Pinwheel Party Slimline Birthday

When I saw the current challenge at Fusion, I knew exactly what products I would be using.  I also needed to make a birthday card for my daughter, Emily.  Using The Greetery’s Pinwheel Party stencils, I came up with this fun and colorful card.  Stenciling is such a fun technique and The Greetery really has the most creative stencils.  I used a variety of Simon Says Pawsitively Saturated Inks.  The sentiment is from Neat &…

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Birthday Cheers – Z Fold Card

Hello!  It’s been a while since I made a fun fold card.  It’s my Son-in-Law, James’ birthday next week and I knew I had to step up my card making game to create a special card.  James always makes a fuss about my cards so I really like to try to WOW him!  I hope this card does it! I hunted around Pinterest for a tutorial and adjusted the size to work for my design.…

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Trio of Birthday Butterflies

I’m back today with another pretty, feminine birthday card I created for a dear friend.   Going through my leftover bin, I came across two pieces of patterned paper that coordinated pretty well.  So I decided to use them as my starting point.  Since the floral pattern had a pretty copper detail, that pretty much determined using copper foil as a mat.  The butterfly dies are from Spellbinders Butterfly Card Creator dies.  I really like…

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Lovely Lilacs Birthday

Hello again!  It’s been a little while since my last post.  I guess that means I’m enjoying this long, hot summer…and I am!  I’m soaking up a lot of family time before everyone gets busy again going back to school and work.  I’m also getting used to the idea that I WON’T be going back to school.  Sure not how I’m really feeling about that but sometimes the thought does excite me!  Perhaps it will…

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