Growing In Unity Day 3 – Happy Birthday!

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Welcome to day 3 of my growing in unity week!  Today’s original project started out as an epic FAIL!!  I had a completely different treat in store for you complete with a process video, but 30 seconds into filming, the battery in my camera died!  I replaced it with my fully charged backup…it must have sat too long because it was dead too!  No video!!  I’ll try to have it ready for tomorrow/!  So  today’s card was put together in a hurry!  I hope you like it!

I used another print and cut file from the Silhouette store, this time in a birthday theme.  My daughter’s birthday is in a couple of weeks (and then her wedding is the following week!!) so I had cake on my brain!  The real “gem” in this card is the chevron background!  I love it!  It’s a part of the Unity stamp set called  About the Inches.  It’s a great set to document a weight loss journey, but as an added bonus, there’s this AWESOME chevron background stamp!! I used three different shades of blue chalking ink to ink up the stamp.  I dabbed them on randomly but in keeping with a bit of an ombre effect.  Love it!!   I also used part of the Celebrate stamp set again, for my sentiment. Viola…the card came together quick and easy!

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Happy Scrapping!
~Amy E

Amy England

Creator of the Scrap This Save That blog and Youtube channel and curator of a ridiculous amount of paper crafting supplies!

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18 Comments

  1. Waving My Wand says:

    Nice job on the background. I love it. Ya did good on the backup plan….

  2. Helen Ashenfelter says:

    Love the cute little guy in the bathroom and the card that looks so much like him! I needed a 4th of Julr card idea! Thanks!

  3. Denise Bryant says:

    Festive cake card! I love the background too and need to check out that set!

  4. Ruby says:

    Great birthday card.

  5. Cynthia says:

    Love the bold colors and CAS design, Amy!

  6. WhoMom says:

    Adorable! It came together so nicely. I should have made a birthday card for my guy today, but made cake instead! Very nice card Amy, I love the dots on the cake. The background gives it pop.

  7. Gaylynn says:

    Well now…. How did I miss that background??? It sure does look great on this card. 🙂

  8. Dawn Fields says:

    Great card! Congrats on being the GIU girl this week!

  9. Amy C. says:

    Love your fun and colorful cake! What a happy card!

  10. Sue D says:

    Great background to this fun cake!

  11. Anonymous says:

    Love your card! So colorful & fun!

  12. Leanne says:

    Lovely card!

  13. Berina RGA says:

    lovely card…. very cute..
    -Berina
    Moxie Craftie

  14. Unknown says:

    What a fun birthday card! Cute cake! Your background turned out fabulous!

  15. Christina's Creations says:

    Ooooh, I do love that chevron background stamp. I've never seen that kit, I think I need it! 😉

  16. sharon g says:

    I like how colorful the cake is!!! And how it jumps off the page. Good job.

  17. Julie Odil says:

    Festive and fun!

  18. Janis says:

    Sweet image and fabby background. Love the subtle hue gradations on the chevrons. That's a great bg stamp!!! Good job on Plan B!! Isn't flexibility what crafting is all about? lol…
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com
    HerPeacefulGarden.blogspot.com

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