Kelly’s Stamping Friends – Birthday Blog Hop A

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Hello!  It’s my birthday and I can’t think of a better way to celebrate than a blog hop with my fabulous stamping friends.

Actually, I’m feeling very loved on my birthday evening as I hop with two wonderful groups of stamping friends.

This is blog hop A – the first list.  There’s another thread which features blog hop B – the second list (click here to visit).  You don’t want to miss the creations on the other side!!!

There’s no theme for tonight.  Everyone is simply sharing with us something they’ve made that they love.  In this crazy busy life, we sometimes need an excuse just to create for fun, for love and to be creative.

My birthday falls at a wonderful time of the Stampin’ Up! catalogue cycle.  I get to spoil myself each year with new Stampin’ Up! and call them birthday presents.

The card I am sharing for blog hop A uses some of those birthday presents – Share What You Love DSP, Hand Delivered (Host) stamp set & Lined Alphabet stamp set.

Hand Delivered Pop Up Slider Card | kelly kent

This style of card is called a Pop Up Slider Card and I first saw it for my birthday a couple of years ago when Nicole Wilson sent one to me!

The middle panel slides up to reveal a hidden message in the centre.

Hand Delivered Pop Up Slider Card | kelly kent

For this card, I added to the birthday message using the Lined Alphabet stamp set messily coloured (to match the style of the DSP) using the Stampin’ Blends.

Hand Delivered Pop Up Slider Card | kelly kent

The balloons are also coloured with the Blends.  Currently they are unorderable, but they’ll be back soon with new colours in the collection!!!  I’m excited to get my hands on those!

Hand Delivered Pop Up Slider Card | kelly kent

This special card will be going to my birthday buddy – my mother-in-law!

Do you have a birthday buddy?  Someone you share your celebrations with every year?

Many thank you to all my stamping friends who have joined me today to share in my celebrations through this hop!

Next up on hop A is my stamping bestie – Lou Kitzelman.  So happy she’s part of my birthday!

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If you get lost anywhere along the way, or there’s a broken link, there’s a full participant list below – click on any of the links and visit an amazing friend with a fabulous project!!!

Thanks for sharing my birthday with me!

kelly kent | mypapercraftjourney.com

Participant List (A)

  1. Kelly Kent
  2.  Lou Kitzelman
  3. Jenny Hall
  4. Denita Wright-Smee
  5. Jackie Aitken
  6. Narelle Simm
  7. Sandra Collett
  8. Monique Fielder
  9. Nicole Wilson
  10. Siobhan Fitzsimmons
  11. Jenny Hayward
  12. Kathryn Mangelsdorf
  13. Josie Dean
  14. Peta Stephen
  15. Kristel Rimmer
  16. Kim Oliver
  17. Denise Buetler
  18. Jacqui Crouch
  19. Tina Gillespie
  20. Jan McQueen
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20 thoughts on “Kelly’s Stamping Friends – Birthday Blog Hop A

  1. This is so bright and bubbly and fun – just like you! What a cool card, I must try one of these myself now. I hope you’ve had a wonderful birthday day, with plenty of fun and most importantly plenty of cake.

  2. Happy Birthday lovely Kelly, this is such a cute project, I love how you have used the new letters and roughly coloured them. I am lucky enough to share my birthday with another lovely SU demo and with a friend I met at work!

  3. Kelly, this is such a fantastic idea to share your birthday with the things we all love……Stampin Up!
    Hope you had a great day…xxx

  4. what fantastic cards , your friends are so creative and artistic . Happy birthday for the rest of the month.

  5. I really love making these cards! great minds as i have made a slider with this stampset a few days ago for a birthday (shhhhhhh the receiver hasn’t got it yet) x thanks for having us on this great hop xx

  6. Oh I love the idea of a pop up slider card! What a lovely card for your mother in law. I am sure that she would of loved it. Thanks for having me share your birthday blog hop B group with you!

  7. L O V E T H I S !! So dang cute, Kelly. Super awesome creation, I absolutely LOVE everything – the fold, the vibrant colours and stamp choices, all combine together perfectly. Happiest of Birthdays to you, gorgeous xx

  8. Happy Birthday Kelly and I love everything about your Pop Up Slider card. I share my Birthday with my sister. We’re not twins, we are exactly 2 years apart, well done Mum lol

  9. Happy Birthday to you, Happy Birthday to you, Happy Birthday to yooooouuuu, I hope you had a great day! I love your slider card – what a totally fun way to show off this great stamp set. So clever!!

  10. Hey 🙂 I hope you had a wonderful birthday. The hop looks fabulous btw x I am a fan of these pull up cards too Kelly, love the DSP pairing you have used and the to you inside is just perfect x

  11. Such a gorgeous card for your Birthday Buddy, Kelly ( I have one too :-)) I love the popped up balloons – such a fabulous idea! Hope you’ve had a fantastic birthday full of fun and card deliveries! xx

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