Mojo Monday Happy Birthday Card

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This happy birthday card is headed to a dear friend who simply LOVES Stampin’ Up! Melon Mambo.  It’s especially dishy with the bold black and white patterns of Go Wild Designer Series Paper Stack.

Stampin Up Go Wild Stack Designer Series Paper

Mojo Monday MOJO404 Sketch Challenge Card Ideas

I’m also kicking off the week with a new Mojo Monday Sketch Challenge (MOJO404).  My card measures 7″ x 4″ to honor the suggested Tall & Skinny design!


  • The classy “happy birthday” sentiment is from Tin of Cards stamp set, one of My Favorite Things from the Stampin’ Up! 2015-2016 Annual Catalog.

Stampin' Up! Tin of Cards happy birthday card by Mary Fish Stampinup Demonstrator blog

  • Luscious.  That’s the best way to describe Stampin’ Up! Melon Mambo 3/8″ Stitched Satin Ribbon.

Stampin' Up! Tin of Cards happy birthday card by Mary Fish Stampinup Demonstrator stamping blog

  • How do you make a custom sized envelope for this 7″ x 4″ card?  Stampin’ Up! Neutrals Envelope Paper (the perfect envelope weight in Whisper White, Very Vanilla and Kraft) and the Envelope Punch Board are the easy solution.

Stampin' Up! Tin of Cards happy birthday card by Mary Fish Stampinup Demonstrator stamping blogs

HOW TO TIE A PRETTY BOW?   I’ll share my “bow-licious” tips from start to finish in a 1 Minute to WOW! Video Tutorial tomorrow.

Stampin Pretty Tulip by Mary Fish Stampinup Demonstrator Blog

BIG STAMPIN’ UP! SALE STARTING TOMORROW!  Stay tuned for details on my Stampin’ Pretty blog!

Stampin' Up! Tin of Cards birthday card by Mary Fish Stampinup demonstrator stamping blog

MY STAMPIN’ UP! “MUST HAVE” SUPPLY LIST!  Please click images below for more details on Stampin’ Up! products used to create today’s birthday card and easy on-line shopping.


  1. Carol Carriveau

    Melon Mambo has long been my favorite pink ink….this card is wonderful and could easily become more than a birthday card. Love the combo with white and black as well as brown/white/pink. It is such a wonderful color! TFS~!

  2. Thanks, Karen. Good point about any age!

  3. Bright & happy and perfect for any age ~ K

  4. Thanks for taking a few moments to share what you like about today’s birthday card. I’m so pleased that you like the contrast of the pink with the black and white!

  5. Love this card, Mary. The colors just pop with that pretty bow and the animal print DSP to showcase the sentiment. Thanks for sharing.

  6. Mary, I am WILD about this card! Love the zebra print and the black/white/pink color combo!

    • OOOH, MsMary,love those colors together, love , love melon mambo, I think that’s why iam always picking up watermelon lately, lol, Tfs,
      Hugs Frenchie,

      • A fellow demo, Connie Stewart might run a close second for the black/melon mambo love affair. I’m so excited for your bow tutorial. Your fantastic now really caught my eye. Fantastic card!

  7. Glad you stopped by, Rachel. Thank you!

  8. This caught my eye on the Mojo Monday page! I love the color combo of this card and the layout is so simple and neat!

  9. Okay my friend……This color combination is AWESOME. The Go Wild DSP really brings out the FABULOUS Melon Mambo on this card. LOVE LOVE LOVE this card. THANKS for sharing!

  10. Thanks so much, Maria! Your comment brightens my day (especially at 5 a.m.)!

  11. Mary, I love this gorgeous card, this is a happy card, so bright and cheerful, you can’t help but smile from ear to ear. Love the beautiful DSP in one of the layers, how striking the black and white design looks against the Melon Mambo hot pink.
    The beautifully tied bow is the perfect finishing touch.
    Another winner, my dear!!

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