Looking for a card which is a little different? How about a cute cactus birthday card? It’s time to get festive at Festive Friday – the home of the Inspo List!
For this week’s challenge, we are inspired by World Frog Day. Remember – at Festive Friday, you do not need to actually celebrate the occasion. Your goal is to simply use three or more items from the inspiration list on your project. I used green, stripes, twine, and circles on my card this week. I can’t wait to see what YOU create!
Colors of the Day
The Stampin’ Schach Design Tips
Who doesn’t love Stampin’ Up!’s Product Medleys! They have almost everything you need to create perfectly coordinated cards for a variety of occasions. The Flowering Cactus Medley doesn’t disappoint, with its cute paper, felt flowers, colorful twine, and fabulous dies. It’s perfect for the cactus lover, like me!
Today’s cute cactus card features three of the twelve designer paper patterns, as well as a cactus which was die cut from a fourth one. The taller cacti were die cut from Mossy Meadow and Pear Pizzazz cardstocks. Aren’t they cool? I sponged a little Mossy Meadow ink on the Pear Pizzazz one to tone it down a bit. Of course, in my perfect cactus world, they would be in bloom. These are sporting felt Highland Heather blossoms with pearl centers.
To download a free tutorial for today’s Cute Cactus Birthday Card, which includes all the paper measurements and all of the products used, please click on the button below. For every card which has been posted on my blog this year, there is a free tutorial.
For more inspiration, be sure to visit the rest of the Festive Friday Challenge Design team.
Judy Rozema – Off this Week
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Bring in the beauty of nature with the artistic designs of the Butterfly Brilliance Bundle and coordinating designer series paper, along with textured specialty paper that will put a pop of brilliance on every project. The Butterfly Brilliance Collection will be available March 2nd — May 3rd, 2021.
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