Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Birthday Donuts

My baby girl turned 39(!) last week, and green is her favorite color, so this is the card that I made for her. That girl loooves donuts. (She gets that from her father, who is also a donut connoisseur.) To give you an idea of just how much she loves those sweet fried nuggets, she and her husband had a stack of donuts for their wedding cake. With a lotus blossom twirling open sparkler candle on top. It was epic! And she has a donut tattoo on her ankle, too.

So when I first laid eyes on the Birthday Goodness stamp set in the 2019-20 Annual Catalog, I knew I absolutely had to get it. Even if I only used it once for her birthday card, it would be money well spent. (But I will be using it more than that, of course!)

I used a retired SU border punch and the straight stitched die from the Stitched Labels Dies to created the pretty scalloped border. I wish I could remember where I saw the card that I used for inspiration, so I could give credit!

I did fudge a bit with the coloring and used Copic markers for the chocolate frosting. I needed a rich brown, which SU doesn't have. (Okay Stampin' Up! When will we have an Early Espresso Combo set???)

Anyhoo, here is the birthday girl with her birthday donuts. She runs a LOT, so she can indulge in donuts when the urge strikes. So proud of my baby girl!

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  1. I absolutely love this card!! The layout, colors and embellishments are just perfect. And I've overlooked this stamp set in the catalog. I may have to add it to my inventory, lol!


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