Easiest Ever Number Birthday Card PPP638

by Joanne James30. April 2023 08:00

Today it's Sunday and time for this week's new challenge over at The Paper Players! It's the turn of the fabulous Anne Marie to host this week since it is the fifth Sunday of the month we have a tic tac toe challenge to work with:


I went bottom left to top right diagonal with sparkle, diecut and embossing (dry) and it just so happens that my card also fits the right hand coloumn of embossing(dry), patterned paper and birthday to create the easiest ever number birthday card - take a look:


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

Do you ever need a number card to celebrate a special birthday? I have so many friends and family celebrating milestone birthdays this year that I find myself making lots of this type of card - and I think this must be my most straightforward, easiest yet!

I embossed a panel of Pacific Point cardstock with the birthday embossing folder, then backed this with some (retired gold glimmer paper, having first cut my number 21 out of the centre. I then added a trio of Pacific Point Brights designer paper banners to my card base followed by my rectangle, before finishing with my sparkly number 21 popped up on foam adhesive sheet and a couple of brushed gold metallic dots: 

Not only was this card really quick to make, but this layout would work in any colour, with any co-ordinating patterned paper and glimmer - perfect, I'm off to make a whole bunch more!

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 Product and 'How To' summaries on my 'How To - Tips and Techniques' Pinterest board in case you've missed any. 


Today's card is also my second entry over at Just Add Ink this week and uses the Try Stamping on Tuesday sketch.

Before you reach for your ink and papers, check out what our amazing team has created to inspire you this week:

Here's a quick recap of our challenge rules:
1.  Create a new paper project
2.  Upload your creation to your blog with a link back to us and provide a direct link to the post featuring your challenge submission.
3.  Please link your card to no more than four challenges, TOTAL.
4.  Have FUN!

Enjoy your day; nothing much happening here today, although it is lovely to know that it's a Bank Holiday weekend - an extra day off is always welcome! 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 (10) -

Claire Broadwater
Claire BroadwaterUnited States
4/30/2023 6:22:59 PM #

Joanne, I have always loved the color Pacific Point.  The embossed  rectangle with the gold backing is gorgeous!   This card is perfect for any 21 year old!  I love the plaid banners, too!   Your card is perfect for the TTT challenge!  Have a great week, My Friend!  

Fiona Bradley
Fiona BradleyAustralia
4/30/2023 9:44:09 PM #

21 is definitely an age to shout out loud as you've done in this beautiful card. So pleased you entered a second card in this week's Just Add Ink challenge Laughing  

Donna K Scholz
Donna K ScholzUnited States
5/1/2023 2:26:40 AM #

Joanne, what a great 21st birthday card you've created with our Try Stampin' on Tuesday sketch! Love the Pacific Point palette you chose, too! Thank your for sharing your card and using our sketch AND optional theme here at TSOT!! -Donna

Polly Libby
Polly LibbyUnited States
5/2/2023 1:47:24 PM #

This is such a cool card!  Love the touches of gold!  Thanks for joining us at Try Stampin' on Tuesday!  Smile

LeAnne Pugliese
LeAnne PuglieseUnited States
5/2/2023 7:09:46 PM #

Well, this card just jumps out at you with those bright colors and glittery numbers!  What a special way to honor a special day!

Kim Badelt
Kim BadeltAustralia
5/3/2023 7:01:28 AM #

Hi Joanne, easy - perhaps but you have really stepped it up with the gold elements and dry embossing. Thanks for joining us again at Just Add Ink this week. Kim

Ann Schach
Ann SchachUnited States
5/3/2023 4:49:43 PM #

What a perfect card for a 21st birthday, Joanne! I love it when you can take a design and personalize it. Pacific Point with metallic accents is such a rich color combination. I'm sure the lucky recipient will love it!

jaydeeUnited States
5/5/2023 2:55:37 PM #

I love that blue and gold color scheme.  I also love how you embossed the panel behind the number and left the rest untouched.  Fabulous card, my friend

Fran Wing
Fran WingUnited States
5/6/2023 12:53:05 AM #

Joanne, this might have been really easy, but it's also really elegant! I love the texture on this card - well the blue is not so bad either!
Xoxo, Fran

Anne Marie Hile
Anne Marie HileUnited States
5/6/2023 5:15:03 AM #

What a fun card, Joanne! Love the pop of sparkle, the texture and the bit of plaid. Just perfect!

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