Happy Birthday Ann Butler

Hey everyone, today I am thrilled to be involved in a blog hop to wish the amazing Ann Butler a very happy birthday.  Happy Birthday Ann.

ColorBox Crafter's Ink for Ann Butler - Tangelo
ColorBox Art Screens for Ann Butler - Stars
Earth Safe Finishes - Tangelo Iridescents
May Arts Ribbon
Cuttlebug Embossing Folder
Coredinations Cardsstock

Place the Stars Art Screen on a gift bag and ink with Tangelo Ink. 
Move the Art Screen up to finish the bag.
Place the gift bag aside to dry.
Flip the inked stencil onto white cardstock.
Using a baby wipe, rub the stencil until the ink has been released on to the cardstock.
Use this panel to create the card.
Cut the panel to fit the card, matting it with cardstock.
Create a pennant shape sentiment and add to the card with foam adhesives.
To finish the gift bag, emboss a panel of white cardstock with a birthday embossing folder.
Paint Tangelo Iridescents across the panel.
Paint white ribbon with Tangelo Iridescents.
Mat the embossed panel with cardstock and wrap with the ribbon.
Add a torn strip to the bottom of the panel, then add the panel to the gift bag.
Stamp a birthday sentiment on white cardstock and die cut into shape.
Mat with cardstock and add to the gift bag with foam adhesives for dimension.

Please continue to wish Ann a happy birthday by visiting everyone's blog below.  And pop on over to Ann's blog and link up your card.

Thanks for stopping by today.



  1. What an awesome duo!!! So bright and summer-y feeling!
    xx Zoey

  2. What an Awesome Card Steph and thank you so much for being part of this wonderful Birthday Surprise, it truly made my day!! xoxox!

  3. Love the colors! What a great card and bag.

  4. Great projects! Thanks for the tutorial!

  5. What a lovely coordinated gift and card combination. Great color and design.