Chalk Birthday Card

Do you love the Chalkboard look?  This card uses the new Chalkboard Paper and the Yellow Citrus Chalk ink pad.  Enjoy making your own “Chalkboard” card.
Chalkboard Birthday Card

SUPPLIES:
Stamps:  Big News  wood #134015  clear #134018
Ink:  Yellow Citrus Chalk #138093
Bermuda Bay
Card Stock:  Chalkboard Paper #137786
Bermuda Bay
Daffodil Delight
Birthday Bash Designer Series Paper #137783
Other:  Stamping Sponge
Dimensionals
Fast Fuse Adhesive

INSTRUCTIONS:
1.
 Cut your Daffodil Delight card base at 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″.  Score and Fold at 4-1/4″.
2.  Cut your Designer Series Paper at 4″ x 5-1/4″.  Sponge around the edges with Bermuda Bay ink if desired.  Attach to card base.
3.  Cut your Bermuda Bay layer at  3″ x 3-1/4″.  Sponge around edges with Bermuda Bay ink if desired.
4.  Cut your Daffodil Delight layer at 2-3/4″ x 3″.
5.  Cut your Chalkboard Paper at  2-1/2″ x 2-3/4″.  Stamp “It’s Your Birthday!” using the Yellow Citrus Chalk Ink.  Let dry while you attach Dimensionals to the back ot the layers in Steps 3 and 4.  Attach these two layers together.  Now add Dimensionals to the back of your Chalkboard paper and attach to the other layers.  Place in the desired position on your card front.
6.  You now have a quick & trendy birthday card to give to someone special.

Happy Card Making!
Nendy Kerr

Another Awesome Birthday Card

I found out at Christmas that my Daughter never received her Birthday card.  And I had even mailed it early!  So here is another version using the other side of the Designer Series Paper and the NEW clear Itty Bitty Accents Epoxy Stickers.
Kathleen's Birthday card 2014SUPPLIES:
Stamps:  Big News
Something to Say
Ink:  Mossy Meadow
Garden Green
Card Stock:  Pistachio Pudding
Whisper White
Crushed Curry
All Abloom Designer Series Paper Stack #133703
Big Shot:  Apothecary Accents Framelits
Punch:  Modern Label
Embellishments:  Itty Bitty Accents Epoxy Stickers #137856
Basics Hodgepodge Clips #133765
Other:  Dimensionals
Fast Fuse OR SNAIL Adhesive
Scissors or Paper Snips
Stamping Sponge wedge
Sharpie Markers to color Epoxy Stickers

INSTRUCTIONS:
1.  Cut your Pistachio Pudding card base at 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″.  Score and fold at 4-1/4″.
2.  Cut your DSP at 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″.  Sponge around the edge if desired.  Attach to your card base.
3.  Cut out the largest Apothecary Accents Framelit with Pistachio Pudding card stock.  Sponge around the edges if desired.  Attach two Hodgepodge Clips as shown.  Attach to card front using Dimensionals.  Make sure there are a couple of flowers showing to add your Epoxy Stickers to the center.
4.  Stamp the Awesome stamp with Mossy Meadow ink on Whisper White card stock.  Trim around the edges with your scissors.  Sponge the edges if desired.  Attach to the Pistachio Pudding die cut using Dimensionals.
5.  Stamp “Happy Birthday” with Mossy Meadow ink on Curshed Curry card stock.  Sponge edges if desired.  Punch out with the Modern Label Punch.  Attach with Dimensionals.
6.  Add your Epoxy Stickers:  2 circle ones to flower centers, 2 stars to Pistachio Pudding die cut.  Color with Marker or Sharpie if desired.  I also drew a star inside each of the star clips.

Happy Birthday Card Making!
Nendy Kerr

Man’s Plaid Birthday Card

Both my oldest son and a son-in-law have birthdays this week.  Here is the card for my son-in-law that LOVES plaid.  He said it was a “very elegant plaid card” and was impressed with the embossed words.
Man's Plaid Birthday CardSUPPLIES:
Stamps:  Big News wood #134015  c#134018 (sorry, I am not able to make the links tonight.)
Ink:  VersaMark
Card Stock:  Early Expresso
Adventure Bound Designer Series Paper Stack #137780 (Available January 6, 2015)
Other:  White Embossing Powder #109132
Heat Tool #129053
Fast Fuse or SNAIL Adhesive

INSTRUCTIONS:
1.  Cut your Early Espresso card base at 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″.  Score and fold at 4-1/4″.
2.  Cut your plaid Designer Series Paper at 4-1/8″ x 5-3/8″.  Yes, this is a slightly different measurement than I usually use.  I was in the mood for a little change.
3.  Stamp using VersaMark.  You can stamp both stamps, add embossing powder to each, then melt the embossing powder with your Heat Tool.
4.  Attach your embossed plaid layer to your card base.
5.  Wahoo!  Your guy card is finished already!  I know he will like it because it is plaid.  After all, we do make cards to make others happy and we enjoy the process of making the cards.  A Win-Win for everyone!

Happy Birthday Card Making!
Nendy Kerr

Awesome Birthday Card

My Daughter’s birthday was last week and this is the card I made for her.  She is pretty awesome in my totally unbiased opinion.  lol.  Her favorite colors are Green and Yellow.
Awesome Birthday Card

SUPPLIES:
Stamps:  Big News w#134015  c#134018
Remembering Your Birthday w#131347  c#131350  Une Pensee Pour Ta Fete #131646
Ink: Mossy Meadow
Daffodil Delight
Card Stock:  Daffodil Delight
Whisper White
Silver Glimmer Paper
All Abloom Designer Series Paper Stack #133703
Big Shot:  Apothecary Accents Framelits Dies #127003
Punches:  Itty Bitty Accents Punch Pack #133787
Builder Owl Punch #118074  Smallest heart
Other:  double sided adhesive of your choice:  Fast Fuse OR SNAIL
Stampin’ Dimensionals
Stamping Sponge

INSTRUCTIONS:
1.  Cut your Daffodil Delight card base at 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″.  Score and fold at 4-1/4″.  Watch this video to learn more about basic card bases.
2.  Cut your Designer Series Paper at 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″.  Sponge around the edges with Mossy Meadow ink.  Watch this video for Edging Techniques.
3.  Stamp the “Awesomeness” sentiment in Mossy Meadow ink on Daffodil Delight card stock.  Cut out with the largest Apothecary Accents Framelit.  Sponge around the edges with Mossy Meadow ink.  Punch out tthree of the Itty Bitty Accents Hearts from Silver Glimmer Paper.  Attach two with Dimensionals as shown.
4.  Stamp Happy Birthday in Mossy Meadow ink on Whisper White card stock.  Cut out with the Apothecary Accents Framelit.  Sponge around the edges with Daffodil Delight ink.  Punch two hearts with the Owl Punch.  Attach with a half Dimensional as shown.
5.  Lay out your pieces as shown.  Attach with the Daffodil Delight die cut with Dimensionals (making sure you remove all the staticy backing papers from the card front – oops!).  Use Dimensionals as normal on the Whisper White die cut where it will touch the Daffodil Delight die cut.  Stack two dimensionals on the rest so the height will be level.  (Peel off the Dimensional backing on the first Dimensional, then add another Dimensional to the sticky part of the first Dimensional to get “stacked” Dimensionals.)
6.  Add your last Silver Glimmer Paper Heart to the lower corner.  I think I just used Fast Fuse to hold it on.
7.  Write something in the card to let that special someone know how awesome they are.  Remember to mail the card or hand deliver it.

Happy Card Making!
Nendy Kerr