It’s time for another masculine birthday card! 

By Su Mohr for GDP; Click READ or VISIT to go to my blog for details! Featuring: Painted Label Dies, Peaceful Moments Stamp Set, Absolutely Argyle embossing; #birthdaycards #masculinecards #masculinebirthday #cardchallenges #colorcombos #handmadecards #handcrafted #diy #cardmaking #papercrafting #stampinup #peacefulmoments #paintedlabeldies

Argyle Birthday


I think guys like gray, so I chose Smoky Slate for the card base. Then, I added a 1 1/2″ X 5 1/4″ strip of Smoky Slate to the Whisper White Cardstock layer. For some reason, guys also seem to like argyle (think socks), so I embossed the strip with the Absolutely Argyle Embossing Folder.


“Happy Birthday” is from the Peaceful Moments Stamp Set, stamped in Melon Mambo Ink, and cut with a Painted Labels Die. Don’t you love this circular die-cut?


The confetti was made with a Dino Die and three colors of cardstock scraps: Smoky Slate, Melon Mambo, and Pool Party. The Dino Die cut out a bunch of little triangles, and I adhered them with pin dots of Liquid Glue. Thinking men can deal with some shine, I added three silver, sequin, stars.


I was inspired by Global Design Project.

Now for exciting news!

First of all, this month’s Host Code gift is something I know you’ll want in your collection. It’s the new, fabulous, Ornate Floral Embossing Folder! I’ve already used it on a number of my cards, and it adds gorgeous texture. Just add my Host Code (DGMYPXET) in the box provided when you order a minimum of $50.00 in the month of May, and I will send the embossing folder to you in June.


Secondly, I’m having a drawing for two items: the Thoughtful Blooms Stamp Set AND the Small Bloom Punch. Your name will be entered in the drawing when you place a minimum $100.00 order in May.


This is Stampin’ Up’s list of retiring items, so click here, then click on “Last-Chance Products” in my store. Order those bundles now while you get the 10% savings, and earn the Ornate Floral Embossing Folder from me, plus a chance to win the Small Bloom Punch and Thoughtful Blooms Stamp Set.


Last, but not least, if you are a customer of mine, you will be receiving the 2020-2021 Annual Catalog sometime in May, with ordering beginning June 3rd. The catalog happens to have a brand new stamp set (page 48) that coordinates with the Small Bloom Punch!

Thanks so much for stopping by. My birthday is in May, so I’m especially happy to have you celebrating with me!

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