Wednesday, March 9, 2011

A Spring Birthday Card

Welcome to my post for Craft Junkie Too's Crafty Designers! Today we are sharing spring projects. My mom's birthday is tomorrow, so I thought it would be fun to make her a card with some bright, springy colors. When I saw this newsprint background stamp from Papertrey Ink, I had to have it, since the date on it is her birthday! Well, maybe not the year, LOL!

My flowers were created with button and flower dies, and they are popped up on foam squares. The Papertrey Ink dies work great with the Cuttlebug! I added one more flower to the inside of my card, along with a sentiment.

Be sure to stop by Craft Junkie Too and see what the rest of the design team created for you today!

(all materials Papertrey Ink, unless otherwise specified)

8 1/2" x 5 1/2" Royal Velvet Cardstock, scored at 4 1/4"
5 1/4" x 4" Lavender Moon Cardstock
5" x 3 3/4" Kraft Cardstock
Spring Moss, Sweet Blush, and Raspberry Fizz Cardstock
"Background Basics: Newsprint" Stamp Set
"Bitty Background Blocks" Stamp Set (on buttons)
"Asian Fusion" Stamp Set (sentiment)
"Inside Out: Birthday" Stamp Set (inside sentiment)
"Flower Fusion #1" Stamp Set (flower stems/leaves)
"Buttoned Up #2" and "Flower Fusion #1" Dies
ekSuccess Bumpy Roads Border Punch
Plum Pudding, Raspberry Fizz, Ripe Avocado, & Dark Chocolate Ink


  1. Beautiful! I love those flowers!!!

  2. This is gorgeous. And how fun that the newsprint stamp has her birthday on it. What a fun look. I love it. Hugs- Glora

  3. This is wonderful! Those gorgeous flowers really pop out against the kraft background.

  4. Katie, I love your card. The buttons are so perfect and the flowers are adorable. The newsprint stamp is a wonderful touch!


  5. I love the newspaper back ground stamp!! The flowers are wonderful! The inside is super too.

    Great details all around, just awesome.

    Thanks for sharing,
    Cheryl @

  6. WOW Katie you are so talented I love your card so pretty

  7. What a beautiful card great colors and the newspaper stamped background is great.

  8. This is so cute! I love the way you used the newsprint stamp. And it makes me long for Spring and warmer weather! Thanks for sharing!


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