It’s Your Birthday! – CAS(E) this Sketch #113

SKP Watermarked Photos2-110Hello Stampers and Happy Saturday to You!! Yesterday was my Friday off from work so I chose to spend my day playing with paper! Isn’t this a fun birthday card? This week’s sketch from CAS(E) this Sketch was my jumping off point:


It’s a great sketch! Clean and crisp and you have to love those banners off the side!! While I was looking through my supplies for more inspiration I came across a frame that I had cut out for a window shaker and accidentally adhered the dimensional foam to the frame without adding the clear window first…oops! I kept it, thinking it would be a nice frame for something anyway and here I am not one week later, using it that way! It is perfect for this sketch! I love when things like that happen!

SKP Watermarked Photos2-113Isn’t the sentiment fun?? This stamp set from Studio Calico came in a card kit I purchased last summer and haven’t used yet. Unfortunately, the name of the set wasn’t on the packaging and I can’t see it on their website, so it shall remain nameless, but it was a perfect size and shape for this sketch! After finding the stamp, the rest of the papers and ink colors came together quickly. I used the squiggle and asterisk stamps from my Favorite Flowers Simon Says Stamp set to make some fun party confetti.

SKP Watermarked Photos2-112Darling balloons from Clearly Besotted Stamps take the place of the banners in the sketch and definitely round this fun birthday card out. You can’t see from the picture of course, but I have added Wink of Stella to my confetti which adds fun sparkle to the card 🙂

Thank you so much for stopping by! I will be back tomorrow with another fun challenge from The Paper Players…I can’t wait to share!

Wishing you joy and blessings!

Products Used:

Cardstock: Stamper’s Select White by Papertrey, Razzle Berry and Lemon Drop from My Favorite Things

Pattern Paper: Hootenanny by My Mind’s Eye

Ink:  Crushed Curry, Gumball Green (retired), Melon Mambo, Pacific Point, Smoky Slate by Stampin’ Up!; Limeade Ice and Orange Zest by Papertrey Ink

Stamps: Unknown by Studio Calico, Favorite Flowers by Simon Says Stamp and It’s Your Birthday by Clearly Besotted Stamps

Dies: Stitched Rectangle Frames by My Favorite Things, It’s Your Birthday by Clearly Besotted Stamps and Envelope Liner Die by Stampin’ Up!

Tools:  MISTI by My Sweet Petunia

Embellishments: Wink of Stella


  1. Sharon H. says:

    Such a fun card. Receiving this bright card would make anyone’s birthday happy. Love the colors and the stitched look of the frame around your sentiment. I’m hoping to order that stitched die cut in the near future. Thanks for the inspiration.

    • Shannon Jaramillo says:

      Thank you Sharon! I’m really enjoying the stitched look trend, it adds such a fun bit of detail to any project 🙂

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