Anyone want to see handmade birthday cards you can make 3 ways? It’s a bonus that this is also a new Flash Card 2.0 layout!  Oh goodie! I have 3 cards to share in today’s video – a simple version, a little more stepped up card, and then a card with a couple extra layers for those who like to really make a WOW card. We all need birthday cards and I’m excited to share these card design ideas with you!

The cards feature the Stampin’ Up! Piece of Cake stamp set.

Handmade Birthday Cards You Can Make 3 Ways | Video Tutorial:

Handmade birthday cards are such a treasure to make for someone’s special day and you can’t go wrong with Birthday cards with cake!! Enjoy these adorable DIY Birthday card ideas.


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  • Coastal Cabana – 5 ½” x 8 ½”, scored at 4 ¼” 
  • Flirty Flamingo – 2 ⅛” x 5 ½”, cut to 2 ⅛” x 4 ¼”
  • Whisper White – 2″ x 5 ⅜”, cut to 2″ x 4″
  • Whisper White Tulle – 16″
  • Stepped up card – Basic Black 2 ⅛” x 4 ¼” and Coastal Cabana Designer Series Paper – 4″ x 5 ¼” 


Here are the supplies I used on the handmade birthday cards today. The items in red were used in the last card (the stepped up card). Ready to get started creating? Click a pic to order what you need!


Are you new to Flash Cards? Let me share a video explaining how easy it is to create using the Flash Card system – LEARN ABOUT FLASH CARDS HERE.




Everything you need to create 40 cards including envelopes! You choose the color family – Brights, Regals, Subtles, Neutrals, or In-Colors.

Want more? Save 10% when you order all 5 Color families at once! As a bonus, you’ll also receive adhesive-backed Rhinestones, Pearls, and Stampin’ Dimensionals!

Need more? FREE SHIPPING and a FREE TUTORIAL with lots of ideas using FLASH CARDS! To order yours, CLICK HERE! (Flash Cards to Go are available in the USA only and do not count towards Stampin’ Rewards or any other promotion)

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QUOTE OF THE DAY – “You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.” — Mark Twain

I hope that today’s video was a fun one for you. I just LOVE the colors and those Stampin’ Blends! I never thought I would ever like to color but BOY those Stampin’ Blends just rock my world!

Have a fabulous weekend everyone! The Stewarts are sure to have an amazing one. Why you ask? Because tomorrow we are heading to Tulsa to see “Hamilton” !!!!!! I am SO EXCITED I can hardly stand it! I have waited 4 years to see this show. I have listened to the soundtrack all these years and now the day has finally come that I get to SEE the show live. It will be a dream come true. I hope I can sleep tonight!

I will be back on Tuesday with a new Tip video for you so go, enjoy the weekend, and I will see you Tuesday.


If you earned Bonus Days coupons in JULY, August is the time to redeem them! Your coupon codes expire on August 31st and I don’t want you to miss out. Remember, you can add multiple Bonus Days coupons on a single order. Here’s how to redeem them:

Step 1: CLICK HERE to log into your Stampin’ Up shopping account

Step 2: Add merchandise to your order 

Step 3: Click on the “Manage Coupon Code” box (it’s bright orange). Enter your coupon code and click APPLY. Repeat this step if you have more than one code. You will see the discount applied on the Order Review screen.

And just like that you saved money on your order! 

Thank you for shopping with me and for your loyalty to Simply Simple Stamping!  I know there are a lot of demonstrators out there to choose from… THANK YOU for choosing me! To show my appreciation, I have something special for you!

Spend over $30* and use the AUGUST HOST CODE GKM6Y9UD, get ready for a special surprise! Watch your email for my exclusive FOLLOW YOUR ART suite tutorials – a special collection of full color tutorials that focus on the It Starts with Art stamp set on page 53 & 54 of the Annual Catalog. Celebrate your favorite crafty friends with this artist-focused suite!

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*before tax/shipping – one gift per customer per month. Cannot be combined with other offer. Gift subject to change based on availability. Gift will mailed on September 1st.

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