A Simple Birthday for HSS#289

Hello Everyone!

Thank you for peeking in Today!

Today’s Card is for a Sketch Challenge for

Hand Stamped Sentiments #289

Here is the Challenge!

HSS 289

Here is my Card!


I really like this DSP!

You are going to see this DSP used…I ordered a second pack!!!

There is a wide variety of color in this DSP!

It lists colors we know AND quite a few of the NEW Colors too!

Here is the list of Colors: New Colors in bold print!

Basic Black, Blackberry Bliss, Crumb Cake, Grapefruit Grove, Mint Macaron,

Mossy Meadow, Old Olive, Pear Pizzazz, Petal Pink, Rich Razzleberry, So Saffron,

Tranquil Tide, and Whisper White.

Here are a couple of pictures of the Specialty DSP and the matching cardstock!

When I get the package of DSP, I cut it down to 4″ x 6″. I bought the photo storage

plastic storage box from Michael’s. All the different DSP, I cut go into the smaller

container, and then, that container goes into the larger container that holds 16 of

those 4″ x 6″ boxes! Save the coupon and use it, or wait till the storage sale, which

seems to happen a lot! I save a few retired DSP and keep them in the container too!

I also cut a piece of the coordinating cardstock that matches, and I tape them together

and add them to the DSP storage box. Then straight away, I can see the colors and the

cardstock together and it makes it easy to put together!


Here is the inside of my Card!


I kept it REAL simple!

Stock and Measures:


Rich Razzleberry-card base, 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ score @ 4 1/4, fold in half on the score

Basic Black-large flagged banner’s mat, 2 1/8″ x 5″

Blackberry Bliss-rectangle mat, 2 3/4″ x 3 1/4″

Tranquil Tide-greeting banner mat, 3/4″ x 2 1/2″

Whisper White-greeting banner, 5/8″ x 2 1/4″


Share What You Love Specialty DSP:

-flagged banner, 2″ x 4 3/4″

-rectangle, 2 1/2″ x 3″

Stamp Sets:

Itty Bitty Greetings-greeting

Cake Soirée-inside sentiment

Love What You Do-flowers on greeting and on inside panel


Rich Razzleberry-greeting, inside sentiment

Grapefruit Grove-little flowers on greeting and on inside panel


Banner Triple Punch-to flag the end of large banner and greeting banner and it’s mat

-I hand snipped the Basic Black mat to fit the DSP banner


Here is the Card, once again!


This DSP has so many Color Combinations!

I like that you can mix and match the DSP and the Cardstock Colors!

For the Card, I used 3 different Cardstock Colors for mats on the front!

And it Works!

Tomorrow’s Card is another mix of these beautiful DSP’s!

Until the next Post…Blessings and Color to you ALL!

5 thoughts on “A Simple Birthday for HSS#289”

  1. What a pretty card! Love your use of the beautiful DSP!! Thank you for playing with us at Hand Stamped Sentiments and hope you will join us again soon.

  2. Very pretty card – I’m guessing you really like that DSP then lol! Thanks for joining us at Hand Stamped Sentiments – hope to see you again next time.

  3. You’ve done a beautiful job of mixing patterns with this wonderful, new dsp! Its gonna be popular for sure! Thanks for sharing your card with us at Hand Stamped Sentiments!

  4. Oh this is a simple birthday card! Love the colors. This is a fun suite to play with. Glad you joined us for our sketch challenge!


Let me know what you think!