It’s birthday time again – can you believe of 365 days of the year, two of our team share the same birthday!!!
Happy Birthday to Kerry & Anne who will both be celebrating this weekend.
I’m still loving using our beautiful DSP to make necklaces – and then of course coordinating cards.
Both cards are a tri fold with a belly band.
I cut the cardstock at 5-7/8″ longways and then scored at 4″ & 8-1/2, with the remaining portion making up the front flap.
For Kerry, I went soft & subtle and used the A Whole Lot of Lovely DSP…
For Anne, I chose the warm colours of the Painted Harvest DSP…
If you’d like to make your own necklaces, this wonderful supplier was recommended by a SU! friend. (Eeek – last time I checked the site was down for maintenance. Hopefully it’ll be open for your orders again soon!).
There’s a great special on DSP due to start in October. So, if you’ve enjoyed some of the patterns from your paper stack, October will be a great time to add some full packs to your collection.
Have a great weekend ladies! May there be many moments of celebration and lots of happy memories made!
Make your own….
June was another month full of birthday in the our Paper Adventures Team!
I’m still in my matchy-match card and gift phase. It’s fun not only matching my papercraft materials to the necklaces, but matching the necklaces to the recipients!
First up it was Cate’s birthday! Cate joined a couple of years ago, using her birthday money to buy her starter kit. The rest is history!
Cate loves purple! It was tricky to get a photo of this card showing off just how lovely the Bundle of Love DSP is!
Then it was Narelle’s birthday. Narelle is my stamping sister and the one who lead this pony to the Stampin’ Up! pond!
Narelle is quite partial to pink!
I used the bleach technique on the panel of this card to remove the colour from the flowers – simple but effective!
And it was also my upline’s birthday – Maxine Norrish, who once upon a time said, “would you like to join, you’ll get free paper”… And the rest is history!
These colours are perfect for the types of outfits that Maxine wears!
Isn’t it amazing how well our Stampin’ Up! products coordinate with fashion & trends! The SU! concept design are awesome!!!
If joining Stampin’ Up! is on your radar, pop in tomorrow – there’s a great joining special in July!!!
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May has been a big birthday month for our Paper Adventures team.
Kristel at the beginning of the month, mine in the middle, and Pauline rounded us out at the end.
I’ve started a matchy-matchy tradition for team member birthdays and whilst it won’t always be necklaces, that’s where I am finding wonerful inspiration at the moment.
This is the beautiful necklace I gave to Pauline and the matching card I made her.
The main square of the card was inspired by the patterns on the necklace.
They were a beautiful match with the stamps from the Butterfly Basics stamp set.
Happy Birthday to Pauline! I hope you had a wonderful day filled with crafting!
I am in great company this month for birthdays!
During the week, it was the birthday of one of my Paper Adventure team members – Kristel Rimmer.
Kristel was my very first Paper Adventurer – back when it was just us, and the idea of having a ‘team’ was all very new.
She’s been an amazing support, a great cheerleader and a wonderful friend to share this creative journey with.
These little gift sets are becoming a fun little project for each team birthday that comes up!
Kristel’s necklace reminded me of the Definitely Dahlia background stamp – and a spotlight panel!
And some copper to finish the look!
Happy Birthday Kristel – wishing you everything amazing this year!