Retro Sketch Challenge RS207 and Create with Connie & Mary Color Challenge CCMC398





  • Watermelon Wonder Cardstock 8-1/2″ x 4-1/4″, 3-1/4″ x 4″
  • Birthday Bouquet Designer Series Paper 5-1/4″ x 4″ Watermelon Wonder and Mossy Meadow pattern with hearts
  • Birthday Bouquet DSP 5-1/4″ x 2″ Mossy Meadow dot pattern
  • Blushing Bride Cardstock 3-7/8″ x 2-3/4″
  • Neutrals Designer Series Paper Soft Suede writing 2-1/4″ x 2″
  • Whisper White Cardstock scraps for sentiment and cake stand. A 5-1/4″ x 4″ piece for the inside.

Supplies Used  (see below for shopping supply list):

  • Watermelon Wonder Classic Stampin’ Ink Pad
  • Soft Suede Classic Stampin’ Ink Pad
  • Watermelon Wonder Cardstock
  • Whisper White Cardstock
  • Blushing Bride Cardstock
  • Birthday Bouquet Designer Series Paper
  • Neutrals Designer Series Paper
  • Build a Birthday Stamp Set
  • Timeless Love Stamp Set
  • Dots for Days Stamp
  • Watermelon Wonder 1″ Stitched Satin Ribbon
  • Linen Thread


  1. Fold the Watermelon Wonder Cardstock in half with a Bone Folder.
  2. Run a short strip of Snail behind the 5-1/4″ x 4″ Birthday Bouquet DSP at the position you will adhere the Watermelon Wonder Stitched Satin Ribbon.
  3. Turn DSP around and adhere the Watermelon Wonder Ribbon to the DSP.
  4. Wrap the Linen Thread around the DSP and ribbon and secure with a knot, tie a bow.
  5. Adhere the piece of Blushing Bride to the Watermelon Wonder piece of cardstock and set aside.
  6. Stamp Happy Anniversary in Watermelon Wonder Stampin’ Ink on a scrap of Whisper White Cardstock. Cut out to look like it is icing dripping over the cake. Use a Sponge Dauber and Watermelon Wonder Stampin’ Ink and go over the edges to give the piece color and dimension.
  7. Use the “Kiss method” for the cake stand. Ink up the Dots for Days Stamp with Soft Suede and take the cake stand stamp and press it on the dots stamp. You will notice the dot pattern on the cake stand stamp. Stamp this on Whisper White Cardstock.
  8. Fussy cut the cake stand.
  9. Adhere the cake stand to the Blushing Bride Cardstock with Dimensionals. Use Wink of Stella to highlight the stand.
  10. Adhere the “cake” DSP word piece at the top of the cakestand with Snail.
  11. Adhere the Happy Anniversary sentiment piece to the top of the cake with Dimensionals.
  12. Attach three sizes of Rhinestones to the piece of Blushing Bride in the top left corner.
  13. Attach a piece of Whisper White Cardstock to the inside and stamp the sentiment of your choice.
  14. Voila…Finished.

Supply List for Shopping: