I think having a huge stash of ready-to-mail birthday cards are a great way to start off the year.
To achieve the awesome greeting above (Happy Birthday Sweet Friend), you have a couple of options. (1) You can use your Stampin' Write markers and your Stamp-A-Ma-Jig for alignment or (2) You can cut apart the greeting. You'll need to be careful and use your craft and rubber scissors, but you can easily double your greetings!
Have a great & crafty weekend!
Sweet Deets (all supplies Stampin' Up!):
Stamps: Cycle Celebration
Ink: Basic Black, Bermuda Bay
CS: Soft Sky, Whisper White, White Vellum
DSP: Brights Designer Paper Stack
Accessories: Big Shot, Squares Collection Framelits Dies, essential hardware clips, whisper white baker's twine, dimensionals