Thrifty Thursday 1-8-09

This is the Birthday card that I made for our Stampin’ Up! Birthday Celebration.  I decided to use it for Thrifty Thursday because it is so easy to make and the style allows you to use all the paper in the DSP pack. 

celbrate-b-day-cardI have used the Rainbow Sherbet #112471.  Not only does this paper sound yummy, but it is just so cute.  This card is very versital and can be used for either a boy or a girl.

The basic card is made with Apricot Appeal.  Then I used Gable Green behind the DSP.  I used Tempting Turquoise for the scallop and the 1/4″ ribbon then top off the ribbon with Apricot Appeal 1 /4″ grosgrain ribbon.

My Scallop is actually a special embosslit die that said 20 years.  It is to celebrate Stampin’ Up! 20 years in business this year.  However you could use the scallop circle punch. I covered it with a tag from the deer friends hostess set and punched it out with our 1 3/8 circle punch to create a beautiful layered look.  I didn’t want the tag to be stamped in just one color so I use our Stampin’ Markers to color directly onto the Stamp.

I finished the card by stamping happy birthday for the Bitty Birthday set #110994 for $12.95.  Because the tag just says a little something you could leave off the Birthday stamp or stamp it with a variety of other stamps for almost any occasion. 

So between the versatile saying and being able to use all the designer series paper on just one card lay out I think this card is very thrifty

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