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Monday, January 2, 2023

Growing in Unity 2023, Day 1

May ev'ry birthday sweetly bring,
A thousand proofs of love;
A pure and perfect crystal spring
Of bliss from Heav'n above!
~George Wells, Golden Wishes, 1885

Good morning and Happy New Year! So much going on this year in the Malmrose household as we begin a renovation project that’s a bit overdue! That means my craft room will get packed up and I will have limited access to my crafty items for a while.

That being said I am so excited to be chosen to start the year as the first Unity Gal of 2023! Today and every day for the next week I’ll be sharing cards I made using Unity Stamps. I do hope you enjoy my projects! Also, please make sure you comment on the post each day as at the end of the week I get to pick two people who will receive a $20 credit to the store!

For my first card I am sharing a fun slim line birthday card. I love gnomes. They are so cheeky and fun. This is one of my favorites!

Supplies, card size: Slimline
  • Stamps from Unity Stamps, Life’s a Party Gnome
  • Cardstock from The Paper Studio (Base), Hammermill color copy & Stampin Up!
  • Design paper from Darice
  • Dies from unknown, ovals
  • Embossing folder from Taylored Expressions, Sprinkled
  • Glitter glue from Studio G
  • Ink from Tsukineko, Versafine Claire & Stampin Up!
  • ProMarkers
  • Sequins from Unity Stamps
  • Sketch, Mojo Monday #399
Unity Stamp Company is a small family-owned business and although they ship world-wide, their high-quality rubber stamps are proudly made in the U.S.A. They even offer custom stamps! So, check out their store. You’ll be hooked if you aren’t already!

Here are links to the Unity Stamp Company Store and Social Media Sites!
Go check them out! You won’t be disappointed!

Thanks for stopping by & don't forget to leave a comment!
(Hugs) Cara


Sandra said...

Aw, this is so cute Cara!!

stamping sue said...

Gnomes are not my favorite but this one is adorable with the frosting and candles on his head.
stamping sue

JaMac said...

Super cute & perfect colors for a birthday design. Thanks for including the design sketch-that is really helpful. 😊

karen adams said...

Love your card! Great way to start your week! The gnomes are some of my favorites!

Wilma DeG said...

What cute card and a great start to your GIU week!

Unknown said...

Cute card! I need to do more slimlines. Thanks for the inspiration. Chris S

Becca Yahrling said...

I love slimline cards! And this one is so pretty - so perfect for a girl's birthday. That gnome is just darling! (I used to hate gnomes, but now there are so many adorable ones!).

Maia Ink by Anya Lynet said...

I love the colors in this card!

Lucy E. said...

This is such a cute slimline bday card! Good luck with packing up your Craftroom. I’m trying to move stuff into my craftroom and I have too much-so hard to purge!

Kathy H said...

I love this card

Julia said...

Such a cute card, love the colors and sketch.
The stamp set is adorable.
Wonderful creation.

Linda said...

Love that gnome, too!! Great card!

Helen said...

This is so beautiful. I love it!!

Denise Bryant said...

Very cute card! I love the adorable gnome and your fun mix of papers!

Unknown said...

Great card! I love this Gnomie :)

Vannessa Osbourn said...

Love the colors and papers you chose to compliment gnomie and make an adorable birthday card!! You are super woman being the first 2023 GIU girl. Have a great week!

Michelle said...

Super Cute slimline, I LOVE Jeanie's gnomes!!! You made a sweet card here! Can't wait to see what other creative things you come up with this week!! Sometimes when we have limited resources(renovation) our creativeness is at its peak, lol 😉

Amy Williams said...

This is super cute! Great sketch and love the patterned papers you chose!

Kathy Dippner said...

Adorable card! I'm looking forward to seeing the rest of your projects this week.

Elizabeth Roberts said...

Very cute card! Good luck with the home renovations.

Marcy H. said...

Cute card! Like the colors

Mom2Two (Jenni) said...

so cute and festive!! love the bright colors!!

alo said...

This is a great sketch! Love how you used this stamp. Looks great!