Friday, January 26, 2018

Gingham Happy Birthday!

I just can't get away from birthday cards!!  Here is a card that I originally started for the Simon Says Stamp Friend blog hop a couple weeks ago, but just never liked how I finished it, so I didn't put it up for the hop, and put it on my desk for later.  I took it apart three times and put it back together a different way each time(always trying to fit it into or onto a heart like I did with the other three for the hop).  Yesterday, I simplified and I was finally HAPPY...get it?!...
I used the Simon Says Stamp Stained Glass Love stamp/die set to make this sentiment.  I LOVE using these letters with patterned them such a fun look!!  I stamped and cut the letter pieces with a scissor.  I adhered them to a stamped and die cut "HAPPY". I added tiny black hearts and glossy accented them.  I tied three die cut heart balloons to the sentiment and popped it up on a black gingham strip with "BIRTHDAY" stamped below it.  All were adhered to a card that I had embossed with my go-to favorite thing right now, burlap!  
Here's a close up...
Rainbows and birthdays are just so much fun, I never get tired of putting them together...they make ME happy:)!!!  Thanks for visiting me today!! Hugs!! Lisa


  1. What a lovely CAS card though I know it took some time to make so simple look so great. Wow! Cutting out all those interiors for the letters. I have been looking for ideas for simple birthday cards and this is a good one. I'll probably just color in my letters though.

  2. So glad you got it all arranged the way you wanted it. Your design is wonderful and I love all that colorful gingham!

  3. Awesome card, Lisa. I like the version you settled on and can't imagine it being done like the other three cards for the blog hop. Thanks for the inspiration.

  4. Worth the wait. You finally got it PERFECT!

  5. Beautiful inspiration using the heart dies!!

  6. The rainbow gingham pattern is really lovely !


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