I Remembered Your Birthday Card

This card takes 10 minutes to make! A white gel pen and a metallic silver pen make all the difference.
By  Penny Ward 



  • Cardstock: white, navy blue


  • Die-cutting machine
  • The Project Bin Born Yesterday Stamp Set
  • Memory Box Making Spirits Bright Stamp & Die Set
  • Signo Uni-ball White Gel Pen
  • Pilot G-2 Metallic Silver Pen
  • Imagine Crafts: VersaMark Ink, Versafine Majestic Blue Ink
  • White embossing powder
  • Tonic Studios Glossy White Crystal Drops
  • Adhesives: Ranger Multi Medium Matte Glue, foam adhesive

basic supplies

  • Ruler
  • Paper trimmer
  • Heat gun

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Project Instructions

1. Make 4¼”x 5½” side-fold card from white cardstock. Color top left and bottom right edge with Metallic Silver Pen about ¼” in and halfway down card base.

2. Cut 4”x5½” panel from navy blue cardstock and adhere centered to card base. 

3. Stamp and heat emboss sentiment with VersaMark Ink and white embossing powder. Using a ruler and White Gel Pen, draw lines around sentiment and long edge as shown. Repeat with Metallic Silver Pen.

4. Stamp snowflakes with Majestic Blue ink and die cut. Color in portions of snowflakes with Metallic Silver Pen as desired. Layer and adhere to card front with foam adhesive.

5. Add Glossy White Crystal Drops as desired for interest.