Just had to share a beautiful handmade birthday card I received last week in St. Louis from my friend Jan using the stamp set Another Great Year. I almost always forget this stamp set is retired – I really like it and it seems like it should be current! She used some pieces of Back To Black Designer Series Paper on each side, non-SU baker’s twine around the top and glitter and glimmer for bling on the cupcakes. The main image is embossed with Black Stampin’ Emboss Powder. The little heart at the bottom is punched out with the word “friend” stamped on a paper behind it. Also, I love how she decorated the envelope with some stamping and coloring! We always say you shouldn’t send a naked envelope,although I have to admit sometimes I don’t take that extra second to do it or maybe I don’t think about it until the card is sealed in the envelope and sometimes that makes it too bulky to stamp on it and have the image come out clearly. Such a happy card, I think! Maybe you already own the stamp set or you can get an idea with some other current set we have.
Don’t forget: Last day for Stampin’ Up! Weekly Deals for August 12-18
If you don’t already own a Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine, now is the time to get one with the August Big Shot & Bundles Offer. Buy a Big Shot and choose one of the select bundles free! And with this week’s Weekly Deals, you can purchase several items at a discount for the Big Shot and you’ll have lots to work with! Be sure to take advantage of it before you run out of time. Offer ends August 31.
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