Fabulous at any age is one of the sentiments in the Stampin’ Up! Itty Bitty Greetings stamp set, which includes stamps to cover almost every occasion you’ll need! This sentiment is great for cards for friends of all ages, just change the pretty paper to make a variety of cards. Or keep the same paper and design, but change the stamp to create cards for more occasions.
Itty Bitty Greetings
Here are all the sentiments in the Itty Bitty Greetings set. As you can see, the greetings are very versatile and suit many occasions from anniversaries to birthdays and graduations, as well as most holidays:
Fabulous at Any Age Card Instructions
Today’s card is quick and easy! Just grab a piece of pretty paper and trim it to 2″ x 5-1/2″. I chose the Stampin’ Up! Botanical Butterfly Designer Series Paper because butterflies make me smile!
Next, select a color for your card base, cut it to 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″, and score it at 4-1/4″. The one shown above is Lemon Lime Twist, one of the colors in my butterfly paper.
To make the butterflies pop, they are matted on a piece of Basic Black cardstock, trimmed to 2-1/4″ x 5-1/2″. So choose a color that coordinates with your pretty paper. After adhering the butterfly paper to the mat, attach it to the card base, about 1/4″ from the left side, as shown, using SNAIL or your favorite adhesive..
Embossing and Layering your Greeting
Finally, choose your greeting and stamp it in Versamark ink on Basic Black cardstock. Heat emboss it with White Stampin’ Emboss Powder and the Heat tool. Then die cut it with the Layering Circles dies.
I layered the smaller black circle, which is about 1-3/16″, onto a larger white circle, about 1-3/8″ in diameter. However, you can adjust the size of the circles to fit your sentiment. In order to give the card a little dimension, attach the black circle to the white circle with Stampin’ Dimensionals. Simply embellish with rhinestones or other small jewels to add a little bling!
Now, go get out the list of cards you’ll need this month. Create a bunch of cards using the Itty Bitty Greetings set, this easy card design, and your favorite paper. You’ll be ready for all the upcoming occasions and can just pop the cards in the mail when you’re ready!