Shay’s Birthday Blog Hop

Hello everyone! Today I am here with a blog post which is part of a surprise birthday blog hop for one of the owners of Winnie & Walter: Shay. She is such a lovely and hardworking lady so Julie and the Winnie & Walter DT decided to host a blog hop to surprise her!



For today’s card, I used a lot of the new products from the January 2015 Release from Winnie & Walter. First, I stamped stripes using the new Scenery: Stripes stamp set. I used Hero Arts inks to stamp these solid and crisp lines. Love! Afterwards, I took one of my new favorite stamp sets from Winnie & Walter called The Party. I used that set to stamp the balloon with black ink. I really like how the balloon turned out. To give it an extra oomph, I adhered some Pretty Pink Posh sequins.


After I finished the balloon and stripes, I used the new Sparkle stamp set. You’ll get this stamp set for free when you purchase at Winnie & Walter. There are some requirements, though. Here they are: your order must be placed through February 13 at 10 am CST time, your single order must total $35 or more before shipping and handling and taxes are applied. This offer is while supplies last. Don’t worry if you didn’t get the stamp set this time. It will be available for purchase later in 2015. 🙂 To finish off the card, I stamped a cute heart and star from the Sugar Rush stamp set.


To make this blog post a little bit more personal, I recored a video message wishing Shay a happy birthday. By the way, I had to record this video about 10 times until I was a *bit* happy with how it turned out. Lol!

Thanks so much for stopping bye! Be sure to visit the Winnie & Walter blog for more inspiration. xo


(Multiple shops are linked. Click W&W for Winnie & Walter, PPP for Pretty Pink Posh, SSS for Simon Says Stamp, EH for Ellen Hutson.)


  1. I think your stripes would make an adorable dress or skirt, Laura!! So fresh and pretty. Loved watching your video message too : )

  2. Laura, I love your card! The stripes, the colors and the touches of black and sequins are perfection! And you are so very lovely and sweet in your video message. Of course cake (and donuts and ice cream) is terribly important. 🙂 Thank you!

  3. Impressive stamping and an adorable birthday video. It’s good to see your pretty face. Hope Shay gets a big cake, too.

  4. Lovely cards. Great inspiration.

  5. I think Kelly is right, this would make a really cute skirt! LOL Great colors and so trendy! I really loved your birthday message and so glad you suggested it! Fantastic!

  6. Love the stripes set. You stamped them so perfectly. Thanks for sharing.

  7. fantastic card, great idea the sequins!

  8. Your card is so beautiful I just love the colors and print. You really did one super outstanding stamping job and love your sweet balloon. You came up with such an adorable idea for your card it matches your personality and Shay is so going to love it. YOU so ROCK!!

  9. SUPER CUTE card and birthday wishes Laura 🙂
    LOVE the PRETTY stripes on your card, a great stamp set and great stamping, LOVE the sentiment & sparkling sequins too!!! I have never thought of using black for balloons before and think it looks AMAZING => THANK YOU for the INSPIRATION!!!

  10. Very cute card. Love what you did with the balloon. So sweet. Shay is one lucky lady.

  11. Such à fun and happy card love it. And what a great video.

  12. Great card, love the stripes and sparkle message!

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