Affectionately Yours Handmade Birthday Card

Ooooohhh, I LOVE pretty papers, and the Affectionately Yours DSP from Stampin’ Up is full of beautiful florals! As it’s retiring at the end of May it’s also at a great price – now only £8.23 and it’s a speciality DSP pack too, so you get two lovely foiled sheets included!

Affectionately Yours Specialty Designer Series Paper
Affectionately Yours Specialty Designer Series Paper 141632 Price: £11.75 £8.23

Today I decided to use a sketch which I used a couple of weeks ago for a Cupcakes and Carousels card, but the same sketch has a completely different look when it’s used with these beautiful florals. It’s from– simple but effective.

October Card Sketch Challenge - Sketch #4

The Card Base is just an A5 piece of Crumb Cake cardstock scored in half and folded. Cut a piece of Affectionately Yours DSP to 1/4″ smaller than your card front each way. The sentiment on this card is taken from the Butterfly Basics stamp set. If you follow my blog you will know that I use this sentiment A LOT – I love the font on it. Cut a strip of 5 1/2″ x 1″ Crumb Cake Cardstock and shape the end with the triple banner punch, then stamp the sentiment in Versamark ink and emboss with Copper Embossing Powder.

For the die cut toppers, cut a square from Crumb Cake Cardstock with the second biggest Stitched Square Framelit Die. Add to this a leaf cut with the Botanical Builder Framelit Dies from Mint Macaroon cardstock. Cut the largest Botanical Builder flower from Watermelon Wonder Cardstock and lift up the outer edges to get some dimension. Finally, cut a flower centre from Copper Foil Sheet and layer everything up to finish your card.

I hope you enjoyed my tutorial today. If you want to purchase any of the products used, please shop by clicking on the product pictures in the shopping list below.


Sarah, Independent UK Stampin’ Up Demonstrator


Affectionately Yours Specialty Designer Series Paper
Affectionately Yours Specialty Designer Series Paper 141632 Price: £11.75 £8.23
Botanical Builder Framelits Dies
Botanical Builder Framelits Dies
Price: £30.00 £21.00
Stitched Shapes Framelits Dies
Stitched Shapes Framelits Dies
Price: £27.00
Banner Triple Punch
Banner Triple
Price: £21.00
Butterfly Basics Photopolymer Stamp Set
Butterfly Basics Photopolymer Stamp Set 137154 Price: £22.00
2015-2017 In Color A4 Cardstock
2015-2017 In Color A4 Cardstock 138346 Price: £7.25
Crumb Cake A4 Cardstock
Crumb Cake A4 Cardstock 121685 Price: £7.25
Copper Foil Sheets
Copper Foil Sheets
Price: £3.75
Copper Stampin' Emboss Powder
Copper Stampin’ Emboss Powder 141636 Price: £4.50
Heat Tool (UK)
Heat Tool (Uk)
Price: £27.00
VersaMark Pad
Versamark Pad 102283 Price: £7.75
Embossing Buddy
Embossing Buddy
Price: £5.50
Simply Scored
Simply Scored 122334 Price: £27.00
Stampin' Dimensionals
Stampin’ Dimensionals 104430
Price: £3.75
Fuse Fast Adhesive
Fuse Fast Adhesive
Price: £9.00
Big Shot
Big Shot 143263 Price: £99.00
Stampin' Trimmer (Metric)
Stampin’ Trimmer (Metric) 129722 Price: £27.00
Mini Glue Dots
Mini Glue Dots 103683 Price: £4.75


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