Birthday Bonanza Stampin’ Up! Cards DieCut Trick

These Birthday Bonanza Stampin’ Up! Cards include a super fun element that’s easy to create and definitely a Wow!

The Birthday Bonanza Designer Paper and the Perennial Birthday Stamp Set are the featured products here. This fun layout is created by doing a simple die-cutting trick that can be done with a number of different dies. I’ve used two different dies for this “corner cut” on the three cards in this post, and in my Facebook Live, I showed FOUR MORE OPTIONS using the NEW Ornate Layers Dies that are coming on April 1, 2020! So fun!!!

I learned this awesome layout and Big Shot trick from my fellow demonstrator friend Gloria Plunket. Click HERE to check out Gloria’s project.

Here’s my trio of cards:

These Birthday Bonanza Stampin' Up! Cards include a super fun element that's easy to create and definitely a Wow! It features the Birthday Bonanza Designer Paper and the Perennial Birthday Stamp Set.

For all of these projects, the cutting is super easy. All you need is a standard 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ card base and two pieces of designer paper or cardstock that measure 4″ x 4″. You’ll also need some scraps for the sentiment and it’s backings.

For this first project, I’ve used one of the Rectangle Stitched dies to cut the piece of designer paper on the top.

Can you see the stitching along the edge of the angled piece?

These Birthday Bonanza Stampin' Up! Cards include a super fun element that's easy to create and definitely a Wow! It features the Birthday Bonanza Designer Paper and the Perennial Birthday Stamp Set.

There is one unique element on this sentiment element that I don’t want you to miss!

Can you see the little white images on the scalloped edge circle? Those are NOT stamped! I die cut a piece of one of the Printed Gusseted Cellophane Bags that are part of this suite using the scalloped edge circle. I think it adds a fun element to this background that mirrors elements in the designer paper.

These Birthday Bonanza Stampin' Up! Cards include a super fun element that's easy to create and definitely a Wow! It features the Birthday Bonanza Designer Paper and the Perennial Birthday Stamp Set.

Wouldn’t it be fun to package up a gift in one of these bags and give it with this coordinated card? Fun right?

These Birthday Bonanza Stampin' Up! Cards include a super fun element that's easy to create and definitely a Wow! It features the Birthday Bonanza Designer Paper and the Perennial Birthday Stamp Set.

For this next version, I dry embossed the top Mango Melody cardstock with the Curls and Swirls embossing folder first, then used my die-cutting trick with the rectangle shape in the Natures Thoughts Dies.

These Birthday Bonanza Stampin' Up! Cards include a super fun element that's easy to create and definitely a Wow! It features the Birthday Bonanza Designer Paper and the Perennial Birthday Stamp Set.

Important Tip: If you’re going to dry emboss, it’s important that you do that first and then the die-cutting second. If you do it in the reverse your detailed edge will get smooshed when you do your dry embossing. I love the edge created by this die!

This third card was the one created during my Facebook Live.

These Birthday Bonanza Stampin' Up! Cards include a super fun element that's easy to create and definitely a Wow! It features the Birthday Bonanza Designer Paper and the Perennial Birthday Stamp Set.

I’ve used the Nature’s Thoughts dies for the corner cut on this one too. This close-up really shows the edge pattern that this die creates! It’s a delicate zig-zag of small dots.

These Birthday Bonanza Stampin' Up! Cards include a super fun element that's easy to create and definitely a Wow! It features the Birthday Bonanza Designer Paper and the Perennial Birthday Stamp Set.

The Nature’s Thoughts dies coordinate with the Positive Thoughts stamp set. The stamp set is in the current mini-catalog but the dies are only available till March 31, 2020, OR while supplies last. I’m going to be so sad to see these dies go away. I love them!!!

Learn some fun, creative ways to play with the Positive Thoughts Stamp Set and coordinating Natures Thoughts Dies! Come get inky with me!
These Birthday Bonanza Stampin' Up! Cards include a super fun element that's easy to create and definitely a Wow! It features the Birthday Bonanza Designer Paper and the Perennial Birthday Stamp Set.

I hope you’ve enjoyed my Birthday Bonanza Stampin’ Up! Cards and DieCutting Trick! Check out how to do this trick in my Facebook Live Video, that you’ll find at the end of this post.

These Birthday Bonanza Stampin' Up! Cards include a super fun element that's easy to create and definitely a Wow! It features the Birthday Bonanza Designer Paper and the Perennial Birthday Stamp Set.

FYI, I’ve used this fun die-cutting trick and card layout on one of my four designs for the Forever Blossoms Stamp Set Class.

I’m just loving this layout and all four card designs for this class are gorgeous! Check out project sneak peeks by clicking HERE. The RSVP deadline is this Sunday 3/22/20! Click HERE to Register NOW!

Thanks for spending some time with me today! As usual, you’ll find a complete supply list with links to my online store, plus project dimensions at the end of this post.

Happy Crafting!

Melissa 🙂


More Going On Now

  • NEW Forever Blossoms Class Available to PreOrder NOW!
    • Class-To-Go and Live Class Options!
    • Live InPerson Class on 4/3/20 @ 10am and 6:30pm.
    • RSVP by 3/22/19!
    • Click HERE for more details.
    • Click HERE to RSVP now!
  • Online Stamp Club Now Available! Click HERE to learn more!
  • Technique Classes Now Available! Click HERE to learn about my exclusive technique classes!
  • Become a Newsletter Subscriber and get Special Perks plus FREE Downloads too! Click HERE to subscribe!
  • GET PERKS when you Place Orders through my online store! Receive FREE Project Kits. Click HERE for more details.
  • Earn Loyalty Leaves with your purchases in my Online Store! Cash them in for FREE Stampin’ Up! products! Click HERE to learn more.
  • Join me for my next Facebook Live Event on Wednesday 3/25/20 at 7 pm EST. Find me on Facebook by clicking here: Melissa’s Crafting Treehouse Facebook Page

Click HERE to Shop in my Online Store Now!

Current Hostess Code:

QST9WJD3

Use the current hostess code to get Free Card Kits and other perks with your qualifying purchases!

If your order is $150 or more Do NOT use the hostess code! You’ll get hostess rewards AND Free Card Kits too!

Not sure how to apply the Hostess Code? Click HERE to learn more.


See the Jan. to Jun. 2020 Mini-Catalog PDF below.

Check out the product suites from the NEW Jan - Jun 2020 Mini Catalog! Get a "taste" of the suites you love with my unique "Taste of a Suite" product shares! Learn more here!

See the 2020 Sale-A-Bration PDF below.

Sale-A-Bration Brochure

Check out the 2019 – 2020 Annual Catalog PDF below.

2019 - 2020 Annual Catalog

Check out my video tutorial here:

If you watched this video here on my blog and enjoyed it, please go on over to my YouTube channel and give it a Thumbs Up, Share it with friends and Subscribe to my YouTube Channel. I’d be so grateful! Plus, once you subscribe, you’ll have the option to click on the bell, to be notified whenever I publish a new video.


Project Dimensions:

  • Card Body in Bermuda Bay or Terracotta Tile: 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″
  • Top Die-Cut Piece: 4″ x 4″
  • Bottom Piece: 4″ x 4″
  • Scraps in Whisper White, Bermuda Bay, Coastal Cabana, Mango Melody, and Terracotta Tile for die-cut and punched pieces.

Project Supplies:


Tags:

About Me Page

I am a seeker of that crazy, excited feeling that comes when you've created something that’s unique, beautiful and expresses who you are in some small way. It’s like making a new discovery, when you find a unique combination of color, layout, dimension and texture. I call it a creative spark and it makes me giddy! Through sharing and teaching I hope to help others find this amazing feeling of creative bliss!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recent Posts

Pleased As Punch DSP Card Ideas

February 14, 2020
Posted in ,,
The Pleased as Punch DSP is the featured product on today's cards. This fun, colorful, springtime paper is available only while supplies last!

The Pleased as Punch DSP is the featured product on today’s cards. I’ll be sharing two card layouts but seven different cards. The first card layout is a shaker card, and I’ve created two versions. The second card layout is a Clean and Simple design that’s not exactly a fun fold but it’s a little […]

Peaceful Poppies Card Ideas

February 7, 2020
Posted in ,
In today’s post, I’ll be featuring a sneak peek of this month's tutorial bundle featuring three simple Peaceful Poppies card ideas. There's even a fun fold!

In today’s post, I’ll be featuring a sneak peek of this month’s tutorial bundle featuring three simple Peaceful Poppies card ideas. There’s even a fun fold! Each month a new Simple Suite Stamper’s Tutorial bundle comes out which features 8 projects created by 8 different demonstrators. We always focus on a theme. This month’s theme […]

February 2020 Color Challenge

February 3, 2020
Posted in ,,
My February 2020 Color Challenge & Blog Hop project features the Happy Birthday To You Stamp Set. It's FREE with qualifying orders during Sale-A-Bration!

Welcome to the Color Fusers Blog Hop and February 2020 Color Challenge! The color scheme for the February 2020 Color Challenge is Blushing Bride, Very Vanilla, Sahara Sand and Early Espresso. Now I initially thought this was going to be a difficult color scheme for me but this card actually came together pretty easily. I’ve […]

Parisian Flourish and More!

January 31, 2020
Posted in ,,,
Check out these WOW Projects that are so simple to make! One uses what I call the Burnished Baroque Technique with the Parisian Flourish Embossing Folder!

In today’s post, I’ll be sharing the two projects that we made at my recent team gathering. I think you’re going to love these WOW projects especially because they’re so simple to make! Incidentally, these two projects are so incredibly different and almost like “night” and “day”. I only say this because one is mostly […]

Painted Poppies Cards

January 29, 2020
Posted in ,
These Painted Poppies cards are my current customer Thank You cards. Order in my online store to get one of these in the mail while supplies last!

These Painted Poppies cards are my current customer Thank You cards! I’ve made a whole bunch of these but each one is unique. I especially love this floral image with this colorful background, which is different on each of these Painted Poppies cards. These are two of my favorites: In addition to using the Painted […]

Double Point Fold Card – Thoughtful Blooms

January 26, 2020
Posted in ,,
This Double Point Fold Card uses the Thoughtful Blooms Stamp Set & Punch. They're FREE with qualifying orders till 3/31/2000. Check out this Fun Fold!

This Double Point Fold Card uses the Thoughtful Blooms Stamp Set, Small Bloom Punch, and the Golden Honey Designer Series Paper. These products are FREE with qualifying orders during Sale-A-Bration which goes till 3/31/2000. I have to tell you that I CASE’d (copy and share everything) the stamping on the focal piece from Judy Garza […]

Painted Poppies Stampin’ Up! Cards

January 24, 2020
Posted in ,,,
Check out this fun alternative layout with a window! Learn three essential tips for making these Painted Poppies Stampin' Up! cards in today's post.

Check out this fun alternative layout with a window! Learn three essential tips for making these Painted Poppies Stampin’ Up! cards in today’s post. I simply love this product suite and will be offering a Class-To-Go and live In-Person class featuring projects with these products, in February. You’ll find more details later in this post. […]

Parisian Flourish Embossing Folder Project

January 19, 2020
Posted in ,,
Today's elegant card features the Parisian Flourish Embossing Folder with both heat embossing and dry embossing! It's a simple technique but a WOW effect!

Today’s elegant card features the Parisian Flourish Embossing Folder with both heat embossing and dry embossing! It’s a simple technique but a WOW effect! I’ve created two versions of this card, in two color schemes. They both use Parisian Flourish Embossing Folder and the Brick & Mortar embossing folder but they are done in different […]

Fun With Stampin’ Up! Decorative Masks

January 17, 2020
Posted in ,,
Stampin' Up! decorative masks have so many fun uses! Today's projects use heat embossing and pigment sprinkles with masks, for some super fun results!

So what do you do when you make something, love it and then struggle to recreate it? Well, that’s what happened when I was creating these three projects with the Stampin’ Up! decorative masks. Well, the first thing I do is say Ugh!!! (LOL!) and then I have to decide if I’m motivated to figure […]

Simple Card with the Royal Peacock Bundle

January 15, 2020
Posted in ,
This simple card is made with the Royal Peacock Bundle. Blends Alcohol Markers & Wink of Stella are the perfect addition to this gorgeous peacock image.

Isn’t this peacock just gorgeous? It’s from the Royal Peacock Bundle in the Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalog. This peacock image is stamped in Memento Black ink, colored in with several blends alcohol markers and then die-cut using the Detailed Peacock Dies. The stamp set and dies make up the Royal Peacock Bundle. It took a […]

From My Heart Stampin’ Up! Suite!

January 10, 2020
Posted in ,
Today's tutorial bundle sneak peeks feature the From My Heart Stampin’ Up! suite plus I've used the Detailed Hearts Die and Little Ladybug stamp set.

Today’s post offers a bit of a sneak peek into the January 2020 Simple Suite Stampers Tutorial Bundle. On the first Tuesday of each month, the Simple Suite Stampers design team publishes a tutorial bundle, including 8 tutorials, focusing on a particular theme. The focus this month is the From My Heart Stampin’ Up! Suite […]

January 2020 Color Challenge with Parisian Beauty

January 6, 2020
Posted in ,,
Today's cards feature the Parisian Beauty Stamp Set and were created for the January 2020 Color Challenge. These are also a Club and Free Card Kit Project.

Welcome to the Color Fusers Blog Hop and January 2020 Color Challenge! In today’s post, I’ll be featuring the new Parisian Beauty Stamp Set with the sponging and masking techniques. This project was created for the January 2020 Color Challenge and Color Fusers Blog Hop. It is also one of my three Jan/Feb Club and […]