Pals Stampin’ Up! Birthday Blog Hop

DecBlogHopOr should I say "Hoppy Birthday!"   Welcome to the Pals December Demonstrator Hop!  This month, we're featuring birthday themed cards and projects! I hope you enjoy the hop and the amazing creations that the Pals have come up with.  Party on!

You've likely hopped over from Stop #12, Nicole Watt's blog at  She created our snappy hop badges, too!  I'm Stop #13 on the Pals Hop and I'm glad you hopped in! I'll help you "hop along" from blog to blog where you'll find great ideas for birthday paper creations from the Stampin' Pretty Pals!  Should you hop off course, simply click on any of the links in the Pals Hop Line-up below and you'll be back on track!
Hop along for more inspiring ideas from Rae Harper at, Stop #14 on the December Pals Hop!

Stampin up demonstrator blog birthday card idea owl builder punch squareThe Stampin' Up! 1 1/4" Square Punch helped me pop out a pattern in no time!

Stampin up demonstrator blog birthday card idea own builder punch 2

I added a Stampin' Up! Mini Jingle Bell to the party hat.


Stampin up demonstrator blog birthday card idea owl builder punch square banner
Consider stamping with matching colors.  I stamped Riding Hood Red Ink on Riding Hood Red card stock.

Mary signature


CARD 5 1/4" X 5 1/4"

Stamp Set:  Happiest Birthday Wishes (Hostess Rewards:  W122615, C122617)
Paper:  Regals Patterns Designer Series Paper Stack (117154), Subtles Patterns Designer Series Paper Stack (117152), Perfect Plum (101889), Riding Hood Red (111348), More Mustard (100946), Crumb Cake (120953), Whisper White (100730)

Ink:  Riding Hood Red (111836)
Cool Tools:  1 1/4" Square Punch (119865), Owl Builder Punch 9118074), Paper Snips (for envelope flap, 103579)
The Perfect Touch:  Mini Jingle Bells (Holiday Mini Catalog, 124116), Stampin' Dimensionals (104430), Mini Glue Dots (103683), Silver Brads (104336)

Stampin up demonstrator blog birthday card idea owl punch
OTHER:  Stampin' Up! Color Coach (a wonderful inspiration for the festive color combo of Perfect Plum, Riding Hood Red and More Mustard, 120148), Whisper White Medium Square Envelope (107289)



  1. Patti MacLeith at Papercrafts by Patti
  2. Angie Blake at Angie's Musings
  3. Kylie Nicolosi at Kylie's Crafty Corner
  4. Melanie Collins at Oops a Daisy Designs
  5. Angela Richwine at Stampin' Away with Angela
  6. Mikki Sarkisyan at Mikki's Creative Corner
  7. Barb Furlong at The Love of Stamping
  8. Jennifer Takacs at My Stampin Blog
  9. Linda Fisher at Linda's Stamin Loft
  10. Julie Trevett-Smith at The Stampin' Affair!
  11. Nancy Gleason at My Stampin' Space
  12. Nicole Watt at Impressions By Nicole
  13. Mary Fish at Stampin' Pretty
  14. Rae Harper at Wild West Paper Arts
  15. Nina Dee at Deesigns by Nina Dee
  16. Cindy Hall at Pretty Impact
  17. Benjamin Turner at He Stamps


  1. So cute! Love the colors and the little bell on the hat.

  2. Mary, this color combo is fabulous!!! Love the background of square color blocks and that sweet, adorable owl!

  3. Wow! this is really a great idea! great design and color.


  4. The colors are SO gorgeous and I love the owl’s jingle!!

  5. I really love these colors together Mary!

  6. LOVING the BRIGHT colors!
    Susan B.

  7. Great colors!! How cheery! With everything being in the Christmas colors this was a beautiful break. TFS!

  8. Another great card: perfect for anyone but I can see it going to one of my grandkids.

  9. This little guy is so cute! Can he come over for my birthday?! Love this.

  10. Oh My GOSH Mary – your card is ADORABLE. Can’t wait to connect to the HOP…..Know you’all are super talented and can’t wait to see what you’all have created. Many THANKS for putting this all together.

  11. So cute! These colors are so cheerful and pretty together, but I especially love the jingle bell on the hat!

  12. Very cute! And love your choice of colors!!

  13. Oh my word! Could that be any cuter? Love those Mod squares and that funny little owl!

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