A Perfectly Penned Doily Birthday

Stampin' Up! Hello Doily With Perfectly Penned Greeting

Well ... Hellooooo Doily! Now here's a rubber stamp you can have hours of fun with. Dress it up, dress it down, emboss it, use the entire image or just a portion. It's ALL good!

I've seen several gorgeous greeting cards with the Hello, Doily stamp (by Stampin' Up!) using the emboss resist technique, and naturally I had to give it a go as well. I love how it turned out and adore the color combo for this card.  What about YOU? I'd love to know what YOU think in the comments below.

Stampin' Up! Hello Doily Stamp Emboss Resist Technique

The doily was stamped onto Very Vanilla card stock using VersaMark and then heat embossed using Clear Embossing Powder. Next I sponged Blushing Bride over most of the embossed area, followed by Soft Suede around the edges of the doily and right on out over the entire piece of card stock. This was mounted to a layer of Soft Suede card stock and tied with Blushing Bride Ribbon with a little wisp of Chantilly Crochet Trim.

Happy Birthday Greeting Perfectly Penned by Stampin' Up!

For the Perfectly Penned greeting, I stamped with Soft Suede ink on Very Vanilla card stock and lightly sponged Blushing Bride around the edges. This was mounted on a layer of Blushing Bride card stock cropped at one end with the Scallop Trim Border Punch. Both layers got the royal "banner flag" treatment before being perched on the card front using Stampin' Dimensionals.

Hand Stamped Vintage Doily Greeting Card Idea

For that finishing touch, a couple of Basic Pearls nestle right in to wish a special someone a perfectly sweet birthday! 

Have a PERFECTLY wonderful day!

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Today's project featured the following Stampin' Up! products:

Stamps: Hello, Doily (122845), Perfectly Penned (W-122890, C-122892)
Ink: VersaMark (102283), Blushing Bride (119786), Soft Suede (115657)
Card Stock: Very Vanilla (101650), Soft Suede (115318), Blushing Bride (119796)
Tools: Heat Tool (100005), Clear Stampin' Emboss Powder (109130), Scallop Trim Border Punch (118402), Stampin' Dimensionals (104430), Sponge Daubers (102892)
Accessories: Blushing Bride 1/2" Stitched Poly Ribbon (119267), Chantilly 1/2" Crochet Trim (118480), Jewels-Basic Pearls (119247)


  1. Love this. I just got this stamp last night and can't wait to use it. Love how you used the emoboss risit on it. Beautiful

  2. Wow, Gayle - this is REALLY beautiful!! I love how you've sponged over the embossed image; your colour choices are gorgeous.

  3. Thanks so much for the sweet comments ladies. I did really love how it turned out - one of my favorite creations ever! xo

  4. Oh Gayle, how beautiful. The blushing bride certainly makes the doily jump. Very nicely done.

  5. Hi, I love your card. I have had this stamp for awhile and haven't got to use it yet but plan to make one like your gorgeous card. thanks

    1. Thanks so much, Andrea. It's a great stamp to use as a focal point as well as a background. Have fun. xo

  6. This is such a beautiful card - so feminine and delightful! Thanks for the wonderful inspiration

    1. Thanks very much, Kerry. So glad you've been inspired! xo


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