Freshly Made Birthday Wishes!

IMG_4935Today’s post is a couple birthday cards that I made for two little boys who turned 3 and 5 recently. I used some chipboard numbers that I had and covered them with DSP. I sanded the edges with a nail file to give them a slight distressed look. IMG_4946This card is using the Freshly Made Sketch #64 (click to check it out) and the color combination is So Saffron, Island Indigo, Old Olive, and White. I used some old DSP called Sweet Pea, from Stampin’ Up, and a retired stamp set, It’s Your Birthday, for the sentiment.IMG_4939I actually made this card a few years ago and it has been waiting for someone special to turn 5 years old! The colors are mostly retired: Taken with Teal, Green Galore, and Only Orange!! I still have a stash of these card stock colors….so it is fun to pull out old cards and see how the colors have changed. These bright colors are still fun, especially for kids cards.

It feels good to use some of those old items in my stamp room….they have been taking up valuable space for NEW stuff….so I really need to start using them up!  Thanks for stopping by and checking out today’s birthday wishes.

About StampinU

I am an independent Stampin' Up! demonstrator in the state of Iowa. I have been in love with card making ever since I got my hands on my first rubber stamp many years ago! I have been a Stampin' Up! demonstrator since 2004, and it is great to be able to share what I love: new stamping products, new stamping techniques, and new stamping creations!
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3 Responses to Freshly Made Birthday Wishes!

  1. Jen Mitchell says:

    These are so fantastic! The big numbers just steal the show! Thanks for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches!

  2. Oh my…I just love these!! What a fabulous use of the sketch! So glad you joined us this week at FMS!

  3. Rita says:

    I just LOVE these! Those big numbers are AWESOME and so fun for a young kid. Thanks for playing with us at Freshly Made Sketches.

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