The card I have for you today is another mix of products.  I love this and a adding my new favorite, the new Perennial Postage Dies.  They are such a fun addition.


Stampin' Up!, Heartfelt Hexagon, Perennial Postage, Lighter Than Air, Hooray For Surprises, Jackie Beers


Stamps and Bundles

The star of this card is hard to choose.  I love the different aspects of it.  But to begin with the stamps make sense.  I will say the cake was the inspiration.  It is from the new Hooray For Surprises Bundle.   This set has pull tab openings for a real Surprise to the recipient.  I did not go that route today and went much simpler.  I stamped the cake, which has a matching die, and then added the candle and flame, which do not have dies.

The sentiment matches the cake, but is from a different set.  It is from the Heartfelt Hexagon Bundle. I loved the boldness of this one.  And let’s face it, eating the cake is the star attraction!  The fun opening is the Heartfelt Hexagon Punch.  I really love punches and this is a good one.   It is a great size for most of our sentiments and I like the shape.  Plus using it as an opening like this is an added bonus!


The papers I chose for this card are much more subtle than my normal colors.  Of course the DSP was the color decider.  This is a piece from the Lighter Than Air Designer Series Paper.  It has such great colors that it was difficult to choose only a couple.  I decided on highlighting the flame from the candle and went with Lemon Lolly for the card base.  Surprising to myself, I did not add a layer between the base and the DSP.  That is also very different for me.  And then the Postage layer in White.  Wow!  But I did use the bright Azure Afternoon for the sentiment and the cake to make up for the less layers.

More Dies and Finishes

The fun outline of the layer is the Perennial Postage Stamp Dies.  This is the 2nd largest of the dies.  I love the Scalloped Contours Dies that are similar sizes, but this gives a unique and different shape.  You will be seeing more of the these guys for sure.  To finish the card I went with fun shapes instead of bling.  The flowers and heart on the cake and card are from the Adhesive Backed Hearts & Flowers embellishments.  They add a Fun look and I though went well with the colors of the papers.

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