“Enjoy” a Simple Color Blocked Birthday Card!

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Big and bold at 6 1/2″ x 4 1/2″, this birthday card makes a statement with color blocking behind a cropped “enjoy” and star!Pals Paper Arts Color Challenge PPA 262

My color inspiration was from this week’s Pals Paper Arts Color Challenge (PPA262).  Check out what the rest of the PPA Resident Artists have come up with in this pretty palette and play along here.

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  • “Enjoy” from the Stampin’ Up! Mini Treat Bag Thinlits Dies and the Medium Star Punch add simple “windows” to stripes of Mint Macaron, Tip Top Taupe and Pool Party.

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  • I created a coordinating, custom sized envelope for my birthday card with the 2015-2017 In Color Envelope Paper and the Envelope Punch Board.  Watch my Stampin’ Pretty video demonstrating both.

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11 Comments:

  1. :You may call this “simple” but the presentation is stunning. I adore this card….

  2. Your color blocking is fabulous! Love the design and how the sequins really make those cute stars.

  3. I’m in LOVE with this color combination. Think your color blocking technique is YUMMY BOLD & BEAUTIFUL on this card.

  4. MsMary, your cards are , ALWAYS SO PRETTY AND SOOO, NEAT !! Always !!!
    Tfs , hope your having FUN, !!
    Hugs Frenchie ,
    Going to name a card with those PPA colors , great combination!!!

  5. Mary, this is, by no means, a “simple” card, all the details make it a fabulous card!! Love the die cuts and the sweet sequence stars.
    Great color combination and the layout is just perfect.
    Thank you for sharing.

  6. Mary, this card is the bomb! So going to CASE!

  7. Thanks so much for these sweet comments. This card was so easy to create. I love the “peekaboo” effect.

  8. I love the colors peeking through the di cut openings! Such a neat effect! Crisp and clean!

  9. What a classy card, Mary! I love your color blocking, such a fun use of the challenge!

  10. I love the peek-a-boo effect and the color blocking behind!

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