Words of Cheer for a Special Birthday!

For World Card Making Day on Saturday, October 2, I had a very special task — to create a card for my sweet husband’s birthday on October 3!

I got my inspiration from Julie Gilson at Stamping Gala, who writes about using the Words of Cheer bundle for something OTHER than The Christmas holidays. Such a great way to extend the use of a stamp set! So I was on a mission to make my husband a card using this bundle. Here’s her initial post: https://stampingala.com/2021/10/words-of-cheer-birthday-card.html.

My card starts with a card base of Mossy Meadow. I also cut out these panels:

  • Basic White: 4 1/4″ x 3 1/2″
  • Mango Melody: 4 7/8″ x 3 5/8″
  • Beauty of the Earth DSP: 3 5/8″ X 4 7/8″
  • Misty Moonlight: 1 7/8″ x 3 7/8″
  • Basic White Stitched Rectangle

I cut out the two parts to the Words of Cheer dies — the pine ‘base’ in mossy meadow, and the happy in a layer of Beauty of the Earth DSP backed by the Foam Adhesive sheet. This gave the letters the ‘pop’ that I was looking for! I LOVE this new bundle! The dies allow you to make a two-layer letter greeting!

I used the Time-Worn Type 3D Embossing Folcer for the white panel. LOVE LOVE this look. I ran the stitched rectangle panel through the Woodland Embossing folder. I then started at the card base and added all the layers. I cut out some leaves from the Stitched Leaves Dies in some rich colors. LOVE the stitching! I stamped the Happy Birthday stamp from the Artistically Inked Stamp Set, and then cut the sentiment apart to keep the BIRTHDAY! From there, it was a simple job to start layering!

We had a great birthday celebration for my husband! I hope you enjoy my card, and thanks to Julie Gilson for the inspiration! It was just what I was looking for! All the products you need to create this card can be found below!

By the way, I’d love it if you would join my Up North Stampin’ Gang Facebook Group and posted your box so we can give you some stampin’ love! Here’s the link. We have so much fun!

Free Product! If you order using the host code below in October, you will receive from me a free set of Wonderful Gems for an online order of $50 or more. These gems will be so awesome for your holiday projects! Host Code: JUY3ZU4R

And don’t forget about the Clearance Rack that has been refreshed with some products up to 60% off!! Go HERE to start shopping CLEARANCE!

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