Birthday Wishes Candle Card & Gift Bag

Materials

  • White card blank with envelope, 5”x7” (Royal & Langnickel)
  • White gift bag
  • The Summer Stack patterned pack (Die Cuts With a View)
  • Tissue
  • Aircraft Grade Birch Plywood, 1/32”x6”x12” (Midwest Products Co., Inc.)
  • Cellfoam 88, 3mmx11-1/2”x11-1/2” (Midwest Products Co., Inc.)
  • Clear Colored PVC Super Sheets (Midwest Products Co., Inc.): Orange; Blue; Pink
  • Birthday Sentiments Rub-Ons, two sheets (Royal & Langnickel)
  • Sunburst Rainbow ribbon, 3/8” (Offray)
  • Fun Wire, 24-gauge (Toner Plastics): Icy Blue Fizzy; Icy Grape Soda; Icy Fruit Punch

Tools

  • Americana Acrylic Paints (DecoArt): Pineapple; Saffron Yellow
  • Square shader (#150-12SG) Brush (Royal & Langnickel)
  • Hobby & Craft Ruler (Midwest Products Co., Inc.)
  • Sizzix Die-Cut Machine and Dies (Ellison): Candles; Traditional Combo Tags #2
  • Adhesives (Beacon Adhesives): Zip-Dry Paper Glue; Hold the Foam Glue

Directions

STEP 1

  • Cover bag and card front with patterned papers as shown; adhere pieces with paper glue. Embellish envelope with paper strip.

STEP 2

  • Die cut five large candles each from Cellfoam and assorted PVC sheets; cut flames from PVC die cuts. Die cut medium-sized tag from plywood and two patterned papers; adhere papers to each side of tag and set aside.

STEP 3

  • Basecoat Cellfoam candle flames Saffron Yellow; let dry. Side load brush with Pineapple, dipping other corner of brush into water to “float” color across bottom of each flame; let dry.

STEP 4

  • Place PVC candles over Cellfoam candles and wrap with coordinating wire. Using foam glue, glue candles to card and bag.

STEP 5

  • Loosely cut rub-ons from sheets and apply to finished pieces as shown. Apply a “Make a Wish” rub-on to both sides of tag; tie to gift bag handle with ribbon. Place tissue inside bag.

STEP 6

  • Apply a rub-on sentiment to inside of card.
by Debby Forshey-Choma for Midwest Products Co., Inc.
Birthday Wishes Candle Card
Birthday Wishes Candle Card Gift Bag
Gift Bag