Christmas in May? You bet! (CT#147)
Tranquil Tulips with Brick Wall Embossing Folder

Masculine Birthday Blossoms

Stampin Up, Stampin' Up! Birthday Blossoms #139471, Wood Textures Designer Series Paper #144177, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to, Joyce Whitman

The font in the Birthday Blossoms stamp set is one of my favorites.   I am really going to miss this stamp set when it retires on May 31st.  I love how it has sentiments for narrow areas, like in the card above, or for when you have a little more room.  There is also a flower in the stamp set that coordinates with the Pansy Punch and that is also retiring at the end of the month.  

The technique on this card is called the Starburst Technique.  This is a great way to use up scraps or showcase different patterns from a designer series paper pack.  So many possibilities with this technique.  You could do a masculine, new baby, birthday, wedding, anniversary, get well, hello, thinking of you, sympathy, just because or a note card.  These are just some ideas for cards, I am sure there are a lot more reasons to send a card. 

To make this project you will need the following products:


Night of Navy

cut at 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" score at 4 1/4"cut at 

  • cut at 1/2" x 5"

Marina Mist (Retiring)

  • cut at 4" x 5 1/4"

Whisper White

  • cut at 3 3/4" x 5"
  • cut at 2 3/4" x 5"

Wood Textures Designer Series Paper

  • cut 4 different designs at 1 1/2" x 4"

I have made this technique before using a different designer series paper.  It is amazing how different a card can look, just by changing the designer series paper.  The possibilities are endless!  

Click on the picture below and it will take you to to the card I posted on February 6, 2017.  The post has step by step directions on how to create this beautiful, or should I say handsome, birthday card for the man in your life.  

stampin up, Stampin' Up! Birthday Blossoms #139471, Cupcakes and Carousels DSP #142744, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, ideas, gifts, scrapbooking and 3D projects to to, Joyce Whitman

Directions for the Sunburst Technique 

I am excited that the Wood Textures Designer Series Paper Pack is going to be in the new 2018-2019 Annual Catalog.  I have so much of it, I was wondering what I was going to do with all of it.  Now I have another year to play and create using it!  Yay!

Stampin Up, Stampin' Up! Birthday Blossoms #139471, Wood Textures Designer Series Paper #144177, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to, Joyce Whitman

Don't forget to check out the retiring list with some items discounted even more that the original list.  Click below for the list of retiring products.  Reminder the stamps are guaranteed until May 21st then it is while supplies last.  All other products, beside stamps, are while supplies last. 


 Annual Catalog Last Chance List

Occasions Catalog Last Chance List 

Retiring Products Discount List 


Thank you for stopping by today!  I hope you have a wonderful Thursday!  The weekend is almost here!

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Susan K

I love that starburst technique. thanks for reminding us of it in such a delightful way.

Joyce Whitman

Hi Susan! I have been thinking about you. I hope things are going well for you. The starburst is such a fun technique. I to use up my scraps with it. Have a great weekend!

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