Happy Birthday, America!

for  PSA Essentials

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

  • Happy Birthday, America!


  • 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


  • 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
  • 1. Make 5-1/2"x4-1/4" kraft top-fold card. Use punch to round bottom corners.
  • 2. Cut 5-1/4"x4" blue cardstock panel; round bottom corners. Adhere panel to card.
  • 3. Cut 5-1/2"x2-1/2" star-print paper strip; adhere to card as shown.
  • 4. Stamp sentiment just above star strip on right.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.