Celebrate with Style

By  Sue Czosek 

size: 5"x7"

  • Celebrate with Style


  • Cardstock: white; light pink; olive green
  • Olive green satin ribbon
  • Vintage brooch
  • Olive Green Gemstones (Hero Arts)


  • Stamps: ClearDesign Birthday Messages set (Hero Arts); floral paisley background
  • Ink pads (Ranger): Adirondack Lights Sherbet Pink; Adirondack Brights Citrus; Tim Holtz Distress Peeled Paint
  • Marvy craft punches (Uchida): oval; scalloped oval
  • Cuttlebug Birds & Swirls Embossing Folder (ProvoCraft) and compatible die-cutting and embossing machine
  • Scoring board and tool
  • 1. Make olive green card base. Cut 4-3/4"x6-3/4" light pink piece; score double border around cardstock, 1/4" and 1/2" from each edge.
  • 2. Cut 3-1/2"x5-1/4" white cardstock piece; stamp pink floral background over entire piece. Place cardstock in embossing folder and run through machine; highlight raised surface with Peeled Paint ink. Adhere to pink piece.
  • 3. Tie ribbon around layered panels; pin brooch to knot. Adhere gem to each corner. Tip: Place glue dot under brooch to hold it to card.
  • 4. Punch white oval and stamp in same way as white cardstock piece; stamp green sentiment near bottom. Punch olive green scalloped oval. Trim 1/4" from top of each oval. Adhere ovals and pink cardstock to card as shown.