Cards

Striped Birthday Wishes Card

By  Lindsey Botkin 

size: 4-1/4"x5-1/2"

Materials

  • Cardstock: Basic Black; Very Vanilla
  • Avenue Collection Simple patterned
  • Avenue Collection Circle Tag
  • Black paper flowers, three
  • Black mini brads
  • Black grosgrain ribbon

Tools

  • Sincere Salutations rubber stamps
  • Basic Black Classic Stampin' Ink Pad
  • Craft punches: 2" circle; 2-1/2" scalloped circle
  • 1. Cut black cardstock to 4-1/4"x11"; score and fold in half. Cut 4"x5-1/4" striped piece.
  • 2. Cut 12" ribbon length; thread through striped tag. Wrap ribbon around top of striped piece so tag is at front; knot and trim ends. Adhere striped piece to card front.
  • 3. Stamp "Birthday Wishes" on white cardstock; punch circle around words. Punch black scalloped circle; adhere stamped circle to center. Adhere circles to card front as shown.
  • 4. Use brads to attach flowers, evenly spaced, across bottom.
  • More
  • 1. Graduated punches are a great investment - start with circles and squares.
  • 2. Scalloped paper edges are a natural fit with blossoms; explore the possibilities.