Happy Birthday and a Blog Candy Giveaway

Today’s my birthday I love all the affection and attention I receive from my friends and family throughout the year, so why ask them to shower me with ADDITIONAL affection on December 16?  I do love presents and cake and candles and cheering, but I’m happy to accept those things any ole’ day.  🙂

To celebrate my birthday today, I’m sharing some of my favorite birthday cards from the past year .  I’m also hosting a Blog Candy Giveaway so that I can give a little joy to you on my birthday.

Let’s start with the cards (you can click on the images to see the original posts for these cards):

Amazing Birthday, Endless Birthday Wishes, Stampin' Up!, Brian King, GDP006:

Happy Happenings, Stampin' Up!, Brian King, PPA260

Big News, Stampin' Up!, Flashback Designer Series Paper, Brian King, FabFri64

Geometrical, Balloon Bash, Stampin' Up!, Brian King, PPA250

Bombs Away Birthday, Stampin' Up!, Brian King, FMS173

Amazing Birthday, Irresistibly Yours, Stampin' Up!, Brian King

Big Day, Stampin' Up!, Brian KingBlog Candy Giveaway

To be eligible for my birthday Blog Candy Giveaway, all you have to do is leave a comment below to answer this question:

What’s your go-to Stampin’ Up! color for birthday cards?

Leave an answer in the comments below, and I’ll randomly pick one winner from the group of commenters.  You can leave more of a comment if you like – you will earn you extra brownie points, but it won’t increase your chances of winning.  🙂

Here’s what the winner of my birthday Blog Candy Giveaway will win (all items are brand new):

blog candyThis giveaway includes:

  • Best Day Ever Photopolymer Stamp Set
  • Blushing Bride Baker’s Twine
  • Basic Gray Baker’s Twine
  • Metal Rimmed Pearls
  • White Perfect Accents
  • 2015-2017 In Color Blossom Accents
  • Metallic Foil Doilies

Just tell me what your go-to Stampin’ Up! color for birthday cards is, and you can be a winner.  I encourage everyone to leave a comment, but I can only ship product to residents of the United States.  I will announce the winner tomorrow afternoon – so please come back to see if you’ve won!  🙂  My fingers are crossed for you to be the winner.

Thanks for stopping by today!


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  1. Hope you had a great birthday, a cake and were able to blow out all of the candles! (???) Marina Mist is my favorite.

  2. I’m so terrible!’y go to for everything is always just a crisp clean whisper white!

  3. Happy Birthday Brian. Hope it was a great day! My go to color is usually Crumb Cake with a blue for guy cards and a pink for the gals. Love your blog and all your helpful hints. Thanks.

  4. Oh my. I can’t remember if I wished you Happy Birthday!
    Happy Birthday, Brian, with many happy returns!

  5. Happy Happy Birthday! My motto is celebrate your birthday month and make the party last. Hope yours is fabulous. I think Pool Party is a great choice for birthday cards.

  6. Happy Birthday Brian, Hope your day was special and you got cake! My favorite is whisper white so I can use all the neat colors.

  7. Happy Birthday, and what a way to celebrate! Thanks for the chance to win! Narrowing down my choices is very difficult. I love a basic black and Bermuda Bay together, very striking!

  8. Happy birthday to you!!! I am absolutely in love with Blackberry Bliss at the moment and finger myself using it on birthday cards.

  9. Happy happy birthday, Brian. I like daffodil delight or pool party for cards. They usually start on a whisper white base.

  10. Happy birthday Brian! My go to birthday color is Bermuda Bay! Such a happy color!

  11. I like to start the design on white card stock. Happy Birthday and thanks for your many ideas.

  12. Super big birthday wishes Brian! Hope you have a bottle of bubbly chilling in the fridge….to have for breakfast!!

  13. Happy Birthday , dear Brian ! I love the colour Rich Razzleberry for female cards and Island Indigo for male cards. ( I have an adress in US) . Hope you had a great day !

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  15. I’m all over the board when it comes to Birthday cards! I try to tailor the color to who I’m sending the card out to but I tend to gravitate towards the Brights collection. I love Bermuda Bay!
    Happy Birthday!!!

  16. Happy birthday!! That’s a hard question…..it all depends on the person but I do like soft sky. I tend to use that one quite a bit.

  17. Lately my go to colors are Cherry Cobbler and Wisteria as card bases with Whisper Whte.

  18. Happy birthday. Thank you for your beautiful cards. I learn from your explanations of your cards as to color, form and style. Awesome

  19. I hope your birthday was one that you’ll remember for years to come, Brian! I had to think hard about this one, but I love blues and since they work for either sex, that’s my answer!

  20. Happy Birthday, Brian! My fav for birthday cards is blue – any of the blues or turquoise shades.

  21. Happy Birthday Brian! Hope you had an awesome day. My favorite color for birthday cards is Daffodil Delight. Happy Holidays!

  22. I love Calypso Coral for a bright Birthday card! Happy Birthday to you!

  23. Happy Birthday…..beautiful cards!

  24. Happy Birthday to you. I like crisp whisper. I also like to use black and bold brights with the white.

  25. Hope you have a Happy Happy Birthday. I love the brick folder, can’t wait to get it myself.

  26. Hope your birthday was awesome!! My go to colour is usually purple. It pairs nicely with greens, or even silver and gold!

  27. Happy Birthday! Love all the birthday cards!
    Love pool party! Keep sharing.

  28. Real red, coastal cabana, and daffodil delight…love me some bright cheery colors!!!!

  29. White of course! Happy Birthday!

  30. Happy Birthday! Mint Macaron!

  31. Happy Birthday Brian! I hope you had a fabulous day. Terrific collection of cards. It’s hard to pick just one favorite color for birthday cards, or any cards for that matter. I will have to say Crushed Curry, so bright and cheerful.

  32. My go to color is Tangerine Tango it really goes well with Pacific Point and Daffodil Delight.

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