Check out this fun Happy Birthday card I made using the Blow Out the Candles stamp set. The Basic Black background makes the bright colors really pop. It’s the second card I’ve posted in two day made with this stamp set. You can see yesterday’s card here.

Here’s what I made:

Happy Birthday card made using the Blow Out the Candles stamp set, Layering Ovals Framelits Dies, and Lemon Lime Twist 3/8" Mini Ruffled Ribbon by Stampin' Up! #stampcandy


Happy Birthday card made using the Blow Out the Candles stamp set, Layering Ovals Framelits Dies, and Lemon Lime Twist 3/8" Mini Ruffled Ribbon by Stampin' Up! #stampcandy

Here’s what I did:

Cut and scored with my Stampin’ Trimmer:

  • Basic Black card stock (CS) cut to 4-1/4″ x 11″, then scored in half at 5-1/2″
  • Whisper White CS cut to 3″ x 3″
  • Whisper White CS cut to 4″ x 5-1/4″ for the inside of the card base

Stamped with the Blow Out the Candles stamp set:

  • sentiment in Memento black ink onto a scrap of Whisper White CS
  • 3 balloons in Memento Black ink onto the 3″ x 3″ Whisper White CS
  • filled in the balloons in Lemon Lime Twist, Bermuda Bay, and Gorgeous Grape inks

Die cut using the Layering Ovals Framelits:

  • sentiment
  • scraps of Lemon Lime Twist CS, Bermuda Bay CS, and Gorgeous Grape CS

Colored using Stampin’ Write Markers:

  • balloon shading in Lemon Lime Twist, Bermuda Bay, and Gorgeous Grape

Assembled the card:

  • burnished the fold in the card base with a Bone Folder
  • ribbon wrapped around the front of the card base, adhered using Tear & Tape
  • balloon layer glued onto the front of the card base, over the ribbon
  • sentiment glued onto the Lemon Lime Twist CS die cut oval
  • Lemon Lime Twist oval glued onto the Bermuda Bay oval
  • Bermuda Bay oval glued onto the Gorgeous Grape oval
  • Gorgeous Grape oval adhered to the front of the card base, overlapping the balloon layer, using Stampin’ Dimensionals
  • Whisper White CS glued onto the inside of the card base


Here are today’s colors:

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Here’s what I used:

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