Belated Birthday Wishes

Two of my Stampin’ Up! friends had birthdays over the weekend and I only managed to go send them wishes (via the internet) yesterday as I was busy with family events over our long weekend for Easter & Anzac Day here in Australia….. yep we got a 5 day long weekend this year how lucky were we!

On Sunday is was Jodene’s birthday – as she lives over in WA I finally had the pleasure of meeting Jodene last year at SU Convention, we had become friends through yahoo group Stampin’ Up! in Oz. 

And on Tuesday (yesterday) it was Linda’s birthday – Linda is a fellow Brisbane girl & we’ve been lucky to meet up at Regionals & Convention, we too also became friends through the same yahoo group.  Linda spoilt me last year with a gorgeous birthday gift at Regionals.

You must check out their blogs as they do such beautiful work !!!  Both are listed on my Blogroll.  (Linda hasn’t been able to blog as much lately since returning to work full time as a prep teacher)

I made a couple of birthday cards using one of my favourite challenge blogs Stamping 411 & this time I also used the colour challenge from Color Throwdown.  The colours in the challenge were Navy, White &  pick a colour – I chose Cherry Cobbler.

My first card:


and my other card:

This was the sketch SSC200 from Stamping 411

Card: Night of Navy, Whisper White, Cherry Cobbler

Ink: Night of Navy, Versamark (with white embossing powder)

Stamp: Well Scripted (retired Summer Mini)

Other:  Pinking Hearts Border Punch (carried over from Summer Mini),  Perfect Polka Dots embossing folder, Beautiful Butterflies Bigz die, Beautiful Wings Embosslits die, Daisies flower #2 (USA), Buttons #5 Sizzlites die, Jewels Basic Pearls, Whisper White 5/8″ Organza Ribbon, Whisper White 1/4″ Grosgrain Ribbon, White Emboss Powder, Crystal Effects (used on button)

Until later, happy stampin’


10 thoughts on “Belated Birthday Wishes

  1. Love the red, white and blue butterfly card — very different and so pretty! Great job with the card and sketch. Thanks so much for playing along this week at Stamping 411! Blessings, Gretchen

  2. Well done, Kerri – this card is beautiful. Interesting to see that at least 3 of the 5 showcased this week are from Australia/New Zealand! 🙂

  3. So clean and beautiful! Sharp contrast in color. Awesome design. Thanks for playing this week and congrats on being an operator pick this week!

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