First of all, get your “wish lists” ready, because tomorrow is a FREE SHIPPING day, a surprise from Stampin’ Up! It’s one day only, June 24. Get those “Last Chance” products, along with my host gift for the month! Details and links to start shopping below.


Today’s “HAPPY” birthday card combines several sets with a beautiful, soft, color palette.

By Su Mohr for FF; Click aromasandart to go to my website for details! Featuring: Positive Thoughts Stamp Set, Artistically Inked Stamp Set, Pansy Petals Designer Paper, Stitched Rectangles Dies, Playful Alphabet Dies, Scalloped Contours Dies; #positivethoughts #pansypetals #playfulalphabet #scallopedcontours #birthdaycards #colorcombos #cardchallenges #handmadecards #handcrafted #diy #cardmaking #papercrafting #sumohr #aromasandart #gingham

“HAPPY” birthday


I began with a Thick Basic White card base, 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″, folded at 4 1/4″. Next, a layer of Fresh Freesia Cardstock, cut with the largest Scalloped Contours Die, and topped with Basic White Cardstock, cut with the second largest Stitched Rectangles Die.

Isn’t it great how these layers fit together? If you wanted a wider scalloped border, you could use the third largest Stitched Rectangles Die.


Prior to gluing the layers together, I stamped the pretty branch from the Positive Thoughts Stamp Set. I stamped it in Granny Apple Green Ink on the top layer; once full strength, and twice, stamped off. Then, I stamped the butterfly from the same stamp set, in So Saffron Ink.

“Birthday” is from the Artistically Inked Stamp Set, stamped in Flirty Flamingo Ink, while masking  “happy,” because I had other plans for that part of the sentiment. I used the smallest Stitched Rectangles Die for cutting, and glued it in place.

Gingham “HAPPY” was created with Pansy Petals Designer Paper and Playful Alphabet Dies.

First, I attached a 1″strip of  Fresh Freesia, Pansy Petals Designer Paper to a 1″ strip of Foam Adhesive Sheet, placing the letters on top, and running it through the Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine. Then, I turned the letters upside down, and ran it through a second time to make sure it was a good cut.

The Foam Adhesive Sheet is an easy way to give the small letters wonderful dimension, and it’s easy to peel the backing and stick them to the card front


Too add some Flirty Flamingo color, I stamped a doodad from the Positive Thoughts Stamp Set. Then, I punctuated it with an Artistry Blooms Self-Adhesive Sequin. I’m so glad I made this my June host code gift, because you will love them. See below how to receive your free sequins.



I was inspired by Fab Friday.

My June Host Code Gift

Just type the current host code (found beneath my profile picture) in the box provided, on your order of $75.00 or more, and I will send you the Artistry Blooms Self-Adhesive Sequins in July.

Beautiful colors in a refined embellishment create a stunning statement, no matter what you add them to. Artistry Blooms Sequins will add easy shine and flair to your cards and projects.

* 200 Adhesive backed sequins
* 50 each of 4 colors
* 4 mm, 6 mm

Product colors: Calypso Coral, Coastal Cabana, Mango Melody, Rich Razzleberry

June Drawing Prize 

For orders totaling $150+ you will be entered in a drawing. The lucky winner will receive a $17.00 stamp set of your choice from the new 2021-2022 Annual Catalog. I counted 25 stamp sets at this price, so there’s a good selection.


And finally, we’re having another sale, June 1-30. This time it’s for the retiring products from the  January-June 2021 Mini Catalog.

All the products, not carried over in the new Annual Catalog, are “last chance” products up to 50% off. Some will not be discounted, but all will only be available while supplies last, so order early to avoid being disappointed.

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