reate a bright and cheery birthday card with the Fabulous Four and Party Pants stamp sets!
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Bermuda Bay card base: 4 1/4" x 11", scored & folded at 5 1/2"
Pool Party layers: 4" x 5 1/4" - need two
Cherry on Top banners: 1 1/4" x 4 1/2"- need three, one each of three different designs
Cherry on Top balloon:small scrap to punch
Whisper White for balloons: scraps to stamp and punch
Watermelon Wonder for balloon: scrap to stamp and punch
Punch one end of Cherry on Top strips with the Banner Triple Punch. NOTE: be sure to punch the balloon-printed strip with the balloons floating the correct direction.
Adhere to Pool Party layer with SNAIL, leaving an even border of Pool Party showing around the banners.
Stamp "it's YOUR day!" with Bermuda Bay ink in bottom right corner of Pool Party layer. BE SURE TO STAMP THIS GREETING FIRST BEFORE EMBOSSING.
Insert adhered and stamped layers into the Decorative Dots folder. Crank through the Big Shot. Adhere to card front with a dimensional in each corner.
Stamp "WOO HOO!" with black ink on Watermelon Wonder scrap. Punch with largest balloon from the Balloon Bouquet Punch.
Stamp white scrap with balloon stamp from Party Pants using Bermuda Bay ink. Punch with smaller balloon from Balloon Bouquet Punch.
Put a small piece of silver Mettalics Glitter Tape on a white scrap. Punch with balloon punch from the Itty Bitty Accents Punch Pack.
Adhere all three balloons to card front with a dimensional on the back of each.
Take a piece of Bermuda Bay Baker's Twine and tie a small open loop about 2" from one end.
Position the open loop around the bottom end of a balloon that is already adhered to the card front.
Pull the ends of the twine until the loop is snug around the balloon end. Trim the short end of the twine with paper snips.
Add twine to the remaining two balloons in the same manner as the first.
Gather all three of the twine ends together below the balloons. Secure with a glue dot. Trim ends below the glue dot with scissors.
Tie a piece of twine in a bow. Add to over the glue dot-gathered twine with another glue dot. Trim ends with scissors
Stamp remaining Pool Party layer with "celebrate AMAZING *SPECTACULAR *FANTASTIC * YOU" from Fabulous Four with Bermuda Bay ink.
Stamp balloon string with black ink.
Adhere layer inside card with SNAIL.
Punch small balloon from Cherry on Top paper. Adhere at top of balloon string with a piece of a dimensional.
Cut 3” x 6” of Cherry on Top Designer Paper with largest Envelope Liner Thinlet. Adhere inside envelope just below the glue line using a line of SNAIL ONLY along the top edge of the liner. Fold envelope flap down to crease the liner and push it farther down into the envelope. Stamp the envelope to match your card and you are done!