bay/Island Indigo flowers using Flirty Flamingo, Daffodil Delight, and Bermuda Bay inks.  The small layered petal flower image was stamped over the solid image using Melon Mambo ink for the Flirty Flamingo flower, Crushed Curry ink for the Daffodil Delight flower, and Island Indigo ink for the Bermuda Bay flower.

The small solid leaf image was stamped at the sides of the flowers using Lemon Lime Twist ink.  Tangerine Tango ink was used to stamp the curlique image in between the flowers.

If you are living in one of the many areas of the US that are still struggling through Winter, you have my sympathy.  Here's hoping that Spring will come to your area very soon!

Card Measurements -- 

Bermuda Bay:  3-1/8" x 4-3/8", 1" x 3"; Crushed Curry:  4-1/4" x 11" scored at 5-1/2" along the 11" length; Flirty Flamingo:  7/8" x 2-5/8"; Whisper White:  3/4" x 2-1/2", 1" x 3", 4" x 5-1/4"; Bermuda Bay Mini Chevron ribbon:  12"

Robertssiggy

Supplies I used to make this card -- 

Stamps:  Happy Birthday Gorgeous; Inks:  Bermuda Bay, Crushed Curry, Daffodil Delight, Flirty Flamingo, Island Indigo, Lemon Lime Twist, Melon Mambo, Tangerine Tango, Versamark; Cardstock:  Bermuda Bay, Crushed Curry, Flirty Flamingo, Whisper White; Embellishments:  Bermuda Bay Mini Chevron ribbon; Adhesives:  SNAIL, Stampin' Dimensionals; Tools:  Stampin' Trimmer, Simply Scored Scoring Tool, Bone Folder, Paper Snips, Classic Label punch; Other:  Medium Whisper White Envelope