Painted Poppies Summer Poppies Birthday
B right and cheery birthday card using Stampin' Up! products.
Cut cardstock and designer paper pieces to the following sizes using a Paper Trimmer:
- card from Mango Melody Cardstock at 5-1/2" x 8-1/2" and scored at 4-1/4"
- 4" x 5-1/4" from Petal Pink Cardstock
- 3-7/8" x 5-1/8" from Basic White Cardstock
- 2-3/8" x 3-7/8" of rows of light pink stylized flowers on orange background design from Flowering Fields 12" x 12" Designer Series Paper, cut so the lines are horizontal on the horizontal rectangle
- 1-1/2" x 3-3/4" from Petal Pink Cardstock
Place the white rectangle vertically on some Grid Paper to protect your work surface.
Mount the grouping of small poppy flowers on stems image from the Painted Poppies Set on Block I. Ink it up with the Soft Succulent Ink Pad. Stamp it on the vertical white rectangle so the bottoms of the stems are about 2-1/4" from the bottom and the image goes off the left edge a bit. Re-ink the stamp and stamp it again just to the right of the first image.
Use the brush tip of the Mango Melody Stampin' Write Marker to color in the flowers.
Mount the large splatter image from the Painted Poppies Set on Block C. Ink it up with the Petal Pink Ink Pad. Stamp it over the tops of the stamped and colored flowers. Repeat multiple times, remembering to re-ink each time. Let the images overlap and let some of them go off the left and right edges.
Mount the small splatter image from the Painted Poppies Set on Block A. Use it to fill in any space needed by inking it up with the Petal Pink Ink Pad . Stamp off on Grid Paper before stamping on the cardstock some times.
Adhere the piece of Flowering Fields Designer Paper to the bottom of the stamped and colored white rectangle.
Adhere the cardstock/designer paper rectangle to the center of the large Petal Pink rectangle.
Mount the "happy birthday" sentiment from the Peaceful Moments Set on Block B. Ink it up with the Mango Melody Ink Pad. Stamp it on one end of the horizontal Petal Pink strip in the center. Leave room to punch it out.
Unlock the Label Me Fancy Punch. Holding the punch upside down so you can see the punching area, slide the stamped sentiment into the punch and get it centered in the punching area. Punch. Leave the punch unlocked. Keep all the pieces.
Slide the leftover end of the Petal Pink strip into the unlocked punch so you will punch out the small hole. Punch. Now, slide the leftover end of the strip with the hole punched in it into the unlocked punch so you will punch out a rounded end. Get the hole centered in the rounded end fairly close to the edge. Punch. Leave the punch unlocked.
Lay the punched out bit on the BACK of the sentiment punch out lining up the rounded edges on one side. Use the Mango Melody Stampin' Write Marker to draw inside the hole area. Repeat with the other rounded edge.
Slide the marked sentiment punch out into the unlocked punch and get the marked area centered inside the hole punch. Punch. Repeat with the other end.
Cut a 4-3/4" inch piece of the White 1/4" Crinkled Seam Binding Ribbon so it has a sharp angle on one end.
Thread the sentiment label punch out onto the ribbon and get it positioned on the ribbon on the left side.
Put some Stampin' Seal on the back of the sentiment punch out above and below the ribbon.
Adhere the ribbon with the sentiment label punch out on it across the matted, stamped, and layered cardstock/designer paper rectangle so it covers the seam between the cardstock and designer paper. Fold the ends of the ribbon over and secure the ribbon in place on the back with strips of Tear & Tape Adhesive.
Remove the protective backings from the Tear & Tape pieces and add Stampin' Seal to the back of the Petal Pink rectangle. Adhere the rectangle to the front of the Mango Melody card.
Cut a 10" piece of the White 1/4" Crinkled Seam Binding Ribbon.
Slide one end of the ribbon under the ribbon already on the card front on the right side of the sentiment label punch out. Tie in place with a small bow. Trim the ends.
Use the mini spatula on the Take Your Pick to carefully peel up one Petal Pink gem from the sheet of Solid Faceted Gems making sure that you get the adhesive backing as well. Adhere it to the upper right corner of the card front.