It’s time for Amy’s Inkin’ Krew Blog Hop! The theme this month is “Birthday” and we can interpret this any way that we’d like. I know you will see a lots of inspiration on the Hop today. Let’s go!
Before we get started, I would like to wish you all a HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY! Wishing you a wonderful day filled with Love!
Since my husband’s birthday is just a few weeks away, my card for the Hop today was made especially for him. I used the Seaside Bay Bundle, By the Bay 6″ x 6″ Specialty Designer Series Paper, Best Family Ever Stamp Set, and the Something Fancy Dies to create this card.
Using a print in Balmy Blue and Mint Macaron from the By the Bay Designer Series Paper pack, I adhered a panel to a mat in Night of Navy. Night of Navy Bordered Ribbon was wrapped around the top of this panel and the panel was adhered to a card base in Mint Macaron.
The image of sand and seashells from the Seaside Bay Stamp Set was stamped onto the lower portion of the panel in Soft Suede. I then stamped a crab in Night of Navy ink onto a piece of white cardstock and die cut it with the coordinating die from the Seaside Bay Dies set. Several grasses were die cut from Mint Macaron and a silver clam shell was die cut using dies from the same set. These elements were arranged onto the card front and the crab was adhered to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.
For the inside of the card, I used another panel from the same designer series paper as used for the front of the card and stamped the “happy birthday” sentiment in Night of Navy ink. The sand and seashell image were stamped on the lower portion of the panel in Soft Suede ink. I then adhered the panel to a mat in Night of Navy and adhered this unit to the inside of the card.
The same sand and seashell image was stamped onto the envelope front, and I adhered a coordinating piece of designer series paper to the envelope flap and trimmed around the flap to finish off the envelope. The card front was adorned with multiple Enamel Dot Essentials in Night of Navy.
I hope my husband likes his birthday card! We both enjoy visiting the ocean so I thought he might appreciate the theme of the card.
You can save, download and print the pdf tutorial for this card by clicking on the image below.
Thanks so much for stopping by! On with the hop! You can click on the Next button below to visit Terry Lynn’s blog, or click on the Previous button to go back to Connie’s blog. Or, you can click on any name in the list below to be taken directly to that person’s blog. Enjoy!
- Tara Carpenter
- Karen Ksenzakovic
- Karen Finkle
- Connie Troyer
- Carol Buckalew (You are here!)
- Terry Lynn Bright
- Mary Deatherage
- Akiko Sudano
- Amy Koenders
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16 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Seaside Bay Happy Birthday Card for Amy’s Inkin Krew Blog Hop”
Wonderful card Carol 🙂 Perfect for masculine or feminine. LOVE it!!
Thanks so much Karen! 🙂
So pretty!! Love the little crab annd the DSP on the inside! 😊
Thank you, Akiko!
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Beautiful – that paper is perfect and so is your design! 🙂
Thank you, Mary! 🙂
Such an awesome beach card! Love the colors and the layout, perfect! 🙂
Thanks very much, Amy! 🙂
What a great masculine card! I love the Night of Navy with all the pastel colors! TFS
Thanks, Tara! 🙂
I love sea themed cards! This is beautiful with that lovely DSP.
Thank you, Faith! 🙂
Happy Valentine’s Day to you, Carol. Your card is perfect for your husband’s upcoming birthday. I know he will be thrilled with it. Enjoy your day!
Thank you, Hilda! Happy Valentine’s Day to you!
I especially like the inside of the card… how very clever. The hubby will love it!
Thank you, Terry Lynn!
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