Clean, Simple & CUTE Birthday Card – PP563

  EEK…it’s your birthday!  Ok, so maybe it’s not but it is for someone out there.  And this card is bound to make them smile!  I created today’s card with inspiration from this week’s Paper Players Clean and Simple Birthday Challenge… Since I work in an Elementary school library, I made a few of these cards to have on hand for co-workers’ birthdays.  It’s just so cute and appropriate…don’t you agree? I used the Mama…

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Pretty Coneflower Birthday – PP562 Color Challenge

Happy Friday!  I’m sharing a birthday card using Honey Bee’s Coneflower dies.  Again, I’ve had these dies for a few months and now I’m wondering why it took me so long to create with them.  They are awesome! My card colors are inspired by this week’s color challenge at the The Paper Players… After cutting the components of the coneflowers from Pale Papaya card stock, I sponged them with Pumpkin Pie ink for some added…

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Pretty Pansies for the Paper Players Challenge – PP558

Stampin Up Pansy Patch Birthday Card Idea - Rosanne Mulhern

Welcome!  Today I’m sharing a card featuring the SU Pansy Patch bundle.  I used the Pansy Patch stamp set, the Pansy dies and the coordinating Pansy Petals Designer Series Paper.  My card inspiration came from the Paper Players PP558 Challenge. Along with the challenge colors, I added Garden Green as the 4th color. The card base is Blackberry Bliss card stock.  I layered it with the pretty loopy scalloped edged frame from Gina Marie Designs…

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Celebrate with Delicate Dahlias

Stampin' Up! Delicate Dahlia Celebrate Card - Rosanne Mulhern

I love big, bold and beautiful flowers.  And my card today features the big, bold and VERY beautiful Delicate Dahlias stamp set from Stampin’ Up! Although this is a two-step stamp set, I chose to stamp and color these flowers.  Before coloring, I stamped the flowers with Versa Mark ink and heat embossed them with black embossing powder.  This actually makes it much easier to color and blend within the lines.   The die cut…

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