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Great Impressions Stamps–They Say It’s Your Birthday

Hello!  Happy Monday!   Today I am sharing a birthday card made with Great Impressions Stamps.  I made this card for a co-worker’s birthday.


2013-07-21 GI Bike Birthday WM


Did you  have a good weekend?   We went to Fest Italiana in Milwaukee in the late afternoon.  It was beautiful down by the lake.  Once we were there, we saw that Matt Nathanson and the Plain White T’s were playing at one of the stages.  Bonus!  Matt Nathanson put on a great show.  PWT’s were okay.  They sounded a lot better than I expected.

Well, I hope you have a fabulous week!  Thank you for stopping by!



  • Stamps:  Bicycle with Flowers (G481) and Sweet Sentiments (E791) from Great Impressions Stamps
  • Inks:  Memento Tuxedo Black ink
  • Papers:  Papertrey kraft & dark chocolate CS, Neenah Crest Solar White CS, October Afternoon Sidewalks 8x8 DP pad
  • Tools:  Sewing machine, Fiskars edge punch, Copic markers
  • Embellishments:  Venetian Red Hug Snug seam binding, misc. baker’s twine, Kaiser pearls, misc. button



Pam said…
This is such a sweet cheerful card. The papers and colors are beautiful and the image is adorable. I love the bright pop of color with that beautiful bow!
This is a wonderful card and all the detail is over the top. I think the coloring is lovely and I really like the dp you used for all those layers and I think the bow with the bakers twine is my fav.
Danni said…
Very pretty card!!
Jennifer said…
Cheryl, this is so very lovely! Such a sunny and vibrant card! Love the bike and flowers and the script on the sentiment is so pretty!
Sandra H said…
so gorgeous is your card, Fabulous image and I love your colours too xx
Pretty card! Love the flower baskets! Festival and concerts sound fun!
Pat (mspfd) said…
Hi Cheryl! The coloring of this intricate image is gorgeous as well as the color palette and details. Beautiful work.
Shelby said…
Glad you had a great weekend! This card is wonderfully bright and cheery and the image is colored up perfectly.

Dreja said…
Ein wunderschönes Sommermotiv! Deine Karte ist großartig.

Danke für deine Teilnahme an der Stempelsonnenchallenge.

LG Dreja
Jane said…
Hi Cheryl I saw this on MIM, what a bright cheerful card, love the stamp x
Debra Miller said…
This is fabulous Cheryl! Saw it on MIM. Deb
Sara I. said…
Gorgeous coloring and those papers are to die for !! Lovin' the ribbon/twine combo too - I'm sure your coworker will swoon over this!!

Glad you had a great weekend!!
Qie said…
Great card. Thanks for joining Our challenge at Brown Sugar. Good luck.
Sonia Kertznus said…
Love it! great card in every way! ...Thanks for joining us at Sister Act Card Challenge this week... HUGS...SK :)
rachel taylor said…
what a lovely card thanks for sharing with
brown sugar this week happy crafting to you
Rachel DT
Donna Mosley said…
Gorgeous card Cheryl, love the beautiful image and fab design.

Donna x
happyglitzygirl said…
Just gorgeous, really like the image, and beautifully coloured, thanks for playing with us at the Squirrel and the Fox,blessings Hilde
Loz said…
Stunning card and image. Saw this on MIM and came for a closer look..Loz
E said…
Love this card and love the colors. Thanks for playing along with us at Inky Impressions. Hugs E
Tina said…
Eine wundervolle Sommerkarte ist das. Gefällt mir super gut. Toll gemacht.
Vielen Dank für die Teilnahme an der Stempelsonnenchallenge.
LG Tina
Lisa Lynn said…
Cheryl, your card is gorgeous. Love the coloring of the image. Great paper choice. Saw your wonderful creation on MIM.
Davi said…
Cheryl this is a gorgeous card! I love love the image the background and the way you colored the image, the perfect dps and emellies to go with it :)
Crafty_Fairie said…
Great design thanks for joining us this week at PanPastel uk.

Kerry DT Leader
Anonymous said…
Ohhh was für ein bezauberndes Sommer- Kärtchen
Danke für Deine Teilnahme bei der Stempelsonne
GLG Tamesis
oh what a great and beautiful card. Many thanks for joining us at Stempelsonnenchallenge.
Absolutely beautiful! I love the sky and grass. Your papers are gorgeous...I too am addicted to designer papers. If I never bought any again I'd probably have enough to last the rest of my life! Thanks for joining us at Art Impressions. Renee
lalkygirl said…
What a beautiful card ,love the colour combo and your bow is lush
Thanks for joining us at MIM and good luck
Tracey x
mags said…
A lovely creation. Thanks for sharing with us at Hobbycutz Challenges and good luck.
Really gorgeous, love the sweet image and the papers and layout are fab, thank you for joining in with the PanPastel UK challenge
Lindsay xx
Julia said…
I saw your beautiful creation on Make It Monday and had to visit and take a closer look. Gorgeous! TFS!

My entries are #3, #4, #98, #152, and #154.

I would love to have you visit my blogs: Paper and Scraps Creations by Julia and Me and Myself on the Dark… and become a follower.


Kobie Fouche said…
This is such a lovely carefully designed card...Love all the elements...Thanking for taking part in our Challenge...

Kobie...x-Hobbycutz Designer and Owner-x
Christine L said…
Love your colouring of this gorgeous image... fab design too.

Thanks for sharing at Anything Goes this time...

Christine x
mixamatoasties said…
Gorgeous card Cheryl. Really love it.

Thanks for sharing at Hobbycutz this week.

Susan x

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