Birthday Blessings Note Card

Hi friends! Happy Sunday – I hope you’re having a wonderful weekend and staying warm! Affiliate links are used in this post at no cost to you – I really appreciate your support! I’m thrilled to share that I’ve been invited to guest design for The Outlawz Sunday Songs & Rhymes because one of my projects was chosen as a Favorite in their challenge a few weeks ago. Beccy’s Place is the sponsor this fortnight so come on over and play for a chance to win a prize! We were given the first verse of The Yellow Jessamine poem to find inspiration which I found in the word ‘wreath’. I used Beccy’s gorgeous Gnarled Wreath Flowers digital image (a freebie which I cut with my Scan N Cut) for this pretty birthday card created in one of my favorite color combos of purple and green!

I cut a standard A2 size top-folding landscape card base from CutCardStock Basis White 110# cardstock and rounded the bottom right corner. I also cut layering panels from CutCardStock Curious Metallic Violette cardstock and CutCardStock Pop-Tone Jellybean Green cardstock which I adhered to the card base. I printed the pre-colored digital image on CutCardStock Basis White 80# cardstock, cut it with my Scan N Cut, and adhered it to the card front. You can’t see it at all in the photos, but I added Nuvo Golden Sunset Glitter Drops to the centers of the flowers. I stamped a sentiment from the Taylored Expressions Simple Strips – Birthday stamp set, cut it with the coordinating Taylored Expressions Simple Strips – Asymmetrical die and adhered it to the card front with double-sided adhesive foam strips in an offset fashion. The finishing touch was adding several gemstones from the Trinity Stamps Amethyst Accent Embellishment Mix using the Trinity Pick Up Stick.

I cut the inside panel from CutCardStock Basis White 80# cardstock and embellished it with a strip of CutCardStock Curious Metallic Violette cardstock. I left the panel blank (as this is a note card) and layered it on CutCardStock Pop-Tone Jellybean Green cardstock.

And one more look… I absolutely love how this turned out! What a beautiful image from the talented Beccy! I’m going to donate this card to the Bearly Arts Cards for Cubs project.

Sharing in the following challenges:
1. A Perfect Time To Craft Open Challenge: #02-2022 – February Anything Goes
2. Classic Design Challenge: February #2 – Anything Goes
3. Crafting Happiness Challenges: #120 – Anything Goes
4. Paperbabe Stamps: #160 – Anything Goes
5. QKR Stampede: #437 – Anything Goes
6. Through The Craft Room Door: February Anything Goes

Products used:
Cardstock/Paper: CutCardStock Basis White 110# cardstock, CutCardStock Basis White 80# cardstock, CutCardStock Curious Metallic Violette cardstock, CutCardStock Pop-Tone Jellybean Green cardstock
Stamps: Beccy’s Place Gnarled Wreath Flowers digital image, Taylored Expressions Simple Strips – Birthday stamp set
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black ink
Dies/Punches: Kadomaru Pro corner rounder, Taylored Expressions Simple Strips – Asymmetrical die
Accessories: Brother Scan N Cut, We R Memory Keepers Mini Guillotine Paper Trimmer, Bearly Arts precision craft glue, MISTI stamp tool, Big Shot, Trinity Stamps Amethyst Accent Embellishment Mix, Trinity Pick Up Stick, Nuvo Golden Sunset Glitter Drops, Darice Double-Sided Adhesive Foam Strips

I hope you’ve enjoyed this project and will come over and join in all the fun at The Outlawz Challenges! Lots of fun going on! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you next time! ;)

Scrappy hugs,

Author: Leslie

I'm definitely what one could consider a crafting junkie! I love making cards, 3-D projects (especially paper shoes, mini albums and gift bags), mixed media projects, altering items, as well as occasional beading and making jewelry! Fortunately, hubby is very supportive! Life is good! :D

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