52 Week Mini Art Card/Tag Challenge

Thursday 11 October 2018

Carousel 5th Birthday Card (Stampin' Up)

Today, I've been playing with a stamp set I've had for about a year and never used before. It's the Stampin' Up "Carousel Birthday" set.

I started by stamping the big wheel stamp in a Versamakr ink and then sprinkling with Wow embossing powder and then heat set it.  I used Brusho in two shades to create the land/sky background.

On a separate sheet, I stamped the tents in various shades of Versafine Clair Ink, colouring sections with Promarkers.

I die cut a circle and #5 and added them to the centre of the big wheel.  I also die cut the clouds using a Stampin' Up die from a set called "Up and Away".

Finally, I added the "Happy Birthday" sentiment to the top of the card.


  1. Great card an appropriate as we have Hull Fair this week and remember going on the big wheel when myu grandaughters were small hated every moment and Holly(9yrs) reminded me just the other day little sadist !!!
    Carol x

    1. Thanks Carol. Sounds like you have some lovely memories with your Grand daughters x

  2. Love the brusho background, against the embossed big wheel, the tents are a fantastic embellishment

    1. Thanks Meg. I tend not to do vibrant but I like the look of this one. Sam x