Friendly Hello – Best Birthday

Playing in the Studio today.

I started with the Facebook Colour INKspiration Challenge (#113).  The colors Pale Papaya, Polished Pink, White, Black and Gold were rumbling around in my head…

I took a look at the new Sale-a-bration FREE Daffodil Afternoon Designer Series Paper pack colors which included: Pale Papaya, Flirty Flamingo, Very Vanilla, Basic Black and Crushed Curry.  Light bulb moment!  Flirty Flamingo instead of Polished Pink, downplay the Very Vanilla as it is almost White and substitute Crushed Curry as it is pretty much a Gold color.


That settled, I chose the current Sketch from Freshly Made (#517) which sports five (5) shapes and a clean and simple design and for the Theme, I chose Inspire, Create (#107) Birthday. 

Here is the result:



  • Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Basic White cardstock.
  • Background Panel (4” x 5¼”) Smoky Slate cardstock.  The sentiment, Hope you have the BEST BIRTHDAY, from the FREE Sale-a-bration Friendly Hello stamp set was stamped with Versamark ink and heat-set with Black Embossing Powder.
  • Grounding Panel: (3½” x 2¼”) Basic White cardstock.  Smoky Slate ink was added to the panel with a Blending Brush and then the Splatter Spot image from the Color & Contour stamp set was added.  The panel was then die-cut with one of the Stitched Rectangles Dies.
  • Focal Image – Five Shapes:  From the multi-colored floral-patterned piece of paper from the FREE Sale-a-bration Daffodil Afternoon Designer Series Paper pack, the Daisy, the Daffodil, the Echinacea, the Aster and the Poppy blossoms were fussy cut with Paper Snips.  The Flirty Flamingo printed color was intensified by coloring the center of the Daisy and the petals of the Echinacea and Aster with the Flirty Flamingo Stampin’ Blend.  The Flowers were arranged and adhered to the Grounding Panel.

A few Brushed Brass Butterflies were added for a touch of Gold and interest.  A sweet and subtle Birthday card.

Thanks for spending some of your time with me today.   Cheers,  Jolanda!

Additionally, I chose to enter this card into the Happy Little Stampers CAS January challenge.  

Need a card? Ask me and I can create one for you.  Want the supplies to create your own, let me know and I can help you with that too!

Like this card? Want to make one similar?
I would LOVE to be your Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator. If you live in the United States, you can order your paper crafting supplies from my on-line store.  It is so easy. THANK YOU!

If you choose to shop with me today, please use HOSTESS CODE: PU39MFMB (January 2021) if you spend less than $150.00.  Remember that you can select a free Sale-a-bration item with every qualifying $50.00 or $100.00 purchase.

Published by Jolanda Johnstone

Owner of THE INQUE SPOT STUDIO - Creative Space for Stamping & Paper Crafting and Independent Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator in South Carolina.

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