Birthday Girl

January 12, 2010 at 11:06 pm 9 comments

When I saw the girl image in the brand new Tote-ally Tess set, I knew I just had to have it. She’s so cute and sassy!

I made this card for my friend Melissa, and when I colored the hair blonde, it turned out to look just like her! Melissa loves the color pink, so I used that opportunity to use Melon Mambo for everything! I mixed in stamps from the Party Hearty set to turn Tess (or Melissa!) into a birthday girl!

Not all your cards have to be A2! The card itself is 5×5. I find this to be  a versatile size for cards, I just don’t seem to use it enough though.

One other note – this set is one of the new CLEAR MOUNT sets! Please don’t confuse this with the inferior “clear photopolymer” stamps. The new Clear Mount stamps are Stampin’ Up!’s good old red rubber, the only difference now is that they attach with cling to clear BLOCKS. The value in this is twofold – one, the stamps fit nicely into a DVD size case that makes storage a snap! Secondly, the Clear Mount sets are a bit cheaper than the wood mount sets. I just though of a third perk – we’re saving trees by not making blocks!! 🙂 Sets in the new Occasions Mini are available both ways – Clear Mount as well as the traditional wood mount – so try one of each and decide for yourself which works best for you!

OK, enough about that…onto the card!

All Supplies Stampin’ Up unless otherwise noted:
Stamps – Tote-ally Tess, Party Hearty, Teeny Tiny Wishes
Colors -Melon Mambo, Whisper White, Pretty in Pink
Paper – Razzleberry Lemonade
Accessories – Polka dot grosgrain ribbon, Stampin’ Dimensionals, Small oval punch, Medium oval punch, Scalloped oval punch, Aquapainter

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9 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Dori  |  January 13, 2010 at 12:31 pm

    This is totally cool! She is quite the sassy thing isn’t she? Great card. I really like all the monochromatic feel to it. I’m hosting a new challenge on my blog. Stop by, would love to have you participate.

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  • 2. punchaddict  |  January 13, 2010 at 1:12 pm

    So cute! Love the colors and it really pops! Who wouldn’t be thrilled to receive this card?

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  • 3. elizabeth  |  January 13, 2010 at 1:22 pm

    Great combination of stamps. I love the way Tess is holding up the cupcake. Love it!

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  • 4. Lesley  |  January 13, 2010 at 11:13 pm

    Too cute! Your friend will love it!

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  • 5. Cammy  |  January 14, 2010 at 1:02 am

    How cute! Love the bright colors & the big cupcake!

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  • 6. Jacqueline (Scraps of Life)  |  January 14, 2010 at 2:33 pm

    what a great use for Tess! And I love the colors! It’s so bright!

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  • 7. Jenn  |  January 14, 2010 at 5:35 pm

    Love, love this idea! Never would have thought to make this set something other than a stampin’ girl. Thanks for posting your blog on Stampin’ Connection.

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  • 8. Scrappy  |  January 17, 2010 at 7:03 pm

    Love the perfect lines of this card! GORGEOUS!

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  • 9. Charla  |  September 19, 2010 at 1:24 pm

    cute card!

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