Today is a great big birthday shout out to Stampin Up’s Shannon West! I made this card for her because she deserves to be showered with cards. It was Shannon West who launched the #imbringingbirthdaysback movement and designed the stamp #143573 to use on the cards and envelopes. Join the movement to bring birthdays back—send handcrafted birthday cards to all your friends and family, and stamp the card and/or envelope with this trending hashtag to let them know they’re part of something cool!
As for the card that I made especially for Shannon, features the the Stampin Up Love You Sew #140640 Hostess stamp set. I just random;y stamped the images in bright colors and cropped the sentiment with the retiring 2 1/2 inch circle punch #120906 and accented it with ribbons,sequins and rhinestones.
Happy birthday Shannon West!
Today marks the end of my 2016 birthmonth and posting of daily birthday cards. So I hope you all enjoyed seeing all the birthday cards all month long and consider taking the time to send a friend or family member a birthday card in the mail. It doesn’t have to be handmade to make someone feel special on their special day. Consider joining in on the #imbringingbirthdaysback campaign.
I received lots of birthday cards, messages, gifts and love on my birthday but have decided to share the parade of handmade birthday cards from friends and family.
Card and gift card holder From Sheri- Gahanna OH
Card from Cammie – Tulsa OK
Card from Kim- Collinsville IL
Card from Yvonne- Broken Arrow OK
Card from Jenniffer- Newark OH
Card from Sherry- Westerville OH
Card from Pam-Galloway OH
I was so excited when I received this card from the incredible Shannon West from Stampin Up. Shannon is an awesome person that works in the training department and she was frustrated that Facebook and Social media is taking place of sending cards the old fashioned way . So she decided to launch her #imbringingbirthdaysback campaign on Facebook to send a card to all her friends that wanted one. In 24 hours she got 300 responses and as of today she is over 1500 strong. As her friends began to receive the cards they posted them on social media so that gave Shannon the idea that she needed a way to easily identify the cards that people were giving and receiving so she carved out a stamp #imbringingbirthdaysback stamp to put on all the envelopes.
Stampin Up took Shannon’s stamp and now has introduced a single stamp #143573 so that everyone can join the movement to bring birthdays back—send handcrafted birthday cards to all your friends and family, and stamp the card and/or envelope with this trending hashtag to let them know they’re part of something cool!
I loved receiving the card from Shannon and I have vowed to continue sending birthday cards to my friends and family to let them know that they are special to me on their special day. My favorite part of receiving Shannon’s card was the envelope (to preserve my identity I have bleeped out the address) and seeing my name written so beautifully from someone like Shannon who does not even know me but tool the time to make me part of her campaign. Thanks Shannon! I will be paying it forward!