A couple of weekends back, I had a 50th Birthday Card to create for a friend and took inspiration from the Card Kit, Hello Friend.
Sometimes we lack inspiration, other times our Mojo and other times simply time. Summer holidays for me with a 6 year old about can be tricky to grab enough time to really sit play and design. It’s times like this that I turn to the Stampin’ Up! Catalogue for Inspiration. Just a few pages in and I came across the gorgeous Heat Embossing Card Kit, Hello Friend that gave me inspiration for this card.
The person who this card was for, is a mother of a school friend of our son’s. She threw the most amazing party called FiftyFest with live music a marquee, Fish and Chip and Ice Cream Vans and even wrist bands and porter loos. It really was like a real festival and most enjoyable.
There is a card in the Kit that inspired the colour scheme and layout for this card, that I simply adapted. Take a look at the kit, you’ll see immediately which card I decided to base this card upon.
This kit is valued at £24 for 15 beautiful cards and has a stunning stamp sets that coordinates with it and can be used in many other ways. You’ll see that I used the little flowers to stamp on card stock that I then die cut the numbers out of. The little word ‘celebrate’ that I added, was taken from the Happy Birthday Gorgeous stamp set … another perfectly fitting set for the person who this card was for.
For a quick card, I was very pleased with the outcome and hope it was well received by it’s recipient too.
Christmas is coming and you can say Hello to a new friend
We just have a couple of days now until the new Autumn/Winter Seasonal Catalogue launches. If you’re a customer of mine then you should hopefully by now be in possession of your copy of the catalogue, but if you’re not, then be sure to get in contact. If you don’t already have a Demonstrator and you’d like to receive a copy, then be sure to get in contact with me and I’ll happily arrange to send you a copy.
Hoping you like today’s share with you and that you too can see the versatility of our beautiful Kits in both being inspiration and the fact you can create some very professional cards.