Sweet Birthday

Let them indulge with a sweet birthday surprise delivered right to their door.  In addition, they can enjoy the variety of color you have used with the Sweetest Thing stamp set.  It’s another wonderful and very colorful card because you want them to feel special.  It’s also so fun to make.  Having candy as the focal point allows the color to stand out.  

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Stamp Sets – Sweetest Thing (148575)
Card Stock – Smoky Slate (131202), Whisper White (100730), Rich Razzleberry (115316)
Stamp Pads – Momento Tuxedo Black (132708), Rich Razzleberry (147091)
Misc.: Gingham Gala 6” x 6” Designer Series Paper Stack (148554), Stampin’ Blends: Blackberry Bliss Light (147909), Daffodil Delight Light (144586), Call Me Clover Light (147023), Pumpkin Pie Light (144578), Happiness Blooms Enamel Dots (148805), SNAIL Adhesive (104331), Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430)

• Smoky Slate – 4 ¼” x 11” – score at 2 ¾” and 5 ½” , 3 ½” x 3 ½”
• Whisper White – 3 ¼” x 3 ¼”, 4” x 5 ¼”
• Daffodil Delight Gingham Gala Designer Series Paper – 2 ½” x 4”
• Rich Razzleberry – 1” x 3” strip – “flag” one end


1. First of all, fold Smoky Slate card base in half at 5 ½”. Fold right edge back towards fold on the 2 3/4” fold line creating a Z-fold card.
2. Adhere the Gingham Gala paper to the front panel of card base.
3. Stamp the center jar in Momento Black in on the small piece of Whisper White card stock.
4. Then, stamp the same image onto a post it note so the top of the image will have the adhesive on the reverse side. Cut out the image.
5. Place the post it image over top of the same image stamped on Whisper White.
6. Next, stamp the other jar image on either side of the center image.
7. Leaving the post note adhered, stamp the jelly bean image inside the left jar and the gummi bears inside the right image.
8. Remove post-it mask and stamp the mixed candy image inside the center jar.
9. Use Stampin’ Blends to color images as shown.
10. Attach the stamped panel to the 3 ½” x 3 ½” Smoky Slate card stock with adhesive.
11. The Rich Razzleberry strip gets adhered to the back of panel referring to the photo for placement.
12. With Stampin’ Dimensionals, adhere completed piece to card front as shown.
13. Stamp the “Happy Birthday” image in the bottom right corner using Rich Razzleberry ink.
14. Put inside panel on card base with adhesive.
15. Lastly, add Enamel Dots to top right corner and enjoy.

Sweet Wishes

You can always take it to another level with this sweet wishes card and celebrate their birthday with soft colors and a beautiful ribbon.  Create dozens of them in different colors and have a supply of birthday cards for the year.  The Hello Cupcake stamp set will set the stage for this beauty.   I love the coordinating ribbon.  

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Stamp Sets – Hello Cupcake (149714, Sale-a-Bration Choice)
Card Stock – Whisper White (100730); Powder Pink (144244); Basic Black (121045)
Stamp Pads – Powder Pink (144084); Soft Suede (126978); Memento Black (123708)
Misc. – Beautifully Detailed Laser-Cut Specialty Paper (148812); Botanical Butterfly Designer Series Paper (149622); Call Me Cupcake Framelits Dies (150072); Petal Pink/Whisper White 5/8” Variegated Ribbon (148776); Snail Adhesive (104332); Mini Glue Dots (103683); Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430)

• Whisper White cardstock- 5 ½” x 8 ½” card base, 3 ½” x 2 ½” scrap for cupcake
• Powder Pink cardstock- 3 ½” x 5”, 1” x 2 ¼” for sentiment
• Basic Black cardstock- 2 3/8” x 3 1/8”
• Botanical Butterfly Designer Series Paper- 2 ¼” x 3”


1. Score your Whisper White card base at 4 ¼”.
2. Cut the Beautifully Detailed Laser-Cut paper in the design/pattern that you want to 3 ½” x 5” and attach to the Powder Pink cardstock layer with glue dots. Then attach that to the front of the Whisper White card base with snail adhesive.
3. Make a faux or fake bow with your ribbon on the front of the card just laying the ribbon on itself. Use glue dots to keep it in place knowing that the cupcake image will cover the middle when the card is done.
4. Layer the black and white polka dot paper piece on the black cardstock and attach with snail adhesive. Attach that to the card on top of the ribbon with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
5. Stamp the top of the cupcake on the Whisper White scrap cardstock in Powder Pink ink and then stamp the bottom of the cupcake in Soft Suede ink on the same scrap cardstock. Use your Call Me Cupcake Framelits Dies to cut those pieces out or use your paper snips to fussy cut. Attach them using snail adhesive to the polka dot piece leaving a space between them for the sentiment.
6. Also, stamp your sentiment on the Powder Pink scrap cardstock in Memento Black ink. Finally, flag the ends with your paper snips and attach to the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.