Happy Birthday, America!

Materials

  • Cardstock: kraft, blue, white
  • Patriotic papers: stars, stripes
  • Queen & Co. Blue Adhesive Gems
  • Making Memories White Tiny Alpha Stickers
  • The Twinery Red/White Baker's Twine

Tools

  • Stamps: PSA Essentials Peel & Stick Mr. and Mrs. Stamp Set and Stamper Body, happy birthday sentiment
  • PSA Essentials Black Ink Cartridge
  • Punches: corner rounder, 1-1/2" circle
  • Colored pencils: red, blue
  • Adhesives: paper adhesive, clear dots

Basic Supplies

paper trimmer, scissors, ruler, pencil

Directions

STEP 1

  • Make 5-1/2"x4-1/4" kraft top-fold card. Use punch to round bottom corners.

STEP 2

  • Cut 5-1/4"x4" blue cardstock panel; round bottom corners. Adhere panel to card.

STEP 3

  • Cut 5-1/2"x2-1/2" star-print paper strip; adhere to card as shown.

STEP 4

  • Stamp sentiment just above star strip on right.

STEP 5

  • Punch four circles from striped paper. Fold circles in half and adhere sides together. Adhere half-circles to card to create banner. Adhere gems between half-circles. Tie two twine bows and adhere to banner ends with clear dots.

STEP 6

  • Stamp cake three times onto white cardstock; color one cake red and one cake blue. Punch each image into a circle. Adhere to star strip as shown.

STEP 7

  • Adhere letter stickers to spell "America!" near bottom edge.

Tip

  • 1. You can never have too much sparkle on the 4th! Accent the cakes with rhinestones, shimmer spray, glitter glue, a glitter pen, or iridescent ink.
for PSA Essentials
Happy Birthday, America!
Happy Birthday, America!