The cool thing about being a card maker is that, if no one sends you a birthday card, you can just MAKE YOUR OWN dang birthday card. I'm kidding. Well no, I'm not kidding - because you CAN TOTALLY make yourself a birthday card. Heck, you can make yourself a whole slew of birthday cards if you like.
Luckily for me, because I have thoughtful friends and family, I didn't have to resort to making my own card(s). And will you just look at THIS awesome, bee-U-tee-ful card:
Isn't it purdy? I LOVE this card. Thank you, Miss Debbie! (My dear friend and fearless Stampin' Up! leader.) Check out the fabulous detail - Vintage Wallpaper Embossing Folder in the background, the new Lace Ribbon Border Punch with Taffeta Ribbon threaded through it, the delicate flowers from the Simply Soft stamp set - accented with a touch of Dazzling Diamonds glitter, the intricate Happy Birthday Wishes sentiment - cropped perfectly, layered and popped up for added dimension, and the little wisp of Pear Pizzazz Seam Binding Ribbon. Love it!
Of course, now I
Hmmm ... I think I hear birthday cake calling my name. Wait. Maybe that's the fire department calling out. You know . . . with all the CANDLES ablaze and everything . . . hee!