Monday, May 29, 2017

Birthday Fun With Retired DSP

As a follow up to my post on the origami fold cards, today it's all about birthdays. I mentioned that I have a lot of designer series paper to use up, so all of these cards were made using the 12 x 12 Designer Series Paper stack from last year, called It's My Party. What a fun stack of papers! Here's my cards
 This fold is a tri fold design. It's a skinnier card than the standard A2 size, but still fits into a regular A2 envelope. You have 3 panels of dsp, mounted on coordinating card stock.
The present was cut using a retired square punch. Our current balloon punch was used for the balloons, and a simple circle and retired Washi Tape punch, finishes the card.  I also used the retired Candy Dots as added interest.

As one who doesn't like to cut into papers, I do have a feeling of accomplishment, now that these are done.  I say, go for it!  Paper is pretty, and sometimes hard to cut into, but once you do, it all works out well. I just need to keep telling myself...."someone who gets this card will get to see these pretty papers too".  

Have a great day and thanks for stopping by. 

2 comments:

  1. This is cute. I don't like the birthday stuff but you made it look nice. My birthday ones don't look nice lol. I have the stamp set of balloons and punch of the balloon.

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    1. Thank you Brenda. Sometimes birthday cards can be "too much" because there's so many stamps with the birthday theme. But this was a fun fold to do. I'm glad you like it.

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