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Stamper's Dozen Blog Hop...Let's Sale-A-Brate

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Welcome to the first Stamper's Dozen Blog Hop for 2020!  Our theme is Let's Sale-A-Brate!  I hope you have are enjoying the Sale-A-Bration offerings.  On this blog hop you will find even more ideas on ways to use the Sale-A-Bration choices.

I chose to feature the Happy Birthday to You stamp set for my blog hop project.


I chose to focus on the beautiful flowers that adorn the cake.  I think they are so pretty and deserved to be in the spotlight.  The stamp was inked in VersaMark, stamped on Shimmery White CS and embossed with White embossing powder.  The flowers were colored using an Aqua Painter and Flirty Flamingo, Old Olive, Daffodil Delight, and Pool Party ink refills.  

I have a little secret, well it isn't much of a secret but instead of fussy cutting the flowers I used the Birthday Dies!  What?!  Yes!   The Birthday dies will be available starting February 4th, (while supplies last) March 31.  The dies cut out the flowers as a group.  They are easily cut apart which is what I did.  The dies also cut out the entire cake image, fancy cake stand, and 2 different leaves.  I used the leaves from the Happy Birthday dies to create the wreath.


I placed the #6 Layering Circle die (#1 being the smallest circle) and then placed the #7 circle around the #6 and ran it through my die cutting machine to create the ring for my wreath.  I layered the leaves around the ring using Liquid Glue.  There are 2 leaves on the die so it makes it easy to cut multiples.  The flowers were attached using dimensionals.  I added the little banner using the sentiment from the stamp set. 

I loved how the wreath looked and thought it needed a simple but pretty background.  The adorable polka dot stencil from the Basic Pattern Decorative Masks (these were in the Holiday Catalog and are now on the Carry Over list) was just perfect.  I used the Shimmery White Embossing Paste,  which adds a gorgeous glittery finish.  Seriously, if  you haven't tried the Shimmery White Embossing Paste stop now and order it!  Yes, you can make your own by adding Dazzling Diamonds Glitter to your White Embossing Paste. I love that the Shimmery White EP is ready to go and all I have to do is open up the jar.  Once the paste was dry which didn't take much time at all, the wreath was added using dimensionals.  

Remember,the Birthday dies will be available starting February 4th, (while supplies last) March 31.

Now it is time to see what the rest of the Stamper's Dozen Blog Hoppers created!


Stamper's Dozen January 2020 Blog Hop

  1. Patty Chenail – Stamp-Patty’s - Stamping in My Flops
  2. Judy Garza – Creativity Released
  3. Sharon Hashimoto Burkert – As the Ink Dries
  4. Carol Payne – Carol Payne Stamps
  5. Joanne Cantrell – Keep It Simple, Stampers
  6. Rachel Yurkanin – Stamping with Rachel
  7. Debbie Naylor – Unfrogettable Stamping
  8. Bonnie O'Neill – Bonnie Stamped
  9. Kelly Acheson – A Stamp Above
  10. Laura Milligan – I’d Rather BEE Stampin’
  11. BJ Peters – StampinBJ


I am linking my project to the Just Us Girl's Challenge #518.  The theme is Create Dimension.


This is the first time I am playing along with this challenge but I doubt it will be my last.

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Thanks so much for stopping by today! All of the products I used on this card are listed below. You can click on any of the photos to go directly to my Stampin’ Up!® online store

The Host Code for January is FTCKVA4N.  When you place a Stampin' Up!®  order using this code I will send you a project tutorial.  If your order is $60 or more I will also send you a package of Champagne Rhinestones as a thank you gift.  This gift will be sent in early February. 

Please do NOT use the host code if your order is over $150 (before tax and shipping). You will earn host rewards from Stampin’ Up! AND you'll also receive a project tutorial and a gift from me. 


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Debbie Naylor

Sharon, this card is stunning! I love how you used just the flower from the cake image. Amazing project!

Judy Garza

Fabulous card! I LOVE the background polka-dots!! And, what a great tip for making a wreath; creating a circle as a base. Great card and great blog post!!

Michelle Mallett

What a Beautiful card!!!

Sharon  Hashimoto Burkert

Thank you Debbie! I am just so happy I don't have to fussy cut them anymore.

Sharon  Hashimoto Burkert

Thank you Judy! I appreciate your comment more than you know.

Sharon  Hashimoto Burkert

Thank you Michelle! It was fun to make.


Beautiful card. I like how you used just the flowers and added them to the wreath - so pretty. TFS

Maria Levine

What a beautiful wreath! Such amazing details and that background is awesome! Thanks so much for playing along with Just Us Girls this week.

Sharon  Hashimoto Burkert

Thank you JoAnn and thank you for all you do for us!

Sharon  Hashimoto Burkert

Thank you Maria! I hope to participate again in your fun challenge!

Cherie Gibson

Sharon, I love your stunningly beautiful card! Not only is it beautiful but very creative! Thanks for sharing!

Sharon  Hashimoto Burkert

Thank you Cherie, it means a lot to me that you took the time to leave me a comment. I so appreciate it!

Kathy Mason

This card is outstanding! Stunning and graceful. Thank you for sharing your gift of creating. I rarely make comments about cards but felt compelled on this one.

Sharon  Hashimoto Burkert

Oh my goodness, thank you Kathy! I really appreciate you stopping by and leaving me a comment. It really means a lot.

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