Birthdays, cakes and pretty pink bows …

I’ve been longing to share the card I made for Anna’s birthday, using the gorgeous patio party designer series paper.  Now that she’s received her card, I can show you  …

Anna's birthday card

I used patio party designer series paper for the background, with its scrummy cakes and pretty colours, and made the sentiment, from the create a cupcake stamp set, the focal image, stamped onto whisper white cardstock cut out with the apothecary accents framelits die.  I did a little bit of stamping on the inside too, with a matching strip of dsp …

Anna's birthday card inside

The pretty, two-tone, pink pirouette ribbon, available in the spring/summer catalogue, is so soft and lovely, and it ties beautifully into a double bow.  It was definitely the star of the show, adhered to the card with mini glue dots.

Double ribbon bow

Here’s what I used to make today’s card – all supplies from Stampin’ Up!:

cardstock: baja breeze, whisper white; stamp set: create a cupcake; inks: basic grey; punches: decorative label; accessories: patio party designer series paper, two tone pink pirouette ribbon, glue dots, stampin dimensionals, snail adhesive, apothecary accents framelets, big shot, basic black and regal rose stampin write marker pens, essentials paper piercing pack, paper piercer and mat pack.

Thanks for dropping by today


One Comment to “Birthdays, cakes and pretty pink bows …”

  1. What a lovely way to use this DSP Gill – I never have the courage to use it as a background but it has worked really well on this beautiful card ! By the way – I am going to call you the Queen of Bows from now on – your bows are a triumph – they are spectacular ! When we finally meet you’ll have to give me some lessons !!! Have a great week my lovely ! Jane xxx

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