More to explore:
Here's another good use of leftover paper strips - mix and match coordinating colors and border paper to make one-of-a-kind Christmas cards
Handmade Card, HAPPY BIRTHDAY. via Etsy. This particular card has been sold, but follow the link if you are interested in seller's other items and it will take you to their store.
Love the embossed numbers background: 40 and fabulous card
I love the way that the black sets off the other colors and card components
Lots of Circles. DSP punches & cirlce embossed background. Like it! (me too!!)
Stampin Up Holiday Sampler Christmas Card by WhimsyArtCards, $4.50
Handmade Card Sympathy With heartfelt by HandMadeCardsBySheri, $5.00