Happy Stampers Birthday Card Blog Hop – Stampin’ Up!

The Happy Stampers are back today with a Blog Hop that is all about Birthdays!  I have created three projects for you today featuring the Celebrate Today stamp set from Stampin’ Up! and the Hello You Thinlits Dies.

Celebrate Today Joy Fold (2 of 16)My projects today are made using the “Joy Fold” technique.  I have been having a great time with this fold lately.  It is a wonderful way to use your Designer Series Paper for a great impact with not too much effort.  The cards today feature the Birthday Bash Specialty DSP, which I am totally in love with!

Celebrate Today Joy Fold (8 of 16)

This picture shows you how the Joy Fold card opens up.  when it is closed, the card just looks like a series of layered panels, but when you open it up, you see that the fold is a bit special.

Celebrate Today Joy Fold (16 of 16)

Another product that I love is the Hello You Thinlits Dies.  For my first card I wanted to pull in a little gold to match the gold balloons in the DSP.  I cut the “happy” die  from the Hello You Thinlits five times (4 Bermuda Bay & 1 Gold Foil) and layered them for a three dimensional element.

Celebrate Today Joy Fold (10 of 16)

On the inside of the card, I created a little pocket for a gift card!  Isn’t that just too cute!  And, there’s still plenty of room for a little birthday message on the top flap of the card.

Celebrate Today Joy Fold (1 of 16)

My next two projects are variations on the same theme.  I used the Celebrate Today stamp set and Balloon Framelits Dies to create the front of each card.  Two of the balloons are stamped directly on the card stock using the masking technique, and the third is die cut from the Birthday Bash Designer Washi Sheets.  I played around with variations of the Hello You Thinlits and the Crazy About You  stamp set for the sentiments on each card.

Celebrate Today Joy Fold (4 of 16)

I used different variations of the Birthday Bash Specialty DSP for each card to give them slightly different looks.  For this card, I left the inside blank instead of including the gift card pocket.

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Of course, a blog hop wouldn’t be complete without some blog candy!  One lucky reader who leaves me a comment will receive the Cute as a Button Simply Sent Kit. The kit comes with everything you need to make 8 cards!  The buttons and ribbon are just adorable.

To enter to win, leave me a comment telling me about your favorite Stampin’ Up! item for creating birthday cards.  I will announce the winner in my Tuesday Updates post on March 3rd!  Good luck, I can’t wait to hear your comments.

I hope you have enjoyed my projects today and that you will pin them to Pinterest.  You will find a “pin it” button at the bottom of this post below the supply list.  Also, please subscribe to my blog via email by clicking on the “follow” button if you are a fan of my work, and don’t forget to leave me a comment for your chance to win that great blog candy!

Doing this blog hop has been a lot of fun.  Use the arrow buttons below to check out what Amy Koenders has created for you today on the next stop of the journey.

If you happen to get lost, or want to go back and check out one of the posts, here is a list for you – and don’t forget to leave a little sweet comment on each blog for your chance to win blog candy!

I hope you will consider selecting me as your demonstrator for your stamping needs.  If you need any supplies you can shop now in my online store!  Feel free to drop me an email if you have any questions or if you would like a catalog.  I’m here to help!

Happy Stamping!

Heather

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Handcrafting with Heather Creativity Clubhouse

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Don’t forget about my customer loyalty program when you place your orders.  I’m offering double Creativity Credits during Sale-A-Bration!  Click here to read more about the Creativity Credits program, my buyer reward program where you earn free Stampin’ Up! merchandise.

Let me know if you have any questions, have fun shopping!

February 17 – March 9 Hostess Code:  ESHUZ7TG

Use this hostess code when you order and receive a set of rhinestones from me!  If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift.


New Weekly Deals From Stampin’ Up! Feb. 24 – March 2

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Stampin’ Up! Supplies Used for Today’s Project

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Seasonally Scattered Valentine’s Card – Stampin’ Up!

I rarely use retired products in my cards, but I couldn’t resist using the recently retired Seasonally Scattered “love” sentiment for at least one Valentine’s card this season.  I think it pairs just perfectly with the Hello You Thinlits Dies, don’t you?

Seasonally Scattered Valentine (1 of 6)It is rare that a card design arrives in my brain fully formed, but this was one of those instances.  I could instantly picture how great the Seasonally Scattered image would look in gold embossing powder (which doesn’t photograph well, here… bummer!).

Seasonally Scattered Valentine (3 of 6)

The Red Glimmer Paper was the perfect partner for the Hello You Thinlits Dies too!  Throw on a few hearts, and some rhinestones, and voila!  Some of you may have noticed that I used two different sizes of small hearts…. you might be wondering where I got that cute little tiny heart shape.  For those of you who were paying attention, it is from the Mini Treat Bag Thinlits Dies.  That set has so many cute little extras!  I haven’t actually used it to make a treat bag just yet, but those little hearts have come in handy on several projects!

Seasonally Scattered Valentine (4 of 6)

Of course you know that I don’t like to leave the inside of a card naked, so I used a few hearts on the inside to finish things off.

Seasonally Scattered Valentine (5 of 6)

I love how this card turned out, and it was so quick & easy to make! If you are a fan of this project, I hope you will pin it to Pinterest for me.  You will find a “pin it” button at the very bottom of this post following the supply list.

I hope you will consider selecting me as your demonstrator for your stamping needs.  If you need any supplies you can shop now in my online store!  Feel free to drop me an email if you have any questions or if you would like a catalog.  I’m here to help!

Happy Stamping!

Heather

  • Visit my online store here.
  • Shop the Clearance Rack here.

Handcrafting with Heather Creativity Clubhouse

Creativity Credit copy

Don’t forget about my customer loyalty program when you place your orders.  I’m offering double Creativity Credits during Sale-A-Bration!  Click here to read more about the Creativity Credits program, my buyer reward program where you earn free Stampin’ Up! merchandise.

Let me know if you have any questions, have fun shopping!

January 29 – February 16 Hostess Code:  XN46DEBT

Use this hostess code when you order and receive a set of rhinestones from me!  If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift.


New Weekly Deals From Stampin’ Up! February 10-16

Click the images below to order the weekly deal products from my online store.  The Weekly Deals are only while supplies last and only available at these great prices through February 16th.

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Stampin’ Up! Supplies Used for Today’s Project

If you would like to order any of the products featured in today’s project, click the images below to order from my online store.

Price: $29.95

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