Fifth Avenue Floral Birthday Card

Hello my friends, and welcome to Guneaux Designs!  I am happy you stopped by to enjoy my Fifth Avenue Floral Birthday Card!  The long-retired Stampin’ Up! (SU) stamp set, Fifth Avenue Floral, is featured on this birthday card.  

To make the card, I:

  • used the Lily stamp from the Fifth Avenue Floral set,
  • stamped several Lily images onto white card stock and colored them with copic sketch markers,
  • selected the best ones, fussy cut them, and cut between each petal on each Lily to curve (or roll) them,
  • used Sizzix’s Susan Garden Tool Kit (discontinued) to curve the petals and add veins in the Lily leaves,
  • colored and fussy cut stamens from other stamped Lily images, added flower soft to the ends with glossy accents, and attached them to the Lilies with foam tape for dimension,

  • used CottageCutz Double-Stitched Rectangle Dies Set to cut two pink frames/panels,
  • used a Cuttlebug Happy Birthday embossing folder to emboss the front side of my white card base, and
  • assembled the card.

My card is a birthday card for my youngest daughter whose birthday is today.  She will love the card as a Lily is her favorite flower.

Thanks for stopping by, and may you have a blessed weekend.



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Stamping With Guneaux Designs By Beverly Polen
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“Remember this:  Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows generously will also reap generously.  Each man should give what he has decided in his heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.  And God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work.  As it is written:  “He has scattered abroad his gifts to the poor; his righteousness endures forever.” 

SU Fifth Avenue Floral

Hello, stampers!!  So glad you stopped by as I have for you today a Happy Mother’s Day card featuring Stampin’ Up! (SU) Fifth Avenue Floral Stamp Set, which is retired.  I made the card for the following Sketch Challenge on Splitcoaststampers:


The Sketch Challenge, SC588, hosted by Carey aka cpayette, was fun but took some time to discern.

SU Fifth Avenue Floral

I was undecided about how to approach the challenge initially. I couldn’t decide if I wanted to use designer series paper or not, and if so, where in the design. Then I found in my cabinet an OLD SU designer series paper (i.e., Sweet & Sour Speciality Designer Series Paper) and I knew the answer to the question I was pondering. To me, this paper is so pretty with Rose Red and Pumpkin Pie as the main colors. You can’t see it in the photo, but the paper comes with one side of all the designs embossed.

(UPDATE:  This card is a Favorite for the Week Ending April 17, 2016 on Splitcoaststampers!)

I then decided I wanted a floral image on the card and decided on the Hibiscus stamp from the SU Fifth Avenue Floral stamp set. I have many beautiful Hibiscus bushes in my yard, so they are special to me. Not my favorite flower, but special.

I used the swirly stamp from Everything Eleanor to create my stem after masking the flower. To give the image a little something extra, I used SU Rose Red and Pumpkin Pie Candy Dots and included two bees.

SU Fifth Avenue Floral

I hope you enjoy the card, and thanks for looking and leaving a comment!!


Stamps: SU Fifth Avenue Floral, SU Everything Eleanor, ODBD Butterfly & Bugs, and ODBD All Mothers  Paper: SU Sweet & Sour SPSP, Rose Red, and Very Vanilla Card Stock  Ink: SU Pear Pizzazz, Basic Black, Rose Red, and Copics  Accessories: Rose Red Ribbon, ODBD Double Stitched Circles Dies, ODBD Butterfly & Bugs Dies, SU Candy Dots, and MISTI  Techniques: Masking and Coloring with Copics



SU Fifth Avenue Floral

God’s Blessings!

Stamping With Guneaux Designs By Beverly Polen

“Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love.  Make every effort to keep the unity of the spirit through the bond of peace.”  Ephesians 4:2-3