Best Dressed Fabulous Birthday Card

by Joanne James20. May 2020 09:00

 

Today I'm sharing a card for the current challenge over at Fab Friday where they have a great sketch:

You all know how much I love a good sketch, although if truth be told I almost didn't make it to using this one; all that open space I was spoilt for choice as to how to interpret it. In the end, as I was sorting out my retiring supplies inspiration struck and this is what I came up with:

 

Here's the low-down on today's card:

A Fabulous Sentiment - A sI was clearing the shelves, it occurred to me that the sentiment on today's card, from the retiring 'Stitched All Around' stamp set, would compliment the Best Dressed designer series papers perfectly. So I stamped it on a banner flagged with that most useful of punches, the Triple Banner Punch, and off I went!

Best Dressed - I love the 'Best Dressed' papers; whilst the stamp set and dies in the Best Dressed Suite are on carryover, the other items, including these papers aren't, so if you love them too you need to stock up now.

Finishing Touches - A card for a fabulous person needs a rather fabulous bow to finish I think, so made a double bow combining some Lovely Lipstick ribbon with some white polka dot tulle ribbon. I also fussy cut a couple of perfume bottles from the leftover scraps of DSP to decorate the inside of my card - waste not, want not and all that:

 

Here is the visual summary of the key products used on today's project for you to pin for easy reference:

 

You can see all of my 'How To' summaries on my 'How To - Tips and Techniques' Pinterest board in case you've missed any. 

Today sees the last of the Common Entrance exams for Master James this week. We then have another week of half-term revision before the final week of back to back exams the week after. Enjoy your day and I'll be back tomorrow with another project. Until then, happy stampin'!

 

Stampin' Up! Supplies Used:

Table built using Product Table Builder by The Crafty Owl - Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.

Comments (4) -

LeAnne Pugliese
LeAnne PuglieseUnited States
5/20/2020 10:46:41 PM #

Fun card....I just love these papers, I've neglected them over the past few weeks, I'd better get them out and give them some love!  Super cute bow treatment, too!

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Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
5/21/2020 7:56:34 AM #

Very stylish! Great way to use that fab paper.

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Amanda Mertz
Amanda MertzUnited States
5/21/2020 1:39:48 PM #

Great mix of patterns and I agree that sentiment is perfect with the DSP!  The doubled up bow is a fun embellishment too!  Thanks for sharing at Fab Friday!

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Vicky
VickyUnited Kingdom
5/24/2020 7:17:10 PM #

Having a sort out and a reorganisation is a brilliant way to spot sentiments that work with other sets or, as in this case, papers. I love the way you cut a couple of bottles for the inside of your card. Vicky x

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