SUO Challenges 77

Rain, rain go away come again another day. Hello there! It’s  going to rain here and it is supposed to be heavy at times so that should make for a fun day! I have been spoiled by all the beautiful weather we have been having lately. So let’s see, work was insane yesterday, not the best way to start off the week. I’m hoping that I got all of the craziness out of the way and the rest of the week will be smooth sailing. Now that is wishful thinking! LOL!

For today’s post I have my project for SUO Challenges and this time it’s birthday’s…


It was my boss’ birthday last week and this is the card and coordinating gift bag that I made. The base of the card is Rich Razzleberry Card Stock. For the background I embossed a piece of Smoky Slate with the Perfect Polkadots Textured Impressions Embossing Folder and backed it with a piece of Bermuda Bay. All of the stamped elements are from the Cycle Celebration Stamp Set. I stamped the candles in Versa-Mark and heat embossed them with Smoky Slate Stampin’ Emboss Powder and some Crystal Effects are added to the flame for a little shine. The greeting is stamped in Bermuda Bay and again in Rich Razzleberry. The Bermuda Bay one is punched out with the Decorative Label Punch and the Rich Razzleberry one with the Large Oval Punch. Some Stampin’ Dimensionals adhere all of the elements to the card. The gift bag is just a white one that I picked up from the craft store. I used some Smoky Slate Textured Card Stock and cut it out with the Gift Bow Bigz L Die. The sentiment is stamped in Bermuda Bay on Very Vanilla and is backed with a piece of Rich Razzleberry. I flagged the ends of both pieces and adhered it all to the bag with some Sticky Strip. I love the color combination and the Smoky Slate Embossing Powder gives the candles a waxy look! My boss loved the card and and bag and I hope you do too. Thank you very much for stopping by to take a look at my SUO Challenges  card for the birthday’s challenge. Stop by the blog and see what the my teammates have come up with and enter a project of yours in the gallery! I hope that you have a super day! 🙂

SUO Challenges 77

Stampin’ Up! products used:

Card Stock: Rich Razzleberry, Bermuda Bay, Smoky Slate and Very Vanilla

Specialty Card Stock: Smoky Slate Textured

Ink: Bermuda Bay and Rich Razzleberry Classic Stampin’ Ink

Specialty Ink: Versa-Mark

Stamp Set: Cycle Celebration Clear Mount

Bigz Die: Gift Bow L

Embossing Folder: Large Oval and Decorative Label

Embossing Powder: Smoky Slate Stampin’ Emboss

Embellishment: Crystal Effects

Tools: Big Shot, Paper Snips, Stamp-a-ma-jig, Heat Tool, Sticky Strip, Stampin’ Dimensionals and SNAIL

Cycle Celebration CM

Island Indigo-Smokey Slate Textured CS

Gift Bow Bigz L Die

Perfect Polka Dots Texture Embossing Folder

Large Oval Punch

Decorative Label Punch

Smokey Slate Embossing Powder

Crystal Effects

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