Sunday, February 17, 2013

25th Anniversary Blog Tour

Welcome to my blog and the 25th Anniversary Blog Tour featuring Best of Birthdays.  I hope you enjoy my samples!

 It's always a fun surprise for the recipient of the card to find the inside stamped as well. 

Supplies Used
Stamp Set - Best of Birthdays
Card Stock - Indigo Island, Daffodil Delight, Whisper White
Ink - Black StazOn, Indigo Island, Real Red and the following Stampin' Write Markers - Daffodil Delight, Indigo Island, Real Red, Tangerine Tango
Paper - Summer Smooches
Accessories - Perfect Polka Dots Embossing Folder for the Big Shot

My daughter received a thank you card with this layout and I really liked it so I got to work making this card. I started by picking the designer paper which gave me my color scheme. That makes it so easy!

 The insert slides out and that is where the message is written. Cute idea? I think so. 

Supplies Used
Stamps - Best of Birthdays
Card Stock - Marina Mist, Lucky Limeade, Night of Navy
Ink - Night of Navy, Lucky Limeade, Marina Mist, Summer Starfruit
Paper - Poetic Prints Designer Series Paper Stack
Accessories - 3/8" Striped Organdy Ribbon Marina Mist

I thought this card could be used for any occasion that needs celebrating! A birthday, anniversary, new job - What else? 

Supplies Used
Stamps - Best of Birthdays, All Dressed Up
Card Stock - Raspberry Ripple, Basic Black, Whisper White, Brushed Silver
Ink - Black StazOn, Basic Black and Raspberry Ripple Stampin' Write Marker
Accessories - Vintage Faceted Designer Buttons, 1/8" Taffeta Ribbon Basic Black, Fancy Fan Embossing Folder for the Big Shot

This is my favorite ; ) I'm loving the Flower Trim and how easy it is to change the color to coordinate with the colors in the card. The flowers are vanilla. I took a sponge dauber and dipped it into the ink pad and sponged the flowers. One or two dabs is all they needed. Voila! 

Supplies Used
Stamps - Best of Birthdays
Card Stock - Lucky Limeade, Very Vanilla
Ink - Lucky Limeade, primrose Petals
Paper - Tea for Two Designer Series Paper
Accessories - Designer Frames Embossing Folder, Labels Framelits, Extra-Large Oval Punch, Vanilla Seam Binding Ribbon, Flower Trim, Pearls, Sponge Daubers

If you have questions about any of the samples, please let me know. I'd also love for you to leave me a comment and let me know what you of them. Thanks!

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  1. Great ideas. I love them all.

  2. Great cards, Debbie. Love the last girly one with the roses!

  3. Wonderful projects - you are BRILLIANT with that slide-out panel!!! and I love the packages half-poked up on the bottom of the first card. Well done!

  4. The last one is my favorite too. Love the pearl inside the flower trim.