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Stampin' Up! Vintage Birthday Card for SB94

Hello stamping friends! 

It's my Mum's birthday this week, so I wanted to make her something special. I combined lots of bits and pieces from various kits and embellishments, and based it (roughly!) on this weeks Stamping and Blogging Design Team sketch, SB94.

Stampin Up Vintage Birthday card using Butterfly basics and Sheer Perfection Vellum by Claire Daly Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Melbourne Australia

To create a vintage feel on this card I've used all sorts of bits and pieces from the Stampin' Up! range. The base card and heart are left over from the Everyday Occasions Cardmaking Kit (click on the links at the end of the post to see in my online store). I sanded the base card a little to give a more distressed look. Then there's the vintage must have - Typepad Designer Series Paper, Tea Lace Doilies and little bits and pieces from the Artisan Embellishment kit. I also cut out and used one of the Vellum butterflies in the Sheer Perfection Designer Printed Vellum (one of the new Saleabration items released this week - earn a pack of 24 6x6 sheets free with a $90 order before March 31st). My greeting is from Butterfly Basics Stamp Set, a great vintage set. Then to finish the card off I used some Gold/Natural Bakers Twine and ties a little scrap of Sahara Sand Lace Trim on there too. I cut a 3" piece in half along the centre of the width, and then tied one of the pieces on. The messier the better when it come to vintage! Here's a closer look at some of the embellishments. 

Stampin Up Vintage Birthdat Card using Sheer Perfection Vellum by Claire Daly Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia for SB94


Here's the sketch Sandy gave us this week to work with. 


Now it's time to blog hop around the world and see what all the other members of the Stamping and Blogging Design Team have been up to.

Sandi MacIver, USA 

Amy Koenders, USA

Michelle Last, UK

Lee Conrey, USA

Claire Daly Australia (that's me!)

Caroline van der Straaten. Netherlands 

Marine Wiplier, France 

Kerstin Kreis, Germany 

Shelagh Freemantle. Canada 

Patrice Halliday-Larson, New Zealand 


Hope you enjoyed today's vintage birthday card. I really enjoyed making it. There's something about pouring your heart and soul into a handmade card for someone you love, isn't there? I love what I do.

Hope to see you back again soon. Until then, be happy.


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oh my gosh Claire this card is LOVELY, your mom is going to love it and a very happy birthday to her....hope your eye is feeling better....can you see most awesomely out of it now?

Absolutely Stunning, I hope your mum loves it and that vellum butterfly is just so pretty!

Wow Claire, it's just incredible ! Love it so much !

This is just beautiful Claire! I love how you used bits and pieces to create this card. Your vellum butterfly tops it off perfectly!

Stunning card Claire, your Mum is going to love it. I love how you have combined lots of bits and pieces from various kits and embellishments, they all work so well together. Think I will have to start calling you the Vintage Queen ;-)

Wow, Claire; this is BEAUTIFUL. Your Mum will love it, I'm sure. So many gorgeous details, and the colour combo is divine.

What an extra special card. I would love to receive something with this much "heart" in it. Well beautiful. Hugs from Shelagh.

This card is sheer perfection! I love, love, love everything about it. You did this sketch so well! Love it!

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