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Blog Blitz Featuring Decor Happy Birthday

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Hi everyone!  I'm so excited to be here for the second day of the Poppystamps Blog Blitz and my first Poppystamps post!  For my card, I'm using the Decor Happy Birthday die.  I'm pretty much a sucker for any word die, but the weight of the font of this die is especially lovely.  Not too thin, but not too thick.  Just perfect to make a fun birthday cake card with one of the Cake Frosting Bag dies.  I love when a plan comes together;)

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To start off my card I made the "cake" background using one of the Stitched Square Layers die.  Then I blended some coral ink onto a scrap piece of card stock and die cut 2 sets of "happy birthday" words.  I like to use blended ink because it gives some depth to the color.  To get that 3D look, I glued two layers of the word die cuts.  Using a matching marker, I colored around the white edges of my glued die cut.  Doesn't it look like frosting?  

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The last step was to create decorative flowers.  That's where the new Cottage Corner die came in.  This die has lots of embossing that reminds me of molded sugar flowers.  I die cut a few of the  corners and then fussy cut a few flowers and leaves. This is a great way to stretch your dies!  For color, I blended ink over each flower and leaf.  

Thanks so much for letting me share my first Poppystamps card with you!  And thank you for such a warm welcome to the team!  Don't forget to leave a comment on this post for a chance to win the Decor Happy Birthday die!

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Comments

Love the font for the happy birthday die, I think this die would get used a lot. Like how you used the frosting bag at the end of the word. Cute card.

I love your card and this "happy birthday" die is really nice too :)

Love the cake effect, JJ!

What a beautiful card. I would love getting this on my birthday.

Beautiful card

Wow, this actually does look like the top of a cake! How did you achieve that?! Awesome card. WOW! Thanks for sharing.

Katie B.

Love the colors you chose and the icing greeting.

Happy Birthday - love how you made it into "frosting" - great word dies are a solid foundation!

What a fun card. It really does look like a cake.

WHAT A PERFECT DIE!!! Love it and this card impressed and WOWed me!! So excited about this being part of the release!

Such pretty colours and I love how you used the frosting bag!

Great card! It looks just like cake! Good idea.

A great card. Love the brightness of it!!

Hi JJ
I just love the font on this happy birthday. Thanks for the chance to win it.

What a great idea to use the frosting bag. Love it!

Beautiful card! Love the font of the Happy Birthday sentiment! I also love the little piping bag!

Really cute card!

Super card - love the frosting bags. Colors are wonderful ! Thanks for sharing and welcome to the design team !

Love the frosting bag! So sweet

Beautiful!

Stunning! I love the design using these bright colours. xx

Love your card! Those piping bags are just so cute and add that festive touch!

Cute card, JJ!

Great card! Love the happy birthday font!

I absolutely adore this card. Reminds me of all the birthday cakes I've decorated, although my writing was never so perfect. ;-) Thanks for the inspiration!

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