• Lisa Mensing

50th Birthday Bash Blog Hop

Hi and welcome, everyone! Today I am so very lucky to be celebrating a very special birthday by participating in this 50th Birthday Bash Blog Hop

The owner of CAS-ual Fridays, Michelle, is celebrating her 50th Birthday with a big bash and I’ve created three super simple cards to honor her big day. 

You should be landing here from the very talented

Ceal’s Simply Beautiful Creations Blog

and be sure to head over to  

All I Do Is Stamp Blog


If you didn’t start on the 

CAS-ual Fridays 50th Birthday Bash Blog Hop

post be sure to head over there to start the party! 

Remember to hop along each blog leaving a comment for a chance to win one of five $50 Gift Certificates! 

I started with the adorable SOMEBUNNY Stamp Set and stamped the balloons on colored cardstock, the sentiment on a light gray cardstock using Versafine Onyx Black Ink, and that adorable bunny is stamped on #80 Neenah Coverstock, colored with Prisma Pencils and Copics. I die-cut the bunny and balloons using the coordinating dies, BUNNY Fri-Dies. I embossed a piece of #80 Neenah coverstock with clouds, added a silver thread to the balloons, adhered all the pieces using 3D mounting foam to the cloud embossed card panel, finishing off with clear sequins and adhere this to a 4.25″ x 5.5″ card base cut from #110 Neenah Coverstock

I created the second card using an “older” die from CAS-ual Fridays, any link die would work.  Using #80 Neenah coverstock I do partial die-cutting with the link die, I die-cut orange, pink, turquoise, and black cardstock using the same die. Using Versafine Onyx Black Ink I stamped the sentiment from the WHOLE SHEBANG Stamp Set onto the cover stock I partially die-cut. Using 3D mounting foam I alternate the colored cardstock in the link die and finish off with matching enamel dots. I adhere this to a 4.25″ x 5.5″ card base cut from #110 Neenah Coverstock 

For the third card, I stamped those cute birds from the LITTLE BIRDIES Stamp Set on #80 Neenah Cover stock using Memento Ink Tuxedo Black and colored with COPICS and added a little shimmer with a Nuvo Shimmer Pen. Using the coordinating dies, BIRDIE Fri-Dies, I die-cut the birds. Stamped the sentiment using Memento Ink London Fog onto #80 Neenah Coverstock popped this panel up off a 4.25″ x 5.5″ card base cut from #110 Neenah Coverstock using fun foam, added the birds and second sentiment (stamped on a banner) using 3D mounting foam, finished off with enamel dots. 

Notice a theme here? Yes, all three cards were created using the colors from the CAS-ual Fridays packaging! 

As always, thanks for joining me and have fun. Please be sure to hop over to the CAS-ual Fridays Blog and wish Michelle a very Happy Birthday! 

#50thBirthdayBash #BlogHop #CASualFridays #SomeBunny

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Lisa Mensing

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Lillington, North Carolina 27546