Days To Remember CAS Birthday Card

by Joanne James29. April 2022 09:00

Today I have a second post for you in addition to my Festive Friday post: this time with a card for the new challenge over at CAS on Friday where I am the Guest Designer this week following my previous win in their stencil challenge (here's that winning card if you missed it). The theme for the new challenge is 'numbers'; take a look at what I came up with:

 

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

Days To Remember - I decided to break out my unused 'Days To Remember' stamp set to create a fun calendar birthday reminder card. This is a great set that enables you to easily create any day/date/month combo in calendar format - I decided to make a birthday card with a tear-off calendar sheet showing a birthday circled, highlighted with a fun sentiment and trio of ombre glimmer balloons for decoration. I also added another couple of sentiments from the set to the inside of my card:

 

Perfect Perforations - Do you spot the new product I used on my calendar piece? That fun border edging is courtesy of a die that is in the new Blossoming Happiness Dies set - I thought it made the perfect tear-off border detail. 

A New Old Favourite - I used another item from the upcoming new annual catalogue on my card today - did you notice that stitched banner that outlines the sentiment? My regular readers know how much I missed the Stitched Shapes Dies when they retired. Well now they're back - stitched circles and squares and new banner shapes too! Take a closer look on the photo below:

In case you're wondering - the birthday on my card is mine :-) No vanity here though; when the day comes around, this card will actually be headed to a friend of mine - can you believe that I actually know two other people that share the same birthday?! A quirky coincidence for sure!

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. 

I also used the current sketch over at Try Stamping on Tuesday (squished to fit my landscape design :-) ) as the inspiration for my layout today. 

Enjoy your day and I'll be back tomorrow with another project. Until then, I have a super busy day ahead so need to crack on; happy stampin'!

 

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Comments (8) -

LeAnne Pugliese
LeAnne PuglieseUnited States
4/29/2022 10:52:54 AM #

So cute and clever! I never could figure out quite what to do with this stamp other than scrapbook, but this idea is so obvious!! LOVE the little balloons too!

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Donna K Scholz
Donna K ScholzUnited States
4/29/2022 9:18:02 PM #

Joanne, what a clever idea for a birthday card!  I like how you punched perforations at the top of the calendar so it appears torn out of someone's planner. A clever interpretation of our Try Stampin' on Tuesday challenge sketch!!! Thank you for sharing your creative talents with us at TSOT!!! -Donna

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Valérie
ValérieSwitzerland
4/30/2022 12:05:15 PM #

I love your calendar card! So clever for a birthday! So glad you joined us as a Guest Designer!

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Heather Heroldt
Heather HeroldtUnited States
4/30/2022 4:30:36 PM #

So fun, Joanne - I love this set for a birthday!  Such a clever idea, and great color choices!  I especially love those sparkly ombre balloons!  Thanks so much for playing at Try Stampin' on Tuesday!

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Dena Hughes
Dena HughesUnited States
4/30/2022 6:48:23 PM #

What a clever card and great take on the sketch!  It's extra special to have a specific date on a card. Thank you for playing at Try Stampin' On Tuesday.

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Vicky
VickyUnited Kingdom
4/30/2022 9:07:51 PM #

A great idea and perfect for those hard-to-make-for male birthdays! Vicky x

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Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
5/1/2022 10:04:23 PM #

I love that little tear-off detail - worth getting the dies for that alone! Clever use of that set... mine is still unused despite buying it in preorder last year!!

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Anna
AnnaUnited States
5/2/2022 12:31:11 AM #

What a fun interpretation of the sketch! Love the colors. Thank you for joining us for this challenge at Try Stampin' on Tuesday and look forward to seeing you again soon!
Anna, Design Team

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