There’s a discussion going on here at Central Bark and we need your input.  Ann thinks one way.  My favorite huMAN thinks another.

I’m not getting in the middle of this so I need your help because I really value your opinion.

Here’s the original card that we made with two things –  first, the Balloon Bash stamp set that Ann got for free from Stampin’ Up!.  Wasn’t that nice of them to give Ann this stamp set at the Stampin’ Up! Leadership Conference to bring home to me.

I’m positive that Danyel told her to bring it to me.  Free stamps are just one of the many reasons why being the dog of a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator is the perfect place for me.  (Find out how you can do that for YOUR dog here.)


That ribbon looks a little dark, but it’s the Mossy Meadow Stitched Satin Ribbon.

We used the Irresistibly Yours Specialty Designer Series Paper that is free this week and retired next week.  It’s embossed white on white.  Then we sponged Pear Pizzazz over it and then polished it with a tissue.

Easy peasy even holding the tissue in my teeth.

The focal greeting is stamped in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink because that’s the best black for photopolymer stamps.

But then SOMEONE got the wild idea to stamp the banner once in Pear Pizzazz and once in Mossy Meadow.  Then they trimmed it out and attached it to the banner.

Birthday Card

Now, I’m going to show them to you side by side.  BUT DON’T LOOK AT THEM AT THE SAME TIME.

Put your paw or hand up to cover one side and then the other.  And THEN leave a comment below to tell us which one you like best.


I really want to know how you feel so be sure to leave a comment below.

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You can get that Irresistibly Yours Specialty Designer Series Paper for free with a $50 order (before tax & shipping).  But only when you shop in our online store by March 31st.

If there’s anything that catches your eye on this card, just click on any of the pictures below for more information or to fill your shopping cart.

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