How to make a Floral not a Floral

By | 7th August 2017

Happy Birthday Thinlits, Happy Birthday Card, Whole Lot of Lovely DSP, Global Stampers, Blog Hop, Stampin' Up! 2017-18 Catalogue Ann's PaperWorks| Ann Lewis| Stampin' Up! (Aus) online store 24/7

Happy Birthday Thinlits always add the WOW!

I wanted to make a series of cards using the same (or similar) design, same ingredients, but still come up with a completely different style of card.  Yesterday’s card had a floral theme, but I am not necessarily big on floral themes.  I try to tailor my cards to the recipient and lots of my friends are not into florals either.  The solution to this dilemma was to make the Happy Birthday Thinlits the hero of the project.

This card still features the Whole Lot of Lovely Designer Series Paper (DSP), the Happy Birthday Thinlits and Tranquil Tide Cardstock.  I used the In the City Stamp Set for the fabulous fireworks images.  This set has a massive 60 individual stamps and is so versatile.In the City is a Hostess Set, available for purchase only through the redemption of Host Rewards – contact me to learn how to earn your In the City Stamp Set.

I even die cut the sentiment out of a heavily floral piece of Designer Series Paper (patterned paper).  However, you cannot find the floral pattern once it is die cut but it still jumps off the page.  Check out my Whole Lot of Lovely birthday card and the measurements for this card are nearly identical.

Tip: Cut out the ingredients for a card multiple times and then rearrange into a different design to change things up with a minimal amount of work.

Happy Birthday Thinlits card – all the details

Level of Difficulty: Super quick and Easy  Time Required: less than 1/2 hour

Card Base: Tranquil Tide 5-1/2″ x 8-1/4″

Whole Lot of Lovely DSP striped layer: 5-3/8″ x 4″

Whisper White C/S layer: 3″ x 4″, stamped with the fireworks image (twice)  from the In the City Stamp Set – Tranquil Tide.

Layer Whisper White cardstock onto Tranquil Tide C/S 3-1/8″ x 4-1/8″ and adhere to striped DSP using Stampin’ Dimensionals. 

Die cut Happy Birthday sentiment from a scrap piece of Whole Lot of Lovely DSP.  Adhere using the Fine Tip Glue Pen.

Decorate the inside of your card.

Stampin’ Up! Product List

For further information about the products used in this project, just click on the items below to view in my Online Store.  I would love to be your Demonstrator if you don’t already have one and live in Australia.  All these products can be purchased through my online shop or ordered through me.  Please allow Demonstrator contact when ordering online so I can thank you properly.  Stamp sets used in this project may be available in other mount options (wood-mount, clear-mount or photopolymer). I have listed the option that I used.  If you are shopping online and your order is under $250, please use August Host Code 3N4HGBYB.

Happy Birthday Thinlits, Stampin' Up! 2017-18 Catalogue Ann's PaperWorks| Ann Lewis| Stampin' Up! (Aus) online store 24/7

Some more inspiration using the Happy Birthday Thinlits

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