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You’ve Got This – Fortieth Birthday and Stampin’ Blends

The time has come to start creating birthday cards that will be in abundance soon, as my High School friends/classmates (and myself) close in on the age of 40!  My cousin and one of my closest friends turned 40 years old yesterday! Her husband threw her a surprise birthday party this past Saturday, which we were more than happy to attend.  It was a successful surprise and I was able to catch up with family I hadn’t seen in awhile.

You've Got This Stamp Set by Stampin' Up! for a Fortieth Birthday Card using Stampin' Blend on Crumb Cake see details at Stampin' Hoot! Stesha Bloodhart #40thbirthdaycard #stampinhoot #steshabloodhart

I needed to make a card, but I didn’t want to do the traditional 40th Birthday in black.  I wanted to have black incorporated into the card, so I found the perfect piece of paper from the Merry Little Christmas Designer Series Paper Pack.  I decided to mute it by placing a piece of Vellum over the top of it but letting it peak out the edges.  I also decided to soften it by using Crumb Cake as the Card Base and accent piece.

You've Got This Stamp Set by Stampin' Up! for a Fortieth Birthday Card using Stampin' Blend on Crumb Cake see details at Stampin' Hoot! Stesha Bloodhart #40thbirthdaycard #stampinhoot #steshabloodhart

The flower from the You’ve Got This Stamp Set was also stamped on Crumb Cake using the Tuxedo Black Momento Ink and then colored with the Fabulous New Stampin’ Blends Alcohol Markers. I highly recommend using Crumb Cake with the Stampin’ Blends. It softens the colors and blends so very nicely. I used Light and Dark Old Olive, Light and Dark Cherry Cobbler, Dark Daffodil Delight and Light Pumpkin Pie.  After coloring, I snipped the edges with my Paper Snips.

You've Got This Stamp Set by Stampin' Up! for a Fortieth Birthday Card using Stampin' Blend on Crumb Cake see details at Stampin' Hoot! Stesha Bloodhart #40thbirthdaycard #stampinhoot #steshabloodhart

The Stitched Square was quickly cropped with the Big Shot and die from the Stitched Shapes Framelits Dies, one of my very favorite in my collection :).  After cropping it out, I then added Cherry Cobbler Ink using the Color Smooching Technique.  I adhered it to the Vellum with Stampin’ Dimensionals, over the top of the Linen Thread I had wrapped around the layers adhered to the Card Base.

After adhering the You’ve Got This Flower to the Crumb Cake Square (also with Stampin’ Dimensionals) I stamped the Happy Birthday, from the Milestone Moments Stamp Set, with Basic Black Archival Ink.  I then stamped the Fortieth in Versamark on Basic Black Cardstock and Heat Embossed with White Stampin’ Emboss Powder.  I trimmed it down and flagged the ends with the Banner Triple Punch.

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I added a few Black Rhinestone Jewels, my favorite accessory, to the card to finish it off.

Here are the products I used to create this Fortieth Birthday Card:

 

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