Here are a few cards I made for birthdays and anniversaries this month.
Unknown double-sided card stock; white card stock; sentiment in Jet Black Archival Ink; Sizzix Retro Packages (660037)
Martha Stewart button punch; corner rounder; red fiber
http://hellostamper.blogspot.co.uk (10 Oct 2013)
Another Stamp Company sentiment in Red Geranium Archival Ink; white card stock; tan card stock; red Bazzill card stock; twine; brown card stock scraps and Sizzix Bird Branch die (657833); handheld heart hole punch
I love using Pinterest for ideas! Some times I follow the cards rather closely, other times more for a springboard of my own ideas.