Annual Catalogue 2019-20, Tutorial

Seaside Themed Birthday Cards

Learn how to make these two beautiful birthday cards using Seaside Notions by Stampin’ Up!

Hi and welcome to today’s blog tutorial which is a little bonus blog for today – yay it’s Friday!!! Both of these cards are seaside themed birthday cards which can be changed to whatever colour scheme you prefer.

Join me at 9 pm (uk time) for a chat during the premiere of this tutorial on Youtube. It is about 30 minutes long so plenty time for chatting.

I make two gorgeous cards in this video using my latest stamp set called Seaside Notions and I’m so in love with this – how adorable is it? Yep, very very beautiful.

My Youtube channel is via the link below – I’d love for you to pop over to subscribe and watch this premiere with us.

Card One with a Basic Black background for my fussy cut elements

I wanted a couple of bright, fun and fabulous cards so chose some nice colour combos, namely basic black, whisper white and one of our gorgeous pinks – Flirty Flamingo.

Card Two with a Pink background for my fussy cut elements

I hope you like today’s projects – the stamp set and elements used can be used in so many more creative ways – you just need to play around.

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All products used are listed below for your perusal.

Instructions and Measurements:

Card Base and Layers
Card bases are Flirty flamingo
Base is 4 1/8″ x 5 7/8″
Basic Black Matt Layers are 4″ x 5 3/4″
Stamping layer is 3 7/8″ x 5 3/8″
Small Background layers are 2″ x 4″

Stamping & Blending
I stamped my sentiments in Tuxedo Black and coloured with both Stampin’ Up! Blends Combo packs in shades Flirty Flamingo and Balmy Blue.

Decoration
I added a matt background layer to each card and fussy cut and adhered my half-doily, my white flax ribbon and my fussy cut images.

I finished off by stamping a sentiment in the top half of the card and adding some Happiness Blooms enamel dots and some basic adhesive backed sequins.

Thank you so much for taking the time to visit my blog today.

Products Used:

Product List

Thank you so much for visiting me today. I hope that you enjoyed this project and can take something away from today to try at home. Make a handmade card with DSP…. saves time and gets great results.

YouTube Tutorial – Seaside Themed Birthday Cards

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