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Happy Saturday and here’s my Simple Saturday Sampler for this week.  I created today’s project with a sampling of patterned paper for my Simple Saturday Sampler post, but the colors I used were inspired by the Fab Friday 82 Color Challenge.  Pretty, soft colors… Mint Macaron, Pool Party and Blushing Bride.

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Lots of framed layering gives the simple design a more balanced look.  The layering anchors the simple banners and sentiment, and I created a wide flagged banner (the Blushing Bride hearts patterned paper) to anchor the sentiment cluster.   This is a 5″ square, and because I was using a sampling of patterns, everything had to be large.

… and to make my card a special handmade gift, there’s a matching envelope.  A piece of patterned paper and my Envelope Punch Board made a perfect 5″ square envelope in a snap.

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Here’s the Stampin’ Up! Supply List:

  • Card Stock – Whisper White, Mint Macaron, Love Blossoms DSP Stack, CherryOn Top DSP Stack, a slice of card stock from the Tin of Cards Project Kit.
  • Ink – Mint Macaron
  • Stamp Sets – “Crazy About You” and “Endless Birthday Wishes”.
  • Pool Party Buttons from the Subtles Collection Designer Buttons

Here’s another Birthday Card to add to my “Bringing Birthday’s Back” collection.  For more details on #imbringingbirthdaysback” click here.   Stampin’ Up! just announced that the “#imbringintbirthdaysback” stamp will be available for order on March 7th, so be sure to check back on Monday for the details.