Wanted To Say Happy Birthday CCS 512 Double

by Joanne James30. May 2023 12:00

It's Tuesday and time for a new challenge over at CAS Colours & Sketches. We have five Tuesdays in the month of May so this week it is time for our double challenge, featuring a previous sketch and retired colour combination:


For my card I went with a colourful clean and simple birthday card - take a look:


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

For my card today I actually took my inspiration from a card which recently appeared in my Pinterest feed that I couldn't actually find a source for; I thought it was a great way to use up leftover cardstock strips and a neat way to include this trio of bold colours whilst preserving my 'white space' so I adapted it to suit this layout. I used my Wanted To Say Dies for my greeting, this time featuring the 'Happy Birthday' sentiment. I cut the outer sentiment from the white panel, then adhered the inner piece to a foam sheet before diecutting the main sentiment detail, so that I could inset it into the negative space in the main panel:


A trio of orange dots complete my card.  

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. 

As a reminder, for our colour challenges, you must use all of the stated challenge colours. You may also use neutral colours; however, the challenge colours should be the most noticeable ones featured on your card. We use Stampin' Up! color names for reference, but you are welcome to use any other companies' products as long as you match the challenge colours as closely as possible. For this challenge, I didn't have any of the retired colours so I used my closest current matches: Daffodil Delight, Tahitian Tide and Pumpkin Pie.

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
5/30/2023 1:09:05 PM #

So cool! I love how the colors peek through the cutouts!  Ingenious!

Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
5/31/2023 1:47:50 AM #

Great use of both the scrap strips and the negative space of the die.

Cécile RIBON
Cécile RIBONFrance
6/6/2023 11:39:46 AM #

Wow! Absolutely awesome! This is such a super fun and cheery card, Joanne! I love the colorful backdrop and the cut out sentiment.

Lesley Seabrook
Lesley SeabrookCanada
6/6/2023 11:17:42 PM #

HI Joanne,
I tried to comment the other day but for some reason my message didn't' go through.  I love this card.  You're so creative - what a terrific way to use the colours from our challenge.  I love that the sentiment is the star and I love the dimension - very inspiring Smile

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