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Feb. 14 Birthday

February 9th, 2009 · 7 Comments

Feb. 14 Birthday

I have a dear friend who has a February 14 birthday, and I always try to make her card special. This year I happen to have a stamp of the date itself, an image from the A Happy Heart set, and I just had to use it.

Kristin, one of my fellow Great Swaps Girls, challenged us to make a monochromatic card and I went for a Riding Hood Red / Very Vanilla color combo. She also wanted us to use one current and one retired stamp set, so I grabbed the retired It’s Your Birthday set for the sentiment at the bottom of the card. The “vintagey” red ribbon from the Dress Up Ribbon Originals was just the right color for the card.

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All supplies by Stampin’ Up!® unless otherwise noted.
Stamps: A Happy Heart, It’s Your Birthday (retired)
Paper: Riding Hood Red, Very Vanilla, Candy Lane Designer Series Paper
Ink: Riding Hood Red, VersaMark
Accessories: Styled Vanilla Hodgepodge Hardware, Photo Corners Punch, Dress Up Ribbon Originals, Vanilla Stampin’ Emboss Powder (retired), Crafters’ Tool Kit, Stamp-A-Ma-Jig, Stampin’ Dimensionals

Tags: simply delicious

7 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Danielle // Feb 9, 2009 at 11:09 pm

    Oh wow Vera! This is GORGEOUS!!! And now I NEED that ribbon! :)

  • 2 ChristineCreations // Feb 9, 2009 at 11:55 pm

    Oh this is JUST lovely Vera! What a special card…and I love the contrast with the white too.

  • 3 Kristin Moore // Feb 10, 2009 at 11:30 am

    OMG! Vera, This is the bomb! Love the colors you chose, and that vanilla pops so awesomely (yes I made up that word) on the red!! Beautiful. Your friend will adore it!

  • 4 Kristin Moore // Feb 10, 2009 at 11:31 am

    Ooh, forgot to say, Thanks so much for playing along!

    Side note: I remembered this as soon as I hit submit for my first comment so I tried to do a second comment right away and got the most hilarious error message! It said “you are posting comments too fast. Slow down” . LOL!!

  • 5 Lisa Henke // Feb 10, 2009 at 1:04 pm

    fabulous card! love all the red. your friend will love this!

  • 6 Heather P. // Feb 10, 2009 at 3:37 pm

    This is fantastic, Vera! Love it! :)

  • 7 Cindy // Feb 11, 2009 at 11:14 am

    This is gorgeous, Vera! I love the white contrasting the red and the images are perfect for your friend’s birthday. Great take on the challenge!

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