Charming Sentiments Rainbow Birthday Card FF122

by Joanne James11. November 2022 09:00

Today I have my card for the new challenge over at Festive Friday. 


The challenge that we are celebrating this week is 'National Cake Day' which is on 26th November. Remember the fun thing is that at Festive Friday you do not need to actually celebrate the occasion; your goal is to simply use three or more items from the inspiration list on your project. This week I used birthday sentiment, candle and patterned paper and using the current sketch layout over at Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge this is what I came up with:


 Here's the low-down on today's card:

Charming Sentiments - For today's card I used both a sentiment and dies from the Charming Sentiments bundle. This is a great sentiment set with dies that cut out each of the sentiments exactly; but did you also know that the dieset has a number of very useful extras, including stars and candles for example? That's where I got the candles from that feature on my card today - so useful, everything you need in one bundle! 

Celebrate Everything - I took the colour scheme for my card today from the stripes in the paper that I featured on the bottom half of my card front, that comes from the 'Celebrate Everything' DSP pack - you know how much I love these papers, right?! I did take a little liberty with the sketch, as my stripes are diagonal rather than straight - but it's clear where the inspiration has come from:


A Surprise Inside - This is a birthday card that's something of a two-in-one - I added a pocket to the inside to hold some money too:


A little extra paper to the envelope flap completes this colourful card that is winging its way to my nephew whose birthday it is next week.

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. 

How does our board inspire you? I can’t wait to see what YOU create! For more inspiration, be sure to visit the rest of the Festive Friday Challenge Design team:

Ann Schach
Beth McCullough
Sharon Hashimoto Burkert
Melanie Hungerford
Helen Jennings
Melva Peters
Diane Evans
Joanne James

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 (8) -

Ann Schach
Ann SchachUnited States
11/11/2022 9:33:43 PM #

What a cheery...and so totally fun...birthday card, Joanne! I love the bright colors in the striped paper and how the candles coordinate with it.  And that fold! It's absolutely awesome! LOVE it! Have a wonderful weekend!

Dena Hughes
Dena HughesUnited States
11/13/2022 7:05:33 PM #

Marvelous bright and happy card. Love the matching envelope. Thank you for sharing with Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge.

AnnaUnited States
11/14/2022 12:41:31 AM #

I love all of the bright colors and the repetition of the candles! Thank you for joining us this week at the Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge and look forward to seeing you again soon!
Anna, AHSC Design Team

Brand R
Brand RCanada
11/16/2022 11:07:10 AM #

OMG I love the striped paper, so bright, bold, and fun! The candles are great, what a fabulous card! Thanks for playing along with Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge (AHSC).

Brandi R.
DT member AHSC

jaydeeUnited States
11/18/2022 9:55:30 PM #

Joanne, I am a sucker for all things rainbow colored and your bright, bold, fun card is no exception!  Guaranteed to brighten someone's day

Diane Evans
Diane EvansCanada
11/21/2022 11:49:43 AM #

Joanne, you card is amazing. I love all the bright colours

Beth McCullough
Beth McCulloughUnited States
11/21/2022 5:14:56 PM #

I totally love your card Joanne!!  I hope you don't mind if I case it?
Blessings, Beth Smile

Joanne James
Joanne JamesUnited Kingdom
11/21/2022 9:18:20 PM #

Not at all Beth - you go for it! I'm so glad you like it.

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