Fireworks Birthday Card

Happy Saturday! Hope you are having a wonderful weekend so far. We’re having beautiful weather here in Marina del Rey. I enjoyed swimming at the pool under the sun. It felt like summer in the first week of March.


Today I’d like to share a one-layer card I created to enter in the CAS-ual Fridays #92 challenge. This week’s challenge is to use stamps to make a background on a CAS creation. I needed a celebration card to give someone, so I ended up with a fireworks greeting card.


For the focal point of the card which is fireworks, I stamped several images from the Funky Florals stamp set and the Everyday Sayings stamp set. Although they are originally floral stamps, they worked perfectly to create a fireworks image. What versatile stamps! Aren’t they?

FYI, this week’s cue card from CASology Week 33 is a circle, so I managed to make the focal image circular using a masking technique. I love the way my firework-themed card turned out. It’s so colorful and festive! I think this card also gives us a refreshing spring and summer delight. What do you think?

I hope you enjoyed my card, and you find a little bit of inspiration. Thanks for stopping by my blog. Have a great weekend!

May Park

*I was a Winner for challenge #3 from CAS on Sunday for this card. Plus, Honorable Mention for week 33 from CASology for this card.*

Winner     CASology Honorable Mention

About May Park

Hello! My name is May Sukyong Park. I was born and raised in South Korea. I now live in beautiful Southern California with my wonderful husband and two adorable cats. I had not enjoyed any arts and crafts until I was first introduced to stamping by my friend in 2010. Then I started scrapbooking, and slowly moved in to making cards. It became my biggest hobby where I have found my passion when I started my blog in 2012. I love to create clean and simple cards based on creative designs and unusual ideas. I hope you enjoy your stay on my blog and get some inspiration.


  1. Love your idea to use stamps and form a circle! It works well and is bright as well. Lovely.

  2. Ardyth

    This is a fantastic circle! I love the bright colours and the feeling of texture! Thanks so much for playing along with us at CASology this week!

  3. This is gorgeuous! The colours you chose and the simple beauty of it – love it!

  4. This is fantastic, I love how you created your circle. Very creative. Thank you so much for sharing with us this week at CASology!

  5. Great card!! Love the colors, cleaver use of the circle.

  6. Fab card! Love the colors and design!
    Thanks for joining us at CAS-ual Fridays!
    Sylvia xx

  7. Maureen Merritt

    Oh, I love this! The colors and all of that white space! Stunning!
    Thanks for joining us this week at CASology!

  8. Beautiful card, nice colors!

  9. donna mikasa

    So very pretty!

  10. WOW! I so love your fireworks! Such pretty colors. Great sentiment, too. Thank you so very much for playing with us at Paper Playtime!!!! :)

  11. Love the colors and clean white background. Thank you for joining us at Divas by Design.
    Hugs Kelly

  12. LOVE, LOVE!!! This is CAS perfection…such pretty pops of color and lots of white space…YUM! Thanks for playing at CASology!

  13. Such a fun and beautiful card. Congrats on your CASology win.

  14. This is such a stunner, May!! Congratulations on the HM from CASology! This is so pinned!!

  15. This is awesome! I love it! Thank you so much for joining us at Make it Monday this week! Don’t forget to leave a comment for another entry and mention you saw them on MIM for a chance at our second prize! Good luck and I hope to see you back next week!
    Rene :D

  16. Beautiful creation. Thanks for joining us at Divas by Design this week.
    Good luck
    hugs Anke

  17. So much beautiful color – beautiful stamping!

  18. melissab1872

    Wow! What a fabulous card!! Stunning work!

    Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog!


  19. Love how this turned out. Great card.

  20. Such a great focal point you created with the center of a flower! Interesting that it’s a flower stamp, that looks like a firework, but totally looks like a flower when you cluster it together tightly like that! My head is spinning : ) Thanks so much for joining the CASual Fridays Challenge!

  21. What a clever use of those floral stamps! Great choice of bright and cheerful colors, and I love how you clustered the images to make a focal point. Thanks for sharing this with us at CASE Study!

  22. May, thanks for your sweet comment on my blog. This card is stunning. The end result looked simple (neat and crisp too) but I knew how much it took your time and creative energy to make this out. Keep my fingers crossed for you on your journey to the challenges.

  23. Very pretty and festive! I love the bright colors. Stopping by from MIM….

  24. Stunning cas card. Just stopping by from MIM. Pat K

  25. Nancy L.

    This is a wonderful card May! So glad you joined us at CAS on Sunday! You do CAS beautifully!

  26. OH WOW! This is awesome! I love how you’ve used this stamp set! CAS and gorgeous! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood ‘BIRTHDAY’ challenge and please come back again soon!
    one of the ‘Sistahs’
    The Sisterhood of Crafters

  27. Wilma

    Wow, this is a super CAS card. Love the bright colours. Thank you for playing along with us at CAS on Sunday. Luv, Wilma

  28. tenianelson

    What a super rad card!!! Thanks for playing along with us at CAS on Sunday!!

  29. cathy

    Hi May, Fabulous card , love how you masked the circle for the fireworks, so colourful :)

  30. Can you please mention the script font used, Your day!

  31. Pingback: CASology #125: Christmas Ornament Card using Heat Embossing | Mayholic in Crafts

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