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A Moment in Time Birthday Card with Video Tutorial


Hey there and happy Wednesday! Ginny here to share a Birthday card with gorgeous Really Reasonable Ribbon.


Mixing plaids and gingham? Don’t mind if I do.

Adding spiral stamens really bulks up a flower arrangement and loopy string bows fills it in.

More flowers is always the right answer.

I’ve added a die cut banner with metal clip for the front of this card and finished the inside with coordinating paper patterns.

Please enjoy this video tutorial on how I created this card….

You can find Polly’s Paper Studio on YouTube Here.

Polly’s Paper Studio~ A Moment in Time Greeting Card

Really Reasonable Ribbon~ Black Plaid RibbonIvory Burlap StringGold Spiral Stamens, White Cherry Blossom.

Graphic 45~ Raining Cats and Dogs

Gypsy Soul laser Cuts~ Words & Phrases 1

Wishing everyone a happy and productive day : ) G

Classic Black and White Birthday Card


Hey Peeps! Ginny here to share a very classically styled Birthday greeting card.

The sentiment is simple with a bold graphic font.


Pairing stripes and florals is a striking statement in black and white.

Pretty coordinating flowers layered over the ribbon to create a nice full arrangement.

A doily die cut from flat black cardstock really anchors the sentiment and looks pretty tucked under the matching bling.

Really Reasonable Ribbon~ Diamond Satin in Black.

Wishing you a happy and productive day : ) G

Happy Birthday Butterfly and Vintage Boy Greeting Card


Hello Peeps! Taking a break today from the Christmas in July posts to bring you this very charming Birthday card. I’ve fallen under the spell of the Paper Dolls and this cheeky little fella just caught my eye as I was sorting through them.

Happy Birthday Butterfly Greeting Card

Happy Birthday Butterfly & Vintage Boy Greeting Card Polly's Paper Studio 01

Isn’t he just the cutest????? What a sweet little outfit and buckle shoes. He’s layered over a printed die cut with a flowery border strip on top. The inside is finished with coordinating papers.

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An altered chipboard butterfly becomes wings for this darling little man.  Coordinating flowers and twine fill in this corner nicely.

Happy Birthday Butterfly & Vintage Boy Greeting Card Polly's Paper Studio 04

Birthday sentiment strip is layered over flower die cuts, another butterfly then topped off with additional dimensional flowers and pearly accents.

Gypsy Soul Laser Cuts~ Butterflies and Dragonflies

Really Reasonable Ribbon~ Ivory Burlap String

Flowers from Petaloo

Okay that’s all for me. Wishing everyone a happy and productive day : ) G


Birthday Greeting Cards


Hey there Peeps! I’ve got a couple of fun cards for Birthdays today using the Sweet Moments collection by BoBunny.


Cake is my happy place is funny because it’s true lol! That sentiment just cracks me up.


I’ve paired a fun stripe with a dot pattern and bordered them with a bright cheerful green.


Coordinating flowers and ribbon trim are added and a bit of Stickles to enhance the dessert.


Last but not least a little arrangement of sequins.


Just look at that giant cake!!! In real life the slice would be a foot tall!!!


Flowers and ribbon and sequins again…because I just can’t help myself.


These cards are finished on the inside with coordinating papers : )

Birthday Cake Greeting Card

Cake is my Happy Place Card

BoBunny~ Sweet Moments

Really Reasonable Ribbon~ Celery Green Plaid, Chevron Stripe Celery, Scor-Tape, Tombow Foam Tabs.

Petaloo Flowers

Okay that’s all for me. Wishing everyone a happy and productive day : ) G


Cake is my Happy Place Greeting Card


Hey there Peeps! Ginny here dropping to share a funky and girly Birthday Greeting card I created with amazing chippies from Gypsy Soul and really festive patterned papers.

I’m just sayin green and pink together is the funnest!!!! And it has cake soooooo.

I painted the Flourish Frame Sienna to coordinate with the background paper and inked it just a bit then added some of the matching patterns to the  Postage Frames painted in white to build up the side of the card.

A few Flourishes painted in crisp white helps to break up the similar tones and brightens up the front.

These flowers match perfectly and add a bit of texture.

Cake is My Happy Place Birthday Greeting Card available at Polly’s at Etsy
Gypsy Soul Laser Cuts Supplies~ Flourish Frame Sienna, Postage Frames, Flourishes.
Twine~ Really Reasonable Ribbon-Pink Burlap String
Patterned Papers~ BoBunny-Sweet Moments
Okay that’s all for me. Wishing all of you a happy and productive day with lots of time to be creative : ) G

Happy Birthday Wishes Shrine


Hey there Peeps! Dropping in today to share a little gifty I made for my BFF Kathy. This little shrine is hopefully full of Birthday wishes that will come true. I’m starting with the Mini House Shadowbox 1 and adding mixed media layers, papers, eve a tiny jar of glitter in a painted trophy cup.

Birthday Wishes Shrine  1That little shadowbox is just the right size to display a few tiny treasures.  I’ve also added Wheels to make it a bit of a gypsy wagon.Birthday Wishes Shrine  2There is a fabulous aged effect on the walls of the little house created with crackle paste and layers of paints and gel stains. Metal butterflies coordinate well and add some depth.

 Birthday Wishes Shrine  3Inside there’s a tiny painted trophy cup with a tiny jar of Birthday wishes….it’s actually Stampendous Shaved Ice mixed with Silvery Glass Glitter. I tied a length of silver twine and attached some matching keys. To fill in the bottom I added moss to hopefully give it a fairy quality.   I finished the inside of the shadowbox with the same aged finish…..but it’s difficult to see in the picture.

Gypsy Soul Laser Cut Supplies~ Mini House Shadow Box 1, Wheels 1inch Fancy.

Okay that’s all for me. Hope Kathy enjoys this little gifty and all here Birthday wishes come true!

Birthday Card for a Special Friend


Hey there Paper Peeps!  Ginny here to share a very special card I created for my dear friend and crafty conspirator Jennifer.  We go wayyyyyy back to when our kids were little. We actually both have an Alexander (same age now and nearly done with college) and a Jonathan (one year apart and  nearly done with high school.)   So we’ve sat together at  more football practices and band performances and scout meetings than you can count. We even have matching stadium outfits lol. Anyhoo….she’s a very special friend and I’m so glad she had a nice birthday!


Crafter’s Companion Supplies~Stamp-It Austrailia Dreamer-Once In A Lifetime
Stamp-It Austrailia Dreamer-Take Flight
Stamp-It Austrailia Dreamer-Scattered Thoughts
Sheena March Stamp~Florals and Butterflies
EZ-Mount Textures~ Splats and Stains
Sheena A Taste Of India ~Embossing Folder-Indian Ornamental
Spectrum Noir Markers~ B 1-2-4-5-7 & True Black

I’m using the gorgeous Turquoise Chevron Striped Twill to wrap the card and make a little topper for the tag.
Okay that’s all for me. Wishing you all a happy and productive day with lots of time to be creative : ) G

Butterfly Birthday Greeting Card


Hey there! I hope all my crafty Peeps are having an awesome week! It’s just about to wind down and I’m pretty excited about the Super Bowl on Sunday. I love football…and footabll related snacks!  So I’m just dropping in to share a pretty Butterfly Birthday Greeting Card I created for Crafter’s Companion. I colored the stamped butterfly image to match the flowers and ribbon.

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~Crafter’s Companion Supplies~

Spectrum Noir Markers BT 1-4-5 & True Black
Momento Ink~Tuxedo Black
Shimmering Cardstock~Coastal Pearl
Stamp -It Dreamer~Once In a Lifetime
Sheena March Stamp~Floral & Butterflies
Bebunni Floral Stamps~Bunches Of Love

~Reasonable Ribbon Supplies~

Turquoise Chevron Striped Twill & Ivory Burlap String

Okay that’s all for me thanks a bunch for stopping in to see my Butterfly Birthday Greeting Card. Wishing you all a happy and productive day with lots of time to be creative.

Belated Birthday Card


Hey there Peeps! Today I am sharing a card I created for my BOLB Kathy for her Birthday..which was very late : (  I think she forgives me though : ) This card has a gorgeous dragonfly and soft colors. The papers and images are from Crafty Secrets.

Happy Birthday Kathy Card 1Kathy inspired me to break out my under used embossing folders. I layered on a well inked die cut frame to add to the texture and dimension.

Happy Birthday Kathy Card 3This bow is created with Turquoise Satin Ribbon and layered on some Ivory Burlap String.

Happy Birthday Kathy Card 2I added a stamped sentiment with a metal clip.

Happy Birthday Kathy Card 4Loads of gorgeous Petaloo flowers and coordinating bling.

Happy Birthday Kathy Card 5

Hope getting this very late card extended the Birthday celebration. Or maybe I’m  just really early for next year?

Crafty Secret Supplies~Summer Homespun Cotton Scraps & Pastel Paper Pad& Birds of Happiness Stamp Set.
Wishing everyone a happy and productive day with lots of time to be creative. : ) G

vintage Sailor Birthday Card


Hey Peeps…we’re rolling full steam ahead with all our  crafty inspiration for March…..and today I’m sharing a project inspired by the March Ribbon Club Assortment from Really Reasonable Ribbon.

March2015RClgeIt’s just dreamy for Easter and Spring projects….and it coordinates perfectly with Bohemian Bazaar from Graphic 45!!!! So I created a card with layers of patterned papers, a fun vintagy image and great polka dot flowers and last but not least….a perfect little loopy bow : )

IMG_5033IMG_5034IMG_5035IMG_5036These great papers are from Graphic 45’s Bohemian Bazaar collection and they match perfectly!!!!

Okay that’s all for me….wishing you all a happy and productive day with lots of time to be creative : ) G