Path of Petals Birthday Card for Hand Stamped Sentiments

Soft Summery Birthday Card using Path of Petals by Stampin' Up!



We have a creative sketch challenge for you at Hand Stamped Sentiments. I can’t wait to see what you do with it. I decided to turn the sketch sideways because I make most cards in that position. Using a brand new stamp set that I just got in my last order, Path of Petals, I made a soft, summery birthday card. I just returned home from moving my daughter and then taking her to visit Seattle to visit my son. It was such a great week with cooler temps (sure wish I could bring that home to Michigan!) and lots of delicious food! We were practically next to Pike Place Market so a short walk every day was always in our itinerary.




Soft Summery Birthday Card using Path of Petals by Stampin' Up!



My Secrets to Making This Path of Petals Project

  • Getting home on Saturday meant making a card for this challenge that was pretty and easy, so this sketch was perfect for me!
  • This card is A6 size and started with stamping the focal floral image from Path of Petals, that is 3 step stamping. My Stamparatus made this super easy to do!
  • After stamping the image, I cropped it out with the large circle die and layered it onto So Saffron cardstock that was cut with the scallop die.
  • I love the Subtle 6×6 DSP and get it every year. This year’s paper is the best one yet! I chose two patterns, cut them to size then ran the Pear Pizzazz through the Subtle embossing folder. This step isn’t necessary if you don’t want to, but I personally love texture on all of my cards.
  • The sentiment was stamped in Highland Heather ink and cropped with a die from Stitched Shapes. The little metallic button brad was added and layered onto a little bow that I made from Old Olive Linen Thread.
  • After assembling and adhering the elements onto the card base, I wanted a little “life” so I got out the beautiful new Perennial Essence vellum cardstock and punched out the Old Olive and So Saffron vellum with the Leaf and Sprig punches.


Product Spotlight: Path of Petals Stamp Set

The Path of Petals Stamp Set is for all who love delicate beauty and floral stamps. Uplifting sentiments in an uplifting font. Also available in French.



Product List

Old Olive Linen Thread

Old Olive Linen Thread



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  1. 2Sistersontheblog

    Beautiful card in these colours.
    Thanks for joining our challenge this month.
    Love Caroline DT 2Sistersontehblog

  2. Really lovely colour choice and a super stamp and design.
    Thank you for joining our ‘Buttons and Bows’ challenge at Allsorts.

    Kath x

  3. Such a beautiful card with these pretty colors and wonderful sketch. Thank you so much for joining us at Allsorts buttons and bows challenge!

  4. I love your soft and delicate card – those colors are so pretty together! Thanks so much for linking this up to the “Anything Goes” challenge over on The House That Stamps Built!

  5. Beautiful creation.
    Thank you for sharing it at 2Sistersontheblog.
    Nicolette DT

  6. This is soooo beautiful!! Love your fabulous color combo, all the layered leaves and that adorable little bow! Thanks for playing with The House That Stamps Built.

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