Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Paper Crafting Blog Hop September 2021 - Happy Birthday!


Welcome to our Paper Crafting Blog Hop for September 2021 featuring talented Independent Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators. Fellow demonstrators from all over the globe including the USA, United Kingdom and Australia are participating. We have a wide array of fun projects and design styles to share with you this month - all spotlighting projects that represent - a Happy Birthday!

So I wanted to make something bright and cheery - because that is what birthday's should be. I had a vision in my head - that did not translate exactly to my card - but I still like it.

I made a JoyFold card (one of my very favorite folds). The top part with the bow opens from left to right -

And then the flap at the left opens right to left revealing the inside of the card. I did not stamp an inside sentiment, as I like to write in this entire area - but there is room if you wanted to.
Tips to Create this card:
Large base of Basic White is 4 1/4" x 8 1/2" scored on the long side at 3". Small base that open left to right is 3" x 8" scored on the long side at 4".
Black layers are 2 3/4" x 4"; 4" x 5 1/4"; 2 3/4" x 3 3/4" and 2 1/8" x 3 1/8" - refer to pictures for placement.
Heart DSP is 2 1/2" x 3 3/4" and 3 3/4" x 5" - watch pattern to try and line up.
Green DSP is 2 5/8" x 3 5/8".
Sentiment layer is 2" x 3".
Black & White Gingham ribbon colored with a Real Red blend - wrapped around green layer - before adhering. Sentiment is adhered to black then popped up on dimesionals. Bow of the ribbon attached with a glue dot to the left on the small base as shown.
Products used: Basic White CS (159276); Basic Black CS (121045); Pattern Party Hostess Reward (155426); Black & White Gingham Ribbon (156485); Stampin' Blends Real Red (154899); Tuxedo Black Memento Ink ( ); Granny Apple Green Ink (147095); Biggest Wish Stamp Set (155052)


I hope you enjoyed my post and would love it if you'd leave me a comment. Now click on through to the rest of those hopping this month to see all of their wonderful creations! ~Maureen

Shirley Merker

Tracy Held

Annette McMillan

Julia Quinn

Sue Boerner

Terri Stewart

Maureen Rauchfuss - YOU ARE HERE!

Krissi Hannahs

Joy Nelson


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Annette McMillan said...

Lovely bright and cheery card for a birthday and the Fancy Fold adds interest. I'd love to receive it!

Sue Bz said...

I love the DSP and the fun-fold on your card! Great birthday card!

Krissi Hannahs, Independent Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator said...

Love the fun fold! Great happy and bright card. It is beautiful

Tracy Held said...

It is funny how the card in your head doesn’t always materialise to the real thing. Thins one turned out great!

Julia said...

Brilliant way to show off this totally gorgeous paper!! Love the huge greeting on the front too! Thankyou for the gorgeous inspiration.

Terri Stewart said...

I agree birthday cards should be bright and cheery. I think your card hits the mark, plus it's a fun fold. Great project! Thanks for sharing!

Shirley said...

Love that printed paper from the host collection!